really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 2
Average Mileage:
32,200 miles

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problem #5

Sep 082008

Caravan 6-cyl

  • 97,000 miles
9/8/2008 I was traveling on IR80 & I must of swerved a bit & the van struck a dot paddle marker @ humboldt mile marker 45 in Nevada. The van became engulfed in flames & overturned sideways at least 4 times. My mother & father parrished as a result of this accident, burned so much they couldn't recognize their gender. My wife & I escaped with her getting severely burned about 76% & I about 68%, we was transported to humboltd hospital then air transported to U of U burn center salt lake city Utah where she spent about 7 months in ccu burn unit & I about 3 months. The marker post was uprooted & struck the undercarriage of the van & detached the fuel line then punctured the cross member & depositing the fuel line in the hole the fire started then we overturned with a series of explosions. A mechanic explained the severed fuel line was a return line from the evap.canister to the fuel tank & that the fuel system stayed at 49 psi being fed by an electric fuel pump I remember driving speaking with my father, my wife & mom was sleeping in the back seat then I woke up on fire trying to escape the wreckage, I hollered @ my wife & I rolled out of the van. My wife checked mom she was dead then another explosion blew my wife to the front seat between where my dad & I sat, she grabbed dad but he wouldn't come cause of mom. Two people moved my wife after my father shoved her out. I started back to the van when another explosion engulfed my father. I dropped to my knees & told a bystander I just killed my mother & father. My children & family hired a big time lawyer & it was looking good until Chrysler filed for bankruptcy & cleared them from all lawsuits prior to their bankruptcy. My lawyer had to walk away with a $30,000 loss, she was 44 & I was 48 years old prime time of our life we still battle health issues from the burns & never got a red cent from Chrysler.

- Lodi, CA, USA

problem #4

Jul 022008


  • miles
2000 Dodge Caravan sport's ignition would not turn when correct key was inserted. Was stranded for 2 hours in the pouring rain, in the middle of a severe thunderstorm with the windows down because I could not turn the car on.

- Ypsilanti, MI, USA

problem #3

Jan 152002


  • 32,000 miles
2000 Dodge Caravan. *****dims 11 IVOQ entry posted after after 12/12/02 cut-over to artemis****760839.

- Selinsgrove, PA, USA

problem #2

Jan 152002


  • 32,000 miles
2000 Dodge Caravan. ***dimsii IVOQ entry posted after 12-12-02 cut over to artemis***760839

- Selinsgrove, PA, USA

problem #1

Oct 132001


  • miles
The problem was fixed two times, we are looking foward not to happen again. No safety defect listed.

- Toa Alta, PR, USA