1.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
90,498 miles

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problem #35

Nov 112019

Grand Caravan

  • 72,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that the vehicle would shut off however, the fuel pump relay was running with the ignition turned off as a noise was heard coming from the engine compartment. The failure would drain the battery as the battery was replaced several times. The vehicle would also stall when driving at 60-65 mph without warning on several occasions. The vehicle was taken to Suburban Chrysler Dodge Jeep of ann arbor ( 3900 jackson rd, ann arbor, mi 48103) whom advised no recalls on the vehicle. The contact stated that an independent mechanic advised that the total integrated power module (tipm) would need to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 72,000.

- Ann Arbor, MI, USA

problem #34

Dec 232019

Grand Caravan

  • 106,000 miles
I have previously reported an issue with my vehicle. The problem has persisted. The issue at hand is the vehicle loses power without warning while driving. It has happened at low speeds (25 mph), middle speeds (45 mph) and high speeds (65-70 mph). All warning lights are disabled when the events occur, so there is no way to warn other vehicles of the issues at hand, increasing the probability of a crash. I have taken my vehicle to cutter Dodge in honolulu only to have been told that the battery cables were loose ($150 service fee) and that the primer that is included with new batteries to apply on the battery posts was something that they'd never seen before. The problem has persisted. I currently have my vehicle at a repair shop with a battery that won't hold a charge because the intergrated power module is malfunctioning. As seen is previous complaints, this issue is ongoing with 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. This issue presents a significant safety hazard and should be recalled. I will repeat that the driver has no warning that this issue will occur and it puts lives in danger. My vehicle has less than 110,000 miles and it began before reaching 100,000 miles. Recall this part before lives are lost or maimed.

- Honolulu, HI, USA

problem #33

Dec 012019

Grand Caravan

  • 170,000 miles
Driving at 55mph on a main city rd vehicle started to hesitate then shut off with no warning. Vehicle acted like it was out of fuel. I was able to cost vehicle to the shoulder vehicle would not start back up. It would continuously turn over when trying to crank but would not start I bought a tester to test the vehicles fuel pump as well as the fuss and relays. I have also paid a shop to diagnose the issue and results were a failed tipm and failed fuel pmp relays which are built in. Due to high costs of the tipm and back order we had to tow the vehicle to were it currently sits until a solution can be made

- Decherd, TN, USA

problem #32

Nov 182019

Grand Caravan

  • 90,000 miles
Trouble starting van. Have a $1200 tipm on order. Strongly feel this should be a recall issue as van could stall while driving causing a crash

- Union Grove, WI, USA

problem #31

Nov 042019

Grand Caravan

  • 141,000 miles
Fuel relay switch continuously runs after the vehicle is shut off which drains the battery and prevents it from starting. The vehicle then needs to be jump started by another vehicle and once the original vehicle is running and put into drive to be moved it shuts itself off because the battery is not fully charged.

- Fort Hood, TX, USA

problem #30

Nov 152019

Grand Caravan

  • miles
I recently have been experiencing battery drainage to the point of needing 2 battery replacements. I then realized that after I turn off my vehicle the fuel pump is still on. I replaced the fuse and relay only to still have the same problem. Replaced the fuel pump and the problem is still there. This vehicle stalled on my three times while driving to either work or on the highway with my children. This is a safety issue and I have ran out of option to fix it. Dodge needs to figure out the cause and fix it.

- Davenport, FL, USA

problem #29

Nov 042019

Grand Caravan

  • 150,000 miles
My Dodge Caravan will shut off while driving. The most common issue I have had is that it will not start properly, but I am terrified that I will be on the freeway and have it die on me. According to my mechanic, the issue is a bad tipm.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #28

Oct 302019

Grand Caravan

  • 99,000 miles
Fuel relay bypass. When I tried to start my Dodge Grand Caravan which was parked driveway in my driveway it would not start. It was not getting fuel. Eventually it did start. When I tried to start my van in my driveway it would not get fiel to start.this happened several times after this. I found a youtube video that explained the problem. I had to bypass the fuel relay. This is a common problem on the Caravan. If I had to replace the icbm it would cost $1200. This item is recalled on other Dodge products and should be on the Caravan.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #27

Oct 192019

Grand Caravan

  • 89,865 miles
Problem starting from faulty tipm causing fuel relay to work intermittently. Fuel pump works by testing. The problem is faulty power in tipm.

- Virginia Bch, VA, USA

problem #26

Sep 032019

Grand Caravan

  • miles
Tamara recall car was working fine all of a sudden it wouldn't crank just making constant clicking noise the noise stop when I turn the key back so I went to get it checked they told me it was the fuel pump so I checked on youtube for the year make and model of the problem the clicking noise so comes to find out the man on youtube set that a lot of good cars the Caravan act like that but people always think it's the fuel pump but it don't be the fuel pump it is the relay and it showed me how to do a relay bypass with a wire soon as I perform the relay bypass my car crank right up but I know that's not going to last and to me that is an expensive part to try to fix on my own

- Bradenton, FL, USA

problem #25

Jul 112019

Grand Caravan

  • 109,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start and had to be jumpstarted. The failure recurred multiple times. The contact replaced the battery. In addition, the contact heard an abnormal noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the fuel pump was draining the battery. The mechanic diagnosed that the relay needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired; however, the contact stated that the vehicle was unable to start and would hesitate in the process. The dealer and manufacturer were not contacted. The approximate failure mileage was 109,000.

