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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Brakes Problems and Repair Histories

108 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. 19 of these members (17.6%) have reported brakes and traction control repairs for their car. A total of 26 brakes and traction control repairs to 2008 Dodge Grand Caravans--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 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 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

17% of the 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs were to the engine, 4% to the transmission, 15% to the brakes, 14% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 15% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 172 repairs.

2008 Dodge Grand Caravan brakes and traction control repair cost distribution

Of the 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan brakes and traction control repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 9% cost less than $100, 45% between $100 and $499, 36% between $500 and $999, and 9% more than $2500.

Chart based on 11 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.

2008 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

Dodge Grand Caravan in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2012 60000    
60000 722 Front end vibrating at speeds above 55 MPH. First they balanced the front tires and then they decided that the rear brakes (Caliper) was locking up causing the issue. The replaced both rear calipers, rotors and pads. The front caliper locked up making the car undriveable. Had to spend the night n a hotel due to unavailable part. Experienced a serious storm over night causing major power outages which added to the probelm delaying the trip. 
 

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

251-horsepower 4.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 0    
32500 40 Front parking brake cable broke. Purchased new cable and replaced; now fully functional. 
37300 65 Replaced front brake caliper. 
68000  

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

175-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2013 47740    
48540 700 Second full brake replacement. First at 32,000km, two months out of warranty so refused coverage. Also replaced rear calipers, not covered by extended warranty because work not done by dealer. Will not buy a Chrysler/Dodge product again. 
52700 170 Rear brakes needed adjustment 
55800  
Dodge Grand Caravan in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2011 48000    
67000 8500 Replaced the entire back brake system including pads, calipers, rotors 
70000  
Dodge Grand Caravan in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 2000    
92000 100 ABS Module inoperable, had to be replaced 
104000  
Dodge Grand Caravan in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 6200    
16740 0 squealing/noise rear brakes: came back after repair. 
 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 18600    
44020 0 parking brake need to have link fixed 
58900  
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 21700    
31620 0 right rear wheel brakes seized and caused wheel to over heat both rear brake calipers were replaced along with rear pads and rotors turned cost $180 for pads and rotors 
32860 245 Front brakes started locking up. Mechanic released them but couldn't bleed one side ended up replacing both front calipers. Recommended replacing rotors stating they had over heated and where compromised Calipers where warranty, rotors $245 
36580 0 Brake pedal goes to floor while idling with a little pressure on pedal. calipers and roters re-replaced, master cylinder, booster. lines, anti-lock module all replaced. As reported on last repair, my brakes still go to the floor while idling. Contacted Chrysler and told this was normal even though the Chrysler mechanic thought the problem was serious 
 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 47740    
57660 100 Left rear brake caliper sticking. Lubrication completed. 
65100  

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