2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ProblemsMalfunctioning Switch in Steering Column May Cause Problems With Front Wipers
A malfunctioning switch in the steering column can cause the front windshield wipers to self-activate or not turn off. A failed windshield switch will require replacement.
Shifting harshness and shuddering issues related to the operation of the automatic transmission have been addressed by factory service bulletins. The shuddering can feel like the vehicle is being driven over rumble strips.
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.
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan QuestionsI can't get the oil plug out. It's completely striped. I've tried grinding two sides to get my grips to hold and a hammer to try and move it. (1 answer)
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan RecallsRecall 04V531000
The courtesy lamps on affected running boards may overheat when exposed to moisture and road salt. Overheating may cause the lamps and boards to melt or start a fire. Dealers will replace the wiring harness for these running boards.