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Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (15%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 2251 repairs.

Dodge Grand Caravan engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (57%)

< $100 (13%)

Chart based on 357 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

283-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

23000 mi Engine light came on, oil pressure sensor bad, apparently common issue in the Pentastar V6 engine, TSB issued, repaired under warranty 
8000 mi Gasoline smell under hood after driving fo 30 minutes or more, Smell comes through vents at times. Smell noticeable in enclosed house garage for 2 hours after shutting off. 
4340 mi Many trips to the dealer for small things, especially alternator belt and pulley. Struck a deal with the Dealer, - swap at no charge - for 2015. 
26000 mi TSB for noisy idler pulley. 
4000 mi Ran rough with a mil. Pulled code for crank position sensor. Dealer cleared code and has been fine ever since. 
8680 mi Engine would crank excessively. Dealer replaced cam sensor and fuel injectors for leaking. Now starts normally 

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2013 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

283-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

620 mi Makes a noise while idling. Sounds like a diesel. Dealer said intake manifold needed to be replaced. On order. 
8000 mi burning or loosing 1-2 quarts of oil every 1000 miles. Consumption test started. dealer stated that it is within acceptable limits! oil change recommended every 10,000 miles. It it burns 2 quarts every 1000. then I will be negative oil. 
8000 mi Water pump bearing replacemant 
193000 mi

US $250
Oil leak. 
57000 mi

US $25
Replaced Idler Pulley (Accessory belt system). Pulley squealed at low ambient temperatures (10 degrees or less). 
17980 mi

C $185
Oil Pressure Sensor 
9920 mi High pitched whine during very cold (-18C and below) for a few seconds. Origin on noise appeared to be the fan. Dealer was aware of problem but no active TSB. They replaced an Idler Pully and requested I monitor the situation. 
10540 mi Oil pressure sensor was bad. Repaired under warranty. 
21080 mi Check engine light on due to leak in evaporative canister. 

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2012 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

283-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

63060 mi Cylinder head, #6 misfire. Exhaust valve would not seal properly when closed, leading to misfire. 
22520 mi had to change a stuck PCV valve new style soooo if changed out of warranty will cost over $108...plus labour....new style PCV alone is around $60.....usual style PVC is usually around $3 to $10...so what a rip off 
3000 mi Belt area squeaked at low temps at morning startup - and only at that time. Finally the dealership was able to make the problem stop by replacing the idler pulley. 
60000 mi It needed the fuel injectors cleaned mainly. 
14540 mi When I pressed hard on the gas pedal to pass a vehicle, the pedal stuck and would not release for several seconds. It did it again when I was parked in a parking spot,engine off and floor mat removed. When pressed far enough, it sticks. 
31600 mi high pitched whining noise lasted about 5-30 seconds in sub-zero cold weather during cold start. Idle pulley was replaced as per TSB. 
31000 mi Check engine light for one cylinder miss. Left side cylinder head was replaced. Problem is known to Chrysler. No cost. 
60760 mi Engine light on, rough idling, needed a new left cylinder head, known issue through Chrysler on small number of pentastar motors. Water pump was replaced as well 

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2011 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

283-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

51460 mi

C $381
Replace O2 sensor 
22000 mi We had a one time rough engine start. The dealer found a TSB that suggested replacing the cam phasers 
1220 mi One computer module would disconnect from the bus and then sequentially take down every other module until the entire electrical system was dead. Two modules were temporarily replaced. The wiring harness was then removed tested and tweaked. 
6200 mi Dead vehicle towed to dealer for third time. Found a connector full of water. Modified mounting of connector to better shed dripping water and covered with plastic. 
37000 mi

US $185
check eng light came on code said #2 cyl misfiring replaced COIL & sparkplug. next day eng light came back on saying same thing #2 cyl misfiring 
28500 mi No start when turning the key, second try it would start. Computer re-flashed to correct problem. 
36000 mi Cooling fan squealing upon shut-down. New cooling fan module installed under 3/36 warranty. 
40300 mi had transmission codes read a couple of times not shifting into higher gear unless shifted to neutral and back to drive nothing came on up in the way of codes. It has been fine since 
75000 mi PISTON MISS FIRE . REPLACED CYLINDER HEAD ETC. WHILE UNDER EXTENDED WARRANTEE. 
67360 mi

C $80
Fuel Pump relay issue. The whole fuse box will need to be replaced as the relay is soldered right on the board. The part that needs replacing is called TIPM. End up bypassing the relay 
11000 mi The info system showed an error, which required a software change to the car's computer. 

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2010 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

86800 mi

C $1500
Pitting of the exhaust manifold 
8000 mi modified speed control 

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2010 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

89700 mi

US $495
Water Pump went out, Replaced water pump and also replaced timing belt at the same time 
60440 mi The van was getting poor gas mileage and smelled like rotten eggs from the exhaust when accelerating more heavily. The rear oxygen sensor was clogged and replaced. 
60960 mi Exhaust system 
8000 mi

US $50
Van has shut off twice randomly while driving. Dealership has been unable to diagnose, recreate, or fix issue.  
12000 mi Minivan was turning off randomly while driving (per recall). After 6 months with this issue, Chrysler finally fixed it after the dealer owner intervened. Recall not official until mid-July 
70000 mi

US $200
Radiator/heat exchange hose broke 
35340 mi Got check engine light on and off in the past month. Took it to a garage. Was told they got an error code 1207 but couldn't figure out what's the exact reason. It's been in the off status for ~2 weeks but I think it'll be back. 
13000 mi

US $50
Frayed ignition wire under intake manifold was shorting 2 cylinders. Repaired frayed wires and rerouted to prevent rubbing. 
66700 mi

US $180
replaced valvetrain under warranty 
86000 mi Replaced rocker arms for.the second time under warranty 
87000 mi

US $100
Repair the main wiring harness bundle. It rubs hot boss on trans.Many wire on btm fray or crack insulate. Splice 8 wires.Made hanger keep off trans. #5 for this. Dealer 1 "cant find" 9x.dlr 2 "move wire eng stall" 1 time.dlr 1 sux. 2 good! 
31000 mi Had to change lifters after making a ticking noise . covered under warranty ignition module--car kept stalling changed key fob module three times before they fixed the module with a modified version 

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2010 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

197-horsepower 3.8L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

70000 mi

US $93
Replaced EGR valve 
51000 mi

US $35
Plastic Y over exhaust cross over cracked and spraying coolant. Bought aftermarket Y, heater hose and 3 hose clamps plus 1 gal of coolant for $35 instead of $90 for OEM assembly. Did repair myself. 
76000 mi Upper and lower oil pan gasket leak 
119000 mi The belt drive tensioner was making a whining noise and was replaced. 
21080 mi Muffler 
82000 mi

US $190
EGR valve failed 

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2010 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

86800 mi

C $1500
Engine was only running on 4cyl. 
13020 mi Exhaust leak 
50540 mi

C $220
Many alarm lights came on. Replaced Pcv valve. Car runs ok. 
1240 mi Ignition coil pack replaced under warranty. 
18600 mi Replaced PCV valve 
42160 mi

C $120
Thermostat 

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2009 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

71060 mi

C $1395
EGR Valve malfunctioned 
81840 mi

C $450
Problem with the oil pressure sensor - wasn't allowing vehicle to remote start. 
110980 mi

C $1158
Brought in van for timing belt and water pump replacement together. 

