10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,909 miles

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problem #11

Jan 022004

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 109,000 miles
Smoke appeared from under the hood, then burst into flames. This occurred while the vehicle was parked and turned off. The vehicle was totaled.

- Kearsarge, NH, USA

problem #10

Jul 072001

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was parked when it caught fire, fire was caused by a wire in the wiring harness, claim 35-W700-085.

- Newark, OH, USA

problem #9

May 132000

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was leaving home and heard a poff, consumer lifted the hood and the vehicle was smoking in the engine compartment, main wiring harness is melted, no sign of fire, claim 25-5394-275.

- Springfield, MO, USA

problem #8

May 132000

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While leaving home, consumer heard a poff, when looking under the hood, it was smoking in the engine compartment, the main harness is melted, there was no sign of a fire, claim 25-5394-275.

- Springfield, MO, USA

problem #7

May 132000

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While leaving home, consumer heard a poff, when looking under the hood, it was smoking in the engine compartment, the main harness is melted, there was no sign of a fire, claim 25-5394-275.

- Springfield, MO, USA

problem #6

Jul 072001

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was parked when it caught fire, fire was caused by a wire in the wiring harness, claim 35-W700-085.

- Newark, OH, USA

problem #5

May 132000

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was leaving home and heard a poff, consumer lifted the hood and the vehicle was smoking in the engine compartment, main wiring harness is melted, no sign of fire, claim 25-5394-275.

- Springfield, MO, USA

problem #4

Apr 012001

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Wire harness shorting out in steering assy poss. Setting off airbags while driving.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #3

Aug 121996

Grand Caravan

  • miles
When driving at any speed vehicle stalled out due to a short in wiring harness. Vehicle has been at dealer four times for repairs, and dealer couldn't determine the cause of the problem.

- Lynn, MA, USA

problem #2

Oct 291998

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The location of the wiring harness which is too close to the exhaust manifold caused the wiring harness to melt, resulting in the computer malfunctioning, etc..et.

- Deltona, FL, USA

problem #1

Jul 221997

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Defective electronic charging system caused over charging of the battery. This caused sulfuric acid to spew from the battery spilling onto the main electrical wiring harness that is routed under the battery. There was a complete failure of electrical items.

- Key Largo, FL, USA