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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan Repair Histories

2005 Dodge Grand Caravan Repair Histories 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan Repair Histories

175 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan. 72 of these members (41.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 310 repairs to 2005 Dodge Grand Caravans--an average of 1.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Chart based on 310 repairs.

2005 Dodge Grand Caravan repair cost distribution

Chart based on 142 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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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan

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Dodge Grand Caravan in Texas, United States
Oct 2007 - Mar 2010
Nov 2007 US $300 EGR valve 

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Florida, United States
Mar 2006 - Mar 2010
Dec 2006   Driver's slider door locking mechanism replaced to repair issue with power lock not working on that particular door. Computer flashed, unsure why 
Feb 2007   Front/Rear sway bar bushings replaced to stop a 'pop' sound. 
Apr 2007   Rack and Pinion replaced to stop whine noise and vibration felt with turning RIGHT into a parking space. A/C expansion valve drain tube replaced under passenger dash. Carpet was stained from the leak, the didn't clean it despite my complaint. Rear sway ba 
Dec 2008 US $210 Water Pump leaked, needing replaced, also damaged serpentine belt, replaced belt at my expense.  New Front window motors. New map light assembly. Tightened sway bar bushings again. Wouldn't cover rear window leak, left unfixed. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2007 - Jun 2009
Apr 2007 C $38 notchy feel in gas pedal, feels like a slight amount of looseness in linkage. Dealer unable to notice problem. It's an annoyance, does not have any affect on drivability or reliability ~so far. 
Feb 2008   HVAC system or external body leaks causing carpets in both driver & pass area floors to become water saturated. Dealer tried to reproduce problem, but failed. Dealer asked to have Van back in warmer weather to re-attempt repairs. 
Apr 2008   Hose connection to rear A/C unit failed at joint, system drained itself completely. Dealer replaced connection and recharged the A/C system. Wet carpet & underpad with rust on floorboards, this issue was brought to dealers attention last winter. Issue continued, dealer retained an outside vendor "leakpro" to fix problem. No charge to us, wait on long term results at this time. 
Mar 2009   Waterpump leaking coolant, noticed by owner, pump replaced under powertrain warranty at dealer. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Georgia, United States
Sep 2005 - Jun 2015
Mar 2007   Passenger side power sliding door motor. Hard to move manually since car was purchased. Had replaced just before manufacturer's warranty was up. 
Jul 2007 US $100 Power door locks stopped working. There was a TSB on this. 
Sep 2008   Brake Pads replaced. Original rotors turned. 
Oct 2008   Replaced front sway bar bushings 
Oct 2009   Front blower resistor replaced. Blower/fan for the front HVAC system was inoperable. 
Dec 2010   Replaced power steering reservoir. 
Feb 2011   Coolant hose leading to the radiator 
Mar 2011   Transmission was slipping/shuddering while driving. Torque converter replaced. Replaced leaking radiator Replaced radiator 
May 2012   Replaced valve cover gaskets. Rear gasket leaking for last few years. 
Sep 2012   Replaced inner tie-rods 
Dec 2013   CEL light on. Replaced CO2 sensor. 
Nov 2014   Clutch/bearing on the alternator was going bad. Very loud noise that fluctuated with vehicle speed. Alternator replaced. Shop indicated they had seen several recently. 
Apr 2015   Alternator bearing was going; making an extremely loud noise 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Virginia, United States
Mar 2006 - Jun 2015
Mar 2007   Steering gear worn and required replacement. 
Dec 2008 US $273 Water pump and lower metal hose needed replaced. 
Mar 2010   Both outer tie rod ends needed replaced 
Mar 2011   Intake manifold gasket required replacement. Was seeping coolant into engine block. 
Feb 2012   Gaskets on both valve covers and oil pan were leaking and needed to be replaced. 
May 2012   Alternator failed and needed to be replaced. Alternator failure caused battery to fail. 
Jul 2012   Oxygen sensor located before the catalytic converter. 
Sep 2013   Radiator cracked and began leaking fluid. Had to be replaced. 

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2006 - Oct 2013
Jun 2007 C $236 check engine light -- code p0138 - replaced O2 sensor 
Sep 2007   Front crash sensors had be replaced, not covered under 2006 recall. 
May 2008   e-brake cable broke. 
Jun 2008   Replaced water pump under warranty thermostat replaced 
Aug 2008   Fault code P0406 - replace EGR valve. 
Feb 2009   Replaced both rear brakes! 
Feb 2010   Replaced front tie rods 
Sep 2011   Replace broken/stuck IOD 20 amp fuse to solve power locks not working. 
Jun 2012   Replace structs, mounts 
Dec 2012   corroded wire in the fuse box caused the check ABS light to on 

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Alabama, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007 US $75 replaced brake pads 

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2007 - Mar 2009
Mar 2007   Front Air Bag Sensors failed due to wiring corrosion. Replaced under warranty. 
Jun 2007   Driver's side power window inoperative, regulator replaced under warranty. Sticky throttle repaired/lubricated as per TSB. 
Feb 2008   Power locks not working, reset error codes. 
Jul 2008 C $750 Suspension joints replaced Front pads and rotors replaced. 
Feb 2009   Power locks didn't work. Fixed by reflashing body control computer. ABS light on. Clearing error codes did not fix problem. Need to take back for further analysis. Clunk noise from front suspension. Told it was not a safety issue. Decided to ignore because lease ends soon. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2006 - Dec 2008
Mar 2007   Two Failed Air Bag sensors. 
Dec 2007   Tierod was broken. 
Apr 2008   Check engine light due to issue with an engine sensor. 
May 2008   Replaced EGR 
Jun 2008   Ordered new sensor. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ohio, United States
Dec 2006 - May 2011
Feb 2007   Misfire in cylinder 4. Performed TSB- replaced spark plugs, wires and performed a PCM flash., 
Jun 2008 US $100 Replaced EGR Valve 
Jul 2009   Leaking water pump-replaced Trans shudder from 2nd to 3rd. Flashed computer. 

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