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Dodge Grand Caravan Maintenance & Repair Guides
Links to DIY repair guides and vehicle maintenance tutorials for the 5th or "V" Generation 2008 to 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan minivan.

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2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
Key Fob Battery Change

1. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

After a few years of daily use, the battery inside the combination ignition key and keyless entry fob remote control of a 5th generation (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 &2014) Dodge Grand Caravan can become weak or stop working entirely.

Check out my DIY tutorial for the key fob battery change procedure (including the replacement part number) by clicking on the text above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Map Light Bulbs

2. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The overhead console of a 5th or "V" generation Dodge Grand Caravan contains two incandescent map light bulbs.

If you need to change either of these bulbs, or you'd like to upgrade them both to brighter LED bulbs, check out my tutorial for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Dome Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Dome Light Bulb

3. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Dome Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out overhead dome light bulb above the 2nd row of passengers in your fifth generation Dodge Grand Caravan, check out my DIY tutorial by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Cargo Area Light Bulb

4. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out cargo area or "trunk" light bulb in the tailgate door of your Generation "V" Dodge Grand Caravan, check out my guide by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Interior Door Panel Removal Guide
Interior Door Panel

5. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Interior Door Panel Removal Guide

If you'd like to upgrade the OEM door speakers in your 5th generation (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014) Dodge Grand Caravan, you'll first have to take off the plastic interior door panels.

To view my DIY tutorial for the procedure, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide
HVAC Cabin Air Filter

6. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the A/C system in your 5th generation Dodge Grand Caravan hasn't been working as well any more, or the vents emit a musty smell, you probably need to clean or change the cabin air filter element in the HVAC blower motor housing.

Check out my DIY instructions for changing the cabin air filter, including replacement part numbers, by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide
Rear Wiper Blade

7. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Rear Wiper Blade Replacement Guide

If you've been having a difficult time seeing out of the back windshield window of your Generation "V" (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014) Dodge Grand Caravan, you probably need to change the rear wiper blade.

To view my DIY tutorial for the procedure, including replacement part numbers, by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail picture to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
License Plate Light Bulbs

8. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out license plate light bulb in the tailgate of your 5th generation Dodge Grand Caravan or you'd like to upgrade both bulbs to brighter LED units, check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (including replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Reverse Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Reverse Tail Light Bulbs

9. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Reverse Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The revised or "refreshed" 2011+ Dodge Grand Caravan models feature LED brake and turn signal light bulbs that should last the life time of the vehicle.

But the reverse bulb is still a traditional incandescent that might burn out. To view my DIY instructions for the procedure, including the replacement part numbers, by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide
Windshield Wiper Blades

10. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Windshield Wiper Blades Replacement

If you've been having a difficult time seeing out of the front windshield of your fifth generation Dodge Grand Caravan, you probably need to change the wiper blades. To view my DIY instructions for the procedure, including the replacement blade sizes in inches, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
Change Headlight Bulbs

11. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide

The headlight assemblies of a 5th generation (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014) Dodge Grand Caravan contain the low beam, high beam, front turn signal and side marker light bulbs.

To view my DIY tutorial for changing any of these bulbs, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   


3.6L V6 Engine Air Filter

12. 2011-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.6L V6 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

The engine air filter element in a refreshed or "updated" 5th generation (2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014) Dodge Grand Caravan with the Pentastar 3.6L V6 motor should be cleaned at every oil change and replaced when dirty.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure, including replacement filter part numbers, by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Electrical Fuses Replacement Guide
Electrical Fuses & Relays

13. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Electrical Fuses Replacement Guide

The first step to troubleshooting any electrical problem with your fifth generation Dodge Grand Caravan is to check for a blown fuse or relay in the electrical panel.

To view my DIY tutorial for the procedure, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan 12V Car Battery Replacement Guide
12V Automotive Battery

14. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you've been having a hard time starting the engine in your 5th generation Dodge Grand Caravan and the 12 volt car battery in the engine bay is a few years old, you probably need to replace it.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure, including replacement part numbers, by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan 3.6L V6 Engine Oil Change Guide
3.6L Engine Oil Change

15. 2011-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.6L V6 Engine Oil Change Guide

The best way to keep your revised or "refreshed" 5th generation 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan running reliably is to regularly change the motor oil and replace the cartridge style oil filter in the Pentastar 3.6 liter V6 engine.

To view my complete DIY tutorial for the procedure, including replacement filter part numbers, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Front Disc Brake Pads

16. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a squeaking or screeching sound coming from the front of your Grand Caravan when you push the brake pedal, you probably need to change the front disc brake pads.

Check out my DIY tutorial for changing the front brake pads by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Dodge Grand Caravan Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Rear Disc Brake Pads

17. 2008-2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Rear Brake Pads Replacement Guide

The rear disc brake pads on a 5th generation Dodge Grand Caravan usually last twice as long as the front pads or anywhere from about 60,000 to over 100,000 miles depending on your driving conditions.

To view my DIY instructions for changing the rear disc brake pads, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

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