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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
198,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. put a new engine in it or scrap it (1 reports)
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan engine problems

engine problem

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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 012007

(reported on)

Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L V6 FLEX FUEL

  • Automatic transmission
  • 198,000 miles

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

I have always taken good care of the van, using fuel additives to clean the system and regular preventative maintenance. It sounded like it was missing so I took it to the local Dodge dealer. They replaced the plugs and soldered a wire. It was still missing and they said I may need a valve job. I decided to put some engine cleaner in the tank to clean it and give it time. When I was on my way back home the engine blew a rod so I was stranded 300 miles from home. Had it towed to a Dodge dealer and the news was you need to put a new or used engine in the vehicle. The estimate was about $2400, with $850 being the cost of the engine. It was a hard choice for me but I decided to junk the van since it has cost me a bundle in repairs from the time I bought it.

- , Webb City, MO, USA

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