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2009 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

197-horsepower 3.8L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

50500 mi

US $130
Lost heat output. As my wife works nearby, I had her take it to the dealer for thermostat replacement rather than drive home with no heat. Had them change the coolant also. 
71000 mi

US $250
Tuneup. Intake manifold gasket replaced under warranty. 
94000 mi

US $1250
Cracked heater hose Replace plugs and wires. Cleaned intake. 
63000 mi

US $137
Check engine light came on, code indicated bad EGR Valve. Replaced EGR Valve. 
162300 mi

US $27
Check Engine Light with multiple O2 sensor related codes and sudden drop in MPG. 
67000 mi

US $175
The catalytic converter is shot and costly to replace along with the gaskets on both manifolds. 
77000 mi Exhaust manifold cracked. 
96300 mi Win module locked up,not able to drive. At dealer for recall (RO3) to correct problem. 

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2009 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

71300 mi

C $720
Radiator fan motor started on fire. Replaced radiator fan assembly. 
93000 mi

US $14
Replaced upper radiator hose. Just a little weeping at the radiator end and it didn't owe me anything after 93K miles, so replaced it while re-doing clamps. 
6820 mi Valve replaced under warranty. Vehicle loss of power and would not restart. 
70300 mi

US $150
EVAP system fail 
1240 mi Check engine light came on and intermittently flashed. Dealer determined a problem with the catalytic converter and replaced it. 
52000 mi

US $120
Air temp sensor was replaced 
21480 mi

C $300
Thermostat not functioning properly. Was replaced. 
40580 mi

C $280
Pulled code that cylinder 2 was misfiring. Recommended to replace all plugs, wires, and air filter. Settled on changing just the plug for cylinder 2 to verify if plug was the issue. 
118700 mi ignition switch module was replaced due to recall 
103588 mi

C $10
Replace heater hose Y that goes to heater core. 

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2009 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

150040 mi Serpentine belt replaced. Engine leaking oil. Shredding of serpentine belt pushed front seal of engine. Very lucky it didn't seize engine Y joint to heater core failed. Replaced first time mar/14 after market assembly. Then twice more. Then steel fitting. Finally with nylon y hope it lasts. Know problem which lead to more expensive repairs. Replaced radiator because of overheating due to leaking Y joint. Replace headgasket because of overheating caused by leaking y joint and a driver with no mech. aptitude (not me). Replace sparkplugs wires and Oil amzoil signature. 

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

20000 mi Low speed hard shifting 2-3, 3-4 
20000 mi

US $2
Hard shifts 
2000 mi Vacuum hose was loose. 
17000 mi Replaced leaky radiator cap 

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

197-horsepower 3.8L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

18000 mi

US $50
warranty brake pad and gas cap modification. 
35000 mi p0032, p0038 
88000 mi

US $100
Radiator started leaking at metal/plastic seam. Replaced radiator, issue resolved. 
93000 mi

US $25
Engine oil leak at oil pan gasket. Replaced gasket, issue resolved. 
95000 mi

US $110
Oil leak at front crankshaft seal. Replaced seal. 
107660 mi

C $490
Diagnose, Remove and Replace EGR valve 
76880 mi

C $40
Check engine light would activate, then clear, then re-activate a few days later. Go out again, re-activate 
78120 mi

C $200
Replace EGR valve and gasket 
111600 mi

C $186
Ignition key would turn but not start the car. Computer chip apparently faulty. Key replaced with a new key. 
113200 mi

C $333
Replace water pump to lower rad hose tube and replaced intake manifold gasket 
122760 mi

C $400
Coolant leak 
133720 mi Replace wireless ignition module per recall 
73000 mi

US $200
Heater connection sprung a leak, spraying coolant all over engine. Dealer only part, needed simple Y connector, had to buy entire assembly for $150. This is something they keep in stock, has to be replaced on most vans. Ridiculous. 
100000 mi

US $600
Radiator replaced, cracked and leaking 
107000 mi

US $100
Heater bypass hose, failed again at Y junction. This hose has to be replaced about every 3 years, as this is the second time I've replaced it due to a plastic part failure 
110000 mi

US $1200
thermostat replaced due to Cooling System Performance code Cooling System Performance code still present after replacing thermostat. Dealer determined all gaskets had failed and engine was leaking coolant and oil Cooling System Performance code still present. Dealer kept van for 4 days, determined temperature sensor was bad 
118000 mi

US $200
Oil pan was leaking significantly. Gaskets replaced. 
100500 mi

US $1200
needed a new catalytic converter to pass emissions test. 
10000 mi The engine has had a rough idle since I had it. I had hoped it would smooth out, but it did not. I suspect it idles a little too lean, but they said they checked everything, injectors, spark plugs, etc. If it gets worse I am to take it back. 
23000 mi Noticed antifreeze on driveway on trip. Went by dealer who found hairline crack in Plastic radiator in the neck. No radiator so I called home dealer and had one ordered. This is a little confusing. My first trip was on the road and they discovered what the problem was, but had no radiator. The second trip was to the nearest dealer (40 Miles) where they replaced the radiator and recovered and recharged A/C. 
76000 mi

US $191
The electric radiator cooling fan assembly was not working. I noticed this on a trip. I ordered one online and replaced it. 
74000 mi

US $470
Heater hose assembly was leaking coolant and needed replacement. 
88000 mi

US $1500
Head gasket needed replacement, $1250. 
89000 mi

US $750
WIN module for ignition went bad, as seems to happen with these vans. Van wouldn't start, towed to dealer for repair. 
55000 mi

US $250
Heater hose from radiator at Y connection leaking. 
67000 mi

US $150
EGR valve solenoid failure 

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

400 mi replace engine block and transaxle 
2000 mi replace camshaft sensor (again) 
99000 mi

US $60
Coolant hose on the right side, behind the thermostat and over the exhaust had been leaking, making the car smell like burnt coolant. Replaced with an metal part found on ebay. 
62800 mi

C $250
Radiator hose and radiator copper pipe replacement 
49000 mi Throttle body cleaned after Electronic Throttle Light (ETC) warning light came on. 
36580 mi engine light came on. mechanic could not find a problem told to come back if light comes on again for further investigation 
57660 mi Intake manifold gasket and valve cover gasket were replaced 
45260 mi engine ticking and using oil. hope repair will be done soon started oil consumption report. 
50220 mi the engine was using oil and had got rebuilt. 
52680 mi the engine is still using oil dealer said it was not enough to do a repair at this time will keep trace and go back to get engine work do so i don't have to replace myself. 
98300 mi

US $130
Have to crank engine for longer than normal to start car. Spark plugs are worn. Tuneup with new spark plugs and ignition wires done this repair visit. Not covered by extended warranty Cost $350, not included in total. 
119000 mi Recall R03 wireless ignition node module. I had had several incidents where I could not turn the key fob to start the car. They told me to put the shifter in neutral and then start the car and that always worked.  
129000 mi leaking oil pan gasket 
131000 mi Check engine light on. Diagnostic said that there was a leak, they did a smoke test and could not find the leak. they said they would have to possibly do further diagnostics. Check engine light has remained off since that visit Oil pan gasket leaking 
83000 mi

US $100
Engine smelled of antifreeze. Following done: (as listed on invoice) tube, heater core - replace assembly - return and supply. 
115000 mi

US $467
Heater hose assembly replaced. Intake manifold gasket replaced. 
141200 mi

US $200
Cracked hose 
144000 mi

US $500
Coolant line to rear heat broke. I filled the radiator with water and took it straight to the shop. It could not continue to be driven. 
64440 mi

C $1100
Ignition switch failed. Vehicle would not turn on. 

