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Dodge Grand Caravan Transmission Problems

1137 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Dodge Grand Caravan. 86 of these members (7.6%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 108 transmission repairs to Dodge Grand Caravans--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Dodge Grand Caravan problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1823 repairs.

Dodge Grand Caravan transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 135 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Dodge Grand Caravan repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2006 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

22940 mi   vibration from 60 to 80kph slow accelaration 

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

26000 mi US $450 Left CV joint bad 

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2005 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

104000 mi   CV spindle replaced. 

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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

71300 mi   Automatic transmission defaulted to "limp" mode or lockup in second gear; required full rebuild. Problem occured in Spring '07 with milage of 98K so factory warranty applied. 

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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

86000 mi US $45 vehicle was stalling when cold, mechanic/shop could not find a source but noted that the transmission fluid was really dirty & due a change & that it might fix the problem. We did the fluid change and since then no cold start stalling. $45 to diagnose t 

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2002 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

110000 mi US $2400 Transmission went out. Entire transmission replaced with remanufactured version with a 75,000 mile warranty. 
145000   Transmission failed. Tranmission was still under 75K mile warranty. Shop replaced the transmission as a whole unit for no charge. 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

32240 mi C $399 Odd lawn-mower like sound when driving slow or idle. 

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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

94000 mi US $1945 The transmission failed, and the mechanic was able to cripple it to their transmission shop for a complete rebuild. 

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

80000 mi   leaking gaskets in new transmission installed in May 2006 

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1998 Dodge Caravan / 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. 

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