hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
103,473 miles

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problem #39

May 162019

Grand Caravan

  • 119,688 miles
Repeatedly the vehicle will loose power and stalls out after filling the tank with fuel. It will occur within less and 1/8th of mile after pulling out of the gas station. The vehicle has done this repeatedly in inopportune situations, like traveling up a steep hill and at a busy intersection. We are original owners and had never had an accident with it. It has just under 120K miles on it.

- Westford, MA, USA

problem #38

Feb 182019

Grand Caravan

  • 80,000 miles
Car will stall a few minutes after filling the gas tank. It will stall in the middle of driving on the road and will not restart for 20 minutes causing a dangerous situation.

- Spring Valley, NY, USA

problem #37

Jan 052018

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Factory fuel pump is cracked, wright on the connection to the fuel line, its a hair line crack,

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #36

Dec 052018

Grand Caravan

  • 15 miles
I just acquired this vehicle. I understand gas 6 recalls based in the NHTSA. Doors read model 2004. I called Chrysler Dodge dealer in hemet, California and the service receptionist stated there is nothing to do that are no recalls for this van. Please help. The light engine is on. The power train kicks sometimes (drags) suddenly. And I see the 6 recalls applicable to this model

- Hemet, CA, USA

problem #35

Apr 022018

Grand Caravan

  • 50,000 miles
I have a fuel leak underneath from the top of fuel tank. I believe it is coming from the fuel pump. Leaks when engine is running only. Does not leak when auto is not running.

- Slidell, LA, USA

problem #34

Feb 272018

Grand Caravan

  • 142,555 miles
My van along with many many others shuts off after refueling sputters runs like garbage almost causing me to get into a accident pulling out of a gas station on a rotary today

- Randolph, MA, USA

problem #33

Nov 022016

Grand Caravan

  • 154,300 miles
Have fuel smell at back middle of van, found fuel leaking at middle of fuel tank, replaced fuel line connected to fuel pump output connector. Did not stop fuel leak, found cracked fuel pump at the output area. Leaks as long as the high pressure side of fuel pump is pressurized.

- Canyon Lake, TX, USA

problem #32

Sep 062016

Grand Caravan

  • 112,000 miles
Noticed gasoline smell every time I stop/park car & get out. After few weeks, checked underneath van & saw gas slowly dripping from about middle of gas tank. It was running down the side fromn the top of tank. Stopped drippiong after stopped for few minutes, but found out that while van was running it dripped constantly. Googled this problem & other are having same problem with cracks in fuel pump. This could be a serious problem with a spark/hot exhaust pipe/muffler close by.

- Hagerstown, MD, USA

problem #31

Sep 102016

Grand Caravan

  • 116,000 miles
2205 Dodge Grand Caravan stalls after refueling. Multiple occurences. Happens in motion straight line, while accelerating.

- Spartanburg, SC, USA

problem #30

Mar 142016

Grand Caravan

  • 105,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan. After refueling the vehicle, the engine started and stalled. The oil warning indicator illuminated on the instrument panel. The failure was intermittent. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 105,000.

- Clarksville, TN, USA

problem #29

Aug 302015

Grand Caravan

  • 106,000 miles
Smelled raw gasoline smell outside of vehicle after running vehicle. Occurred on two occasions on Aug 23, 2016. Looked under vehicle on 8/30/16 and saw and felt liquid fuel on fuel tank in vicinity where fuel pump goes into gas tank. Leak occurs when ignition is in the on (running) position. Did online research and found that others have had same problem with fatigue cracks in plastic top of fuel pump, where fuel hose attaches. When key turned on and fuel pump is pressurized, fuel begins to leak through the hairline crack. Dangerous, as muffler and exhaust pipe are located less than one foot from the source of the leak!! took vehicle to repair facility, who determined fuel pump module was leaking as described above. Cost over $500 to have new pump installed, even though the old fuel pump was still working, though leaking.

- Nevada City, CA, USA

problem #28

Aug 192016

Grand Caravan

  • 65,000 miles
Every time I fill up the vehicle with gas, it stalls every time within the first few minutes, last week daughter was merging into traffic when it happened and almost got rear-ended. This has been happening for a while now. Last winter I wasn't able to fill the vehicle, the pump kept shutting down but that went away after the weather warmed up.

