definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,643 miles

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problem #3

Jul 112003

Caravan 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 91,929 miles
On my wife's 1998 Dodge Caravan, the idler serpentine belt tensioner arm completely broke off causing alot of noise under the hood, loss of power steering, and loss of alternator battery recharge. It also caused some damage to the other pulleys. I've owned many cars and this has never happened on other makes. This is a safety hazard that can leave anybody in the middle of no where.

- Arlington, TX, USA

problem #2

Jul 152002


  • miles
When it rains serpentine belt fell off. Consumer lost power brakes and steering. Took vehicle to dealer, and they put in an idler pulley. Next time it rained in it fell off again.

- Savanah, GA, USA

problem #1

Jan 012001


  • miles
While driving defective timing belt and idler arm broke which cause vehicle to stall unexpectedly, almost causing a crash.

- Oak Lawn, IL, USA