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Dodge Caravan 1994
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 1995
Location:
Pente, AZ

while driving the rear hatchback liftgate come open intermittently experience 4 times, handicap conversion ea94-005 active. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 3000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4GH54R3RX. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Dodge CARAVAN 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Dodge CARAVAN 1994 Equipment Adaptive Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph. Dealer's name: Bill Luke Chrysler Dodge . Dealer's city: Phoenix . Dealer's state code: AZ.

Dodge Caravan 1989
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Apr 14, 1992
Location:
Detroit, MI

failure of securement device to restrain the wheel chair and its passenger, while vehicle was making a turn, resulted in an injury (attorney for client). *ak

1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Caravan 1998
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Feb 02, 1998
Location:
Norwich, CT

i own a handicap adapted van which i feel is very unsafe for me and my children..this van has been in for repairs (at least) 3 times for the same problem..(when filed with gasoline, it bucks, hestittaes and stalls out , last time on top of the railroad tracks(i was scared to death), each time my van is in for repairs as welli have no transportation as i can only drive my specially adapted van and aslo each time i have trouble with the van and it has to be towed for repairs..i'm also in a jami can't be driving a van that could break up on me(i can;t walk..i can't take a cab) my van came back with a new fueltank and fuel line last thursday and today ride-away corp had to pick it up again..for repairs to the specially adapted"emergency parking brake, which i've not had now since last friday) and also since the "repaired" van has been returned to me the kneeler(special suspension floor) has been "bouncing" when the ramp is deployed as well as making a "barking" sound..this van has only (now) a little over 8 miles on it, and i feel this van is very unsafe and i'm very nervous and apprehensive each time me and my 2 children have to use it...i have tried to be patient and have tried "working" with the companies, but it just appears to be one problem after another with this van..also i'd like to add another point that i feel deserves some time..when i originally purchased this van in 2/98 ride_away corp in east hartford or new hampshire(the headquarters) were the "middleman" so to speak , it was thru them that the van was purchased..the money was paid immediately cuz braun in indiana wouldn't send the van until they had their money..it was "faxed" to them and we were expecting the van in a matter of at the most 10days(as it had to be flat bedded to ct) the van didn't arrive until 6 weeks later(after braun chrsler had their money) why did my van have to sit there up in winamac indiana for an extra 6 week..could it be that they were having a problem even way back then?wh.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4GP44R8WB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge CARAVAN 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph.

Dodge Ram 2500 1999
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1901
Location:
Saint Paul, MN

vehicle is being modified/conversion, however during modification for handicap usage the floors are being lowered by 10 inches creating safety hazards in various component areas (driveshaft, fuel lines/pump and structure). mjs

Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Dodge RAM 2500 1999 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas. Dodge RAM 2500 1999 Equipment Adaptive Transmission Type: AUTO.

Dodge Caravan 1998
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1901
Location:
Capital Heights, MD

vehicle was manufactured with a handicap ramp. vehicle was involved in a side impact accident which caused the lift to fall and hit the driver in the jaw breaking it. the driver also sustained injuries to the shoulder and neck. the ramp has no safety lock feature which could have prevented injuries. *ak *ml *nm

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Dodge Van 2000
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1901
Location:
Mabank, TX

door facing broke, the sliding door does not shut properly allowing air to come inside the vehicle from around the door frame. nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2B6LB31Z3YK. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Grand Caravan 1992
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 04, 2002
Location:
Albuquerque, NM

this incident was reported by family of the driver. vehicle had been modified for use by a disabled person. steering system was controlled by an "electronic mobility system (model ds2000)". while driving approximately 30 to 35 mph, driver lost all directional control of the vehicle, and was involved in a head-on collision when his vehicle wandered into oncoming traffic. the driver was killed . please provide any additional information / documentation / photographs.*ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4GH54R7NX. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Dodge Grand Caravan 2000
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Dec 16, 2001
Location:
Clarkston, GA

the consumer was involved in a collision while operating a modified vehicle for the disabled. the consumer stated the hand brake lever failed to stop the vehicle when applied. please provide further details.*ak *ph *jb

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 2 person(s) were injured. Mileage was 34000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2B4GP4432YR. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 14, 2001. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dodge GRAND CARAVAN 2000 Equipment Adaptive Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph. Dealer's name: Adaptive Mobility . Dealer's city: Norcross . Dealer's state code: GA.

