really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,579 miles

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan Owner Comments

problem #4

Dec 292014

Grand Caravan

  • 112,000 miles


The left rear hydraulic got caught in the plastic trim causing the joint to come apart and the tail gate falls on person standing underneath.

- Land O Lakes, FL, USA

problem #3

May 252012

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • 62,250 miles
The vehicle shuts off and all the dash lights and every thing shuts down.

- Chillicothe, OH, USA

problem #2

Nov 242008

Grand Caravan

  • 40,000 miles
Car just stops running and engine shuts off as you are driving down the road. Lights stay on but all power is lost. Gas tank is full but gas gauge reads empty. You pull over and it starts right up and runs just fine.

- Waukesha, WI, USA

problem #1

Sep 262008

Grand Caravan

  • 44,065 miles
Radio was replaced. Intermittent failure of electrical system while driving started after replacement. The only pattern to events is they start with application of the brakes. All of the gauges gyrate post to post, the radio shuts off and restarts and the dash lights and headlights flicker. The car eventually dies and will not restart until several minutes have past. After restarting, the dash lights continue to flicker for a period of time. I have taken the van to the radio installer, two independent mechanics and a Dodge dealer. No one can duplicate or fix the problem. The last time this happened my wife was on the freeway when an incident started. It created a dangerous situation as she tried to exit the freeway in rush hour traffic. She was able to exit, but the van died on the offramp and blocked traffic. After several attempts the van started and she was able to complete exiting the freeway.

- Santa Ana, CA, USA

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