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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
5 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,354 miles

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan electrical problems

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Owner Comments (Page 25 of 38)

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problem #275

Dec 162014

Grand Caravan

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 11V139000 (electrical system). The contact stated that the part needed to remedy the vehicle was unavailable. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 4/20/15

- Cape Coral, FL, USA

problem #274

Oct 032014

Grand Caravan

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled several times without any warning. The contact was able to restart the vehicle, but the failure recurred. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 11V139000 (electrical system) and stated that the parts were not available. The dealer did not provide a specific date for when the parts would become available. The manufacturer was contacted and could not provide an estimated date for when the vehicle would receive the recall repairs. In addition, the contact mentioned that the key failed to turn over to start the vehicle. The failure mileage was not available.

- Kissimmee, FL, USA

problem #273

Mar 102015

Grand Caravan

  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. While driving at 10 mph, the gauges, meters, and gear selector indicator displayed incorrect readings and multiple warning lights illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V373000 (electrical system, air bags); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 60,000.

- Princeton, WV, USA

problem #272

Jun 022014

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • 75,000 miles

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

My complained is that we got the recall (L25) from Chrysler in June of 2014 but not the second form to get it fixed at a dealer. The van will shut off while traveling luckily my wife was not going to fast. Is Chrysler going to wait till someone is injured or killed before they fix it.

- Warren, PA, USA

problem #271

Sep 132013

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • 68,000 miles
The horn blows, wipers start, doors lock, if the engine is running it will not shut off. You have to open the hood and hit the fuse box to make it stop. We have taken it in to be checked and they tell us their is nothing wrong. Apparently this is a problem with this van and Chrysler will not do anything about it.

- Warren, PA, USA

problem #270

Sep 052013

Grand Caravan

  • 113,000 miles
Purchased the vehicle Sept. 3, 2013. On countless occasions the key will not come out. You have to cranked the vehicle again, move it up a bit, turn it back off and try again to remove the key. Sometimes the key will not go into the ignition. It's been six months and I can't get any help. Forget the local dealership. No help. It seems to me that someone would want to help. Someone at Dodge headquarters. This is really ridiculous. Rest assured that I would never recommend a Dodge, especially a van, to anyone. Can I get it fixed at the dealership" oh sure I can. For $700. I'm at a loss here. Can you help me"

- Richlands, NC, USA

problem #269

Mar 022015

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • miles

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

2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. Consumer writes in regards to the wireless ignition module detents recall notice.

- Fredericksburg, TX, USA

problem #268

Oct 132014

Grand Caravan

  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. While driving at various speeds, the vehicle would suddenly shut off. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The contact indicated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 11V139000 (electrical system) was received in June of 2014. After contacting the dealer and manufacturer on multiple occasions, the contact was informed that the parts needed to remedy the failure were not available. After removing the key from the key ring as noted in the recall, the vehicle continued to experience the failures. The failure mileage was 80,000.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #267

Oct 102011

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • 25,000 miles
While driving down the road at slow speed in the neighborhood, the car randomly shuts off. The power steering, the power brakes and the engine stop working. It is happening now more frequently - twice today and my wife and kids nearly had a head on accident. Luckily the other car was able to swerve to miss our van otherwise there would have been a head-on. I took the car to my dealership several times over the last few months based on a recall notice that was issued for the van. I was told that they do not have the parts to fix it and that they have no idea when the parts will be available. How many people need to be hurt by this issue before they start delivering the parts to fix it?

- Coeurdalene, ID, USA

problem #266

Aug 152014

Grand Caravan

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. While driving approximately 65 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14373000 (air bags, electrical system); however, the part needed to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,000.

- Horsehead, NY, USA

problem #265

Jul 282014

Grand Caravan

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V373000 (air bags, electrical system) and stated the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Newport News, VA, USA

problem #264

Sep 012014

Grand Caravan

  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled several times without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 11V139000 (electrical system) and stated that the dealer was unable to determine when the part would become available to schedule the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 90,000.

- O Fallon, MO, USA

problem #263

Dec 072014

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • 118,000 miles
Intermittent problems that are becoming much more frequent almost daily with car not starting when the key fob is turned. Key fob seems loose and turns easily but nothing happens. I have to turn back to off, pull fob out, place back in, try to restart, usually multiple time and usually by about the 10th time the planets align and it starts as if nothing is wrong. I took it to the dealer, thankfully it would not start for them and then it finally did. They said that the wireless electric ignition node had to be replaced and that this problem was not related to the recall issue with the key fob and putting to much stuff on the key chain.

- Germantown, WI, USA

problem #262

Sep 172014

Grand Caravan

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 14V373000 (electrical system) was received in September of 2014. After contacting the dealer and the manufacturer on multiple occasions, the contact was informed that the parts needed to repair the vehicle were still not available and no estimated time for receiving the parts could be provided. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Tallmadge, OH, USA

problem #261

Oct 102014

Grand Caravan

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Caravan. While driving at various speeds, the instrument panel flickered and the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was able to restart. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 11V139000 (electrical system) and stated that the dealer was unable to determine when the part would become available to schedule the recall repair. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was not available.

- Janesville, WI, USA

problem #260

Feb 172014

Grand Caravan

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign id number: 14V373000 (air bags, electrical system) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experience a failure. The VIN was not available.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #259

Sep 262014

Grand Caravan

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact received NHTSA campaign number: 14V373000 (air bags, electrical system) on September 16,2014. The contact stated that the part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The VIN was not available. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Nederland, TX, USA

problem #258

Mar 012015

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • 87,000 miles
Horns blaring, wipers going, washer fluid squirting rear wiper moving and washer fluid spraying. Car just came back after four weeks at dealer that could not find problem, with Chrysler star assistance the customer assistance replaced the ignition module and two key fobs. Did not fix original problem. I have logged over forty hours of phone conversation talking to Chrysler customer case managers and supervisors as well as dealer service advisor, service manager and mechanics. There has been a complete disconnect between normal human caring and the robot like customer service. I am not sure how people can sleep at night after telling families to keep driving these unsafe vehicles that stall while driving. Lawyers after punitive damages only don't take cases for vehicles that were produced before Chrysler S bankruptcy. I don't blame them. Tipm modules seem to be recalled for vehicles after bankruptcy. I wonder if people remember 1994 Dodge Caravan rear latches. Same old Chrysler profits before human lives.

- Clinton Twp , MI, USA

problem #257

Nov 052014

Grand Caravan

  • 123,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled several times without warning. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 11V139000 (electrical system). The dealer was notified of the failure and was unable to determine when the part would become available to schedule the recall repair. The contact continued to experience the failure while waiting for the part. While traveling, the key shifted, there was a sudden loss of power and the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was not able to be restarted and was towed to an authorized dealer for further inspection. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 123,000.

- Sioux City, IA, USA

problem #256

Jul 152014

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • 93,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. While driving approximately 35 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 11V139000 (electrical system) however, the part needed to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 93,000. Updated 5/4/15

- West Seneca/Buffalo, NY, USA

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