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3.9

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,778 miles

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2001 Dodge Caravan steering problems

steering problem

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2001 Dodge Caravan Owner Comments

problem #7

Oct 062004

Caravan

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Consumer complained about a rack and pinion steering problem. When turning the corner power steering went out and then kicked back in making handling the vehicle very difficult. When turning the steering wheel there was a clanking sound.

- Huntington, WV, USA

problem #6

Jan 022004

Caravan 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,000 miles
The steering rack and pinion cracked while driving 25 mph. When this occurred the vehicle had no power steering, which made it difficult to steer the vehicle. The part to repair the vehicle is on backorder.

- Roseau, MN, USA

problem #5

Jan 132004

(reported on)

Caravan

  • miles
Complaint regarding 2001 Dodge Caravan rack and pinion recall. #10016812. Consumer learned of the recall and inquired whether his vehicle was part of a factory defect. He paid for the replacement of the rack and pinion at a cost of $1000. Dollars.

- Unknown, DC, USA

problem #4

Jan 062004

Caravan 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Power steering pump and rack & pinion failed at 67K miles after 2.5 years in service. I am told that a timely replacement rack is unavailable due to a substantial backorder.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #3

Dec 122003

(reported on)

Caravan

  • 30,000 miles
Consumer took vehicle to the dealership and was told by the mechanic that the inner sway bar bushings were worn out, and the left inner tie rod was loose. Also, rack and pinion steering needed to be replaced.

- Spokane, WA, USA

problem #2

Aug 182003

Caravan

  • 47,445 miles
The rack and pinion was replaced at 47,445 miles.

- N Royalton, OH, USA

problem #1

Jul 252001

(reported on)

Caravan

  • miles
1)abnormal engine noise when cold start. 2)rubbing noise just behind steering wheel when turning sop rack. 3)recall door latch.

- Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

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