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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Engine (40%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (1%)

Other (1%)

Chart based on 144 repairs.

2001 Dodge Grand Caravan repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (59%)

< $100 (16%)

Chart based on 70 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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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

139500 mi

C $300
Radiator. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Oaxaca, Mexico
Oct 2012 - Nov 2012
Nov 2012

83700 mi

$19
Gas leakage from filler tube during refueling and gas smell from RT rear wheelwell. Discovered gas vent filter and plastic tubes broken. New part unavailable. Replaced broken items with flex gas line. Problem appears to be solved. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ohio, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2008

85000 mi

US $1000
The headlights had one light that would pop in and out whenever it felt like it. This was NOT due to to a faulty light bulb that needed to be replaced. At this time, we are told that it is the computer component, no other diagnosis as of yet. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Illinois, United States
May 2010 - Feb 2011
Jul 2010

153300 mi

US $60
rear brake line 
Oct 2010

157300 mi

US $185
fuel inlet assembly, $160 rear spring bushings, $25 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

32240 mi

C $399
Odd lawn-mower like sound when driving slow or idle. 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Texas, United States
Nov 2010 - Mar 2016
Dec 2010

129000 mi

US $239
Oil pan gasket replaced 
Mar 2011

130000 mi

US $544
Oil leak; replaced rear main seal 
Jan 2013

138000 mi

US $215
Replaced front oxygen sensor. Had a 420 code. 
Mar 2013

138000 mi

US $450
Replaced catalytic converter with a direct fit unit. 
Aug 2013

139000 mi

US $480
Replaced fuel pump and filter 
Aug 2014

144000 mi

US $33
Replaced clock spring 
Apr 2015

146300 mi

US $650
Right front got real hot with flames (not the first time). Dealer wasn't sure why but wanted $1200+ to replace rotors, calipers and pads. Bought brake parts ($281) and had installed for $300 with better warranty. Replaced surpentine (sp) belt and oil sensor . 
Jul 2015

147500 mi

US $629
Pkng brake assy broke as well as front pkng brake cable 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Washington, United States
Mar 2012 - Jan 2015
Nov 2012

159300 mi

US $902
replace valve cover gaskets-replace replace serpentine belt 
Jun 2014

168000 mi

US $620
replace radiator 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Maryland, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2011
Feb 2007

82000 mi

US $210
Replaced broken thermostat which was making the engine run rough due to poor engine firing (engine stayed cold all the time during winter months). 
Aug 2008

94000 mi

US $1945
The transmission failed, and the mechanic was able to cripple it to their transmission shop for a complete rebuild. 
Aug 2010

113000 mi

US $165
When trying to perform a wheel alignment, shop noticed fron steering tie rod worn and needed replacement before they could perform the alignment. 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Indiana, United States
Jun 2009 - Jul 2014
Jan 2010

130000 mi

US $45
REPLACED HEADLIGHT MODULES ON BOTH SIDES. SPENT $90 TOTAL ON PARTS; INSTALLED MYSELF 
Jul 2014

197000 mi

US $1600
Transmission (the 2nd one) had to be rebuilt again (first time was about 130k) 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

144300 mi
replaced stabilizer bars 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Utah, United States
Jan 2010 - Mar 2011
May 2010

148300 mi

US $100
repair of A/C controller 
Oct 2010

156700 mi

US $75
repair of thermostat (no heat to the heater) 
Mar 2011

160000 mi
Transmission not shifting well when sold. Electric door locks did not all work (2 out of 5 broken) when sold. Armrest on center bench seat broken. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2009 - Apr 2015
Jun 2014

207700 mi

C $250
Need to replace the Alternator. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ohio, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2016
Apr 2008

89000 mi

US $180
Power window on driver's side would go up and stop, then go up an inch at a time. 
Oct 2008

92000 mi

US $267
Check engine light, took to friend's shop, code was evap system, checked, evap lines, bought new gas cap. Ligth came back on in two days. Took to shop with more diagnostic equipment, found leak detection pump failed. Replaced part, light came back on two days later. Reset codes to shut off light, replaced gas cap with one from dealer. Not sure if it is successful 
May 2009

99000 mi
Check engine light came on, checked codes with friend's scanner, found evap code, cleared codes, light came back on three days later 
Oct 2009

101000 mi

US $100
Leaking coolant from water pump 
Sep 2010

111000 mi

US $200
Replaced worn sway bar bushings, also replaced brake rotors, pads, calipers. 
Oct 2010

111000 mi

US $400
Car running very bad especially when cold, pours out black smoke, ran better when warm, fuel mileage dropped to 10 mpg. Dealer replace both o2 sensors. 
Jun 2011

117000 mi

US $50
Smell of gasoline around the vehicle, on occasion would see small drip of gas on driveway. Found connector between steel fuel line and plastic fuel line, was leaking. Replaced connector, leak stopped. 
Oct 2011

