really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1996 Dodge Caravan seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1996 Dodge Caravan Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 102003


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


1996 Dodge Caravan- gen 3 seatlbelts. Twice the seat belt has come unbuckled around my child's carseat. I just happened to notice it. I don't even know how long I had been driving with it unlatched. After the first incident (about a year ago) I have checked the security of it every time we get in the car. I have noticed it unlatched once more since then. Not sure how it happened because there was nothing on or around the seat that could have unlatch the belt. I recently saw the article in the February issue of parents magazine which led me to the website discussing the concerns around these seatbelts. I personally am alarmed. Our Caravan has been our main vehicle and I hate knowing my children are not safe. These belts really need to be recalled.

- Mystic, CT, USA

problem #3

May 102003


  • miles
Gen 3 seat belts! my husband and my 16 month old son are everything to me, we have a 1996 Dodge Caravan and now I am afraid to drive it! please take the necessary actions to keep us safe. We are real people.

- Daytona Beach, FL, USA

problem #2

Jun 011998


  • Manual transmission
  • miles
None of the automatic seat belts lock. When pulled they extend about two feet. Dealer contacted, and stated the computer did not secure the seat. Could be remedied. Problem still exists.

- Lebonon, TN, USA

problem #1

Nov 041998

(reported on)


  • miles
Mechanism on shoulder belt on the driver's side rear seat broke, causing the seat belt to become inoperable.

- Stover, MO, USA

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