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2008 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

13000 mi Reflashed TCM to resolve rough shift 

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2008 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

52000 mi

US $450
Car running rough at times. Coil Pack was replaced along with plugs and wires. 
178000 mi

US $150
intermittant surge at highway speed,Code P0123 came up, replaced TPS, no change. 

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2007 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

74700 mi

US $65
"Service Engine Soon" light was illuminated. Attached a scanner and read the code that indicated the EGR valve was faulty. Replaced the EGR valve. 
107000 mi

US $325
Noticed a leak... Replaced water pump 
13000 mi

US $20
Intake gasket and Oil pan gasket. Discovered leakage. 
70000 mi

US $100
Car would die driving after fill up. Replaced gas tank fixed problem 
74000 mi Transmission shutter when downshifting to low gear, such as coming to a full stop. Updated computer to adjust shift points. 
81000 mi Used a quart of engine oil in 3k miles. Dodge told me that they don't consider oil use excessive unless it exceeds 3 quarts in 3k miles! lol 
85700 mi Exhaust rattle - loose baffle in muffler. 
104000 mi

US $75
Check engine light came on with P0404 code. Replaced EGR valve. 
109000 mi

US $10
radiator cap bad 
118300 mi

US $300
replace radiator 
74300 mi seems to be burning or losing oil; update: never resolved 
85700 mi had to replace cracked radiator 
89000 mi

US $100
Reflash transmission software. Taking it back in to the Dodge Dealer. Paid labor because my van was over 80,000 miles. Did not correct the hard downshift or upshift. 
62000 mi water pump began to leak  
123000 mi

US $459
replaced radiator due to leaking. 
21080 mi

C $475
Engine light diagnosed as faulty EGR Valve. This was replaced plus throttle body cleaned & fuel injectors flushed. 
42000 mi

US $250
Replace EGT valve 
50000 mi

US $330
Water pump replaced 
101000 mi

US $75
EGR valve replaced..idle rough kicked up code.. 
44000 mi

US $4900
I went 4,100 miles between oil changes. I gad gone every 3k before. There was only 1Q oil left in engine. Bearing material was in oil filter, so a remanufactured engine was installed. Still working with Chrysler on possible reimbursement. 

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2007 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

87000 mi

US $300
Egr sensor was replaced 
155000 mi Water pump failed catastrophically; lost all coolant with no alarm going off until after motor overheated and head gaskets blew. Will now require gasket job or engine swap. 
155000 mi

US $2300
Complete engine swap due to water pump failure. (Used motor has 48k on it). Proved to be only somewhat more expensive than a gasket job, with many more mechanics willing to do the work. 
56420 mi

C $60
REPLACED EGR VALVE 
125300 mi

US $703
Spark plugs, wires, & coil replaced. Cylinder tune up. Battery replaced. 
81220 mi

C $400
EGR valve replaced 
32000 mi Replaced Water Pump. Under Warranty 

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2007 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

76500 mi

US $600
Radiator replacement 
39300 mi

US $275
MIL. light. EGR valve died at 38000 miles... 
92000 mi

US $250
Problem with radiator fan relay not working. Cooling fans inoperative due to relay issue. 
128960 mi

C $600
Over heating. Two hoses replaced, one with a sensor built in. 
130820 mi

C $400
Motor mount replaced @ Canadian Tire. 
45000 mi

US $293
Replace water pump--bearings failing. 
74980 mi

C $750
Replacing leaky water pump. 

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2007 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

68000 mi

US $2500
2.4 liter engine blew front crankshaft seal required replacement seal and crankshaft kit installed 
44700 mi

US $2160
engine replacement 
49000 mi Cam gasket leak 

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2007 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

11160 mi

C $1800
Catlaytic converter was replace, but I'm still experancing the same issures with my engine light being on and the person i went doesnt seem to care or cant fix it. Paid a lot of money and the problem is still not solved. 
22000 mi Harsh 2-1 downshift , updated pcm with updated software. 

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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

157000 mi

US $135
water pump replaced transmission fluid cooler lines adjusted 
67000 mi

US $35
New water pump. I replaced it myself. Pump cost 35.00 and took about an hour to change. 
142700 mi

US $1000
Belt tensioner seized. 
56000 mi

US $100
egr valve replaced 
137000 mi

US $1700
replacment of all cooling system 
175000 mi Alas... Busted a radiator hose but didn't notice idiot/overhead light come on. Engine cooked. Dramatic ending in interstates. Sold for scap... :(. I did love that van... Would totally recommend again (but now I have a jacked up Audi! ;) 
83000 mi

US $246
Water Pump leaking coolant. Replaced water pump. 
61000 mi Warranty repair, replace the catalytic converter. 
101000 mi

US $1400
coolant leak, turned out to be intake manifold gasket engine light had been on for a year, decided to have it fixed at same time. replaced EGR valve and spark plugs. 
162000 mi

US $45
Water pump went bad. Replaced pump and serpentine belt. 
198300 mi

US $250
loss of power and poor mileage. converter was replaced. 
135000 mi

US $150
replaced water pump, noise, no leaks or overheating 
45000 mi

US $250
Water Pump was leaking and had to be replaced. 
148000 mi

US $85
Water pump, water pump inlet tube, radiator lower hose, serpentine belt 
39680 mi

C $560
Check engine light came on. EGR Valve was the problem. Replaced. 
43000 mi

US $50
Water pump had slight leak, discovered at previous L-O-F. Had it replaced under extended warranty. 
69000 mi

US $425
Water Pump leaking and was replaced - original purpose of trip was non functioning air conditioner 
100000 mi Lower bearings shot - suspect camshaft damaged - metal in oil - happened at 10080 miles. Repair cost over $4500 from independent shop, well over $6000 from dealer - going to get rid of the vehicle. 
31000 mi

US $6800
Major engine failure at 34k miles; no warning from gauges/CEL. Engine lost four qts of oil (no apparent leaks) and spun a rod bearing. Mileage under warranty, but vehicle age not, so paid 100% out of pocket. Engine replaced with factory unit. 
53000 mi

US $150
Check engine light came on, shop pulled code for EGR valve. Replaced EGR valve and reset CEL. 
69000 mi

US $200
Replaced the radiator - it began leaking where the plastic tank joined the aluminum core. 
86000 mi

US $3200
Engine lost oil pressure and started knocking. Shop replaced with a remanuf. assembly 

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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

39000 mi

US $315
water pump was leaking and was replaced 
65000 mi

US $70
Had to replace the EGR valve 
58880 mi

C $90
muffler blow a hole in it 
63860 mi

C $108
Idler wheel. Noisy bearing replaced before it seized. 
70680 mi

C $300
CEL came on - code indicates problem with EGR valve. Light has been intermittent for about 3 weeks. Having valve replaced today. 
49300 mi

US $144
MIL came on during a road trip. Deqler diagnosis was "EGR valve stuck open". I declined the repair, estimated at $550. Paid $85 diagnostic fee. Ordered, DIY installed aftermarket EGR valve in approx. 1/2 hour, cost was $38.52. 
84000 mi

US $480
Car had a coolant leak, the source of which wasn't obvious. Local shop diagnosed as a leaking water pump. Replaced the water pump and flushed the coolant. 
128700 mi

US $100
Loud squeak when engine was operating. Bad idler pulley. Replaced belt and pulley. 
26040 mi Valve Gasket Manifold gasket replaced. 
151000 mi

US $240
The water pump had to be replaced again after 2 years. The serpentine belt was also replaced since it was the original belt after 150,000 miles. 

