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Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Chart based on 2075 repairs.

Dodge Grand Caravan engine repair cost distribution

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.
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

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 

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

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. 

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2005 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

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. 

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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. 

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2002 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

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. 

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2001 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

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. 

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2001 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

103000 mi

US $1063
Replace water pump 

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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. 
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. 

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Dodge Grand Caravan Engine Problems

1229 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Dodge Grand Caravan. 338 of these members (27.5%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 580 engine repairs to Dodge Grand Caravans--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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