1. 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. NHTSA Campaign #04V531000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 02, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 238,000

    Summary: On certain mini vans, condensation from the instrument panel air conditioning ducts may drop through vent holes in the top of the radio and result in a short circuit that subsequently sends direct current to the rear speakers.

    Consequence: This could result in a speaker fire.

    Actions: Dealers will add a special tape to the top of the radio to prevent the potential of water intrusion. The recall began on January 31, 2005. Owners should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V531000 »

  2. 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS NHTSA Campaign #04V386000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 05, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 681,000

    Summary: On certain minivans equipped with 3.3 or 3.8L V-6 engine, the upper power steering cooler hose may split and cause a fluid leak.

    Consequence: Power steering fluid leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in an under hood fire.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the upper power steering cooler hose. This recall began on September 27, 2004. Owners should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V386000 »

  3. 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #03E053000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24, 2003
    • Vehicles Affected: 68,563

    Summary: Certain aftermarket replacement fuel filters, models Wix filter part numbers 33576, 33577, 33734; Napa filter part numbers 3576, 3577, 3734; and Carquest filter part numbers 86576, 86577, 86734 used on 1996-2000 DaimlerChrysler Town & Country, Dodge Caravan, and Plymouth Voyager vehicles, can cause the fuel lines to leak.

    Consequence: A possible fire can occur in the presence of an ignition source.

    Actions: Wix will notify its customers and replace the fuel filters free of charge. Note: This does not involve any products manufactured by the DaimlerChrysler Corp. Nor any DaimlerChrysler dealers. Owner notification is expected to begin during November 2003. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Wix at 704-864-6711. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03E053000 »

  4. 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan STRUCTURE NHTSA Campaign #03V094000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 07, 2003
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,674

    Summary: Certain pickup truck, van, and mini van conversions equipped with Southern Comfort built running boards that contain certain courtesy lights manufactured by american technology components, Inc. These units contain a courtesy light or lights that might overheat when the wire harness is exposed to excessive moisture and road salt.

    Consequence: This overheating condition can cause the running board to melt or cause a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the wiring harness on these running boards. Owner notification began March 7, 2003. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Southern Comfort at 1-800-745-6096. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03V094000 »

  5. 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #02V274000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 08, 2002
    • Vehicles Affected: 116,029

    Summary: On certain mini vans, the fuel tank control valve weld joint could separate resulting in a possible fuel leak.

    Consequence: Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in an underbody fire.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the fuel tank and replace it if necessary. Owner notification began October 28, 2002. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #02V274000 »

  6. 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan CHILD SEAT NHTSA Campaign #01V310000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 04, 2001
    • Vehicles Affected: 52,649

    Summary: Vehicle description: Certain mini vans fail to comply with requirements of FMVSS no. 225, "child restraint anchorage systems." The owner manuals supplied with these vehicles do not indicate which seating positions are equipped with tether anchorages and child restraint anchorage systems as required by the standard.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash, the child seat may not be properly attached increasing the risk of injury to the child.

    Actions: Owners will be provided with the necessary child restraint system information. Owner notification is expected to begin October 8, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free information within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V310000 »