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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Engine (33%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (29%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 84 repairs.

2000 Dodge Grand Caravan repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (66%)

< $100 (9%)

Chart based on 32 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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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

Dodge Grand Caravan in Texas, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008

150000 mi

US $150
Front left brake caliper sticking causing un-even and premature pad wear. Pads lasted 20,000 miles - they usually last 40,000. Replaced calipers, rotors, and pads. 
Jun 2008

151000 mi

US $35
AC seems to have developed a leak - takes a long time to get cold. I recharged the AC which fixed it for about 2 weeks but now it is the same. 

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

158-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Hawaii, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2013
Sep 2007

87000 mi

US $130
Radiator leaking. 
Nov 2007

89000 mi

US $150
Water pump pulley fell off. Replaced water pump and pulley. 
Mar 2008

94000 mi

US $300
Parking brake inoperative. Replaced parking brake cables and pedal assembly. 
Jun 2008

98000 mi

US $450
Fuel pump defective. Replaced pump with OEM unit. 
Aug 2008

99000 mi

US $500
Excessive engine oil consumption. Blue smoke from tailpipe during acceleration. Engine teardown reveal oil control rings "cooked up", possibly from November 2007 overheat. Replaced all compression and oil control rings. 
Jul 2010

127000 mi

US $800
Small engine coolant leak near timing chain cover. Sealing surfaces of coolant passages on cover were corroded, not likely to provide a reliable seal. Owner replaced timing chain cover with new OEM replacement. Front motor mount rubber insert torn. Replaced all four motor mounts with OEM replacement parts. 
Nov 2010

132000 mi

US $100
A/C discharge hose starting to leak refrigerant as evidenced by oil on hose crimp connection. Discovered during oil change and confirmed with refrigerant leak detector. Replace with OEM part, add oil, evacuate, and charge with R-134a. 
Jun 2011

140000 mi

US $600
AC Evaporator leaking. Owner replaced evaporator and receiver drier. 
Aug 2012

153500 mi

US $640
Alternator started to whine. Checked charging system. AC voltage greater than 100mA, assume diode failure in rectifying bridge. Replace with brand new MOPAR alternator. Alternator is quiet and charging properly. Front struts seemed worn. Installed new complete strut assembly which included coil spring, upper mount, damper, and bearing. 
Oct 2012

157000 mi

US $50
Valve cover gaskets starting to leak. Replace gaskets. 

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan

158-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Ohio, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2011
Mar 2008

99000 mi

US $450
Leaking steering fluid and leaking ATF fluid from the radiator ATF cooler. New line installed for the steering fluid. Tightened clamp for the ATF leak. 
Jun 2009

107000 mi

US $300
Leaking a/c evaporator core 
Jul 2010

117000 mi

US $150
Leak in the muffler which was replaced. Repair of the brakes. 
Sep 2011

131000 mi
Bad Clockspring And, replace blower motor Rusted front strut towers. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2007 - Aug 2015
Sep 2007

70000 mi

US $425
Apply factory fix kit to rusting L/F shock tower, factory cap, epoxy and riveting. 
Nov 2011

102300 mi

US $100
Grind out use body filler and repaint 
Nov 2012

108000 mi

US $50
Sway bar link kit installed. 
Jul 2013

106000 mi

US $65
Install new link 
Aug 2015

125000 mi

US $300
Replace water pump and thermostat, gaskets and coolant. 

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Georgia, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2009
Aug 2008

121000 mi

US $500
The pads, rotors, and calipers (and, I think, the fuel lines) of the front brakes needed to be replaced. The car was breaking acceptably, but it was far softer than I felt was safe in an emergency. Apparently the calipers were rusted and mostly immobile. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2008 - Dec 2008
Jul 2008

115320 mi

C $10
Repaired rust and cracks in the front strut towers by sanding the rust out and filling the cracks with JB Weld, a type of epoxy glue that I have used before to repair leaks in oil pans. The repaired area was primed and painted and the underside oil spray 
Dodge in Manitoba, Canada
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

44640 mi

C $100
Loud squeeling when air conditioner or defogger was selected. 
Dodge in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2007 - May 2008
May 2007

80000 mi
leaking gaskets in new transmission installed in May 2006 
Jul 2007

83000 mi

US $148
Starter went bad. Had to be replaced. 
Dec 2007

91000 mi

US $300
passenger side front strut was damaged/broken 
Dodge Grand Caravan in California, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2008

119000 mi

US $230
Replace passenger rear brake cylinder 
Aug 2008

120000 mi

US $589
Brake vacuum booster replaced. Electric passenger window motor failed and had to be replaced. Now it is not yet properly aligned 
Sep 2008

121000 mi

US $250
Starter died. 
Jul 2009

130000 mi

US $750
Blew radiator 
Mar 2010

133000 mi
Transmission died 

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan Repair Histories

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