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2006 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

35340 mi LEAK AT WATER PUMP, WATER PUMP REPLACED. 
58900 mi

C $350
egr valve replaced 
83060 mi

C $500
Cracked radiator needed replacing 
111000 mi

US $70
EGR valve had to be replaced 
110760 mi

C $400
radiator leaking, driver side, just in front of the front bumper. leak was only when parked after driving replaced whole radiator + coolant flush 
39680 mi MIL turned on, brought to dealer, had to replace EGR valve. Ordered part for Trip 1. Used car dealer repaired at no charge. Replaced EGR valve. So far, so good. Next trip may be to check what can be done to check how to minimize fuel consumption. Average = 17 L per 100 km. 
41540 mi 1st wk: Engine shaking, then stopped. Generator pulled down, wires then repaired. 2ndwk:Engine shaking, then stopped.Generator pulled down, wires then repaired. 3rdwk: Coils Changed 4th wk: Apparently, PCM and coil packs had to BE CHANGED AT THE SAME TIME 
52700 mi

C $267
Replaced EGR valve 
68820 mi

C $100
rust on fuel tank, replaced cap and cleaned rust - found with engine light coming on 
69000 mi

C $250
muffler 
70980 mi

C $300
I took it to the mechanic because there was a drip down the transfer tube which comes from the water pump. The fluid could have been from either. The mechanic said that I needed a new water pump and tranfer tube. 
75640 mi EVAP code for gas cap leak. Cleaned gas line lip with emery cloth for better gas cap seal. 

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2006 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

85000 mi

US $22
Oxgen sensor 

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2006 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

52380 mi Total engine failure, replacement 

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2006 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

98000 mi

US $40
noisy water pump 

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

114000 mi

US $354
Emission valve was causing the check engine light to come on. Replaced valve and reset error. 
98580 mi Oil was leaking from the front of the engine - gasket was torn and needed the needed to bring down the engine to replace the part - Estimated cost $500 + $100 for spark plugs 
130000 mi Water pump inlet rusted, close to breaking 

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

33000 mi

US $345
R+R EGR VALVE 
4900 mi

US $350
EGR Valve replacement 
68000 mi

US $98
Wiring harness for the Cooling fans had to be replaced. This was indicated by the "service engine" light. We took to auto-zone to check and then to dealer to get repaired. 
75000 mi

US $100
Replaced Fueltank and Fuel pump, car would shortly after each fill up, but run fine after stall.  
84000 mi

US $55
Harsh shift while driving (felt like something slipping). Was told that there was a PCM update that listed this as one of the symptoms. PCM update was completed. While driving today, felt like problem may still exist. Will need to drive more to verify.  
120000 mi

US $800
replaced water pump, battery 
89000 mi

US $163
Coolant hose leading to the radiator 
90000 mi

US $340
Replaced leaking radiator Replaced radiator 
107000 mi

US $200
Replaced valve cover gaskets. Rear gasket leaking for last few years. 
123000 mi

US $200
CEL light on. Replaced CO2 sensor. 
99300 mi

US $550
Main transaxle Wiring harness melted by manifold new harness PART $1500-$1750 had mech repair melted wires took 2-3 times to shop also Clock spring bad Dealer wanted over $250 I fixed myself for $30 Thank God for Google & Youtube VERY EASY 
62000 mi

US $273
Water pump and lower metal hose needed replaced. 
98000 mi

US $536
Intake manifold gasket required replacement. Was seeping coolant into engine block. 
106000 mi

US $300
Gaskets on both valve covers and oil pan were leaking and needed to be replaced. 
111000 mi

US $183
Oxygen sensor located before the catalytic converter. 
120000 mi

US $475
Radiator cracked and began leaking fluid. Had to be replaced. 
135000 mi

US $1400
Check engine light, O2 sensors. Replaced. PCM fried new O2 sensors, sensor driver is out. Replaced. Fishing expedition with several codes, only dealer could diagnose correctly. Catalytic Converter is bad. Replaced. 
158000 mi

US $650
Wiring harness for fuel injectors melted and shorted out! Ran really rough, lost 2 cylinders or so. Replaced wiring harness and spark plugs, good to go. Not pleased with this defect, I think this is my last Dodge. 
179700 mi Misfiring Cylinder 
42000 mi

US $210
Water Pump leaked, needing replaced, also damaged serpentine belt, replaced belt at my expense.  
93000 mi

US $262
Water pump seal failure. Leaking coolant. Pump replaced along with serpentine belt 
106000 mi

US $75
EGR sensor failure replaced plugs and leads also 
162300 mi

US $190
Growing leak in radiator, replaced along with hoses, thermostat and thermostat gasket 
94220 mi

C $358
Squeaky noise 
228000 mi

US $85
Radiator was leaking coolant. 
112700 mi

US $700
Catalytic converter needed replaced. 
65000 mi

US $100
Ran out of fuel twice in three days. Fuel sensor and gas tank were both replaced under extended warranty. Actual cost of repair (without warranty) would have been $588.00 
50000 mi

US $250
Radiator cracked 
119000 mi

US $1300
water pump leaking water and antifreeze. 
45000 mi BCM Module replaced 3rd row folding seats will not latch in upright position Neither power sliding door operates Bad Alternator Bad Front Struts A/C Blower Motor Gone 
71000 mi Had been choking after filling up the gas tank, sometimes so bad it would stall. Always went away after a mile or two. Dealer never could replicate. 
US $28000 Vaccum Hose warranty repaired 25 miles 
40300 mi Waterpump leaking coolant, noticed by owner, pump replaced under powertrain warranty at dealer. 
52000 mi

US $360
Replaced the EGR valve. 
124000 mi

US $200
Replaced the oil transfer case. 
138000 mi

US $380
Replaced a leaking radiator 
146000 mi

US $220
EGR valve needed replacement. Check engine light was on. 
94000 mi

US $125
Eng check lite on-diagnosed exhaust gas recirculating valve deficient-replaced-lite out. 

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

80360 mi

C $255
replaced 2 studs on rear left wheel (had been overtightened) and one motor oil level indicator stick (yellow tip had hardened up then broken due to age) 
71880 mi

C $200
Timing chain was rattling badly so I replaced the chain and cam/crank gears as well as oil pan gasket, timing cover gasket and front main seal since it all had to come apart to get down to the chain. 
77480 mi

C $5
hose from water pump to hard line was leaking, replaced clamps 
89240 mi

C $120
Water pump started leaking - replaced Later serpentine idler and tensioner started making noise - replaced as well 
101520 mi

C $45
Serpentine tensioner started squeaking - needed replacement 
60000 mi

US $600
radiator leaking - replaced 
74000 mi oil leak under car. dealer said it was loose gasket and tightened bolt = no charge 
111000 mi

US $500
leaking oil pan gasket 
47000 mi

US $100
Water pump was leaking. Also replaced thermostat. 
83000 mi

US $400
Radiator started to leak. 
85000 mi Replaced EGR valve 
56000 mi

US $200
EGR replaced 
275000 mi

US $50
Water pump went out 
85000 mi

US $50
Throttle body was cleaned. 
88000 mi

US $185
Water pump siezed again and broke the belts. 
97000 mi

US $569
Coolant lines to rear heater core rusted and leaked. The control valve also rusted out and needed replacement 
18800 mi Warranty repair to remove and repair belt tensioner pulley and turn signal switch. 
38500 mi Warranty Repair- Water pump leaking. Replaced. 
86000 mi

