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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (14%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (7%)

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (41%)

< $100 (38%)

Chart based on 39 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Dodge Grand Caravan

Engine not specified

60000 mi

US $225
Front end vibrating at speeds above 55 MPH. First they balanced the front tires and then they decided that the rear brakes (Caliper) was locking up causing the issue. The replaced both rear calipers, rotors and pads. The front caliper locked up making the car undriveable. Had to spend the night n a hotel due to unavailable part. Experienced a serious storm over night causing major power outages which added to the probelm delaying the trip. 

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

128000 mi

US $395
Both front and back calipers were shot, right rear caliper was stuck in the "activated" and destroyed the rotor/pads as well as the tire pressure sensor. Our maxcare lifetime warranty covered most of the parts/labor. 
150000 mi

US $592
Abs,brake,Esp,Traci light come on part #_68030939AB-module anti-lock brake 
32700 mi

US $40
Front parking brake cable broke. Purchased new cable and replaced; now fully functional. 
36800 mi

US $65
Replaced front brake caliper. 
93000 mi

US $330
One rear caliper was stuck, slide bolts on other side were stuck, so had to replace both plus new pads and rotors 
100000 mi rear brake caliper replaced under warranty 

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

117800 mi

C $892
Rear brake callipers seized. Replaced both rear callipers, rear brake pads & machined rotors; brake fluid flush Both rear brake callipers seized. Replaced both rear callipers, brake pads and machined rear rotors. Brake fluid flush 
83000 mi

US $1000
Replaced pads and rotors all around, and R rear calipers. Was grinding and didn't want to wait 2 weeks till inspection. R rear caliper was discovered inop and replaced. 
99000 mi

US $700
Rear brake calipers and rotors replaced, front rotors sanded. 
106000 mi

US $350
Replaced pads and rotors for front brakes 
106000 mi

US $120
Replaced front rotors (did the rear ones too for good measure) 
119500 mi

US $125
Shift lever. Electrical switch broke. Car never knew when it was in park and wouldn't release key. 
48000 mi

US $800
Frozen Caliper - required new caliper, rotoes and pads. 
93600 mi

US $135
Parking brake froze on left rear caliper, destroying brake pads on that side. Replaced one caliper and rear pads on both sides. 
95000 mi

US $310
ABS/TCS/Brake warning lights on dash. Diagnosed as internal ABS module failure. Replaced ABS module and had dealer program the new module. 
115000 mi

US $155
Traction Control and Stability Control dash lights on, along with random, inappropriate ABS activation. DTCs indicated failure of air bag clockspring. Replaced clockspring assembly. 

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

81800 mi

C $50
Rear caliper sticking...regreased. 
85140 mi

C $75
Pass. rear was sticking, pads and rotor replaced. Needed to clean/chip away built up debris on caliper bracket that was causing pads to be unable to slide. 
105800 mi

US $40
Caliper bracket broke during pad replacement. The guide pin was rusted into the bracket. 
119040 mi

C $350
unbalanced, one siezed 
66700 mi

US $8500
Replaced the entire back brake system including pads, calipers, rotors 
31620 mi right rear wheel brakes seized and caused wheel to over heat both rear brake calipers were replaced along with rear pads and rotors turned cost $180 for pads and rotors 
32860 mi

C $245
Front brakes started locking up. Mechanic released them but couldn't bleed one side ended up replacing both front calipers. Recommended replacing rotors stating they had over heated and where compromised Calipers where warranty, rotors $245 
36580 mi Brake pedal goes to floor while idling with a little pressure on pedal. calipers and roters re-replaced, master cylinder, booster. lines, anti-lock module all replaced. As reported on last repair, my brakes still go to the floor while idling. Contacted Chrysler and told this was normal even though the Chrysler mechanic thought the problem was serious 
16740 mi squealing/noise rear brakes: came back after repair. 
44020 mi parking brake need to have link fixed 
103000 mi master cylinder leak 
103200 mi rumble noise coming from back wheels whenever car went over bumps. Caliper Shim from recent brake job had slipped out of place. 
127000 mi calipers were dragging on rear brakes, also had to do another complete brake job on front brakes 
139000 mi Both front brakes failure (smoking,no stopping power)calipers,pads, not sure about rotors replaced. Rear drivers side brake showed fluid leak at one repair place but dealers said it was fine???? 
57660 mi

C $100
Left rear brake caliper sticking. Lubrication completed. 
111600 mi

C $500
Replace caliper. 
92000 mi

US $100
ABS Module inoperable, had to be replaced 
48240 mi

C $700
Second full brake replacement. First at 32,000km, two months out of warranty so refused coverage. Also replaced rear calipers, not covered by extended warranty because work not done by dealer. Will not buy a Chrysler/Dodge product again. 
52700 mi

C $170
Rear brakes needed adjustment 
69120 mi

C $400
Brake line rupture and leaking brake fluid 

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