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2000 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 79 repairs.
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2000 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (63%)

< $100 (22%)

Chart based on 65 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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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

Dodge Grand Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2009 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

50220 mi

C $200
radiator hose a/c recharge left turn signal bulb 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Illinois, United States
Jun 2009 - Oct 2014
Aug 2010

68000 mi

US $300
Starter motor worn out 
Apr 2013

80200 mi
Power brake small leak;repaired leak successfully. 
Sep 2013

83000 mi
Replace fan belt pulley;took to Midas after noise noticed. 
Dec 2013

84000 mi

US $280
Rear shocks 
Sep 2014

86000 mi

US $380
Midas replaced leaking trans. fluid cooling hose that goes thru radiator. But they used a hose intended for fuel and it broke down 30 days the fluid leaked out leaving us stranded near our destination requiring a tow to a reputable repair shop to fix it. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Idaho, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2015
Nov 2009

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.  Alternator not charging adequately - cowling hose broke allowing water to run onto alternator belt and make belt slip on shiv. 
Apr 2010

126000 mi

US $800
The power control for the a/c, wiper,wash, hot/cold air slider system failed and had to be replaced. All functions and buttons stopped working on unit (just under radio) 
Apr 2013

153300 mi

US $400
Sensor RR o2 sensor 
May 2014

167000 mi

US $125

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Grand Caravan in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

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. 
Jan 2010

186000 mi
Clock spring in steering column - replaced due to intermittent cruise control failures, per existing recall notice - warranty covered repair. Hood release cable sticking, makes hood extremely difficult to open/close. Dealer wanted $45 to "look" at problem - decided not to fix. 
Sep 2010

186000 mi
Belts came off during heavy rain, caused alternator, power steering etc. failure. Replaced belts and tensioners 
Dodge Grand Caravan in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2013 - Feb 2013
Feb 2013 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

Dodge Grand Caravan in Hawaii, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2013
Sep 2007

87000 mi

US $130
Radiator leaking. 
Nov 2007

89000 mi

US $150
Water pump pulley fell off. Replaced water pump and pulley. 
Mar 2008

94000 mi

US $300
Parking brake inoperative. Replaced parking brake cables and pedal assembly. 
Jun 2008

98000 mi

US $450
Fuel pump defective. Replaced pump with OEM unit. 
Aug 2008

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. 
Jul 2010

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. 
Nov 2010

132000 mi

US $100
A/C discharge hose starting to leak refrigerant as evidenced by oil on hose crimp connection. Discovered during oil change and confirmed with refrigerant leak detector. Replace with OEM part, add oil, evacuate, and charge with R-134a. 
Jun 2011

140000 mi

US $600
AC Evaporator leaking. Owner replaced evaporator and receiver drier. 
Aug 2012

154000 mi

US $400
Alternator started to whine. Checked charging system. AC voltage greater than 100mA, assume diode failure in rectifying bridge. Replace with brand new MOPAR alternator. Alternator is quiet and charging properly. Front struts seemed worn. Installed new complete strut assembly which included coil spring, upper mount, damper, and bearing. 
Oct 2012

157000 mi

US $50
Valve cover gaskets starting to leak. Replace gaskets. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Michigan, United States
May 2014 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

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. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

138000 mi

US $300
Interior lights flashing, dash inoperative, intermittent running without key to run position, battery draining. Changed ignition switch. Right front passenger door lock solenoid latch made grinding noise when locking. Changed the solenoid latch mechanism. Intermittent starter operation. Changed starter. 
Dodge Grand Caravan in Arizona, United States
May 2013 - Jan 2014
Jun 2013

181000 mi

US $300
Replaced original motor and transmission mounts 
Jul 2013

181500 mi

US $150
replaced low and high pressure AC lines due to leaks as well as receiver drier and expansion valve 
Oct 2013

184200 mi

US $100
replaced intake manifold gaskets. 
Jan 2014

185000 mi

US $200
replaced transmission shift solenoid. 

