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

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problem #3

Dec 012001

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While traveling on interstate and without prior warning, vehicle shutdown and there was no power. Dealership is aware of problem. Dealer replaced a bad isc motor to remedy stalling problem. Faulty cranksensor and cam sensor caused a no start condition. Vehicle shakes and runs rough, dealer replaced powertrain control module.

- Rochester, NH, USA

problem #2

Dec 312000

Grand Caravan

  • miles
I experienced complete tire traction failure using my Dodge Grand Caravan equipped with the pirelli tires described herein. The tires were purchased 6/27/00 from lawrence hill getty in huntington, NY. I had asked for all weather tires. On December 31, 2000, and then again on Jan 1, 2001, I experinced no traction on the tires, and slid purposefully on two separate occasions into snowbanks, the first time to avoid hitting a car in front of me while travelling with my family of five, and then again to avoid sliding into a blind interesection. I brought the car into a Goodyear dealer on 1/1/01, and bought Goodyear aquatread 3's. the car handles admirably with these tires. I have contacted the pirelli manufacturer who stated that these tires are rated summer tires. I am shocked that any tire company would put any driver needlessly in danger by putting summer rated tires in an allweather situation, especially when I specifically asked for all-weather tires. The company offered an unacceptable remedy. I am reporting these incidents to you to attempt to deter pirelli from this misleading and potentially fraudulent practice. I was travelling no more than 10-15 miles per hour, allowing plenty of time and distance to stop. I also ride motorcycles and am very aware of road surface, stopping distances, and alternative avenues of escape. It was this experience that kept me from critically or otherwise injuring my family or another family while relying to my detriment on the reputation of the pirelli tire company in providing proper tires in my area. The company is apparently looking to divert any responsibility for their product. Are there any other reports of pirelli tire failure that I may see? thank you in advance. (tiresize: 215/65 16)( dot number: Tire size: 215/65 16 )

- Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA

problem #1

Jun 271996

Grand Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Complete transmission overhaul and tcm replacement, vehicle would not shift out of first gear.

- Fresno, CA, USA