We have also had Dodge repair claim the battery died. Those at Dodge responsible for building these money-pits should be publicly hung! I have had no problems with it because i take care of it. I have it almost all the way out, but something is stopping it. The previously unavailable was made standard on this generation. The transmission blew and it's in limp mode at this time. I can't even get through to them. The Routan, made at alongside the Grand Caravan, debuted in 2008 at the Chicago Auto Show.
So thinking of my family I went out and bought a 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan. This situation will create a real mess and can be potentially dangerous. It's best to get all the containers or baggies labeled before starting the job. I get shudder at converter lockup, especially under light throttle load. On the highway with my family and camping gear we average 26 mpg.
Used properly and taken care of, it will last a long time. Never had any problems until I threw a rod in a Ford Taurus Wagon. With a consistent code 41, removed alternator and tested at two different O'reillyauto parts. In there case the customer is never the king or queen just the poor sap who bought their brand. Use a gallon milk jug to catch the fluid and debris as it is blown out of the lines.
Archived from on October 18, 2015. Now, when I shift into reverse, there's a big clunk, and nothing happens. Not long again it was a terrible oil leak, then the windows and so on and so on. A third opinion proved otherwise! He recommends having the fluids and filter changed every 30,000 miles. I think it's going to be bad. Organize nuts and boltsFor organizing nuts and bolts, we recommend using labeled plastic containers or baggies, whichever you have available. I was called around 9:00 Monday and was told that they couldn't even get it into reverse, the diagnosis was that it failed internally and would need to be replaced.
I know I saw several recalls for specific items on this model and thats how I found this forum. Have you ever seen that movie fight club? If anyone can help me I would really appreciate it. Its drove me an additional 156,000 miles. Dodge is cheap and puts out a lot of new and cool features for the car and the car itself is weak and cheap. Archived from on December 22, 2011.
I am a rural carrier and have been looking into buying a right-hand drive converted Dodge Caravan for a mail van. I bought it with 77,000 miles in 1999. I now have 225000 miles on it. The Airbag light starting to come on at odd times. Your kids future Dollars speak!! Archived from on May 22, 2010.
There are upper and lower mounting bolts. They didn't even care about the matter. Otherwise they'd have a great product. I am not sure what i should do with the van i cant afford to fix it nor buy a used car atm, but tax time i am afraid to fix it. Anyone with any great ideas?? It was stuck between second and third gear.
The Plymouth Voyager, which was a rebadged version of the Caravan, was also available with a manual transmission. In 2009 and 2010 the Dodge Grand Caravan continued to be the top selling minivan in Canada, with over 60% of the market's monthly sales. Good luck Hope this works Dec 07, 2009 Torque converter sensor: Far side of bellhousing next to the motor Input speed sensor: On fronst side below cooler lines Output speed sensor: Directely right of the input speed sensor near the shifter shaft Range sensor: Mounted on top of valve body Temp sensor: In the range sensor mounted on top of valve body Feb 24, 2009 Remove the Caravan Ignition Coil Step 1 Look under the hood for a distributor. Step 4 Connect the wire harness and any other parts you removed, including the negative battery cable. The repair shops seem to be as bad as the transmission. I have to admit i dont keep up on regular fluid changes and my wife and i drive the wheels off this thing, but i know its a matter of time. Have taken it back several times but its getting bad again.
I hope someone from dodge reads this because you guys have a serious problem with this year and something should be done about it. I am taking them to court - cant hurt. Any ways just after 2 weeks the transmission crapped out on me from just normal daily driving. I guess I should be thankful it happened close to home and not while travelling. Since its 1983 introduction, the Dodge Caravan has been assembled at , in , Canada; prior to 2010, in was an additional source of production. Also check to make sure nothing else will interfere with separating the transmission from the engine and lowering it to the floor.