10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,338 miles

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problem #34

Jun 011999

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When filled fuel tank around the top seam began to leak. Dealer contacted and could not remedy problem. Repairwork done at owner's expense.

- Barbourville, KY, USA

problem #33

Sep 231999

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Vehicle had defective fuel tank, resulting in fuel leakage. Consumer had tank replaced.

- North Andover, MA, USA

problem #32

Sep 131999

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fuel tank cracked at the seam, causing fuel leakage. The dealer will be notified.

- Marietta, GA, USA

problem #31

Aug 171999

Grand Caravan

  • miles
The top of the fuel tank which is also attached to the vehicle cracked, resulting in a fuel leak which may cause a fire. Dealer need to replaced fuel tank.

- Petersburg, NJ, USA

problem #30

Jul 201999

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
EA99013, the valve located on top of the gas tank leaks, which may cause a fire if there is a source of ignition. Tank replaced by dealer, at half cost to the owner.

- Waymart, PA, USA

problem #29

Aug 111999

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer noted fumes/ gas smell within the vehicle when exiting and entering, further inspection of vehicle indicated fuel leaking. Consumer contacted the dealer, dealer determined the cause of the problem to be the gas tank which was split at the seam, dealer has replaced the fuel tank.

- Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

problem #28

Oct 021998

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Fuel tank leaked and Dodge would not replace as the vehicle was out of warrenty

- Millersville, MD, USA

problem #27

Sep 221997

Grand Caravan

  • miles
I purchased this vehicle October of 1995, in March of 96 the fuse block had to be replaced along with a multi function switch because the wipers would come on by themselves while I was driving, a contact and plunger kit because the right sliding door would not always unlock when using the unlock button, the fuel tank was replaced because it only held 12 gallons of gas when it was supposed to hold 18 - 20, the tank was installed so that the tank was bowed in the middle and the front door panel was reattached to the door and the left sliding door was repaired because it would not unlock with the key. In August of 1997 the switch for the interior lights was replaced because the lights would flicker, the left side sliding door lock was replaced again along with the rear door latch. In Sept. 0F 97 a gear was replaced for the power steering, the left sliding door had moulding replaced because the clips were broken. In August of 98 the stereo was replaced because the treble would fade, the vehicle shut off while I was driving no one could explain this phenomenon, the relay switch was replaced and the rack and pinion was replaced also the multi-function switch was replaced again. In Sept. Of 98 the car was back in the shop because the air bag light came on. Evidently when they replaced the relay switch just 7 days earlier things in the dash started working that had not worked up til that point for instance I was not aware that the chime would go off if the blinker was left on for over a mile. It took 7 days to get my car back because they found out that there were never any screws holding the air bag in the module so as far as I know for the two years that my husband and I were driving this car there was no protection by and air bag. This past week July 1, we were on vacation and we had to replace the transmission to the tune of $L771. The car is back in the shop today (7/6) because it appears that the transmission continues to slip and run at high RPM.please help!!

- Amherst, NH, USA

problem #26

May 131999

Grand Caravan

  • miles
There is a leakage within the gas tank, and consumer can smell gas within the vehicle. Rollover valve is allowing fuel to pass into the vapor canister, resulting in a leakage from the gas tank.

- Green Cove Springs, FL, USA

problem #25

Apr 261999

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
We had noticed the smell of gasoline for some time. Informed by carmax that this was a "common problem" with Dodge Caravan; I.e. fuel tank develops a leak. Finally noticed it leaking fuel in a steady stream when we parked it facing downhill. Leak stopped when car parked at an angle facing uphill, or when level. Fuel tank is being replaced now.

- Richmond, VA, USA

problem #24

Aug 221998

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fuel is leaking from fuel tank.

- Edwards, CA, USA

problem #23

Oct 201998

Grand Caravan

  • miles
When getting into the vehicle consumer can smell vapors. Also transmission leaks. In addition, when putting gas into the vehicle, consumer should be able to put 15 to 16 gallons into the tank, but can only put 12 to 13 gallons into the tank.

- Richmond, VA, USA

problem #22

Jan 111999

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Gas tank was leaking from the vents in the tank, resulting in strong gas fumes inside and outside vehicle. Dealer replaced the gas tank.

- Luoisville, KY, USA

problem #21

Jun 011998

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Ongoing problem with fuel tank leaking. Dealer notified and replaced tank at owner's expense.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #20

Dec 161998

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
After filling vehicle with gas it leaks fuel due to a bad gasket. Manufacturer has subsequently redesigned the gas tank to correct this problem.

- Hockessin, DE, USA

problem #19

Aug 301998

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Front windshield wipers come on without activating them. In addition, bench passenger seatbelt disconnects when buckled; brakes wore out when the car had 32,000 miles; left front tire blew out on the freeway at 7,000; transmission overhauled at 44,000 miles; passenger's sliding door locks do not open when unlocked, and gas tank was leaking.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #18

Jun 131998

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Consumer complains that the vehicle he purchased from the dealer had apatch on the gas tank that just failed. Dealer ordering part to fix it. Consumer inquires about course of action that he might be able to take.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #17

Oct 221997

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fuel gauge and tank failed.

- Garden Grove, CA, USA

problem #16

Oct 161997

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Fuel tank leaking at the top of the tank where sending unit is located.

- Poland Spr, ME, USA

problem #15

May 081997

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Gas tank collapsed, tank reading said zero, with gas in tank, dealer replaced tank, subsequently, tank fitting became loose, causing gasoline spillage on vehicle/onto ground, could smell gas fumes.

- E Providence, RI, USA

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