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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Dodge Grand Caravan is between $379 and $463 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$421
Annual Repair Cost
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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...
Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.
The auxiliary heater hose connections (that are routed to the rear heater under the vehicle) can develop coolant leaks.
Fuel pump works and getting gas to rail. Changed coil pack srill wont start
My van worked fine then wouldnt start . I changed the fuel pump and also fp relay. It Didnt fix t...
When I take off my van shifts just fine until i hit about 30 mph, then the front tires actually s...
ON CERTAIN MINI VANS, THE CLOCKSPRING ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN WOUND INCORRECTLY DURING THE VEHICLE...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS BUILT WITH 3.3L AND 3.8L ENGINES HAVE FUEL RAILS WITH NITROLE RUB...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH INTEGRATED CHILD SEATS. THE SHOULDER HARNESS RES...
Overall (4 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
June 14, 2015
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan
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 smell...
June 25, 2012
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan
I bought my 1997 Grand Caravan LE in 2002 with only 35,500 miles on it & got a good deal. Even though the van has 181,000 miles on it now, it still does well for me. I don't always have the money t...
July 29, 2011
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan
overall its a good vehicle except for the transmisson overheating.