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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (1%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (35%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (3%)

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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (16%)

$100 - $499 (65%)

< $100 (10%)

Chart based on 31 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 mi

US $200
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 mi

US $1400
car did not start even with jump. replaced starter and battery. 
63000 mi

US $35
Used dye to find leak in air condition system. Will return in May to fix the problem. 
63000 mi

US $1012
Parts ordered to fix A/C 
80000 mi

US $560
Both side automatic opening doors (2nd row) had to have the electrical wiring harness replaced. Missing links or broken links on each side. 
96000 mi

US $289
Replaced front window washer pump and switch. 
166700 mi

US $430
Had to replace the alternator. 
174000 mi

US $1012
Condenser needed to be replaced for air conditioning system. 
11000 mi Wheel speed sensor went out, causing the ABS light to illuminate. 
40000 mi 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 mi Rear A.C evaporator replaced under warranty 
21700 mi Rear condenser leaking, a.c quit working.  
27280 mi Door lock actuator not working on right sliding door. 
8900 mi Headlight switch replacement - Warranty 
13500 mi 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 mi Clock spring for airbag was intermittent. Trip 1 to identify problem and order parts, 2nd trip to install part. 
30000 mi Clock spring for airbag was intermittent. Trip 1 to identify problem and order parts, 2nd trip to install part. 
40000 mi

US $45
Turn signal would not turn off when indicating left turn - replaced multifunction switch myself. 
66000 mi Air bag light came on for 1 day and reset itself. 
69000 mi

US $425
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 mi

C $110
Replaced right sliding door lock motor. $40. 
16740 mi rear brake light replaced 
17980 mi

C $20
rear brake light bulb burnt out again 
50840 mi

C $244
Right passenger sliding door no longer locked/unlocked with automatic lock. Replaced lock activator 
66340 mi

C $305
left air bag sensor had to be replaced 
24800 mi Air bag light came on. Replace bumper sensor corroded. 
8000 mi Went in for repairs to heater controls; temp regulation was iffy but service dept could not replicate 

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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan Electrical Problems

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