2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Dodge Grand Caravan 2008

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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 transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (33%)

< $100 (67%)

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.

2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

32095 mi Waranty replacement of L/F axel shaft because C/V boot leaking.  
95000 mi

US $280
Under Drive solenoid failure code threw. Turned out just to be water in the wiring harness. 

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

37600 mi Transmission shot, replaced 
95000 mi

US $110
Fluid leak at transmission cooler lines. Replaced lines. 
81000 mi

US $450
Transmission gasket leaking, was replaced. 
116760 mi

C $220
Transmission slipping a bit on cold start-up. Flushed transmission to see if problem could be corrected. 

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan 4dr Minivan, ext.

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

87420 mi

C $150
Replace trans oil cooler lines due to small weep/leak at crimp. 
200 mi Replace Torque converter 
12400 mi Transmission lever was difficult to move 
31000 mi Leaky transmission seal 
165000 mi Trans starting slipping and breaking away during shifts. Had to have a NEW transmission installed. Covered under the Unlimited Powertrain Warranty 
58900 mi Position switch would not sense when vehicle was in Park. Adjusted shift cable. 
27280 mi transmission was leaking fittings replaced and fluid added. 
57340 mi

C $60
Transmission fluid leaking out and dripping into the ground 
116000 mi Check engine light came on. Code said it was the shifter. ordered transmission shifter awaiting part.l 

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Transmission Problems

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