TSB List for the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2012 Grand Caravan are official communications between Dodge & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • SUSPENSION
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • SEAT BELTS
  • STRUCTURE
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
  • SEATS
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
  • SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • STEERING

    • TSB #9002900

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136879

      Part Description: Switch-Padedle Down Audio LT. Switch-Paddle Up Audio RT. Issue Description: When traveling over bumpy roads, a high pitched ringing/bell sound may come from the left or right paddle switch's in the steering wheel. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #9004022

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170314

      Air Suspension Components Star Parts Catalog has been updated to show individual service parts for the compressor assembly. This will allow service technicians to repair the root cause without over repairing the system. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #09-001-13

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128948

      Gasoline Engine Diagnostic Inspection Procedure This bulletin provides a procedure to determine repair versus replacement of a gasoline long block engine assembly. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #9003357

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190589

      ADAPTER, Engine Oil Filter (Pentastar V6) All vehicles equipped with a 3.2L or 3.6L except for model year 2014 vehicles with leak concern: 1) Ensure the Oil Filter Adapter (OFA) Cap O-ring is seated in the proper groove in the cap and ... Read More »

    • TSB #9003694

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139989

      Oil Pump Assembly If error code P06DD present on any Pentastar V6 application, please inspect oil pump for relief valve failure. See photo attached. If valve is found out of place please call Bob Jackson (248) 944-0466 bob. Read More »

    • TSB #RL108213A$

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121927

      NAG1 (5A580) Valve Body As per Warranty Bulletin D-13-22, please use R2108213A$ valve body for all Warranty (W), Mopar (M) and Mopar Vehicle Protection (F) claims.~ Assembly also includes Filter (52108325AA) and Gasket (52108332AA). Read More »

    • TSB #09-002-14 REV. B

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139897

      MIL Illumination: P0300, P0302, P0304 or P0306 (X56 Warranty Extension) This bulletin involves checking for excessive cylinder leakage and replacing the cylinder head if necessary. Read More »

    • TSB #09-002-14 REV. A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139771

      MIL Illumination: P0300, P0302, P0304 or P0306 (X56 Warranty Extension) This bulletin involves checking for excessive cylinder leakage and replacing the cylinder head if necessary. Read More »

    • TSB #09-002-14

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139664

      MIL Illumination: P0300, P0302, P0304 or P0306 (X56 Warranty Extension) This bulletin involves checking for excessive cylinder leakage and replacing the cylinder head if necessary. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #09-001-13

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140065

      Gasoline Engine Diagnostic Inspection Procedure This bulletin provides a procedure to determine repair versus replacement of a gasoline long block engine assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #09-001-13

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138987

      Gasoline Engine Diagnostic Inspection Procedure This bulletin provides a procedure to determine repair versus replacement of a gasoline long block engine assembly. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

    • TSB #DOR-M3J3F-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177598

      These SKUs are Exhaust Manifolds with Catalytic Converters. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory due to a loss of CARB certification. Read More »

    • TSB #DOR-M9J4S-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177599

      These SKUs are Exhaust Manifolds with Catalytic Converters. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory due to a loss of CARB certification. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #18-039-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175733

      Possible Driveability Issues due to the Winter-Blend Fuel into the Warmer Season Read More »

    • TSB #TS-WI-0249

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119463

      Instructions to inspect the EO label on the fuel tank for accuracy and replace as required any affected label Read More »

    • TSB #09-002-14 REV. A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139771

      MIL Illumination: P0300, P0302, P0304 or P0306 (X56 Warranty Extension) This bulletin involves checking for excessive cylinder leakage and replacing the cylinder head if necessary. Read More »

    • TSB #09-002-14

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139664

      MIL Illumination: P0300, P0302, P0304 or P0306 (X56 Warranty Extension) This bulletin involves checking for excessive cylinder leakage and replacing the cylinder head if necessary. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #CSN-M-38

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051775

      DODGE/CHRYSLER: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. DUE TO SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING CAUSING POOR AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE SHIFT PROBLEMS, A NEW PCM SOFTWARE IS AVAILABLE TO IMPROVE SHIFT QUALITY OF AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #TS-WI-0256

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128692

      Service Bulletin sent to all dealers to update the firmware in the affected vehicles VMI computer. This allows for more amperage to draw the Powerkneel up allowing the up-limit switch to be tripped consistently. Read More »

