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Troubleshoot and Maintain 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan

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2016 Dodge Grand Caravan came in 6 models. All models share a single chassis and powertrain with higher models having enhanced components

Maintenance Parts

Maintenance parts are items that can easily be replaced.

  • Air filter
  • Battery
  • Battery blanket
  • Brake pads
  • Fuses and Relays
  • Oil, engine
  • Oil Filter, engine
  • Spark plugs
  • Transmission fluid

Maintenance Schedule

  • 3k miles – oil change, fluid check
  • 6k miles – oil change, fluid check
  • 9k miles – oil change, fluid check
  • 12k miles – oil change, fluid check, air filter change
  • 15k miles
  • 21k miles
  • 27k miles
  • 33k miles
  • 39k miles
  • 45k miles
  • 51k miles
  • 57k miles
  • 63k miles


  • How to replace a battery
  • How to replace an alternator
  • How to replace a serpentine belt
  • Cabin Air Filter


  • Grand Caravan does not start
  • How to troubleshoot an alternator
  • How to troubleshoot a starter
  • How to troubleshoot a fuel pump / fuel pump relay
  • How to Troubleshoot a Battery
  • Fuel Pump replacement
  • Ignition Switch Replacement
  • Camshaft Position Sensor replacement
  • Coolant Thermostat Replacement

OBD (On-Board Diagnostics) Codes


You can check for the latest recall status here:

  • National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) – Safety Issues & Recalls (vehicle specific; need VIN)
  • NHTSA – Recalls (all 2016 DGC models)
  • NHTSA Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) – 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan (external site does not allow direct linking; please copy and paste; )
  • USA Today – Automotive Recalls (all brands)
  • The Center for Auto Safety – Recalls (2016 DGC)
  • Kelly Blue Book (KBB) – Recalls (need VIN or license plate) (external site does not allow direct linking; please copy and paste; )
  • Chrysler – Free Extended Warranties on sliding door latches (not a recall)

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