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2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan recalled for unintended airbag deployment: 296,000 vehicles affected
2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan recalled for unintended airbag deployment: 296,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 300,000 Dodge Grand Caravan minivans to fix a problem that could cause the driver-side airbag to deploy without warning. The recall affects vehicles from the 2011 and 2012 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...Read More»

2016 Dodge Journey
2015-16 Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country recalled: 37,000 affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 37,000 Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country, and Ram ProMaster vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may have a problem with their transmission pumps. The issue has...Read More»

2009 Dodge Journey
Airbag Recall: Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Volkswagen Routan

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 112,001 Chrysler, Dodge, and Volkswagen vehicles in the U.S. to replace defective airbag systems. The good news? The recalls aren't related to the ongoing Takata airbag fiasco. ALSO SEE: Toyota Pulls The Plug On Scion, But Why? The bad news? At least seven...Read More»

2010 Dodge Grand Caravan
2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan, Journey, Chrysler Town & Country, Recalled (Again) For Ignition Flaw

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling the 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country and the 2009-2010 Dodge Journey for a second time. According to Auto News, the vehicles were previously recalled to fix a flaw in their ignition systems that could allow keys to rotate to the...Read More»

2015 Toyota Sienna IIHS small-overlap test
Minivans Get Crushed In Latest IIHS Small-Overlap Tests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has finally put some of the most popular minivans through its newest small-overlap crash test--and for a trio of vans, the scores are not good. The small-overlap test simulates the impact of a vehicle with a narrow object, such as a telephone pole...Read More»

2005 Dodge Grand Caravan
2007 Dodge Grand Caravan Investigated For Stalling

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan (similar to the 2005 model pictured above). According to an agency bulletin, several owners have reported incidents of stalling in the minivan. MUST READ: GMC Sierra Vs. Ram 1500...Read More»

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Grand Caravan, And Other Chrysler Models Investigated For Ignition Flaw

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of five vehicles in response to complaints that keys in the ignition switch can be knocked out of the "run" position, leaving the vehicles without power and, potentially, airbags. Sound familiar? It's exactly the sort...Read More»

2014 Dodge Grand Caravan
Chrysler Minivans Recalled For Electrical Fire Risk

Chrysler will recall more than 780,000 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Countryminivans from 2010 through 2014 equipped with power vent windows in the third row. SEE ALSO: 2014 Honda Odyssey Recalled Over Side Airbag Issue Units with this feature built between August 25, 2010 and October...Read More»

Home of Cate Leger and Karl Wanaselja in Berkeley, CA
Motor Home: Architect Uses Auto Parts To Build Dream House

At some point or other, most of us have slept in our cars. It's rarely a comfortable experience, but when you're locked out of the house or too tired to drive, a reclined front seat is better than nothing. Recently, an architect in Berkeley, California took that idea and ran with it -- straight to...Read More»

2012 Dodge Grand Caravan
Chrysler's Upcoming Product Plan Calls For Less Duplication

In an effort to reduce product overlap and customer confusion, Chrysler will kill off the Dodge Grand Caravan in 2013, leaving the Chrysler Town & Country as it’s sole remaining full-size minivan offering. Big changes are coming to other parts of the Chrysler portfolio as well, as CEO...Read More»

2008 Chrysler Town & Country
2008 Chrysler Town & Country, Voyager, Dodge Grand Caravan: Recall Alert

Chrysler is recalling nearly 300,000 minivans from the 2008 model year to address an air conditioning leak that could trigger an airbag deployment. Affected by this recall are 2008 Chrysler Town & Country, 2008 Chrysler Voyager and 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan models built between June 24, 2007 and...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T live photos
Dodge Renames Trims For 2012, But They're No Less Confusing

This much is perfectly clear: Dodge will change the names of available trim packages across most of their 2012 product line. That’s good news for most of us, who were left scratching our heads at trim levels called “Mainstreet” or “Heat.” For 2012, Dodge is bringing...Read More»

2008 Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler, Dodge Minivans Recalled For Inadvertent Airbag Deployment

Chrysler last week initiated a safety-related recall of 367,350 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans, all from the 2008 model year, for an issue with improper water drainage off the heating and air conditioning (HVAC) system in these vehicles. The issue, which is caused by...Read More»

2011 Dodge Journey
Today at High Gear Media: First Drives, Social Hooks, and GPS

Another trio of first drives are fresh off the production line: we're checking in with the 2011 Dodge Journey, Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country. [TheCarConnection, TheCarConnection, FamilyCarGuide] In other first drives, we go for a spin in the Wheego Whip LiFe, but only after sorting...Read More»

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan: First Drive

Along with most of the Chrysler lineup for 2011, this year's Grand Caravan pitches headlong into the rejuvenation fad. Not that it didn't need a tightening here, a mini-lift there, a spa weekend most everywhere (and mostly for its plasticky, creaky cabin), but the Grand Caravan's always been a...Read More»

TCC Best Car to Buy 2011
TCC's Best Car to Buy 2011 Nominees: Minivans

Today's minivans may be a smaller part of the automotive world than in the past decade, but the big family haulers are back in a big way for 2011. For TheCarConnection's Best Car to Buy 2011 award, we've included nearly every minivan offered for sale in the U.S. for the new model year. It's no...Read More»

TCC Best Car to Buy 2011
TheCarConnection To Name "Best Car to Buy 2011"

You've read our reviews, and we've heard your opinions. Now, High Gear Media is bringing it all together as we name our inaugural "Best Car to Buy" winners for the 2011 model year. Our flagship site, TheCarConnection, will announce its Best Car to Buy 2011 award in conjunction with the 2010 Los...Read More»

2011 Dodge Avenger
Today at High Gear Media: Avenger, Grand Caravan, and Cayenne

We're driving the 2011 Dodge Avenger soon, but we figured you'd like to see pictures of its marvy new interior while you're on hold. [TheCarConnection] The same goes for the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan, which leaps into the modern era with a new interior and a "man van" version. [TheCarConnection]...Read More»

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Preview

As Dodge continues to work its way through its updated 2011 lineup, we're beginning to see a trend in the new styling of the now truck-free brand, and it relies heavily on the split-crosshair grille. The 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan, unveiled this morning, is no different--though it is different from...Read More»

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