    • TSB #TS-WI-0256

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129577

      Service Bulletin sent to all dealers to update the firmware in the affected vehicles VMI computer. This allows for more amperage to draw the Powerkneel up allowing the up-limit switch to be tripped consistently. Read More »

    • TSB #Z5091195A$

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140254

      RES / RHA / REB radio that supports Bluetooth and Hands-Free For issues with Bluetooth, Hands-Free Calling, and/or Voice Commands, DO NOT replace the radio. Diagnose the Hands-Free Module system (also called the Telematics Module). Read More »

    • TSB #08-046-14REV.B

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10062196

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #24-004-14

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137041

      Flash: HVAC System Intermittently Blows Cold Regardless of Setting This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the HVAC Module with new software. Read More »

    • TSB #08-024-14

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137027

      RHW RHP Radio Software Enhancements This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the RHW or RHP Radio. The customer may experience one or more of the following conditions. Read More »

    • TSB #08-042-14

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139651

      Flash: Dead Battery This Bulletin involves updating the Fold and Stow Module (FSM) with new software because the FSM stays awake resulting in a continuous electrical draw. The customer may experience a dead battery. Read More »

    • TSB #08-021-13

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129006

      Flash: Hands Free Module Customer Satisfaction Enhancements This Bulletin involves performing a USB service flash of the Hands Free Module (HFM). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #08-040-13

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136867

      Incorrect French And Spanish Translation In The Cluster For The Park Assist Options This Bulletin involves replacing the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #24-004-14

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10064520

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #CSN-M-38

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051775

      DODGE/CHRYSLER: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. DUE TO SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING CAUSING POOR AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE SHIFT PROBLEMS, A NEW PCM SOFTWARE IS AVAILABLE TO IMPROVE SHIFT QUALITY OF AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE. Read More »

    • TSB #08-057-12 REV. A

      Date Announced:
      DEC 08, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128937

      RBZ Or RHB Radio Software Enhancements This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the RBZ or RHB Radio. The customer may experience one or more of the following conditions. Read More »

    • TSB #08-053-12

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128923

      Flash: RHR, RHW Or RHP Radio Software Enhancements This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the RHR, RHW or RHP Radio. The customer may experience one or more of the following conditions. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #31-004-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169246

      Authentic MoparŪ Glass Replacement This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the recommended usage of Authentic MoparŪ Glass. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #08-046-14 REV. A

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137034

      Power Window-Vent Switch - Interim CSN Repair This Bulletin involves disconnecting the switch for the rear power vent window, if requested by the customer. Read More »

    • TSB #08-046-14

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137029

      Customer Request Rear Window Vent Switch Disconnected This Bulletin involves disconnecting the switch for the rear power vent window, if requested by the customer. Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #9003687

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139978

      Restraints Remove I-Sheet from packaging. Correct information sheet (I-Sheet) has been added to Star Parts. Print I-Sheet for technician use. Read More »

    • TSB #9003681

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139985

      Restraints Information Sheet (I-Sheet) has been added to Star Parts. Print I-Sheet for technician use. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #23-015-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175743

      Disinfectant Solution Recommended for COVID-19 Read More »

    • TSB #31-005-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169249

      Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts. Read More »

    • TSB #31-006-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169245

      Repair Parts Used For Structural Repairs This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to structural repair parts usage. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #08-031-13

      Date Announced:
      MAY 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188667

      Flash: Audio Distortion From The Front Door Speakers When The Rear Aux Port Is Used This bulletin involves re-flashing the Amplifier with updated software. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #68277402A

      Date Announced:
      APR 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139956

      Adaptive Cruise Control Sensor 1) If you are replacing this part due to the cluster displaying Clean Radar Sensor in Front of Vehicle or DTC C1266 ACC Sensor Blinded, please verify that there is no blockage in front of the sensor. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #TS-WI-0290

      Date Announced:
      SEP 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144752

      Service Bulletin sent to all dealers to inspect L-track bolts for correct torque and to incorporate torque check as part of regular maintenance Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

    • TSB #71060

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187665

      Warranty Bulletin D-20-19 (X87) Active Head Restraint - Select 2012-2017 Dodge Grand Caravan/Chrysler Town & Country (RT) (Rev. B) Read More »

    SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

    • TSB #71060

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187665

      Warranty Bulletin D-20-19 (X87) Active Head Restraint - Select 2012-2017 Dodge Grand Caravan/Chrysler Town & Country (RT) (Rev. B) Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #23-015-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175743

