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2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Repair Histories

56 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan. 27 of these members (48.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 73 repairs to 2011 Dodge Grand Caravans--an average of 1.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Chart based on 73 repairs.

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan repair cost distribution

Chart based on 15 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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2011 Dodge Grand Caravan

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Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
7440 mi   suspension squeaks and car has alignment issues that couldn't be fixed 

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2011 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

Dodge Grand Caravan in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2012 - Feb 2013
9000 mi US $100 Shifting hard and jerky. 
10000   Transmission was jerky and car shook in reverse. Dealer flashed control module. Drives much better now, shaking in reverse still there. Dealer opened up a case. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Arizona, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2015
28500 mi   No start when turning the key, second try it would start. Computer re-flashed to correct problem. EVIC system randomly reset mileage to 18.7 mpg and would zero out trip meters. Computer reflashed under TSB 08-012-12 
34500   Sliding door out of adjustment. 
36000   Cooling fan squealing upon shut-down. New cooling fan module installed under 3/36 warranty. 
37000   Customer Satisfaction Notice M38 - reprogram transmission computer for better shifting. No longer slams into gear after backing up, less "harsh" shifts when in ECON mode. Covered under powertrain warranty. 
38000   Sliding door panels contact the fenders when opened, rubbing the paint off the vehicle and damaging the door panels. Repaired under warranty, TSB 23-012-12 Rev. A Covered after 36k miles due to being reported as "almost" rubbing earlier. 
40000   When coming to a rapid stop, a "bump shift" occurs while the transmission tries to figure out what to do. Fluid drained, new filter, re-fill with fresh fluid. No apparent repair available, software up to date with M38 flash. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Mississippi, United States
Apr 2012 - May 2012
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 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Illinois, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
3000 mi   Poor shifting, harsh engagement, and whistling/whining while slowing down. Dealer unable to fix, says everything is normal. This transmission is terrible. 
5000   Whistling, wind noise driver side. Took dealer 6 weeks to fix, ended up being side mirror that was not properly in place. Remote start works intermitently. Sometimes vehicle starts and immediately shuts off on its own. Dealer can't fix, problem does not occur all the time. Chysler has electrical issues. Dealer replaced starter box but it didn't help. 
12000   Hard shifting, especially downshift. Dealer reprogrammed, better for now. Warped rotors, worn pads. Yep, at 12,000 miles. AC not as cold as I felt it should be. Dealer drained and refilled system, sighted no leaks but did it anyway to satisfy me. AC still the same, not that cold in rear of van. Remote start failures. Van starts then shuts off about 2-3 seconds later. Happens 75% of the time. This is the 3rd attempt to fix, and it still remains unresolved. Dealer reprogrammed starter this time but did not help after a week. 
30000   Shocks rattling in rear. Dealer replaced under warrany.  Van still making noise. The whole van makes noises. Just poor quality overall. Rear pads squealing. Pads worn out, rotors to glazed to be cut. Dealer quoted $435.00. I order parts for $120.00 and will do labor myself. Blend doors not working properly, getting stuck on heat, and or air. Chrysler is aware of issue but has no fix currenly. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Michigan, United States
Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
14000 mi   Door squeek 
16000   Fixed door squeek 
29000   Rattle near rear suspension. 
38000 US $30 Replaced rear srut for the second time. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2011 - Mar 2012
6000 mi   Navigation radio would lose all memory including saved places, radio presets, etc. Has happened twice since van was new. Whistle or wind leak somewhere on drivers door window. Extra annoying whistle noise between 30 and 55 mph. 
7000   Scheduled service to replace previously ordered nav unit. New nav unit was DOA so another had to be ordered. 2nd nav unit repair was successful. 2nd trip to try and repair wind noise. Dealer found issue with window weatherstripping behind drivers door mirror. Replaced weatherstripping and problem has been corrected. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2011 - Mar 2015
30380 C $350 Rotors were warped and replaced with new Pads 
38440   replace front rotors and brake pads 
44640   Wheel bearing failed and was seized on axle. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Mar 2014
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   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. 
19220   The rear brake pad hold downs are very susceptible to corrosion and were replaced with a redesign. I had to pay for new brake pads ($147) which were required to fit the new hold downs. The dragging pads were worn about 75% at 31,000 km! 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Michigan, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2015
11000 mi   The info system showed an error, which required a software change to the car's computer. 
21700   Rear brake pads and rotors wore prematurely. Rear shocks were replaced after "thunk" noise noticed. 

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