10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,525 miles

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problem #20

Oct 112000

Caravan

  • miles
Dodge would not cover cost, out-of-pocket cost $327.36. No safety defect mentioned in summary.

- Boca Raton, FL, USA

problem #19

Jul 121999

Caravan

  • miles
No summary listed for abov evehicle.

- Indian Head, MD, USA

problem #18

Jul 121999

Caravan

  • miles
No summary listed for abov evehicle.

- Indian Head, MD, USA

problem #17

Jul 092000

Caravan

  • miles
I would like to know if the relay switch has been replaced.the part number is 4707286-C(64469)(0376ag) is this the original part from factory.I dont think the machinic replaced it.my van run hot 2 months after they were suppose to have replaced it.

- Peterson, AL, USA

problem #16

Jul 252000

(reported on)

Caravan

  • miles
Engine check light came on when they finally fixed my fuel system recall problem. I replaced my oxygen sensors, it still won't go off, I have found sand up in my engine and I want to find out if this Caravan was in a flood, or such

- Toms River, NJ, USA

problem #15

Feb 181999

Caravan

  • miles
Fuel gauge broke.

- Kula, HI, USA

problem #14

Feb 181999

Caravan

  • miles
Fuel gauge broke.

- Kula, HI, USA

problem #13

Apr 172000

Caravan

  • miles
Recall 96V006000/engine: While traveling at highway speed of 40 mph engine check light came on. Smoke was coming from under the hood, and oil was spilling on top of engine. Vehicle towed to an independent repairr shop. Dealer/manufacturer notified. Manufacturer informed consumer that vehicle was not covered under recall due to VIN

- Nashville, FL, USA

problem #12

Dec 281999

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Moving from Washington to New Mexico our Dodge Caravan transmission burned.

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #11

Feb 032000

Caravan

  • miles
Engine shuts off, Chrysler mechancics can't find problem also shakes at 40mph (violently) and check engine light flashes.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #10

Nov 291999

Caravan

  • miles
I have had many problems with the 1996 Dodge Caravan that I purchased used six months ago and I would like to know if anyone else has experienced similure problems and if any of these are recall issues. No safety defect mentioned.

- Galt, CA, USA

problem #9

Oct 041999

(reported on)

Caravan

  • miles
No summary.

- Greenville, NC, USA

problem #8

May 311999

Caravan

  • miles
We have more failures that you don't have room for in this questionnaire. We have a huge file on this vehicle and want out of it. It is a lemon!

- Houma, LA, USA

problem #7

Sep 011999

Caravan

  • miles
No summary.

- Round Rock, TX, USA

problem #6

Nov 271996

(reported on)

Caravan

  • miles
Cruise control indicator is very difficult to see when activated.

- Saint Char, MO, USA

problem #5

Nov 251998

Caravan

  • miles
While driving up the driveway vehicle cuts off. Had no warning. Also, the gauges on dashboard do not work like they should, especially, odometer/fuel and pressure gauges. In addition, brake rotors had to be replaced twice/sliding doors cannot be opened properly with or without key. Vehicle towed to dealer to check out problems.

- Littleton, CO, USA

problem #4

Jun 301997

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving down the highway the oil light came on. The consumer then pulled over and waited for the engine to cool. After the engine cooled, the consumer checked the oil stick and it read nothing. Consumer took vehicle to the dealer and they said that they had a recall on the galley plug. Dealer said it could have been a fire hazard. Dealer repaired the problem.

- Scotch Plains, NJ, USA

problem #3

Feb 191997

(reported on)

Caravan

  • miles
Unspecified.

- Saugerties, NY, USA

problem #2

Jun 251996

Caravan

  • miles
Engine warning light illuminated.

- Grosse Ile, MI, USA

problem #1

May 211996

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Violent deployment of driver's air bag during an accident, resulting in injuries, also passenger's air bag broke out of the dashboard, causing sharp edges which larcerated pasenger's arm.

- Lansing, KS, USA