10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,270 miles

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problem #119

May 272002

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving transmission drops out of drive, keeps kicking out of gears.

- Clarkesville, GA, USA

problem #118

Mar 162001

Caravan

  • miles
Transmission breakdown caused the engine to shut down, consumer feels there is inferior material used in the pin, the consumer is asking for a refund for repairs and other expenses.

- Lacrosse, WI, USA

problem #117

Apr 092002

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving vehicle started making a loud noise. Wheels were dragging like it did not want to pull. Took vehicle to an auto body shop, and mechanic indicated needed new transmission.

- Jackson, MI, USA

problem #116

Jun 212000

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Airbag light came on and stayed on, no horn or cruise control. A few days later I read about Chrysler minivans being investigated because of faulty clockspring assemblies. After reading that, I called our dealer and asked if there was a recall on it. None! this is definitely a safety issue. No airbag, no horn means dangerous driving conditions. We had to pay to have the part replaced. After reading through 96 complaints about this part on your website, I thought I would add my complaint. Chrysler paid for our new transmission, but we had to pay labor. Also paid for the new elect. For ac knob.

- Vicksburg, MI, USA

problem #115

Mar 062002

(reported on)

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer, without warning, shifted vehicle into reverse, and vehicle shook, causing vehicle to shutdown.

- St Joseph, MO, USA

problem #114

Feb 092000

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Second failure at 83,310 miles on 2/1/02 at 65-75mph on interstate highway.

- Edgerton, MN, USA

problem #113

Mar 162001

Caravan

  • miles
Transmission breakdown caused the engine to shut down, consumer feels there is inferior material used in the pin, the consumer is asking for a refund for repairs and other expenses.

- Lacrosse, WI, USA

problem #112

Oct 302001

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The norn does not work/ cruise control does not work, and air bag light stays on, parking brake light turns on every time you turn the wheel to the left! windshield wipers come on and off when they please, we have had the transmission replaced at 68,000 miles, we were told that we cannot pass inspection at our military base overseas until this safety feature is fixed!

- Apo, NY, USA

problem #111

Jan 112002

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Shear pin pulled out and got caught in spider gears. This caused transmission and rear end to go out on vehicle. Contacted dealer. Please add VIN.

- Allegan, MI, USA

problem #110

Jan 182002

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When I start to drive the transmission takes a litte time to get speed then when I am stopping and I only have like about 5 miles to go to a complete stop I feel like if the van wants to continue to run or for me is like the transmission and I heard that all Dodge Caravan gets damage from the transmotion and I would like to know which is the list of recall from the my Dodge Caravan please.

- Atlantic City, NJ, USA

problem #109

Jan 082002

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving about at any mph transmission could decelerate without prior warning. Had to drive off the road. Dealer had been contacted.

- Anaheim, CA, USA

problem #108

Jan 072002

(reported on)

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driviing vehicle gives a very hard jerk, took to dealer, transmission has been replaced three times. Please provide any further informaiton.

- Richmond, KY, USA

problem #107

Sep 272001

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
In middle of intersection vehicle stopped moving and engine was still running. None of warning indicating lights came on as vehicle hesitated to cut off. No contact has been made to dealer.

- Salem, MO, USA

problem #106

Aug 301999

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
In second failure transmission--and front wheels--locked when accelerating from a stop light (speed about 5mph) in the center of an intersection.

- Lynnville, TN, USA

problem #105

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 #104

Feb 062001

Caravan

  • miles
Clockspring "broke" airbag light came on and horn/cruise control would not work. Replaced, but same symptoms are happening again. Transmission failed and was replaced. I found this has happened in so many minivans made by Chrysler.

- Round Hill, VA, USA

problem #103

Jul 262001

Caravan

  • miles
More than a dozen times this van will not start. Dealership cannot locate problem, and usually it occurs from cold start, but has also occurred over 5 times while driving and this is not safe. Also lost transmission sensor and that killed car while driving but has been replaced. Chrysler is not helping and I am nervous driving my kids in this van. Had it 2 years and have been stranded more than a dozen times. Noticed others with similar unsafe situations and hope Chrysler will address them soon.

- Charlottesville, VA, USA

problem #102

Mar 192001

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving about 20 mph heard a loud explosion with a bang in front of vehicle. Later, found out that transmission had a big hole in it, causing vehicle to lose all power. Had contacted dealer, and they were aware of situation which had not been solved. Consumer is requsting reimbursement for towing, rental car, motel, and repair expenses. Air conditioner failed.

- Lacrosses, WI, USA

problem #101

Jun 282001

(reported on)

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission failure.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #100

Jun 192001

Caravan

  • miles
Pulling out of a parking spot, transmission completely failed. When I shfted into reverse to pull back into the parking spot and call for help, there was a very loud thunk and the tires locked up and the car would not move.

- St Paul, MN, USA

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