The dealership said if the transmission fails in 4 months, then I will have to pay out of pocket. Diagnosis was that axle nut not properly torqued! I was stranded on the side of a very busy road on my way to work, early in the morning, at rush hour. When adding transmission fluid to your Grand Caravan, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. They have a tool that they check it with. Was told the powertrain was still under warranty and it sounded like a transmission problem.
Bought the van new so I would not have any of these problems. It can't be that hard. So there is an upside to this debacle. The transmission failed unexpectedly with myself and my child in the car. I'm sure there is a procedure like get trans up to a certain temp, then stop left foot twice, etc. I put about 200,000 miles on my 2005 and only had the tranny fluid changed 2 times.
M38 recall addressed the problem 74194 km The transmission failed completely and they replaced it under warranty 12903 km trans slams into gear when shifting from reverse to drive. I hope it does not cost me a lot of money. Being able to know that it is a lot more internal than something minor can show the and can be solved easily. I used it and my 2013 as a taxi. They said the same things the first dealer did, but they did do some reprogramming and add'l checks. The transmission was previously repaired by a dealership before I have bought the car from them.
My dad had to help because I as a single mom did nto have that kind of money. However, if you have ever had an experience like mine, where I have taken a car within warranty into a dealership and they decline assisting me, the client that is paying their hard earned money to keep them, then it is a bad joint to begin with. So, straight from the mouths of other consumers that have made the mistake you have, here are some current reports and reviews regarding transmission problems for a 2013 Dodge Caravan. Close to a dealer, able to limp in. Noticed now my trans pan seal is leaking.
I think I was confusing it with the Jeeps, that do have that feature. Still trying to figure this one out. Just need fluid install procedure. Chrysler corporate was even less helpful. Two weeks after being told my transmission was fixed, it failed again!! Bought my 2013 new and the trans has been a problem from the start.
Also, it sometimes bangs into drive pretty hard when shifting from R to D. The dipstick tube is there, just no dipstick. Mall of Georgia Dodge the kept the vehicle another week. Sincerely, Jorge Badillo - Jorge B. The tranny is completely sealed and only the dealership can check the fluid.
Let us help you continue commuting with your 2013 Dodge Caravan to and from work without having that hassle of worrying if you are going to make it there or not. A vehicle that will allow you not to worry about any problems because, honestly, that is the last thing that anyone wants. Then had to have a head replaced at 8,000 because of a faulty valve seat. Now the transmission does the same thing in non Econo Mode which it had not done before. Transmission now operates very smoothly.
I'm fresh out of warranty, so goin to replace the pan gasket myself. Within 2 months had a major engine and transmission break down. Towed to Mall of Georgia Dodge Jeep Chrylser where it was purchased, Covered under extended warranty. Want to check the trans fluid myself. . For now, shifting is acceptable. Checked for flash program updates.
The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Grand Caravan and how to check the transmission fluid level. In these cases, you have other options. In life, things are complicated enough, we do not need anything like this to add to that. They then handed me my keys and said it was all fixed. Torque converter clutch failed, causing facing material to contaminate internals. Check out our website at www.
While the noise continued bothering me, it failed accelerating on the road today. They take advice if not just criticism and feedback from consumers that have had the worst luck with their vehicles. I don't know whether it can be covered by powertrain warranty. You might want to check out the links in my post above dated 3-14-2016 for some reason it didn't show up until today , there may be some useful information there. This car is driven back and forth to work and school events and such. Stopped driving the car and had it towed to the nearest dealership. I used to be a mechanic at a dealership and know how things go.