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 ProblemsSilding Door May Fall Off Track
A problem with the sliding door track and door stops can allow the door to slide out of the track and fall off the vehicle. This is more common when doors are opened fast and allowed to hit the stops with a lot of force.
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 QuestionsHow do i fix a leak coming from the high port of the a/c line (1 answer)
The return line leaks
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.