NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components: Disc: Rotor Problems

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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,673 miles

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan brakes problems

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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Owner Comments

problem #5

Apr 112010

Grand Caravan

  • 20,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that the brake pads and rotors had to be replaced at 20,000 miles. The vehicle also had a hard vibration in the steering wheel and brake pedal. The road conditions or speed of the vehicle had no affect on the failure. The failure and current mileage S were approximately 20,000.

- Denver , CO, USA

problem #4

Jan 012010

Grand Caravan

  • 25,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that all four brakes and rotors were worn and needed to be replaced. The contact was concerned since the brakes began wearing with such low miles on the vehicle. The dealer informed the contact that the brake warranty was one year or 12,000 miles and that the manufacturer agreed to pay half of the repair costs. The dealer did not inform the contact why. The contact is aware of related failures for his year make and model vehicle. The current the failure mileages were 25,000.

- Washington, MI, USA

problem #3

Jan 212010

Grand Caravan

  • 14,369 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact noticed that there was excessive brake wear within a few months after the vehicle was purchased. He took the vehicle to the dealer for excessive oil consumption and was informed by the dealer that both the brake pads and rotors needed to be replaced. The vehicle was being repaired when the complaint was filed. The manufacturer stated that there was nothing they could do to assist him. The current and failure mileages were 14,369.

- Hatboro, PA, USA

problem #2

Dec 272009

Grand Caravan

  • 17,331 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. While driving 30 mph she heard a grinding noise during brake application. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for maintenance, the rotors and brake pads were replaced at an expense of $357.10. The failure and current mileages were 17331.

- Richmond, VA, USA

problem #1

Feb 012009

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 11,667 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan. The contact stated that the front rotors were warped and damaged the brake pads. The brakes and rotors need to be replaced. The failure has occurred twice within seven months. The first time the vehicle was taken to the dealer, they refused to acknowledge the defect until the brake pads were grinding and failed inspection. The brake pads and rotors were replaced at that time; however, the failure has recurred. The vehicle is currently being repaired. The contact believes that the failures were due to manufacturer defects and a recall should be issued. The failure mileage was 11,667 and current mileage was 16,700. Updated 09/15/09. Updated 09/16/09.

- Wilkes-Barre , PA, USA

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