US $600
Radiator started to leak. 
62000 mi

US $35
Replaced O2 sensor. 
64000 mi

US $85
Water pump was leaking, replaced pump. 
129000 mi

US $175
Radiator was leaking so I replaced that along with hoses. Noticed a drip on bottom of water pump so I replaced that as well while the system was drained. Second time the water pump has been replaced. 
132700 mi Water pump replaced in June started squeaking. Replaced under warranty. 
134500 mi

US $75
Van was hesitating/running rough, especially at low speeds. Finally threw code P0404. Replaced EGR valve. Problem continued and then van threw P0405. Finally figured out it needed a "reboot" to recognize the new part and then all was well. 
140000 mi

US $60
Replaced. PCV valve. 
141000 mi Replaced EGR valve (replaced aprox 12 months ago and failed again). Threw code and engine was running quite rough. 
49600 mi

C $625
Coolant line to rear heater corroded resulting in coolant leak. 
43400 mi

C $236
check engine light -- code p0138 - replaced O2 sensor 
60760 mi Replaced water pump under warranty thermostat replaced 
62000 mi

C $222
Fault code P0406 - replace EGR valve. 
fuel pump failed, required removal of tank and replacement of pump and fuel gauge 
161000 mi

US $550
Replaced all gaskets and oil pan on van engine to stop oil seepage. 

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 2-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

81000 mi

US $400
Leaking radiator 

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2005 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

95000 mi

US $200
Changed oil pan gasket 
147000 mi replaced bearings in the idler pulley. It has a constant squealing sound 
19840 mi Cylinder 2 compression low, by looking at the sparkplug electrode, the cylinder got multiple detonation. Engine started burn oil around 22000km. 
38440 mi Check engine light due to issue with an engine sensor. 
39680 mi Replaced EGR 
40300 mi Ordered new sensor. 
78000 mi

US $450
Water pump leaking - replaced, filled with coolant 
32000 mi Replaced ERG sensor (Code P0406)(warranty). Replaced spark plugs & ignition wires (Code P0302) (warranty). Flashed PCM per TSB 18:018-4 (warranty). 
118000 mi

US $650
Lower radiator hose deteriorated and leaking. Intake manifold gasket leaking. Throttle body full of carbon 
121000 mi Leaking radiator 
26000 mi Misfire in cylinder 4. Performed TSB- replaced spark plugs, wires and performed a PCM flash., 
42000 mi

US $100
Replaced EGR Valve 
58000 mi

US $460
Leaking water pump-replaced Trans shudder from 2nd to 3rd. Flashed computer. 
107000 mi

US $208
Replaced radiator 
46500 mi

C $125
EGR valve faulty, throwing code 
112500 mi new Rad, Thermostat, all hoses, serpentine belt, antifreeze 

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2005 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

134600 mi

US $30
spark plug porcelain separated from the base leaving a hole into the cylinder and the plug threads in the head with no top for a wrench. The threaded portion was removed with an Easy-out type extractor. 
140300 mi

US $75
Replaced noisy water pump 
144300 mi

US $50
Replace serpentine belt tension-er including drilling out sheered of retaining pin. 

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2005 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

74000 mi

US $600
Water pump failed 

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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

132000 mi

US $700
car was losing coolant. It was determined that it needed the water pump replaced. 
153000 mi

US $688
catalytic converter replaced 
42000 mi Water pump leaking. Replaced under warranty. 
59000 mi

US $150
Accelerator would stick at idle position. Problem was traced to the throttle plate assembly. The assembly was cleaned and lubricated. No parts needed. 
48000 mi

US $240
replaced fuel pump 
121300 mi

US $700
Replaced water pump and coolant pipe. 
99300 mi

US $75
Vehicle was leaking coolant; Found to be water pump and the water pump was replaced. 
102000 mi

US $260
Vehicle was having a noticeable "stumble" usually at about 45 MPH; Diagnosed by Transmission Shop (used a diagnostic reader connected to OBD2 port) as misfires in Cyl#2. Had another shop replace spark plugs and plug wires. 
106000 mi

US $385
When taken to dealer for starter issues they reported that the valve cover gaskets and the oil pan gasket were leaking oil. 
123300 mi

US $325
Check Engine Illuminated - Engine running rough at idle and driving. Codes read and found Cylinder #4 Misfire. Shop diagnosed as bad coil for #4 cylinder. Coil assembly replaced, codes cleared and problem resolved. 
126000 mi

US $13
Check Engine Light Illuminated - Code read as Misfire detected Cylinder #2. Miss was only intermittent. Replaced spark Plugs for Cylinders 2, 4 & 6. Examined old plug and found no visible defect. Plugs only had 50K miles since replacement. 
131000 mi

US $192
Accessory Drive Belt making a Squealing sound under load with AC running. Shop diagnosed as bad idler pulley and replaced pulley and serpentine belt. 
139000 mi

US $795
Radiator leaking from tank/Tube junction on driver side of vehicle. Code P0303 stored and set MIL. Irregular miss. Problem not yet fixed. 

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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

87000 mi

US $200
Ignition would not turn, van was blocking oil change lane, entire ignition with key was replaced in order to get van to move. 
80600 mi Engine light error as car is working correctly and reset code did not reoccur 
86800 mi

C $200
Coolant leak replaced water pump. 
107880 mi

C $689
Oil leak at Crank 
111160 mi

C $450
Oil Pan replacement 
117180 mi Exhaust system toast - decided that it was time to move on from this vehicle... 
106020 mi

C $50
Faulty oil pressure sender-replaced 
118420 mi

C $85
Rusted coolant line-replaced myself 
110000 mi

US $180
small radiator leak - replaced radiator, thermostat, rusty thermostat housing, rusty return pipe to water pump 
94000 mi

US $135
"Check Engine Light" came on. - Mobile Mechanic found bad EGR Valve and replaced it. Problem cleared. 
82300 mi

US $95
Engine light came engine run rough and on slow on acceleration on read code for EGR valve. Replaced valve. $75 
90000 mi

US $15
Engine light came on. Code diagnosed as small vacuum leak. 
92300 mi

US $14
Engine light came on P440 Very small vaccum leak. Replaced fuel cap with aftermarket cap. If you drill a hole to reattach the cap lanyard be sure to use sealant in the hole before reinstalling the lanyard. 
114000 mi

US $200
Engine light on Code P0441 Evap System Pressure. 

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2004 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

30000 mi Overheated. Massive coolant leak. Replaced all rear coolant lines. 
117000 mi

US $525
Leaking water pump, replaced with new and new serpentine belt, LOF, replaced oil pan bolt with new. 
54000 mi head gasket, replaced water pump, drive belts did tune up, egr valve wires, also had them replace and bleed power steering fluid due to noise 

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2004 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

70060 mi

C $400
Coolant leak discovered. Radiator replaced due to pinhole. 
48603 mi

C $926
EGR valve failure, tune up, fuel service and ignition wire set. Also cylinder 6 was misfiring  
57660 mi

C $2150
Leaking water pump 
64480 mi

C $700
Leak in radiator due to separation of the radiators side walls (where it is crimped together). Leak originated along the passenger side of the radiator. Had to completely replace radiator. 

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2004 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

39680 mi Replaced leaking water pump. Replaced PCV valve. 

