1996 Dodge Grand Caravan Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan Problems
One or more power windows may stop working due to a failed window motor or regulator. In some cases these items are replaced as a set. If not, diagnoses will be required to determine which is at fault.
Coolant leaks coming from the underbody on vehicles equipped with rear heat/AC are common. The underbody hoses should be inspected as part of regular maintenance. If you drive on roads where salt is prevalent the problem is generally more severe. Some 2005 models are involved in a special service action, no government recall was issued.
Intermittently, the key may not start the car or release from the ignition. If it is excessively worn, replace the key. If the new key doesn't work, replacing the lock cylinder including tumblers should correct this concern.
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan Questions
wont run and im not paying for a new engine which is what is needed.. plus lots of work needs done to the body before even considered safe.
When using key sets off the alarm.
Tried removing fuses but no dedicated fuse could be found. Happy to disengage auto lock & alarm
As per my previous post I replaced the PCM on my 1996 Grand caravan which started out as PCM not sending a signal to to 2 cyl's on the coil pack. Purchased a reman PCM and it started right up but had a bad miss presumably from the two cylinders that were fouled. Bought and installed new doubl...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan Recalls
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan Reviews
I bought this vehicle second hand back in '97 and other than the usual maintenance issues I haven't had too many complaints. Love the van and the local dealer is really good. Here in 2011 I have 150 thousand miles on the car and it's starting to show some wear and tear. If it wasn't for the stuff on the ceiling the headliner would be down around my ears. The front shroud is coming loose, th...
Have had sooo many problems with mine. I go through brakes like crazy(way faster than my husbands s.u.v) have had the tranny replaced, twice. stop light swtich, the blower on fan only works on high(thats the next thing) a valve cover leak.....again. my windows have been a mess, my suspension sucks. and the child seats are a joke, i dont even use them, they lock my kid in there, which seems dea...
well they are really ba at eating up trannys and the fan relay goes alot they have been known to just stop working and not start again they are spacious and greatfor families but they have alot of issues that i believe that since it is defaults that alot of them have that dodge should have to fix them so if you want a dodge caravan know sometime you will be replacing a tranny they are ot the ye...