Dodge Caravan Problem Report
Dodge Caravan Noise in Front Suspension Due to Worn Sway Bar Bushings/End Links
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.
clunking noise,replaced front bushing,easily done myself - Visitor
needs transmission solenoid replaced, shop also says replace sway bar brushings and replace struts. This van has too many problems for the amount of miles on it - beware! - Visitor
Had bushings replaced and it did not fix the problem. It was the strut mounts had rusted out. Changed the strut, spring and shock and drives like a champ! - Visitor
Have had noise for 2+ years.Repair got rid of 80% of the noise. - Visitor
going over bumps had a clunking noise, had sway bar bushing replaced. at 45000 miles - ted27
As I was driving out of the dealership lot, the dodge caravan just died out in the middle of the road. - Visitor
they broke. i replaced. - Visitor
same issue - Visitor
Popping nose from front over small bumps and while driving slowly. Removed and lubed swaybar bushings,inspected swaybar links..they are fine. No wear seen on bushings...were replaced by previous owner. Sound is GONE (for NOW!) - Visitor
Low volume rattling noise from front right suspension area of van - hollfam
Noise when turning. Its in the shop right now. I called dodge and they say my car is not in the recalls other than a clockspring years ago. - Linda G Roman
Same problem - 'clunking' noise at low speed, sounded like something was 'rocking' back an forth. Mechanic rode with me to discover the sway bars needed replacing. Fixed the problem! - Visitor
loud scraping noise. replaced bushings. About $250 - pricilla75
loud clinking noise in the front when slowing down, going over speed bumps, turning. Repairs on the way, my mechanic has the vehicle. - Visitor
Low humming and shaking when brakes are applied on a downhill. Problem is sway bar, but haven't been able to get it fixed. - Visitor
not fixed but the car has always the two years owned sounded like the front end was falling apart at anytime - Visitor
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