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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

73000 mi

US $700
The car had sprung a leak in the heater lines that power the rear air causing the water pump to run dry. 
92000 mi

US $750
the car had a constant coolant leak. The rear freeze plug needed to be replaced. 
97340 mi

C $240
cabin heater was not working for awhile, then engine started to get hot, could smell antifreeze at times. found radiator to be leaking after thermostat open. replaced radiator. 
156000 mi

US $163
O2 Sensor 1.1 Had to be replaced. 
88000 mi

US $1150
FCM and PCM replaced. 
160000 mi

US $188
About a year ago I had PCM go out 4 days after getting an oil change at a Dodge dealer. 2 months later my engine was rattling. Dealer told me it needed a timing chain and a valve job for $2800. Had belt tensioner replaced at a HS for parts cost.  
124000 mi

US $400
Had to replace radiator. 
127700 mi

US $450
Radiator started leaking. Had been replaced @ a year ago. Turns out brackets for trans. cooler broke, allowing the cooler to rub against the core and create a big hole. 
133000 mi

US $1000
Valve spring broke. Replaced spring, plugs and wires. 
161000 mi

US $400
P0171 Code for 3+ months. In order: clean MAP, change fuel filter, replace PCV, clean throttle body, replace MAP, change valve cover gaskets, plenum gasket, intake manifold gaskets, spark plugs and fuel injectors, fuel pump. No code now. 

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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

66000 mi

US $7200
shit engine! 

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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

132300 mi

US $780
Trans shift module failed. Went into limp mode (thank Chrysler for that mode). One of the most popular cars on the road. Why did it take 11 days to fix??? Service manager was a drama queen..... 
75640 mi

C $100
Corroded and leaking coolant pipes to rear heater assembly were replaced. 
124000 mi

C $150
coolant transfer pipe was badly corroded and replaced as a preventative measure. 
140120 mi

C $200
replaced leaking front heater core. 
142000 mi

US $1856
New Tires New Front Struts, Quick Struts complete assembly New Rear Shock Absorbers New Water Pump Transmission Fluid Flush and refill Coolant System Flush and refill Fuel Filter Wiper Blades All Wheel Alignment 
251300 mi

US $20
Cooling System: Radiator won't hold coolant. With the mileage and condition of this vehicle (we have owned since new) I am loathe to put any more money into it. This vehicle may be at the end of its life. Cannot drive it far. 
252000 mi Radiator wouldn't hold coolant. 
75000 mi Engine coolant kept running low. Water pump was found not working. Replaced with a new one. 
111000 mi

US $30
Serpentine belt was developing a squeak. Found that belt tensioner was getting old and losing its ability to hold tension. Replaced it and all noises went away. 
115000 mi

US $890
An oxygen sensor heater wire was shorted, causing spikes through the wiring, and ended up frying a circuit in the PCM module. 
115000 mi

US $1500
The same old symptoms reappeared even with the new PCM. Dying/stalling, in addition to transmission not being able to hold a gear, shifting up and down erractically. Torque converter locking/unlocking repeatedly. PCM related still possibly. 
113000 mi

US $830
leaky oil pan gasket replaced Valve cover gasket set was leaking some so I had it replaced (both sides). 
142000 mi

US $150
cracked radiator plastic tank leaking fluid. Original factory radiator 
70060 mi new computer, 
71300 mi

C $1700
coolant leak, new rear heater lines, then water pump; coolant level still going down, suspect damaged head. 
127100 mi Replace (2) radiator cooling fans 
143000 mi

US $1300
Rear main seals leaking; replaced both main seals. 
122000 mi

US $320
Replaced leaking water pump and radiator hoses. 
123000 mi

US $45
replaced leaking oil pan gasket 
150300 mi

US $150
Van was due for safety and emissions inspections, can't have engine warning light on. Small evap leak, $85 test to find, replaced hoses to evap canister filter.  
161000 mi

US $400
leaking radiator and water pump, replaced both 
171000 mi leaking valve cover gasket 
158720 mi

C $200
cooling fan relay shorted out, draining battery 
209560 mi

C $850
water pump, belt & tensioner replaced 
220720 mi

C $600
Rad and thermostat replaced 

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2003 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

48000 mi

US $50
Water pump replaced 

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2003 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

80400 mi

US $261
Replace TSS and OSS sensors on transmission (dealer diagnosis and repair) 
89000 mi

US $1044
Fuel system developed a loud, high-pitched whine at high temperatures. Shop traced the problem to a defective in-tank fuel pump and replaced the pump module. Mechanic discovered a cracked fuel vapor hose while diagnosing a fuel pump problem. I authorized replacement of the part. 
210000 mi

US $260
Leaking seals - causing slow oil leaks 
111160 mi

C $200
radiator cross pipe leaked- replaced 
144000 mi

US $400
No start. Replaced spark plugs and wires and original! battery. Tow. 
110740 mi

C $100
Broken Gas line return line 
77000 mi

US $20
"surge" rough upshift noticed during 1-2 shift, especially after stopping, then moving again; dealer claimed to have reprogrammed transmission computer; unsure of permanent results just yet; so far, so good 
95000 mi

US $200
found rust hole beginning on oil pan--replaced pan. 
104000 mi

US $380
Transmission solenoid pak replaced due to a failure that caused a leak. 
177000 mi

US $340
Replaced water pump 

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2003 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

66700 mi

US $18
Input transmission speed sensor replacement finally fixed, erratic shifting in transmission. 
74000 mi

US $20
At cruising speed 55-60mph engine was revving up and down,almost like transmission was slipping, but no error messages at all. So i replaced TPS ( throttle position sensor). So far so good. 

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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

42048 mi

US $281
Replaced leaking valve cover gaskets 
97000 mi

US $800
Engine oil pan was leaking. Gasket replaced. 
327000 mi Engine had a miss. 
127000 mi

US $1
Engine gasket due to oil leak 

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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

60760 mi

C $200
O2 sensor defective and replaced. 
68820 mi

C $400
Water Pump was leaking. 
70680 mi

C $995
Had a coolant and it was determined that the radiator was defective. 
139000 mi

US $50
Relay broke keeping the cooling fan from running while the car was idling casing the car to overheat (in traffic). 
123000 mi

US $80
Check engine light error with small evap leak found hose for gas tank vent under driver door had cracked replaced and light has not returned 
70300 mi

US $600
Ignition part where the cables go 
250000 mi

US $10
oil/air bubbles in coolant, (slight headgasket leak) Bought Headgasket repair in a bottle, FIXED 
165000 mi

US $654
Leaking seam on radiator. When pulled found that all six rivets on transmission cooler were broken as well. $220 for radiator. $192 for transmission cooler. $160 total labor. 
187000 mi

US $900
Went into "limp mode" or second gear only. Input and output sensors replaced but did not fix. Problem was transmission control module which is found in front of battery. Was rusted out and water must have entered. Reman dealer item. 
106000 mi

US $200
Check engine light came on, code P0601. Replaced PCM with a remanufactured one. Check engine light off, car operating as design 
123000 mi

US $125
Serpentine belt was worn and needed to be replaced. First car I have ever owned that needed a belt to be replaced. 
101000 mi

US $20
Replaced thermostat 
104000 mi

US $75
Replaced serpentine, belt tensioner, and idler pulley. 
137680 mi

C $900
Rad leak replaced rad and hoses 
135000 mi

US $100
Repaired cooling system leak. Something rubbed a small hole in the line between the radiator and the transmission cooler. 
74000 mi

US $65
The car started hard or wouldn't without giving gas, and wouldn't idle (stalled). Replaced idle air control and car works fine. 
97000 mi

US $70
smelling antifreeze. small leak in radiator detected. decided not to replace the radiator at this time, used STOPLEAK instead 
103300 mi

