The drawers that house the cupholders and storage areas slide out rigidly, and the dashboard and door panels ring with a hollow sound when tapped. While sliding doors are a given, not all minivans have Chrysler's Stow 'n Go system, which is standard in the Grand Caravan. No, but it is good enough — especially for the price. If it's not the radiator hose, then could possibly be a pin hole in your radiator. I remember testing this generation of Chrysler's minivan when it debuted and thinking that the body shimmied a lot over rough surfaces.
Make sure the hose clips are tight. I can try to attach pictures if necessary. Third- make sure you got all the air pockets out of your system, cause the coolant system won't work with air pockets in it. Do the job when the engine is cold. The Grand Caravan isn't as nimble in parking lots as the exceptionally tight-turning Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna.
Or, when the seats are up in the standard seat place, the receptacles can support playthings, games, athletic items, equipment or whatever. Or, if needed, all the seats could be flattened level, and the Grand Caravan can accept a sheet of plywood or some bales of hay. Choices are readily available, yet add to the price. The base price is among the lowest in the category, but that's in conjunction with the category's weakest powertrain. Introduced for model year 1984 and now in its fifth generation, the Caravan has been offered in short-wheelbase 1984? Performance Interestingly enough, the Grand Caravan is available in four trim levels and comes with a choice of three V-6 engines. This feature will cause the turn signal lights to flash when The liftgate cannot be opened from this switch. The Dodge Grand Caravan is a transporting equipment, not driving 1.
No, it's all about the space. If you remain in the vehicle The courtesy lights will turn on when you use the and open a door, the alarm will sound. Would suggest replacing all the radiator hoses at the same time while you got the coolant system disconnected, cause you don't want to have to come back and replace another hose in a few months. We believe the available five-spoke 17-in. If the light remains on after the bulb check, it indicates that there is a problem with the electronics. Light in the instrument panel cluster will flash rapidly for 2 The engine will run only if a valid key is used to start the about 16 seconds to indicate that the alarm is being set.
A comprehensive entertainment system offers two independent video displays with a swivel third-row monitor. The old assembly did not have this quick connect looking fitting the hose connected directly to the steel tube with a clamp. I did find this picture. We'd likely look elsewhere in the segment before settling for the 175-horsepower base V6. While sliding doors are a given, not all minivans have Chrysler's Stow 'n Go system, which is standard in the Grand Caravan.
Yes, it gives you a truly flat cargo floor by folding the second row into the floor; it basically transforms the minivan into a cargo van. Send David an Hide full review. Other notable options include backup sensors and a rearview camera, Blind Spot Monitoring System and the Cross Path System, which warns of traffic crossing paths when backing up. But how often would a family use this configuration? The lager V6 engines are teamed to six-speed automatic transmission which permits them relatively decent fuel economy with more power and smoother operation. Loading and unloading is predictably easy and the accommodations are comfortable. Would suggest replacing all the radiator hoses at the same time while you got the coolant system disconnected, cause you don't want to have to come back and replace another hose in a few months.
Fourth- Check for leaks by looking for the colored dye. For the way we drove it during our full week, which we feel is the way most Grand Caravan proprietors drive, it supplied sufficient acceleration and pace, although it battled to blend with freeway targeted traffic. The fact that it gets better mileage is just icing on the cake. Second- get you special formulated anti-freeze dye from the auto store and pour it into the radiator. Maybe you can take it back and just get a piece of hose? But what makes them so attractive to buyers? It's the only minivan with the feature, which allows the second-row seats to fold into the floor in a nifty, nearly magical disappearing act.
If it's not the radiator hose, then could possibly be a pin hole in your radiator. These are the Grand Caravan's downsides, and if it weren't a minivan — a vehicle made to cart unruly children — they would be more significant. But what makes them so attractive to buyers? It seems more solid now. It is manufactured with both manual and automatic transmission styles. I have a 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan.
This results in minimum loss of coolant and minimum mess. The standard second-row Stow 'n Go seats ar. I did not have a problem removing the bad hoses and I know where everything goes. Swivel 'n Go Seats Although not without legroom challenges, the Swivel 'n Go seating option, that comprises rear-swiveling second-row captain's chairs and a hideaway, removable table, takes the concept of the rolling family room to a new level. The standard second-row Stow 'n Go seats are also less comfortable than the optional Swivel 'n Go seats, which can turn to face the third row. Overall, we found the 2010 Grand Caravan much more satisfying from behind the wheel than its predecessors and commendable for a people-mover of its stature. With two little ones still needing strollers and diapers, it will be many years before I'm likely to need it.
As I say in my , you'll use it when you take your kid to college. Swivel 'n Go seats can also have built-in booster seats for younger children. In rear-impact testing, which rates protection against whiplash injuries, Grand Caravans built since April 2010 scored Good, but those built prior received a Marginal overall rating. Other accessible features consist of a video processor with a couple of rear monitors, wireless earphones, and remote control; a spot to plug in a laptop; energy sliding aspect doorways and potential liftgate; and the capacity to download tunes to a hard-push sound system. As in many recent Chrysler products, the cabin plastics feel rough to the touch and are unlike those from almost any other automaker.