2013 Dodge Grand Caravan Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan

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.

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.

The auxiliary heater hose connections (that are routed to the rear heater under the vehicle) can develop coolant leaks.

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My 2013 Dodge Caravan had been doing the same thing, completely shut down while driving the other day, had battery and alternator tested and were apparently
Good but was tested when battery light was off because it will come on and off intermittently. Can alternator read good if light...

Coil". We were told that it may miss occasionally,but would not hurt anything. However we are getting ready to take a trip of about 1000 miles. Do you thing it would make it that far with no problems? Thank you,Gary I am not sure what the code was or how long it was on because my wife was dr...

my battery light is on my van and soon as I Drive away for about a few miles my window I put down it won't come on down up and my radio completely shuts off my other lights come on my car rpm go up and it's hard to even accelerate I don't know if its the alternator or some other issue

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The vent window switch on the driver's door armrest may overheat. Dealers will replace the vent window switch with a revised version free of charge to resolve the problem.

The occupant restraint control module monitors vehicle occupant and crash data to determine which airbags to deploy when necessary. A software error may result in the airbags deploying from the opposite the side of impact (a left side impact would deploy the right side airbags and vice versa). This would leave the occupant at the point of impact with no protection, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will reprogram the occupant restraint control module to correct this concern.

The incorrect software may have been installed in the occupant restraint control module (ORC). As a result, the airbags may not deploy as expected in the event of a crash. Improperly deployed airbags can increase the risk of personal injury. Dealers will inspect and replace the ORC module as necessary to correct this concern.

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My wife bought a 2013 grand caravan. Started having issues with the heater. At times, she starts the van and their is no heat from the front heater vents. Tried cycling through the hot and cold settings and nothing. Found that usually turning the van off and back on works, except not even that worked most of yesterday. So I looked the problem up online. Its an issue I have found repeating sinc...

Like the last 2 reviewers, our 2013 Dodge Caravan has both problems. Only the transmission makes that jerk motion when we but it in drive about once every 20 or so times. The heater just acted up in the negative numbered days here in Wisconsin and the only thing the dealer told us to do was turn the heater control knob to cold, then off, then hot and it "should" work. When I asked about when th...

I bought the Dodge Caravan for my grandchildren, it is just what we need because we now have 5 grandkids and love to take them places, but since the jerking when you shift into drive or reverse we are afraid that something will happen while driving. Our van has been in the shop 3 times, the third time he replaced something. The service dept is doing all they can do, I think this is something th...

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