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 Problems

Engine Oil Leak From Oil Filter Adapter

An oil leak from the oil filter adapter may be evident. Dodge has made a revised oil filter adapter is available.

The Cruise Control and Speedometer May Fail Due to Speed Sensor Issues

Defective speed sensors on the transmission can cause problems with the cruise control and speedometer operation, as well as erratic shifting. The connectors on the sensors can corrode and/or the connector terminals can spread (poor connection), which will create similar symptoms. Any of these problems can cause Check Engine Light illumination.


Shifting Harshness and Shuddering Issue

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.

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Dodge Grand Caravan Questions

Why does my transmission shift so hard when i hit about 30, it stops the tires. (1 answer)

When I take off my van shifts just fine until i hit about 30 mph, then the front tires actually stop for a second then it shifts and its ok, until I stop and have to go through it all again, we already changed half the transmission fluid, afraid if we changed all of it and the filter I'd have...

what are all the recalls on this vehicle ? (2 answers)

my van has a broken cruise control stick that almost caused an accident entangling in the steering wheel ,key fob does not work anymore ,i use the extra key and sometimes it will not let me remove the key from ignition ,passenger side electric sliding door opens and closes on its own while drivin...

F.pas win no opn, bk no close. Where is electric box, not fuses they lk gd (1 answer)

The windows on the pass side don't work. The power outlets dont work, I had the fuses checked out and they look good. I was told it's probably an electrical box. Where is it? What is it called?? Is it expensive to get? Thank you so much!!

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Dodge Grand Caravan Recalls

Transmission Pump Fails

A hydraulic transmission pump could seize and cause the transmission to stop functioning. Dealers will replace the transmission pump free of charge to resolve the concern.

Third 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.

Air Bags May Not Deploy In An Accident

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.

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Dodge Grand Caravan Reviews

I have a 2006 Dodge Grand caravan the. Light won't work I have try every thing you can do .can't drive it because. No lights nothing works any body know what to do car dealers won't to much money to fix and.they said not sure they can fix it any one let me know .thanks
First minivan. Love the ride and handling, the mileage is acceptable. The brakes are a dangerously unreliable. Brakes stick on and almost ignite into flames ( check them out after dark) Poor, poor design. Coolant fan went at 70 000. new brakes all around at 125000(nuts). I asked the serviceman if it was a know issue about the brakes he said "no" and then I found the service bulletin about it. I...
I bought it used in '00 now has 234,422 miles on original motor & tranny but had it shares up/down. Brakes, transmissions and oil problems. Just paid a good $245.00 on new parts for engine it smelled 1qt of oil but that's not it - I had to pay mechanic extra $233.76 for replacing whole new crankshaft kit well it almost broke me but will complain until now after putting lots of miles onto the en...

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