10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
5 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,297 miles

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problem #96

Jun 152001

Caravan

  • miles
Clock spring failure causes horn and cruise control to stop working and lights airbag light. This is a serious safety issue.same problem as EA01007. Manufacturer is fully aware of the problem, but refuses to cover the repair costs.

- Chelmsford, MA, USA

problem #95

Jul 202001

Caravan

  • miles
Clockspring failure - airbag light illuminated, horn inoperable. Repaired at dealer ~$260. Original part is available for NHTSA use if desired.

- Bowie, MD, USA

problem #94

Jul 202001

Caravan

  • miles
Clockspring failure - airbag light illuminated, horn inoperable. Repaired at dealer ~$260. Original part is available for NHTSA use if desired.

- Bowie, MD, USA

problem #93

Jul 022001

Caravan

  • miles
Air bag light came on, then several hours later went off. 3 days later the light came on again. Then became intermitent for a few weeks, sometimes it goes off, then comes back on in a few minutes. Now the light stays on more than 95% of the time. At first, dealer recommended waiting until the light was on and then driving by the dealer for them to check out. We haven't had the dealer check it out yet.

- Harrodsburg, IN, USA

problem #92

Jan 012001

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Air bag light on the dashboard has come on and will not go off. Dealership has not examined vehicle, but informed consumer he would be responsible for any repairs to vehicle. Consumer states horn also is inoperable. Air conditioner evaporator coil failed. Door locks do not go down automatically.

- Sebastian, FL, USA

problem #91

Jul 152001

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
1. airbag light stays on, horn quit working. We were told this is the clock spring failure. 2. engine check light on - computer code indicates this is a coil pack failure. 3. transmission replaced at 55,000 mi. 4. windshield wipers come on for no reason 5. A/C freon charge at 98,000 6. water pump failure at 98,000

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #90

Aug 012001

(reported on)

Caravan

  • miles
The airbag in the Caravan will not work due to the clockspring.

- Smackover, AR, USA

problem #89

Jun 012001

Caravan

  • miles
Clockspring in steering column failed and my horn and cruise control failed and my airbag light came on. I had the clockspring replaced at a cost of $330.28.

- Garland, TX, USA

problem #88

Jul 012001

Caravan

  • miles
With this out your air bags, horn and cruise control fail to operate.

- Pauls Valley, OK, USA

problem #87

May 012001

Caravan

  • miles
Airbag light came on for about a week. Then, horn and cruise control stopped functioning at same time. Also, windshield wipers will come on by themselves. Consumer has contacted the dealer.

- Trenton, GA, USA

problem #86

May 152001

Caravan

  • miles
Ea 01 007/air bag clockspring: Air bag sensor light remained on while driving. Also, cruise control and the horn were inoperative, and windshield wipers would randomly operate while in off mode. Dealer/manufacturer were notified. Feel free to provide any further details on this matter.

- Centersville, VA, USA

problem #85

Jul 162001

(reported on)

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Clock spring broke, causing several safety features in vehicle to become inoperable. Horn and cruise control are both inoperable. Consumer states that the first indication of a problem was the illumination of the airbag light, and then the cruise control and horn became inoperable, the horn began to sound constantly even with the vehicle turned off and key out of ignition, consumer had to disconnect the horn to get it to turn off.

- Moore Park, CA, USA

problem #84

Jul 012000

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission leaks, and windshield wipers comes on and off intermittently. Also, airbag light stays on dashboard all of the time. Dealership is aware of problem.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #83

Nov 022000

Caravan

  • miles
Air bag light came on, then horn and cruise control ceased to work.

- Moorpark, CA, USA

problem #82

Mar 102001

Caravan

  • miles
Air bag light stayed on after starting vehicle up and driving. Also, horn and cruise control did not work properly when put to use. Clockspring failure.

- Fenton, MO, USA

problem #81

Apr 242001

Caravan

  • miles
Airbags, horn and cruise control sporaticlly inoperative.

- Boise, ID, USA

problem #80

Apr 152001

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Air bag light has come on and stayed on during normal operation of vehicle. Dealership informed consumer that the clock spring was defective. *note, cruise control and horn also failed to function.

- Brooklyn, NY, USA

problem #79

Jan 012000

Caravan

  • miles
The air bag light stays on and the horn and cruise control do not work. Not sure if airbags would deploy in accident.

- Manchester, NH, USA

problem #78

Sep 132000

Caravan

  • miles
Cruise control, horn and airbag inoperable. Paid $221.60 for repair 9/13/00 at trail Dodge dealer in inver gorve heights, Minnesota.

- Bloomington, MN, USA

problem #77

Mar 012001

Caravan

  • miles
Horn failed to work, airbag light came on and left directional did not retract. Dealer diagnosed as clock spring failure and charged $465.87 to fix. Now, I read in paper that this assembly has failed in numerous Caravan from 1996 to 2000. Please advise if this is going to be a recall and if I can be compensated for my expenditures. In retrospect, it seemed as if the dealer knew exactly what problem I had and what needed to be done when I made the appointment; in other words, mine was not the first problem like this that they saw. Thank you

- East Brunswick, NJ, USA

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