- Easley, SC, USA

problem #24

Jul 082019

Grand Caravan

  • 55,000 miles
The totally integrated power module (tipm) on my Dodge Caravan vehicle contains an internal fuel pump relay that operates intermittently and fails without warning caused and still causes the engine to stall while driving which could cause a crash. There is no warning when the fuel pump is going to fail. This is a known issue on the 2012 Dodge Caravan, but no recall to date.

- Riverside, IA, USA

problem #23

May 202019

Grand Caravan

  • 102,000 miles
The fuel pump stays on after the van is turned off and the keys are removed, sometimes it will kick off if you reinsert the keys and turn it off other times we have to pull the fuse to make it kick off. This has happened on numerous occasions other than today. After doing research I have found out it's a very common occurrence in Dodge Caravan and also the town and country.

- Jackson, KY, USA

problem #22

Apr 222019

Grand Caravan

  • 135,000 miles
My fuel pump kept running when the car was off and the key was out it was the tipm computer that was bad I bypassed the tipm when this was fixed at Dodge now my battery light is coming on its a brand new battery and alternator and im being told its the tipm. It also was effecting acceleration it would ramp up RPM but speed would not change this issue occured while in motion driving on a freeway

- Surprise, AZ, USA

problem #21

Nov 082018

Grand Caravan

  • 125,000 miles
The tipm is just shot and I've had the altnator replaced the starter and it's definitely tipm related. I don't understand why the recall on this excluded my van, it's been doing this for several months and it's making the vehicle unsafe. Please investigate this situation. (I have 4 kids and two of them have special needs and I need my vehicle to be safe for my kids, and right now it's just a joke and I'm telling you this van is possessed) it's completely unreasonable for the my Dodge to keep burning through everything I've put it in it. Please investigate this, the issue isn't gonna go away and I can't keep burning through parts and further destroying the vehicle. The recall that was issued excluded my van but everything from that recall is happening to my van and has been for several months and Dodge keeps giving me the run around. I've been a Dodge owner my whole life. But Dodge is about to lose a [xxx] good loyal customer because this is beyond ridiculous. Ive been getting the run around from Dodge since the beginning of November of 2018. Please investigate this. Parts of this document have been redacted to protect personally identifiable information pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Burlington Junction, MO, USA

problem #20

Nov 282018

Grand Caravan

  • 125,000 miles
On my 2012 Grand Caravan about two months ago started an issue of intermittent starting or having to depress the accelerator to GT the vehicle to start. Then about a week ago the van completely stop starting and would just turn over unless it was jump started. I have not had the vehicle into a dealer but with reading several online forums on this issue and used a text light to verify power to the M25 20A fuse. I read to use a fuse tap to link an acc fuse to this fuse so when the key is in the on position the pump will run and that is my current setup to have vehicle run.

- Elkton, MD, USA

problem #19

Sep 012017

Grand Caravan

  • 162,000 miles
The integrated control model is making the fuel relay run all night and make the battery die. I have looked online for recalls and there is none. This problem is happening on more Grand Caravan. I have had this problem for all most a year. I can't find the tipm or it cost to most. This need to be recalled

- South Holland, IL, USA

problem #18

Oct 102018

Grand Caravan

  • 106,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled without warning. Kings Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram (4486 kings water dr, cincinnati, oh 45249, (513) 683-3000) was unable to replicate and diagnose the failure. The contact stated that there was a constant loss of power and reduction in speed. The manufacturer was notified. The vehicle was not repaired. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA action number: DP14004 (electrical system). In addition, pertaining to the NHTSA investigation, the contact was uncertain if the failure was related to the tipm, fuel system, and/or engine. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 106,000.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #17

Dec 152018

Grand Caravan

  • 89,500 miles
Saturday 15, 2018 my family and I were driving back from the mall, I was driving at about 55 miles an hour when the vehicle stalled and just died in the middle of the highway without any warnings or signals on the dash. I managed to use the momentum and pulled over to the shoulder, it restarted after 9 times try. Thankfully we were able to make it home. A month before vehicle was parked in driveway and it wouldn't start, towed it to mechanic and replaced alternator. Till now vehicle always stalls when slowing down or coming to stop. This vehicle acts like it have been taken over by supernatural forces and what happened last Saturday was very scary to my family. I have read a lot of the same complaints on this site about this vehicle and it is very upsetting that the maker have not taken responsibility in addressing this safety issue. I wonder how many people will have to die first before they address this safety issue. Let it be clear I will sue, god forbid any happen.

- Bethlehem, PA, USA

problem #16

Oct 192018

Grand Caravan

  • 32,500 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. While driving various speeds, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact stated that the failure occurred while pulling into a handicap parking space. The contact noticed fuel leaking from underneath the vehicle in large quantities and the fire department was contacted to push the vehicle into the parking space. In addition, the contact stated that a fuel odor entered the cabin of the vehicle directly after the fuel tank was filled. The contact suffered from chemical sensitivity and was ill due to the strong odor of fuel. Medical attention was not required. The contact stated that a vehicle modification company modified the vehicle prior to the failure. The contact stated that a mobility center was also made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The dealer and manufacturer were not notified. The failure mileage was approximately 32,500. The VIN was not available.

- Mount Pleasant, SC, USA

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