hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,550 miles

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problem #5

Jan 092006

Caravan 4WD 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 163,000 miles
: the contact stated while driving 55mph the check battery light illuminated. The light illuminated for ten minutes, and then the engine stalled. The vehicle was pulled off the side of the road without incident. A new battery was installed; it stayed charged for two days then failed. The vehicle has not been inspected by the dealership, but the contact stated the alternator caused the batteries to fail.

- Brooklyn, NY, USA

problem #4

Jul 132002

Caravan 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 53,504 miles
While driving on the road under normal conditions, the alternator bracket broke along with the adjustment bolt, causing the belt to come off. The mechanic explained that he type of material that the bracket was made of was a weak material, very brittle.

- Ringgold, GA, USA

problem #3

Oct 182003

Caravan 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 76,245 miles
While driving on the interstate under normal conditions, the alternator bracket broke and the adjustment bolt, broke. This is the 2nd time, was replaced with oem parts just over a year ago. Was replaced at the dealer, while under extended warranty coverage.

- Ringgold, GA, USA

problem #2

Sep 102002

Caravan 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving alternator bracket cracked, causing loss of steering and brake power. This was as a result of a design flaw. Bracket is very brittle, a bolt also had fallen out, as reported by dealer.

- Anchorage, AK, USA

problem #1

Jul 131999


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states that engine makes loud noise and it idles erratically, vehicle has stalled while travelling 60 mph, on one occasion, dealer found that a piston had failed, however problem still exist. Brakes squealed, dealer cleaned and sanded pads and rotors. Vehicle shook at speeds above 70 mph, dealer balanced and rotated tires. Consumer smelled strong odors through the ventilation system. Passenger side sliding door inoperable. Alternator belt came apart. Accelerator rattles. Vehicle experiences deceleration. Carpet buckles.

- Charlotte, NC, USA