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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,717 miles

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2006 Dodge Caravan brakes problems

brakes problem

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2006 Dodge Caravan Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 122015

Caravan

  • 83,300 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Caravan. While driving at 40 mph, the brake pedal was depressed and failed to respond. As a result, the contact crashed into the rear of another vehicle and the air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained shoulder, wrist, and foot injuries that did not require medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 83,300.

- Maraposa, CA, USA

problem #3

Aug 022013

Caravan

  • 31,569 miles
TL- the contact owns a 2010 Dodge Caravan. The contact stated that the vehicle was taken to the dealer for routine maintenance when the contact was advised that the front brake was displaying abnormal wear, and would need to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact took the vehicle took to an independent mechanic, who advised that the rotors were destroyed and the calibers were abnormally fused to the brakes. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacture was alerted of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 31,569. K

- Pensacola , FL, USA

problem #2

May 192013

Caravan 6-cyl

  • 60,000 miles
The van silently stalls. So far it has only happened at low speeds. When this happens it becomes very hard to steer and brake. The first incident was during a U-turn with my 2yr old child and wife in the car. We ended up having to make use of the wheel chair ramp on the side walk. Mechanics have been unable to diagnose and unable to fix and this is still a problem.

- Deerfield Beach, FL, USA

problem #1

Aug 112012

Caravan 6-cyl

  • miles
After refueling the engine cut off and lost all power in the van while turning into a parking lot. This happens consistantly after refueling. The van will begin to shake then cut off completely. I am able to restart it again and gain full power. Resently, it cuts off after refueling and in the rain.

- Summerville, SC, USA

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