US $300
Water pump failed; broken impeller 
137000 mi

US $50
replace failed rubber fuel line from pump to pressure regulater 
145000 mi

US $17
transmission output sensor 
162300 mi

US $35
SES LIGHT CAME ON, SPEEDO WAS ERATIC, TRANI SHIFTING BADLY, ERROR CODE SAID OUTPUT SENSOR,REPLACED OUTPUT SENSOR 
163000 mi

US $19
SES LIGHT CAME ON ALSO SMELLED RAW GAS. SES SAID EVAPORATIVE EMISSION LEAK. FUEL LINE WAS SPLIT OPEN. REPLACED RUBBER FUEL LINE. PROBLEM FIXED. 
103540 mi

C $400
02 Sensor replaced 

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2002 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

110000 mi

US $280
Water pump was leaking. 
113000 mi

US $120
Oil pan gasket leaking 
147000 mi

US $525
Check engine light came on & began running very roughly. Spark plug wires and spark plugs were replaced as they were all original from 2002. EGR valve was replaced. 
151000 mi Check engine light came on & began running very roughly. EGR valve was replaced. Shop warrants repairs for 12 months, so no charge. Repaired. 
155000 mi Head gasket leaking internally & externally. Cost to repair exceeds value of the van, but is not a severe leak yet. 

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2002 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

59086 mi

US $242
Remove coolant, flush cooling system, refill ($57.08). Replace ignition wiring ($117.85). Reprogram computer (brake & ABS light stay on-$72.00). 
106408 mi

US $244
Replaced ignition coil 
148107 mi

US $207
Had check engine codes P0442 & P0456. Replaced the test port hoses and one hose as part of the evaporative system. 
122453 mi had to replace engine ground strap. 
131300 mi

US $200
replaced radiator and thermostat. tank was coming loose from core. could have been driven rest of summer but had money for new. added fog lights. 
143000 mi

US $35
water pump replacement, just starting to leak. 
127000 mi

US $400
Replaced leaky waterpump 
130000 mi

US $45
Lock became unusable. Tumbler fell out of position. Completely unable to turn ignition key. 
113640 mi

C $10
CEL came on P0425 I think. Emmission control leakage. Not the Gas Cap. Found a small rubber hose fron left of Engine where they can apply smoke test damaged. Replaced hose, reset CEL by disconnecting/re battery. CEL came on about 5 days later. 
150040 mi

C $400
Engine cooling system springing leaks, first thermostat was replaced, then water pump, and rad. Now their is a leak in the head gasket, and pipe connecting the water pump to rad. Decided to replace vehicle, along with electrical issues, 
23 mi

US $17500
1-04 dealer recall 51k 5-04 abs sensor $157.56k 9-04 sus.links $176. 59k 10-04 dealer recall 63k 6-05 02 sensor, not solved 72k 7-05 fuel pump, problem solved $537. 73k 3-06 air bag fault, not repaired 86k 11-06 sus links $195. 95k 12-06 swayba 
118000 mi

US $295
One valve cover gasket replaced for an oil leak. 
130000 mi Engine oil pan leak and rear valve cover replacement. 
90000 mi Oil leak when sold. 

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2002 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

74400 mi

C $400
When sold needed new gaskets, 
121000 mi

US $400
coolant leak; replaced radiator, water pump, serpentine belt, tensioner. all good now! 
171700 mi

US $150
Radiator replaced 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

157300 mi

US $185
fuel inlet assembly, $160 
139500 mi

C $300
Radiator. 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

159300 mi

US $902
replace valve cover gaskets-replace replace serpentine belt 
168000 mi

US $620
replace radiator 
129000 mi

US $239
Oil pan gasket replaced 
130000 mi

US $544
Oil leak; replaced rear main seal 
138000 mi

US $215
Replaced front oxygen sensor. Had a 420 code. 
138000 mi

US $450
Replaced catalytic converter with a direct fit unit. 
139000 mi

US $480
Replaced fuel pump and filter 
146300 mi

US $650
Replaced surpentine (sp) belt and oil sensor . 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

129000 mi

US $60
replaced thermostat 
156700 mi

US $75
repair of thermostat (no heat to the heater) 
81000 mi

US $225
Got code 0601 with check engine light. replace PCM. 
87000 mi

US $350
Got a check engine light. No spark in #2 cylinder. Had to replace coil pack. 
89000 mi water pump leaking. replaced 
115000 mi

US $400
Leak from radiator. Replaced radiator. 
116000 mi

US $300
Upper intake gasket let go and started to leak antifreeze. Had to have the gasket replaced. 
129000 mi

US $25
No heat in car on highway. Replaced thermostat. 
134000 mi

US $500
Had to replace leaking rear main seal of engine. 
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 
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 
101000 mi

US $100
Leaking coolant from water pump 
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. 
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. 
128000 mi

US $105
Check engine light-evap system small leak, shop found leak at purge solenoid. 
132000 mi

US $325
Radiator was leaking, and replaced. 
142700 mi

US $200
Belt tensioner broke and caused belt damage. Replaced belt tensioner and pulley, replaced serpentine belt. 
106500 mi

US $100
Check Engine light on due to Evap System Leak 
107000 mi

US $500
Replaced ignition switch Replaced gas fill tube. Was causing a mil light 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

157000 mi

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

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2001 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

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 Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

87100 mi Replace water pump. 
134540 mi

C $100
Water pump was leaking. 
156860 mi

C $400
New Muffler 
176476 mi

US $403
Pressure test cooling system, cooling repair, environmental fee, water pump, declined flush and refill antifreeze until I can afford it. 
181081 mi

US $214
Flush heater core, cooling system flush, lube, oil and filter 
182000 mi

US $318
Heater wasn't working. Rear heater hoses were leaking under pressure. Replaced rear heater core coolant lines. Shop diagnosed leaking radiator. Replaced radiator. 
185000 mi Car wouldn't start. Car was towed. Shop replaced spark plugs and wires. Oil change, lube and filter. 
194000 mi

US $1300
Replaced complete exhaust system, muffler, catalytic converter. 
129580 mi

C $500
Muffler replaced 
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. 
158720 mi Coolant leak never fixed. 
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. 
76880 mi

C $75
Engine ping...cause unknown (too many possible causes). 
136400 mi

C $375
Repair rad leak. 
176460 mi

C $157
Changed water pump and serpentine belt 

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2001 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

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. 

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2001 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

130000 mi Threw a rod. 
103000 mi

US $1063
Replace water pump 
64480 mi

C $180
Muffler split at seam. Replaced it. 

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

50220 mi

C $200
radiator hose 
63000 mi

US $300
Car stopped in traffic, would not restart. Found blown fuse, possibly related to short in ignition system. This is the second episode in 6 months so we decided to replace the ignition switch and hope for the best. 

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

116000 mi

US $120
Fuel line came off on trip from fuel filter to steel line in slush. Vehicle stranded on side of road. Towed to shop.  
153700 mi

US $400
o2 sensor 
167000 mi

US $125
muffler 
83000 mi Replace fan belt pulley;took to Midas after noise noticed. 

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

186000 mi

US $175
Original muffler developed rot hole in back. Slightly noisier, but still drivable, but had to fix to get inspection sticker. Shop cut out old muffler, replaced, did not change rest of exhaust. 
186000 mi Belts came off during heavy rain, caused alternator, power steering etc. failure. Replaced belts and tensioners 
147560 mi The computer bus signal or something went out and it had trouble starting. After overnight it started and ran just fine but without a display for speedometer and odometer and fuel. Scrapped it. 

