really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #4

Aug 082001

Grand Caravan

  • miles
On approach to a stop sign, a loud clunk was heard. From stopped position vehicle no longer moved although engine was running. Mechanic stated front axle broke mid shaft. Mechanic also noted no damage or noticeable stress fractures and stated it was probably defective. I can't help but wonder what the result may have been traveling at 75mph!

- Mundelein, IL, USA

problem #3

Aug 142000

Grand Caravan

  • miles
When pulling into driveway driveshaft broke. Had it repaired first time it happened. Then was backing out of parking space, driveshaft broke again. Each time it was at low speed. Mechanic could not find the cause of the breakage each time. Was towed to dealership each time.

- White Bear Lake, MN, USA

problem #2

Jun 101996

Grand Caravan

  • miles
The car currently has been in a sjop specializing in transmissions defying all attempts to restore the second transmission installed January, 1999. The mechanics are at a total loss to explain why a simple thing like a transmission failed prematurely in January, 1999 and has been effectively destroyed by something unidentifiable now. The second transmission failed on August 3, 2000 and the vehicle has been inoperable to this writing. The car would stop at high speed in highways trapping me and my children in the middle of high speed traffic, lietrally terrorizing me and my children. This would happen aften and the first sign of trouble occurred early whne the column-mounted shift would without warning pop out of gear, leaving the car either in neutral or with the engine turning off. All this was very troubling but Chrysler said it was "normal." That summarizes my experience with this totally dangerously unreliable vehicle. The only thing that hasn't failed has been the exhaust system. I was told that I or any passengers or other drivers (my older children drive) could have died if the gas ignited when I found the discharge of gas as indicated by the rapidly dropping gas gauge into the engine creating an incredibly noxious odor of gasoline in the passenger compartment alerting me to the potential hazard. Chrysler subsequently issued two recalls on this failed fuel system. I have just received another- this at four years old. Clearly Chrysler knows a lot more about this dangerous, deadly vehicle than it is admitting through these recalls and I am ripping mad. Thanks for your attention.( dot number: )

- Middlebury, CT, USA

problem #1

May 181996

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transaxle repaired.

- Woodridge, IL, USA