Dodge Grand Caravan 2000
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 2002
Location:
Clarkston, GA

consumer was involved in a collision while operating a modified vehicle for the disabled, the accelerator hand lever became stuck.*ak.*jb

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2BYGP4432YR. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Dodge 1999
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Oct 16, 2002
Location:
Sullivan, IN

i had the ahnafield corp. 3219 w. washington st., indianapolis, in 46222 (317-636-8061) modifiy my 1999 dodge mini van with zero effort steering & a pac unit (power assist hand control). along with this there were remote switches installed for the lights.washer, wiper, & horn. since driving it away from their business 10-16-02 the brakes have constantly grabbed and the steering will catch as you apply the brakes. this happens when coming to a stop light and trying to slow down turning the corner, or in a parking lot when trying to park. there have been times when going down hill and a child would run out in front of me that the entire system would lock up, (you could not turn the steering wheel while swerving to miss the child while applying the brakes). they say this is a normal phenomenon. i say it is a dangerous thing & should not be aloud, and am asking for your help in stopping this product from being put on the market. i have not had an accident but, only by the grace of god. i have had the van setting running at an idle speed without being in gear lock up the steering and the brakes. i had a big man with me (over six feet tall) he got out and looked & the wheels were straight (not turned all the way either way). he was unable to turn the steering wheel either.*jb

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Dodge 1999
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Oct 16, 2002
Location:
Sullivan, IN

i had ahnafield corp. install on my 1999 dodge mini van zero effort steering, a pac unit ( power assist hand control) along with this there were remote switches installed for the lights, wipers/washers & horn. since driving it away from their business on 10-16-02 the brakes have constantly grabbed and the steering will catch as you apply the brakes. this happens when coming to a stop light and trying to slow down while turning the corner, or in a parking lot when tryin to parkl there have been times when going down hill and a child would run out in front of me and the entire system would lock up, (i could not turn the steering wheel while braking and trying to turn the steering wheel to miss the child.)they say this is a normal phenomenon. i say it is a dangerous thing and should not be allowed, i am asking for your help in stopping this product from being put on the market. i have not had an accident but, only by the grace of god. i have had the van setting running at an idle speed without being in gear lock up the steering and the brakes. i could not turn the steering wheel nor could anyone else.*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Ram 3500 1999
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1901
Location:
Lanham, MD

the vehicle experienced a problem with the seat base. the van was equipped with handicapped equipment. provide further details.... *jb

Mileage was 70000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2B5WB35Z1XK. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dodge Grand Caravan 1999
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 2000
Location:
Fort Wayne, IN

electrical fire under the steering column, wiring harness replaced, and problems with the steering wheel.*mr the vehicle is equipped with emc ds2000 adaptive steering and emc egb. while driving the vehicle's failure alarms constantly sounded. on one occasion the system malfunction and caused an accident. on another occasion the vehicle caught on fire under the steering column. on both occasions the dealer replaced the wiring harness. the driver continued to have problems with the steering wheel. the dealer determined that the gear train of the encoders were damaged. both encoder gears as well as the encoder assembly were replaced. *nm

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2B4GP44G1XR. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1999. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Dodge GRAND CARAVAN 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Dodge GRAND CARAVAN 1999 Equipment Adaptive Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: Movin-on-mobility . Dealer's city: Fort Myers . Dealer's state code: FL. Dealer's zipcode: 33912 .

Dodge Sport Utility 1994
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Aug 08, 2004
Location:
Silver Strand Beach, CA

the front and side curtin airbags failed to deploy in a accident on 8/8/04 i was the passenger in a 2003 dodge durango r/t in los angeles, california at about 6 pm. the driver diverted the car from a rear end culision with a disabled out that was stopped in the #2 lane 0f the 101 east when the driver avoided hit the car. the durango went in to a circul servied to the rightt missing the stoped car, then at a rate of speed apx. 60 to 65 mph our durango collided with the center divider on the east bound 101 freeway head on with impact that caused major frame damage to the suv and sending us in to on comming traffic. the suv at that point came to stop on the right shoulder of the east 101without having hit anyother cars. pon the suv be towed into the auto body shop, cynthia cohan and i reliazed along with the body shop owner that the frontal air bag didn't deploy nor did the side air bag curtin.*ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. was part original equipment.Dealer's name: Valley Dodge . Dealer's telephone number: 818-787-0800 . Dealer's city: Van Nuys . Dealer's state code: CA. Dealer's zipcode: 91401 .