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

158-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

89000 mi

US $150
Water pump pulley fell off. Replaced water pump and pulley. 
98000 mi

US $450
Fuel pump defective. Replaced pump with OEM unit. 
99000 mi

US $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 mi

US $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. 
157000 mi

US $50
Valve cover gaskets starting to leak. Replace gaskets. 
181000 mi

US $300
Replaced original motor and transmission mounts 
184300 mi

US $100
replaced intake manifold gaskets. 
138000 mi

US $300
Interior lights flashing, dash inoperative, intermittent running without key to run position, battery draining. Changed ignition switch. 
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. 
161000 mi

US $860
replaced 02 sensor and all 6 fuel injectors because they were stuck open. also changed oil because it was full of gas from excess fuel injection. 

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

130000 mi

US $750
Blew radiator 

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2000 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

158-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

132000 mi

US $280
had to replace muffler, tailpipe 
117000 mi

US $150
Leak in the muffler which was replaced. 
125000 mi

US $300
Replace water pump and thermostat, gaskets and coolant. 

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2000 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

150-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

141360 mi

C $196
Exhaust pipe seperated before muffler. Muffler laso had a small hole in it. 
143840 mi

C $25
Oil pan rusted out, leak was getting significant. My mechanic performed last rights on the van. I decided to repair/patch the pan myself. Once I started the work I discovered that a repair/patch had been done previously. Fixed and sold. 

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2000 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

121000 mi

US $100
input/output speed sensor on the transmission replaced 

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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

158700 mi

US $300
replace egr valve 
205000 mi

US $300
Fan relay connector replaced. Battery replaced. 

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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

193000 mi

US $3
Had to replace Radiator, Thermostat. Problem due to one fan that was intermittent, was overheating. I found that the gauge will not show it is overheating till it is very low on collant. 
117000 mi

US $281
I noticed an odd noise infrequently for months, but was never able to make it happen with my mechanic (typical). The mechanic found the water pump to be bad. Part was ordered and replaced same day. Also the belt tension pulley was frozen. The part was ordered and replaced same day. 
74000 mi

US $2778
Replaced engine in February 2011 with 2000R year not the flex fuel that was in it.Replacement engine had 34,954 miles now 36000K. I paid all cost for all work that included all new motor mounts belts etc. etc.as needed cost for all $2,778. 

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1999 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

160000 mi

US $40
Exhaust Gas Recirc Valve replacement Radiator hose repair 
182300 mi

US $200
hose leak 

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1999 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

102000 mi

US $15
Cruise control: Would shut off under load. Bad vacuum reservoir (part of the battery tray). Replaced with battery tray from boneyard, good to go. Repair time includes pulling tray from vehicle in salvage yard. 

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1999 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

163060 mi

C $167
The thermostat was stuck open and was replaced. 
71700 mi

US $1280
Engine overheated due to no cooling fan operation causing excess pressure resultion in crack in upper radiator tank. Fan relay had failed. Was replaced along with radiator, radiator cap, hoses, coolant, etc. 
194000 mi

US $100
Top radiator hose burst. Had to replace the thermostat, top hose and clamps,one gallon of anti-freeze and the serpentine belt. The belt was the biggest chore. I had to remove the front wheel and splash shiled in order to get the new one on. 
162000 mi

US $90
Transmission sensor kept transmission from shifting properly. 
168000 mi

US $35
replaced gas tank straps 
161000 mi

US $200
Replaced valve cover gaskets. 

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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

118000 mi

US $250
Fuel pump failure, starts and immedialtely stalls, fuel starvation 

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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

127000 mi

US $120
Starter solenoid went bad; entire starter had to be replaced. 
174300 mi

US $350
car overheating. was a waterpump problem 
188000 mi

US $430
water pump failing, coolant leaks 
140000 mi I replaced the EGR valve myself in my driveway. 
160300 mi Coolant leaking from water pump. Recommend replacement estimated $1000. Declined repairs. 
162000 mi Same problem as before, coolant leaking. 

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1998 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

206000 mi

US $220
sensor and wiring was not working properly for transmission shift and speedometer 
151000 mi

US $3000
broken timing belt 

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1998 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

145000 mi Electrical failure in the ignition system - temperature-related problem. 
97960 mi

C $1700
Fuel pump and fuel gauge sending unit failure 
125000 mi Would not start; worked after tow to Dealer. 
150000 mi

US $293
Water pump leaking, replace brittle (original) hoses. 
202740 mi

C $700
Rear exhaust manifold cracked and progressively made more and more noise and smell until owner did not want to live with the problem any more. Repair shop removed cracked manifold and replaced with new one. Car now quieter. Muffler, which had been replaced previously and "guaranteed for life" was rattling, and this became noticeable after manifold leak repaired. Repair shop replaced muffler under warranty. Owner paid only labour. 
219480 mi Water pump leaked - replaced water pump. 
233120 mi

C $120
Fuel pump failed 
127700 mi

US $90
Cooling system. Small cracks in plastic sides, OEM radiator. When failure occured,hot coolant. Caused serpentine belt to dismount. Replaced radiator, put belt back in place. Pressure tested system, good to go. 

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1998 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

4-cylinder hybrid automatic 2WD

130000 mi

US $1000
Had on going problems fixed to make a 7000 mile journey for www.runusa.com so we needed a good vehicle. Transmission was flushed and filter changed, New serpantine belt, new water pump, new oil pan, new windshield, new wipers. 

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1998 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

177100 mi

C $4500
P0406 EGR failure. Oil leak repaired (cam seals, front crank seal, rear cam plugs, timing belt, pcv valve, pcv hose, serpentine belt tensioner, valve cover gaskets, engine shampoo) 
208320 mi

C $480
OBDC error code P0403 = bad EGR Oil pressure sensor failure causing alarm. Replaced sensor. 

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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

101000 mi

US $100
Water pump leaking, replaced pump, thermostat, and coolant. 

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1997 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

156000 mi

US $150
Car sputtered, hesitated while acceleration. Fixed intake system 

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1997 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

108500 mi

C $400
Rusted gas tank straps. Tank fell off in parking lot, where we live (Oh, lucky me). 
90000 mi

US $302
Water pump was leaking through weep hole. Replaced water pump. Replaced upper radiator hose. 
188000 mi

US $650
Fuel pump went out EGR valve went bad 

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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

174840 mi

C $150
feul rail,(feul line leading to the injectors) Could not get part anywhere but dealer so negoitiated with scrapyard if we went and took it off the vehicule ourselves, so thats what we did, cost $40 instead of $168 need clamp seal for gaslin 

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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

137000 mi

US $345
Hard shifting at approx 50mph on rebuilt transmission; mechanic felt cam sensor could be to blame. Hoping if it is the transmission, that it dies before 3/2011 (warranty end).  
137000 mi

US $25
Engine dying while driving; electrical items OK; recurring problem still not repaired. Replaced Fuel Pump Sensor (??) yet problem still exists.  
137000 mi

US $200
Van continues to stall while driving. During November, we changed the 1) Auto Shut Down Relay 2) Fuel Pump Relay 3) Fuel Pump Sensor 4) Fuel Filter 5) Fuel Pump 6)Coil Pack Currently garaged; not reliable to drive with stalling issue. 
138000 mi

US $50
CAM sensor was first repair in November. After problem continued, about 8 other items were replaced, only to take it to Dodge dealer for diagnosis and have them tell us it was the CRANK sensor that needed updating to match CAM sensor. 

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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

138000 mi

US $400
Engine Crankshaft sensor was replaced. 

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