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Dodge Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Exhaust manifold bolts commonly break, exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced and replace bolts as needed.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

The AC/heater (HVAC) system may unexpectedly switch to the defrost mode when accelerating. This system is operated by engine vacuum and should be inspected for any vacuum leaks if this problem develops.  There is also a revised vacuum check valve available to address this concern.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often replaced for this condition.

Dodge Recalls (Recent)

Shoulder Belt Turning Loop Bolt May Not Be Secure

Body, Interior & Misc., July 6, 2004
RepairPal Expert Overview:

The front shoulder belt adjustable loop bolt may not have been properly tightened. This could cause the shoulder belt to separate from the vehicle in the event of a crash. Dealers will tighten the turning loop bolt to the proper specification. This recall is expected to begin on July 6, 2004. The Chrysler recall number is D30.

Rear Seat Belt and Child Anchor May Not Hold

Body, Interior & Misc., July 6, 2004
RepairPal Expert Overview:

A spot welding operation for the rear floorpan reinforcement may not have been performed during vehicle assembly. This could cause the rear seat belt anchor and/or the child seat anchors to separate in certain crash conditions, increasing the risk of injury to rear seat passengers. Dealers will inspect the rear floorpan reinforcement for missing welds and install structural rivets if necessary. The recall is expected to begin on July 6, 2004. The Chrysler recall is D21.

Vehicle With Installed Southern Comfort Running Boards Recalled Due to Board Lamp Failure

Body, Interior & Misc., March 7, 2003
RepairPal Expert Overview:

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.

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Potential Electrical Fire Due to Loose Battery Cable

Electrical & Lights, July 6, 2004
RepairPal Expert Overview:

The battery cable fasteners could be loose at the bulkhead. This could result in overheating of the electrical connection, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will tighten the bulkhead stud battery cable fasteners to the proper specification. This recall is expected to begin on July 6, 2004. The Chrysler recall number is D28.

Dodge Recall 94V128000

Electrical & Lights, July 8, 1994

Summary:

THE TRANSFORMER USED TO POWER THE NEON CENTER LIGHTBEAM CAN OVERHEAT AND CATCH ON FIRE.

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Dodge Questions and Answers

mandyg, 1990 Dodge Caravan, 4 Cylinder, Joliet, MT

It will start up and idle for a few mins but then will shut off and sometimes when i'm driving down the road it will shut off also.

Visitor, 1990 Dodge Caravan, Ames, IA

They only come on when the light switch is turned all the way to the left...this also turns on the dome lights. What is wrong that they don't light when the van is turned on.

Rserp1, 1990 Dodge Caravan, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Glen Flora, WI

I drive this vehical and it acts like it loses power and surges. When I stop fuel is released from the tank over flow line comiming from the top of the tank. I mean it gushes all over the ground fr...

ms49er, 1990 Dodge Caravan, Oakland, CA

My runner lights and head lights to do not come on but the yellow outside lights an inside lights do, I call myself having the fuses check should I do I have more than one?

Visitor, 1990 Dodge Caravan, 3.3L V6, Dallas, TX

i bought this van used not knowing someone took the front passasger brakeline out. how much dose it cost to replace it?

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Dodge Owners' Reviews

My B2500 has 220,000 + miles on it now and I drive it 5 days a week. 5.2 liter (318 CID) still runs smooth and strong. Still looks and drives great. It stays LOADED with tool bins and ladders. I have only performed normal maint on it ( brakes, tune up, fluid/filters). Only recurring problem has been the HVAC blower motor/switch/resistor assembly, but that's not too bad for a 16 year old work van.

I drive a 2007 Dodge Charger with 111,090 miles on it. Recently, randomly the car has shut off, mainly during a stopped position or reverse. The car shuts off, power steering is lost, radio and air remain on. I have taken the vehicle to several auto service centers including Dodge and they all tell me the same thing. Basically, they cannot find out what the problem is. The check engine light never comes on and the codes are always fine. I change the oil every three months and tune up is recently add. The dodge service change the spark plugs and manifold gasket.I still have the problem. They don't know what the problem is.

My rear brake hose was melted by the exhaust how much would that cost?

V10 no spark turns over good. left lights on over nite battery dead. I put the battery charger on for half hr. charger was put on the correct way now no spark.??????>>>

this is so crazy! i have a 2010 and my trunk does the same thing.. So much for having storage or a place to put your groceries or shopping bags!!!