Dodge Grand Caravan Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Dodge Grand Caravan
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Dodge Grand Caravan ProblemsKey May Not Start Car or Release From Ignition
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.
Carbon buildup on the top of the piston is common. Over time this can lead to symptoms varying from light ticking to knocking noises. Performing a fuel injector cleaning procedure can often help the condition by removing some of the piston top deposits.
An oil leak from the oil filter adapter may be evident. Dodge has made a revised oil filter adapter is available.
Dodge Grand Caravan QuestionsWhy are some dash lights and wind shield wipers coming on while driving? (1 answer)
Some Dash lights come on, gas, speedometer, and temp stop working, wipers come on, but drives fine?
So my '97 is over heating unless we run the heaters at full blast at all times. We're pretty sure it's the thermostat, but are wondering if there could be a different cause.
What do you think, I can't afford to replace the van, and really want to be able to travel further than ...
Dodge Grand Caravan RecallsThird Row Seat Backs Loosen
The third row seat backs may loosen and detach from the seat frame. Dealers will re-torque the third row seat back nuts free of charge to resolve the concern.
The vehicle's air bags may not deploy as needed in an accident, resulting in increased risk of occupant injury. Additionally, the air bags could deploy inadvertently without an accident, causing loss of vehicle control. Dealers will replace the air bag control unit free of charge to resolve the concern.
The windshield may have been installed using expired primer for the urethane adhesive, and may not be sufficiently secure to the vehicle body. In an accident, it could dislodge and increase risk of occupant injury. Dealers will replace the windshield free of charge to resolve the concern.