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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan Transmission Problems

69 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 1998 Dodge Grand Caravan. 6 of these members (8.7%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 6 transmission repairs to 1998 Dodge Grand Caravans--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

252000 mi   Transmission failed. Transaxle housing cracked due to internal failure; resulted in external fluid leak. No repair. Van donated to Goodwill. 
164000 US $150 Transmission fluid leaking, replaced pan seal. Still leaking, needs another seal replaced too. 

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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

146000 mi US $200 Left front axle shaft snapped in half at U-joint. Towed to trusted transmission shop, who repaired it same day. 
202000 US $500 Transmission went out at 202k miles. Limp home mode due to no overdrive clutch left. 
194680 C $300 Just after car was started, the transmission did not drive the car. It took a minute for transmission to warm up or get pressure or something, to move the car. I think that this was caused by a blocked transmission oil filter. Leaky pipes replaced  
127000 US $225 Transmission was experiencing "bump shift." Dealer flushed the system and relearned the computer. Dealer stated this would be a temporary fix and the transmission would probably fail within 3 to 6 months. Bump shift is gone. 

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