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
One or more power windows may stop working due to a failed window motor or regulator. In some cases these items are replaced as a set. If not, diagnoses will be required to determine which is at fault.
Coolant leaks coming from the underbody on vehicles equipped with rear heat/AC are common. The underbody hoses should be inspected as part of regular maintenance. If you drive on roads where salt is prevalent the problem is generally more severe. Some 2005 models are involved in a special service action, no government recall was issued.
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 should correct this concern.
Dodge Grand Caravan Questions
we had the drivers side switch replaced in the window still don't go down on my caravan don't know what it is the vehicle is a finance vehicle
All the lights came on at the same time and the buzzer went off and the engine went to H (hot). What is going on?
Van has problems starting intermittently. Took it to a dealership, was charged 120.00 and told it had a loose battery cable. It started doing it again. Read a couple of forums that seem to think a neutral switch that Dodge calls a TR sensor is at fault. Does anyone know how much this costs or eve...
Dodge Grand Caravan Recalls
The hood latch striker bolts may loosen and allow the hood to open unexpectedly while driving. Dealers will install new hood striker bolts with the proper torque free of charge to resolve the concern.
The Tire Pressure Monitoring System's software fails to register tire pressures at the wheel sensors, automatically indicating low pressure in affected vehicles. Without correct readings, under or over inflated tires will wear and handle unpredictably, causing increased tire wear and a loss of vehicle control and stability under different driving conditions. Dealers will update software that monitors tire pressure to correct this concern.
If the ignition key unexpectedly moves to the OFF or ACCESSORY position, the engine will turn off. This will depower various safety systems including but not limited to airbags, power steering, and power braking. Loss of functionality of these systems may increase the risk of crash and/or injury in the event of a crash. The weight of extra items on the ignition key ring can be a contributing factor to this unexpected occurrence. Until this recall is completed customers are advised to remove all other items from the ignition key ring. Dealers will modify the ignition switch to correct this concern.
Dodge Grand Caravan Reviews
Lots of little electrical problems. Leaky power steering. Leaky radiator.
I have owned this van for 7 years. Its been great. No major problems at all. I did install a new sliding door motor, gave it a tune up. Very easy to work on. I have the 3.8 liter engine and it really moves for a mini van with 200 hp and 250 tq. NICE!!!!!!
This is a great van but I've had brake problems since I purchased it. My friend also owns it and he has brake problems too. My dealer told me it's because I live on a hill.