10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,032 miles

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problem #81

Jun 192001

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Air bag light stays illuminated while driving. Also, cruise control and the horn assemblies are inoperable. Dealer has inspected vehicle, and determined that clock spring was defective. Please provide additional information.

- Readman, WA, USA

problem #80

Apr 012001

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Air bag light on dash has come on. Horn has failed to operate, and cruise control no longer works. Dealer informed consumer that clock spring assembly would need to be replaced. Please provide any additional information/attachments.

- Costa Mesa, CA, USA

problem #79

May 292001

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
At about 60K miles, the air bag indicator lamp would occasionally light up. Now at over 63K miles, the air bag lamp stays on continuously.

- Delaware, OH, USA

problem #78

May 242001

Grand Caravan

  • miles
While driving the air bag light could come and stay on for while. Horn did not work, stopped working without prior warning. Also, cruise control did not work.

- Centerville, OH, USA

problem #77

May 252001

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Airbag light came on dashboard. Dealership is aware of problem.

- Weston, MA, USA

problem #76

Feb 012001

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Ea 01 007/air bag clock spring:inoperative horn operation. Also, air bag sensor light remained on on. Dealer notified and informed consumer that they are unaware of any recall, and any repairs would be at consumer cost. Consumer also states cruise control failed.

- Fencton, MI, USA

problem #75

Oct 152000

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fuel leakage from top of fuel tank. Dealer / manufacturer notified, and informed consumer no recall on that part, and any repairs would be at consumer's expense. Please feel free to provide and further details on this matter. The vehicle is experiencing fuel odor inside the vehicle especially at fill up, the consumer believes this may be related to recall work performed several months prior, the dealer noticed leak at the top of the tank but stated that it was not related to prior recall repair (O-ring replacement), fule filter was replaced, air bag light is on. Nlm

- Seminole, FL, USA

problem #74

May 112001

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Dealer replaced airbag and clockspring after I reported that the airbag light was on.

- Iowa City, IA, USA

problem #73

Feb 012001

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Air bag light has come on and will not go off. Also, horn and cruise control systems have failed. Dealership has not examined vehicle.

- Marysville, WA, USA

problem #72

Sep 222000

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Air bag light stays on, clockspring has been replaced.

- Lady Lake, FL, USA

problem #71

May 042001

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
While traveling air bag indicator light would stay on. Dealer has been contacted. Technician stated clock spring needed to be replaced.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #70

May 032001

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Intermittently SRS light will illuminate when driving, and cruise control becomes inoperable. Consumer also states wiper switch was replaced twice, still intermittent wipers fail to operate correctly, also radio does not see cd player, unless vehicle is shut off and on sometimes more than once.

- Melville, NY, USA

problem #69

Apr 192001

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Airbag light remained on; horn &cruise control stopped; clockspring replaced at cost of $250. This vehicle has repairs every 2-3 months at cost of $200-400. In addition to regular maintainance. Will never buy a chrylser product again.

- Red Bank, NJ, USA

problem #68

Apr 042001

(reported on)

Grand Caravan

  • miles
I am aware that some Dodge Grand Caravan have had a problem related to a spring located inside the steering wheel that prevents the airbag from deploying in case of an accident, as well as preventing the horn from operating. I've contacted the dealership and was told that such recall didn't apply to my van, and after checking the VIN, it was confirmed that I was not part of that recall. However, when I hear that something that has gone wrong with my van is a recall in other vans, I tend to get a little suspicious.

- Chesapeake, VA, USA

problem #67

Feb 152001

Grand Caravan

  • miles
The airbag and horn are no longer fundtional. The airbag failure light remains on most of the time. An intermittant wiring problem in the dash is suspected. I understand that this is a common problem.

- New Boston, NH, USA

problem #66

Jan 012001

Grand Caravan

  • miles
This vehicle had an air bag readiness light that stayed on, as well as the cruise control and horn failing. The clock spring mechanism was relaced by the dealer on 3-22-01 at a cost of roughly $200 to me (the owner). I have heard you are investigating this problem and would like to know if I am able to get reimbursed for this cost. Thanks.

- Waverly, NY, USA

problem #65

Apr 012001

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Air bag warning light on.

- Clifton, VA, USA

problem #64

Mar 012001

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Air bag light comes on when steering wheel is turned. Probable clock spring failure. Front strut tower severely rusted. If strut tower fails, loss of steering control may result.

- Grayslake, IL, USA

problem #63

Nov 012000

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Intermittent failure - off/on for 3 years, total failure - air bag, horn, cruise control, 11/2000

- Evanston, IL, USA

problem #62

Dec 012000

Grand Caravan

  • miles
The airbag readiness indicator lamp would come on intermittently while driving and occasionally stay on after startup. The cruise control also did not work. A local dealer indicated that these symptoms may be a clockspring assembly failure and that the airbags would probably not deploy in an accident. I have read that there are many other minivans that have had their clockspring assemblies fail.

- Burlington, MA, USA

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