      Disinfectant Solution Recommended for COVID-19 Read More »

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #31-005-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169249

      Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts. Read More »

    • TSB #31-003-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169247

      Use of Salvage/Recycled Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of recycled or salvage parts. Read More »

    • TSB #9003220

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166537

      RADIO [RES] - New and/or Service Exchange For RES radio concerns. Use the wiTECH 2.0 and inspect the radio part number and serial number under the Radio/ECU Details tab. Read More »

    • TSB #Z5091195A$

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140254

      RES / RHA / REB radio that supports Bluetooth and Hands-Free For issues with Bluetooth, Hands-Free Calling, and/or Voice Commands, DO NOT replace the radio. Diagnose the Hands-Free Module system (also called the Telematics Module). Read More »

    • TSB #08-086-14 REV. A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139800

      RBZ Or RHB Radio Software Enhancements This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the RBZ or RHB Radio. The customer may experience one or more of the following. Read More »

    • TSB #08-086-14

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139767

      RBZ Or RHB Radio Software Enhancements This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the RBZ or RHB Radio. The customer may experience one or more of the following. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #Z5091195A$

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140254

      RES / RHA / REB radio that supports Bluetooth and Hands-Free For issues with Bluetooth, Hands-Free Calling, and/or Voice Commands, DO NOT replace the radio. Diagnose the Hands-Free Module system (also called the Telematics Module). Read More »

    • TSB #08-031-16

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138948

      Hands Free Module Prompts Begin Erroneously This bulletin involves diagnosing and based on outcome, either performing a USB flash or replacing the Mopar accessory Hands Free Module (HFM). Read More »

    • TSB #08-031-13

      Date Announced:
      MAY 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136845

      Flash: Audio Distortion From The Front Door Speakers When The Rear Aux Port Is Used This bulletin involves re-flashing the Amplifier with updated software. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #9003220

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166537

      RADIO [RES] - New and/or Service Exchange For RES radio concerns. Use the wiTECH 2.0 and inspect the radio part number and serial number under the Radio/ECU Details tab. Read More »

    • TSB #Z5091195A$

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140254

      RES / RHA / REB radio that supports Bluetooth and Hands-Free For issues with Bluetooth, Hands-Free Calling, and/or Voice Commands, DO NOT replace the radio. Diagnose the Hands-Free Module system (also called the Telematics Module). Read More »

    • TSB #08-024-14

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137027

      RHW RHP Radio Software Enhancements This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the RHW or RHP Radio. The customer may experience one or more of the following conditions. Read More »

    • TSB #08-027-14

      Date Announced:
      MAR 05, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136988

      RHR Radio Software Enhancements This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the RHR radio. The customer may experience one or more of the following conditions. Enhancements to the loss of preset condition. Read More »

    • TSB #08-021-13

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136522

      Flash: Hands Free Module Customer Satisfaction Enhancements This Bulletin involves performing a USB service flash of the Hands Free Module (HFM). Read More »

    • TSB #08-057-12 REV. A

      Date Announced:
      DEC 08, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128937

      RBZ Or RHB Radio Software Enhancements This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the RBZ or RHB Radio. The customer may experience one or more of the following conditions. Read More »

    • TSB #08-057-12 REV. A

      Date Announced:
      DEC 08, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136489

      RBZ Or RHB Radio Software Enhancements This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the RBZ or RHB Radio. The customer may experience one or more of the following conditions. Read More »

    • TSB #08-053-12

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128923

      Flash: RHR, RHW Or RHP Radio Software Enhancements This bulletin involves upgrading the software on the RHR, RHW or RHP Radio. The customer may experience one or more of the following conditions. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #Z5091195A$

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140254

      RES / RHA / REB radio that supports Bluetooth and Hands-Free For issues with Bluetooth, Hands-Free Calling, and/or Voice Commands, DO NOT replace the radio. Diagnose the Hands-Free Module system (also called the Telematics Module). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #08-046-14 REV. B

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139896

      Service Bulletin 08-046-14 REV. A Superseded By Customer Satisfaction Notification (CSN) P25 Refer to service procedures outlined in CSN P25. Read More »

    • TSB #9002519

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129008

      82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #24-004-14

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137041

      Flash: HVAC System Intermittently Blows Cold Regardless of Setting This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the HVAC Module with new software. Read More »

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