hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
135,276 miles

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problem #2

Aug 132008

Grand Caravan

  • 154,000 miles
Strut tower, driver's side is extremely rusted - a hard bump will certainly push the suspension spring assembly through the top causing loss of vehicle control.

- Stow, OH, USA

problem #1

May 292003

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 116,552 miles
My 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan has a left front strut tower that is cracked around the top where the spring sits. There isn't a spot of rust or structural damage on this vehicle except that strut tower. From my discussion with a Chrysler body shop manager, it appears that they had a problem with these strut towers. I think this is a safety risk because if one of these lets go at highway speed, it will immediately impact steering and driveability potentially leading to a crash. I know my way around a car so I was able to spot this problem and recognize the potential danger. I think with most drivers this problem will go unrecognized and that is why I am writing you today. Please get the word out. I called chryster and registered a complaint, but I don't expect them to inform anyone.

- Midland, MI, USA