120700 mi

US $450
Front struts replaced, driver side strut leaked oil 
Sep 2012

128000 mi

US $105
Check engine light-evap system small leak, shop found leak at purge solenoid. 
May 2013

132000 mi

US $325
Radiator was leaking, and replaced. Rear wheel cylinders were froze, one was leaking, wheel cylinders rebuilt, replaced, also replaced shoes & drums. 
Sep 2015

142000 mi

US $250
Brake caliper froze, one front brake overheated. Both front calipers were replaced, and pads and rotors also. 
Oct 2015

142700 mi

US $200
Belt tensioner broke and caused belt damage. Replaced belt tensioner and pulley, replaced serpentine belt. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Michigan, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2012
Oct 2008

76000 mi

US $12
The front sway bar bushings were worn out and needed to be replaced on both the drivers and passengers sides. 
Jan 2009

79000 mi

US $67
High pressure steering hose failure which caused the loss of power assist. 
Oct 2009

88000 mi

US $30
Swaybar bushings replaced 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Virginia, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2015
Jun 2008

78000 mi

US $100
Driver side window motor stopped working. 
Jul 2008

81000 mi

US $225
Got code 0601 with check engine light. replace PCM. 
Sep 2008

82000 mi

US $122
Air conditioning blowing luke cold air. Had A/C recharged. Seems to be working fine now. 
Jan 2009

85000 mi

US $28
Moaning sound at startup. Replaced power steering resevoir. Problem fixed. 
Apr 2009

87000 mi

US $350
Got a check engine light. No spark in #2 cylinder. Had to replace coil pack. 
Jun 2009

89000 mi
replace front condenser for A/C. water pump leaking. replaced 
Sep 2009

93000 mi

US $45
Lock actuator for drivers sliding door went bad. Replaced with used item. 
Jul 2010

101000 mi

US $350
replaced shocks and struts. 
Sep 2011

115000 mi

US $400
Leak from radiator. Replaced radiator. 
Nov 2011

116000 mi

US $300
Upper intake gasket let go and started to leak antifreeze. Had to have the gasket replaced. 
Jan 2012

117300 mi

US $250
Right front wheel bearing went out. 
Apr 2013

129000 mi

US $25
No heat in car on highway. Replaced thermostat. 
May 2013

130000 mi

US $100
Starter solenoid went bad. Had to replace starter. 
Sep 2013

134000 mi

US $500
Had to replace leaking rear main seal of engine. 
Nov 2013

136000 mi

US $380
Replaced alternator because of transmission issue. 
Mar 2014

139000 mi

US $600
Had to replace alternator do to failure of the one just replaced. 
Feb 2015

147000 mi

US $50
power steering cooler lines started to leak 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Michigan, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2015
Nov 2014

106500 mi

US $100
Check Engine light on due to Evap System Leak 
Dec 2014

107000 mi

US $500
Replaced ignition switch Front pads Replaced gas fill tube. Was causing a mil light 
Dodge Grand Caravan in California, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2016
Apr 2009

126000 mi

US $640
control cable to transmission failed 
Jul 2009

129000 mi

US $60
replaced thermostat 
Mar 2011

137000 mi

US $50
drivers side power window motor failed. replaced brushes. 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in California, United States
Feb 2010 - Apr 2011
Mar 2011

157000 mi

US $280
Car leaking even though radiator replaced last year. Radiator replaced. I paid labor and got oil change 
Apr 2011

157000 mi
Window wouldn't go up/down intermittently. I also need a smog, registration, hoses, brakes etc. Also the engine sounds funny, I'm just afraid that after 158,000 miles, that I'll need an engine soon I sold the car. 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Ohio, United States
Jan 2015 - Feb 2015
Jan 2015

151000 mi

US $400
Radiator leaking and was replaced. Also replaced upper and lower radiator hoses. Leaking Valve cover gaskets were replaced. 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2013 - Mar 2015
Jan 2014

86800 mi

C $300
Tie rod ends. 
Feb 2014

87100 mi
Replace water pump. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Illinois, United States
Aug 2013 - Sep 2015
Sep 2013

43000 mi

US $125
ABS sensor went out on front right wheel 
Dec 2013

45000 mi

US $180
Driver power window motor 2nd replacment 
Apr 2014

45300 mi
Drivers side abs sensor failed. Passenger side speed sensor failed. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2013 - Mar 2016
Jun 2014

175000 mi

US $40
Sliding door went off track. Had door screwed shut. 
Jul 2014

176476 mi

US $403
Pressure test cooling system, cooling repair, environmental fee, water pump, declined flush and refill antifreeze until I can afford it. 
Nov 2014

181081 mi

US $214
Flush heater core, cooling system flush, lube, oil and filter 
Dec 2014

182000 mi

US $860
Alternator froze up, replaced alternator and serpentine belt Heater wasn't working. Rear heater hoses were leaking under pressure. Replaced rear heater core coolant lines. Shop diagnosed leaking radiator. Replaced radiator. Replaced front brake shoes and rotors. 
Feb 2015