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2000 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

158-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Caravan in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2007 - May 2008
May 2007

80000 mi
leaking gaskets in new transmission installed in May 2006 
Jul 2007

83000 mi

US $148
Starter went bad. Had to be replaced. 
Dec 2007

91000 mi

US $300
passenger side front strut was damaged/broken 
Dodge Caravan in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2007 - Feb 2017
Sep 2007

70000 mi

US $425
Apply factory fix kit to rusting L/F shock tower, factory cap, epoxy and riveting. 
Nov 2011

102400 mi

US $100
Grind out use body filler and repaint 
Nov 2012

108500 mi

US $50
Sway bar link kit installed. 
Jul 2013

111700 mi

US $50
Replace sway bar link 
Aug 2015

125000 mi

US $300
Replace water pump and thermostat, gaskets and coolant. Replace water pump and thermostat, gaskets and coolant. 
Dodge Caravan in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2008 - May 2009
Jul 2008

121000 mi

US $100
input/output speed sensor on the transmission replaced 
Dodge Caravan in Ohio, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2011
Mar 2008

99000 mi

US $450
Leaking steering fluid and leaking ATF fluid from the radiator ATF cooler. New line installed for the steering fluid. Tightened clamp for the ATF leak. 
Jun 2009

107000 mi

US $300
Leaking a/c evaporator core 
Jul 2010

117000 mi

US $150
Leak in the muffler which was replaced. 
Sep 2011

131000 mi
Bad Clockspring And, replace blower motor Rusted front strut towers. 

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2000 Dodge Caravan 4dr Minivan

150-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Caravan in New York, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

132000 mi

US $280
had to replace muffler, tailpipe 
Dodge Caravan in New Brunswick, Canada
Feb 2010 - May 2010
Mar 2010

141360 mi

C $196
Exhaust pipe seperated before muffler. Muffler laso had a small hole in it. 
May 2010

141360 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 4dr Minivan

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 3-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Caravan in Arizona, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
Sep 2014

180000 mi

US $110
Alternator would not charge battery or keep car running on a weak battery. Needed replacement. 

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2000 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

Dodge Caravan in Michigan, United States
Oct 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

164000 mi

US $600
Power Steering pump pulley bearing failed on the road. Pulley flew off. After initial repair I had to return because the steering lines leaked and needed to be replaced. 
Dodge Caravan in Texas, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008

150000 mi

US $150
Front left brake caliper sticking causing un-even and premature pad wear. Pads lasted 20,000 miles - they usually last 40,000. Replaced calipers, rotors, and pads. 
Jun 2008

151000 mi

US $35
AC seems to have developed a leak - takes a long time to get cold. I recharged the AC which fixed it for about 2 weeks but now it is the same. 
Dodge Caravan in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

186000 mi

US $250
Tie rods broken they were replaced Passenger window not working  Heater vent stopped working parts ordered But only partly installed, now partially working 
Nov 2010

170000 mi

US $250
Starter was replaced Tie rod ends were broke and replaced 
Dodge Caravan in Wyoming, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

121000 mi

US $145
Power steering pump was leaking. Serpentine belt slipped off because of fluid leak. Pump was replaced and serpentine belt was re installed. turn signals stopped working. The turn signal mechanism was replaced. The part was $145.00 

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2000 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Dodge Caravan in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2008 - Dec 2008
Jul 2008

115320 mi

C $10
Repaired rust and cracks in the front strut towers by sanding the rust out and filling the cracks with JB Weld, a type of epoxy glue that I have used before to repair leaks in oil pans. The repaired area was primed and painted and the underside oil spray 
Dodge Caravan in Florida, United States
Apr 2007 - Jun 2009
Dec 2008

58000 mi

US $700
A/C compressor froze up. 
Dodge Caravan in California, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2008

119000 mi

US $230
Replace passenger rear brake cylinder 
Aug 2008

120000 mi

US $589
Brake vacuum booster replaced. Electric passenger window motor failed and had to be replaced. Now it is not yet properly aligned 
Sep 2008

121000 mi

US $250
Starter died. 
Jul 2009

130000 mi

US $750
Blew radiator 
Mar 2010

133000 mi
Transmission died 
Dodge in Manitoba, Canada
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

44640 mi

C $100
Loud squeeling when air conditioner or defogger was selected. 

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2000 Dodge Caravan / Grand Caravan

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Dodge Caravan in New Brunswick, Canada
Apr 2007 - Jun 2008

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