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Dodge Caravan Head Gasket May Fail Prematurely

 
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2007

Engines Affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 3.3L V6

Average Mileage: 105,044 mi (20,020 mi - 147,000 mi)

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There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.

  • Visitor, , 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 100,000 mi

    Had to replace 120,000 engine because of main-bearing failure - used 100,000 mi engine installed. Leaked oil around the head gasket very badly. Will replace head/ and gasket - there's also a lifter knock in it. I have the old engine still so I will swap off the good head for the bad.

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