hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
67,556 miles

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problem #13

Mar 092021

Grand Caravan

  • 142,000 miles
Driver side rear sliding door stuck in locked position. Mechanism has failed and manual unlock does not work. Door cannot be opened.

- Southfield, MI, USA

problem #12

Oct 022020

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Left side passenger door stuck closed. Door won't unlock or open, neither automatically nor manually. This is a huge safety risk.

- Erie, CO, USA

problem #11

Oct 162020

Grand Caravan

  • 15 miles
Have handicapped van, a vmi northstar conversion.immediately van would shut off while still moving. Battery was dead in am 16hrs after fully charged battery.3 battery all die-battery disconnect used stop abnormally high drainage. Many bizarre electrical malfunctions, battery drain never found after truely admirable effort. Rust rust rust -sand blast antirust-more rust rust rust to frame-told battery and malfunctions due to a short somewhere. Anyway rust rust some more.vmi admits rust very unusual so much so quickly.but says no longer responsible due to settlement before for rust rust and malfunctions.thought replacment vehicle was outcome, not 11K for electrical malfunctions and rust-told no more abnormal rust anymore but more rust anyway. Googled "constant electrical discharge" and "rust" and galvanic corrusion main results. No local colision place will "fix it" due to liability when brand new steel is no more rust proof than manufactuers. Only vehicle use powerchair says rusted frame may drop me. District manager said rusts should not happen but I signed release after rust treatment-sorry he really was but no more liability for abnormal rust advised not to use vehicle.so this is for others-the vmi conversion nice if functional, maybe rust from vmi conversion process as vehicle entire frame is replaced by vmi. Hopefully just a lemon but its very serious lifethreatening and very real, the rust makes solid steel seaparate like cheese slices. Electrical drain cause and rust cause unknown despite over 100 hrs of work by vmi engineers and local vmi dealer. Would buy a Honda or toyoda and very basic manual conversion. If able get seat comes out and just struggle to get in. The fancy conversion not wortth it between so many unknowns. I couldn't care less about privacy.its safety for others.

- Turnersville, NJ, USA

problem #10

Nov 122019

Grand Caravan

  • 129,000 miles
Both rear passenger sliding doors will not open. They are unlocked (using both the fob and the interior manual lock/unlock). The van is always in an off/not running or parked state when attempting to open doors. Whether using the fob or manual door handle, the doors make a clicking sound and attempt to open (jerks and moves a negligible amount) but does not open. The doors cannot be opened manually. I carry 2 small children and only 1 has the ability to release himself from his car seat and find a front door to exit out of. In an emergency the 2 children would be difficult to extricate without climbing through an open back hatch (if accessible) or over the front seats. This is a known issue. Https://www.cargurus.com/cars/discussion-T41910_ds866499 https://www.cargurus.com/cars/discussion-T41909_ds650359

- Decker, MI, USA

problem #9

Apr 012019

Grand Caravan

  • 185,000 miles
Driver side back door quit working and cannot be manually overridden. We cannot open it at all. Huge safety issue if we are in a wreck and the person in the back seat cannot exit the vehicle. This is a problem with many of these vans I have noticed. There should be a recall before someone dies as a result!

- Bristol, TN, USA

problem #8

Mar 122019

Grand Caravan

  • 110,000 miles
Driver side sliding door stuck in locked position rendering door unusable. 03/12/2019. Cannot get it to unlock manually or with fob. Passenger sliding door will not lock manually or with fob, rendering a security issue. 01/01/2018. I can never fully lock my van. We just risked it until this door went on us. After research found many people struggling with this issue.

- Nibley, UT, USA

problem #7

Oct 262016

Grand Caravan

  • 37,000 miles
While driving, the back door just popped up. Each time, I was accelerating from a complete stop, after a left turn. The speed would have been between 20 & 30 mph. The door had been locked. There had not been any "idiot" lights on to indicate any doors being ajar. Of the three times it has happened, another adult was witness the first time, I was alone the other two times. I no longer trust it to stay closed, so I keep it tied down just in case. Should I go ahead and seek repair as it should be under warranty. Or wait to see if it is more than just a bad latch connection in the latch? this started in Oct. Of 2016 and is on going.

- Deridder, LA, USA

problem #6

Apr 142016

Grand Caravan

  • 29,642 miles
Rear and side sliding door weather stripping needed replaced

- Liverpool, NY, USA

problem #5

Jun 152016

Grand Caravan

  • 39,741 miles
Rear evaporator leaking first reported some issue with ac @ 1285 miles when I had no ac in 2012 and again in 2015 so they recharged the system and it lasted until 2016. I went on vacation the next week and the evaporated was making loud noises. The dealer assured me I would not end up stranded in Florida and the would repair it again upon my return from vacation which the did all told I still had to pay a 100 dollar deductible. Also had to have the weather strip replaced on rear door and side sliding door.

- Liverpool, NY, USA

problem #4

Jul 052012

Grand Caravan

  • 934 miles
Gap between doors larger than they should be. The dealer would not exchange the vehicle and attempted to adjust the rt and lt front driver and side doors. Gap still a bit larger than other vehicle on the lot return multiple times to try and get this fixed or vehicle replaced miles 934, 1285 and 1457

- Liverpool, NY, USA

problem #3

Nov 152016

Grand Caravan

  • 190,000 miles
I have continuous problems out of this vehicle, sensors, and the vehicle down shifts regular on a strait way, and up slight hills, loses speed, extreme loss of fuel mileage

- Silver Lake, IN, USA

problem #2

May 052013

Grand Caravan

  • 14,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that the rear liftgate independently released open numerous times. The failure occurred while the vehicle was stationary. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer three times where the computerized system was updated. The manufacturer was notified of the defect. The approximate failure mileage was 14,000.

- Columbus, OH, USA

problem #1

Jul 042012

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • 900 miles
Driver and passenger doors misaligned to the point that the gaps outward made the door appear ajar, water enters excessively around frame, however does not enter inside the van. The first attempt on 7/5/2012 by the dealer was to adjust the strike plate which caused the bottom of the doors to be excessively inward. I have been scheduled to have all 4 doors realigned next week. What is my recourse if this problem is not fixed properly ? purchase date 6/15/2012 currently has 935 miles. Dealer states it is a manufacture defect and that they assure me the vehicle was not damaged during Transport.

- Liverpool, NY, USA