Dodge Grand Caravan Repair and Maintenance
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Dodge Grand Caravan ProblemsTiming Cover Oil/Coolant Leaks are Common
Timing cover oil and coolant leaks are common, the oil and coolant don't normally mix. Our technicians recommend to replace the timing chain and cam sprocket if the timing cover is removed to reseal - or for any other reason.
A problem with the sliding door track and door stops can allow the door to slide out of the track and fall off the vehicle. This is more common when doors are opened fast and allowed to hit the stops with a lot of force.
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.
Dodge Grand Caravan QuestionsMy van will not go any where in drive or reverse. When in park I am able to push (1 answer)
The van and it moves. What could be the problem
It reads slower than the driving speed
The return line leaks
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.