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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

31% of the 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs were to the engine, 4% to the transmission, 14% to the brakes, 13% to the suspension, 29% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 3% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 78 repairs.

2000 Dodge Grand Caravan repair cost distribution

Of the 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 10% cost less than $100, 67% between $100 and $499, and 23% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 30 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2000 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

Dodge Grand Caravan in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 148000    
150000 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. 
151000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 82000    
87000 130 Radiator leaking. 
89000 150 Water pump pulley fell off. Replaced water pump and pulley. 
94000 300 Parking brake inoperative. Replaced parking brake cables and pedal assembly. 
98000 450 Fuel pump defective. Replaced pump with OEM unit. 
99000 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. 
127000 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. 
132000 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. 
140000 600 AC Evaporator leaking. Owner replaced evaporator and receiver drier. 
153500 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. 
157000 50 Valve cover gaskets starting to leak. Replace gaskets. 
161000  

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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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 97000    
99000 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. 
107000 300 Leaking a/c evaporator core 
117000 150 Leak in the muffler which was replaced. Repair of the brakes. 
131000 0 Bad Clockspring And, replace blower motor Rusted front strut towers. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 69000    
70000 425 Apply factory fix kit to rusting L/F shock tower, factory cap, epoxy and riveting. 
102300 100 Grind out use body filler and repaint 
108000 50 Sway bar link kit installed. 
112500 65 Install new link 
115000  

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 119000    
121000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 113460    
115320 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2007 42780    
44640 100 Loud squeeling when air conditioner or defogger was selected. 
 
Dodge in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 79000    
80000 0 leaking gaskets in new transmission installed in May 2006 
83000 148 Starter went bad. Had to be replaced. 
91000 300 passenger side front strut was damaged/broken 
 
Dodge Grand Caravan in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 111000    
119000 230 Replace passenger rear brake cylinder 
120000 589 Brake vacuum booster replaced. Electric passenger window motor failed and had to be replaced. Now it is not yet properly aligned 
121000 250 Starter died. 
130000 750 Blew radiator 
133000 0 Transmission died 

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