Dodge Caravan 1998
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Oct 05, 2004
Location:
Greenville, SC

the automatic sliding door opened. also, the handicap lift opened , and folded out. consumer pulled over, and closed the lift and the door. dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.*ak

Mileage was 70000 miles. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dodge CARAVAN 1998 Equipment Adaptive Transmission Type: AUTO.

Dodge Caravan 1999
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Nov 16, 2004
Location:
Davie, FL

recall 04v480000 concerning air bag clock spring. consumer was upset that the dealer gave her an appointment for 3:00 pm on november 16, 2004. after waiting she was told that dealer was not able to see her, and she needed to go to the dealer that modified her vehicle for the handicapped.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1B4GP54L8XB. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dodge CARAVAN 1999 Equipment Adaptive Transmission Type: AUTO. Dealer's name: University Dodge . Dealer's telephone number: 954/382-0013 . Dealer's city: Davie . Dealer's state code: FL. Dealer's zipcode: 33328 .

Dodge Caravan 2003
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 2004
Location:
Katy, TX

the passenger side rear tire was rubbing the wheel well. *nm the inner fender wheel cover had been modified for the handicap wheel chair causing the fuel tank and hoses to be off center. modifications were not made by chrysler. *tc

Mileage was 8097 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2D4GP74LX3R. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Fuel type: gas.

Dodge Grand Caravan 2006
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Safety incident date:
Mar 31, 2007
Location:
Irvine, CA

tl*the contact owns a 2006 dodge grand caravan. the vehicle was modified with hand controlled brakes. while driving 65 mph, the brakes failed when depressed. the driver swerved to avoid a crash, but ended up crashing into a cement barrier. the vehicle was destroyed and towed away. the vehicle modification company examined the black box and concluded that the brakes did engage. the vehicle was not equipped with air bags. the purchase date was unknown. the current and failure mileages were 4,500.

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 4500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2D4GP44L76R. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Dodge GRAND CARAVAN 2006 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dodge GRAND CARAVAN 2006 Equipment Adaptive Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 65 mph. Dealer's name: Ability Center . Dealer's telephone number: 877-938-8269 . Dealer's city: Stanton . Dealer's state code: CA.

Dodge Grand Caravan 2008
Chrysler Llc
Safety incident date:
July 01, 2008
Location:
Madison, WI

tl*the contact owns a 2008 dodge grand caravan. the contact stated that the vehicle is equipped with a remote control that operates the rear hatch. the remote is used to place the wheelchair inside of the vehicle with the lift. the remote control is defective, and opens and closes the rear hatch and side doors without warning whether the buttons have been pressed or not. the manufacturer stated that they would investigate the issue, but he has not yet heard a response. the vehicle was taken to the dealer and they claimed to have reset the remote, but the failure still persists. the contact believes that this is a safety hazard because if the vehicle is parked and unattended, it could easily be stolen due to the doors opening randomly. the contact stated that there was a recall for the remote control. the vin was unknown. the failure mileage was 29 and current mileage was 6,000. updated 09/01/09. *lj the sliding doors would open on their own. updated 09/03/09.*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 29 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2D8HN54P38R. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Dodge GRAND CARAVAN 2008 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: Don Miller Dodge . Dealer's telephone number: 608-442-3201 . Dealer's city: Madison . Dealer's state code: WI. Dealer's zipcode: 53719 .

Dodge Ram 2500 2009
Chrysler Group Llc
Safety incident date:
Feb 01, 2010
Location:
Kingsville, OH

i was resetting the oil change light on a 2009 dodge ram 2500 you have to depress the gas pedal to the floor several times the gas pedal stuck to the floor when the aftermarket floor mat slid slightly forward and the very thick portion around the outside of the mat caught the bottom edge of the pedal.i work at a dealership and it was in a customer truck while it was not running so no damage was done but it could have caused an accident so i just wanted to report it so that you are aware. possibly mats should be anchored to the floor. *tr

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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