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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan Electrical Problems

110 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan. 28 of these members (25.5%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 63 electrical repairs to 2006 Dodge Grand Caravans--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Chart based on 174 repairs.

2006 Dodge Grand Caravan electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 29 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

45000 mi US $300 Airbag light came on, at first intermittently then constant. Took in to dodge dealer, told it needed front sensors. Total around $300 including oil change. annoyingly, 05 caravans were recalled for exact same part, exact same problem, but we had to pay. 
70000   AC did not cool. Husband attempted to recharge but didn't work. Shop evac/recharged and said problem was fixed, but within 5 days problem recurred. It will go back to shop next week After AC failed, went back to shop. Shop discovered leaking o rings in rear AC lines and replaced. 
101000   car did not start even with jump. replaced starter and battery. 
63000 US $35 Used dye to find leak in air condition system. Will return in May to fix the problem. 
63000   Parts ordered to fix A/C 
80000   Both side automatic opening doors (2nd row) had to have the electrical wiring harness replaced. Missing links or broken links on each side. 
96000   Replaced front window washer pump and switch. 
166700   Had to replace the alternator. 
11000   Wheel speed sensor went out, causing the ABS light to illuminate. 
40000   Unswitched cigarette lighter/power socket has no power. I bought this used van through a Saturn dealership - where I have 0 deductible repair plan. They state that they can't find info on wiring of socket - I should go to Dodge and maybe pay $100 deduct. 
22630   Rear A.C evaporator replaced under warranty 
21700   Rear condenser leaking, a.c quit working.  
27280   Door lock actuator not working on right sliding door. 
8900   Headlight switch replacement - Warranty 
13500   Wiring for remote starter was undone when headlight switch was repaired. Wiring fell down and tangled in steering linkage preventing right turns and causing wiring to be torn apart. 
30000   Clock spring for airbag was intermittent. Trip 1 to identify problem and order parts, 2nd trip to install part. 
30000   Clock spring for airbag was intermittent. Trip 1 to identify problem and order parts, 2nd trip to install part. 
40000 US $45 Turn signal would not turn off when indicating left turn - replaced multifunction switch myself. 
66000   Air bag light came on for 1 day and reset itself. 
69000   Determined rear AC evaporator had failed due to design flaw. Dealer quoted over $1000 to fix - Contacted Dodge for help Rear air conditioner evaporator replaced and system recharged. 

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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

40300 mi C $800 Air Conditioning blew warm air 
62620   Replaced right sliding door lock motor. $40. 
16740   rear brake light replaced 
17980 C $20 rear brake light bulb burnt out again 
50840   Right passenger sliding door no longer locked/unlocked with automatic lock. Replaced lock activator 
66340   left air bag sensor had to be replaced 
24800   Air bag light came on. Replace bumper sensor corroded. 
8000   Went in for repairs to heater controls; temp regulation was iffy but service dept could not replicate 

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