185000 mi
Car wouldn't start. Car was towed. Shop replaced spark plugs and wires. Oil change, lube and filter. 
Sep 2015

194000 mi

US $1300
Replaced complete exhaust system, muffler, catalytic converter. 
Oct 2015

195000 mi
Replaced brake pads. 
Feb 2016

199000 mi

US $157
Leaking power steering cooler 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Washington, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014

157000 mi

US $45
The stabilizer bars on both sides had come out of their spots. 2 new bars were purchased and replaced. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Utah, United States
Apr 2014 - May 2014
May 2014

170000 mi

US $2699
Perfect transmission with no problems or warning. Reverse worked in the A.M. pm to pick up kids no reverse. Total rebuild or replace required. 3 opinions. Loud noise when turning wheel. Caused slow turning when at a standstill. Steering reservoir had to be replaced. After 6 months steering was slow and noisy. Required power steering reservoir replacement again. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
Feb 2011

62000 mi

C $250
sway bar ( front) bushings and links  
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2007 - Jun 2014
May 2007

74400 mi

C $428
Rear brakes seized and Service Engine Soon light on. Scan revealed an 'EVAP' code. Replaced gas cap, problem still exists. Unknown cause for light and everything 'appears' to be fine. 
Jun 2007

76880 mi

C $75
Engine ping...cause unknown (too many possible causes). 
Jul 2007

77500 mi

C $279
Front brakes. New pads and rotors. Rotors warped. 
Mar 2012

136400 mi

C $375
Replaced power steering reservoir to eliminate steering noise and shudder. Repair rad leak. 
Jul 2012

139660 mi
New battery 
Nov 2012

145500 mi

C $200
Rear wheel bearings replaced. 
Apr 2014

158280 mi

C $300
alternator failed 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
May 2012 - Oct 2014
Apr 2012

C $500
Muffler replaced 
Jan 2014

149600 mi
Front passenger window sometimes can't be brought up after being rolled down. The solution: never bring it down. Ventilation system brings in smell of exhaust fumes when fan is running. 
Jun 2014

153760 mi
Coolant leaks when ambient temperatures are high. leading to very high engine temperatures. A bottle of coolant is left in the van to replace lost coolant. 
Oct 2014

158100 mi
Window intermittently did not work. Coolant leak never fixed. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Florida, United States
May 2012 - Aug 2015
Sep 2012

168000 mi

US $100
Brakes 
Aug 2013

185000 mi

US $100
replaced rotors/pads,front/rear. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2009 - Apr 2012
May 2009

134540 mi

C $100
Water pump was leaking. 
Dec 2009

141360 mi

C $20
Lost power steering fluid due to pin hole leak in rubber line at the power steering cooler. Obtained replacement kit from OEM and installed it myself. Replacement kit (2 small rubber lines and clamps cost $6.00) 
Apr 2010

143220 mi

C $100
replaced sway bar links due to clunkiness in front end. This is a persistent problem. Seems I have to do this every 12 to 18 months. 
Apr 2012

156240 mi

C $400
New Muffler 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2011 - Jan 2013
Oct 2012

176460 mi

C $157
Changed water pump and serpentine belt 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Ohio, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2008
Dec 2007

113000 mi

US $40
replaced one sway bar link rt side that was broke, both sway bar bushings 
Jan 2008

114000 mi

US $15
driver side stabilizer link broke completely Air conditioning compressor clutch separated, was rubbing on pulley making loud noise, not completely repaired, but put in postion to stop noise and rubbing, until fixed properly. 
Feb 2008

115000 mi

US $55
Belt tensioner was squealling loud and on first start when cold, belt would not turn for a few seconds, and would not charge until it started moving again. 
Mar 2008

115000 mi
Vehicle quit on freeway. Towed to friend's shop. Finally discovered blown fuse for ignition switch. Could not find source of problem. Towed to another shop, still there, they haven't been able to find source of problem as of yet. 
Apr 2008

115000 mi

US $1000
Vehicle not running, blowing fuses. Shop replaced egr valve, pcm, leak detection pump, fuel pump, starter 
Dodge Grand Caravan in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2009
Jun 2007

94000 mi

US $600
Front AC Blower 
Apr 2008

110000 mi

US $10
Filaments burned out in brake lights. 
Aug 2008

117000 mi

US $400
Replaced Starter and Serpentine Belt. 
Nov 2008

122000 mi

US $750
Replace Gauge cluster. Circuit board bad. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Colorado, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Feb 2007

103000 mi

US $1857
RF pwr door lock inop Replace water pump Replace sway bars links Replace A/C compressor due to clutch lock-up 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Oregon, United States
Sep 2008 - Jul 2009
Jul 2009

129000 mi
Threw a rod. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in New Brunswick, Canada
Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

63240 mi

C $345
New front brakes (pads, rotors). Stabilizer links, both sides (again!). 
Sep 2009

64480 mi

C $180
Muffler split at seam. Replaced it. 
Mar 2010

66960 mi

C $400
bushings, links, etc. 

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