- Maple Shade, NJ, USA

problem #27

Jun 012015

Grand Caravan

  • 100,000 miles
Van stalls after fueling. Every time you fill up the van, the van will stall for no reason. It will restart within a minute or 2. it will then have no problems until the next fill up. Reading reports on the web, this is happening on all Dodge and Chrysler vehicles even causing some to stall on train tracks. Never had a problem with the van until I hit around 100K miles. All other reports on the web are identical. Chrysler Dodge should recall before someone dies

- Acworth, GA, USA

problem #26

May 242016

Grand Caravan

  • 130,000 miles
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan stalls after refueling. This issue has been happening for about 3 years when the fuel tank gets low and then refilled. Most of the time the stall happens shortly after refilling and I come to a stop light or stop sign. There have been few occasions where the Caravan has stalled while in motion while travel under 20 mph. I can usually restart the Caravan immediately after the stall. The only solution from online forums seems to be to replace the fuel tank and purge the valve and charcoal canister of any raw fuel. Seems like a common problem within similar models.

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #25

Apr 022016

Grand Caravan

  • 105,000 miles
Car will stall a couple of times after filling up tank probably will go away after driving a couple of blocks

- Patterson, CA, USA

problem #24

Nov 282015

Grand Caravan

  • 144,000 miles
Everytime the van is refueled, it will stall on acceleration. This occurs for the first few minutes after refuel and then the van returns to normal operation. The problem is the failure usually occurs when pull out on the road because that is the first point of acceleration.

- Frederick, MD, USA

problem #23

Nov 032015

Grand Caravan

  • 142,000 miles
Last night - for the 4th time now - after filling the tank at the gas station, my car just died. The first 3 times it was when I stopped at the stop sign leaving the gas station parking lot. Last night, it was after I was out on the main road and in heavy traffic. It was stop and go rush hour traffic, so I was thankfully only going approx 15-20 miles an hour. Power steering was lost, brakes were practically non existent. Barely managed to pull off into a parking lot and was able to set the parking brake to finish stopping. Once stopped and in park, was able to start it right back up. Every time this has happened it has been right after fueling up. I never thought much about it the other 3 times, but this time was different, and very dangerous. I was almost hit from behind because I instantly lost power, then I almost hit another car to my left because of the unexpected loss of power steering. I could hardly manage to get into the parking lot and almost hit the curb/sign/another car. Was scared to drive home the rest of the way. Now after reading the other posts here, I'm afraid to ever get gas again!!! this is unacceptable Dodge...you obviously know about this problem and do not care about your customers. Well, this is one customer you will never have again. I'm in the market for a new car, and guess what will not be sitting in my driveway ever again?

- Twin Falls, ID, USA

problem #22

Sep 242015

Grand Caravan

  • 90,650 miles
Filled up with gas, drove about 2 mins, slowed to turn left at intersection with stop light. My minivan then stalled while in the middle of the intersection. This is the third time the car has died after fueling. I replaced my battery and alternator upon recommendation by local auto parts store, but the problem persists. Dodge dealer service technician says "it's a common problem and being investigated" and said I need a new gas tank due to a bad valve and recommended replacing the fuel pump and filter while doing the maintenance, over $1000. I dread getting gas and won't let my wife drive the kids in the van anymore. It's a death trap waiting to happen.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #21

Jul 272015

Grand Caravan

  • 137,000 miles
Turned vehicle on, vehicle would not turn over at first, like it wasn't catching. Upon second try to turn over engine it did finally turned over and vehicle was running. That's when I noticed a strong smell of gas on the driver's back passenger side. Inspected undercarriage and noticed what appeared to be fuel had run down tank and was slowly dribbling. There was a small puddle of fuel on ground directly where dribble was. The family was on the way home from being out of town and we decided that we would drive it home before dealing with issue. Once vehicle was brought home I pulled fuel pump out of gas tank and noticed small hair line cracks. They appeared to look like dirt or dust had just settled into a "seam" of where the two parts of the plastic/material met, but was in fact a hair line crack. The fuel pump was leaking. The new fuel pump has currently been ordered and I will replace it first thing in the morning. The mileage on the van is at around 137,000 miles. This just seems to be pretty important as it's leaking fuel which is a potential fire hazard.

- Suwanee, GA, USA

problem #20

Mar 212015

Grand Caravan

  • 150,000 miles
After filling the fuel tank up, the vehicle stalls, stutters, or shuts down after entering into traffic. After it does shut down, it is typically difficult to restart. The type of driving environment does not matter - city/community stop and go traffic or highway speeds for extended periods of time. After the vehicle is restarted, we do not have a problem again until the next time the vehicle needs to be refueled. The gas tank, fuel filter, and fuel pump were all replaced by the dealer prior to 100,000 miles to eliminated a high pitched whine coming from the fuel tank area every time the fuel level dipped below half a tank. Most of the time, the vehicle decides to stall or shut off as we are accelerating to join traffic - leaving from the gas station. On multiple occasions we have almost been hit from behind because the vehicle just stops. The exhaust manifold, catalytic converter, upstream and downstream O2 sensors have all been replaced with oem/manufacturer standard parts.

- Satellite Beach, FL, USA

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