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  1. Splash guards on a 2016 T&C

    5th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2019
    Hello all, Has anyone installed front and read splash guards on a 2016ish T&C? I am referring to the mopar splash guards. IF so how many holes did you have to drill per splash guard? Are you concerned about breaking factory finish and rust in those areas based on drilling the holes? Thanks in...
  2. Do new hoods come painted from the factory?

    5th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2019
    Made a claim for a new hood on my 2014 Caravan due to two 1 inch long bubbles at the front of the hood. (near the fold). I made this claim in august and was booked for today October 2nd (today). They said it would only be a 2 hour job. Dropped it off today expecting to wait at the shop, and...
  3. Rusted bolts: will busting them loose strip the threads?

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Hi All- I know that's a basic question, but it seems like I've been sucked into a "everything that can go wrong will go wrong" project. :cry: So for a while now, my 2005 Grand Caravan has been making wheel bearing noises. With a bit over 150k on the odometer, I figure, hey this is a good...
  4. 2003 Chrysler T&C freeze Plug popped Question

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    My wife's 80yr old grandfather is no longer driving and wants to sell his 2003 T&C for $500 and my wife wants it. I drove out to check it out as it hasn't been driven since last November (2016). Grandpa wants to sell it cheap because of family and we can use a 2nd vehicle. He told me it had...
  5. Walker Resonator Rusted Out in 2.5 Years

    3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    I replaced the muffler and resonator on my 2000 G Voyager about 2.5 years ago using Walker products from RockAuto. The resonator has rusted through just where it connects to the muffler already. Is this typical lifespan for a resonator? Can anyone suggest a better brand of resonator? Stainless...
  6. Rusted Strut Tower: Death of a Third Gen

    3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    In 2008 I purchased a 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan. I spent months on this very site researching common problems with the third gen vans. Though the problems are legion, they were all manageable by the backyard mechanic, in whose ranks I readily count myself. The van I bought was $6,400 including...
  7. Expanding foam--repels water not soaks it

    4th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Consider using great stuff expanding foam several times to fix rocker panels that rusted out. Large holes. Did a post before on the subject and got nice responses. thanks. Some said never to use the foam because it soaks in water and creates rust. Could be true with the foam that chrysler put...
  8. Just got me a new T&C, my first - and I have a question anout rust proofing/sound bar

    5th. Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2008-2019
    Just got me a new T&C, my first - and I have a question anout rust proofing/sound bar The question I have is this. Is it a good idea or a waste of money to get the new T&C rust proofed or have sound barrier on it? I like a quiet ride and am curious if anyone else has done this and if it...
  9. TSB for Total Strut Tower Replacement? (Not the cap)

    3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    Guys, I'm deep into pulling out the entire original strut tower and replacing with a new one. Not the cap - the actual tower that is spot welded to the unibody. When I'm finished I'll post a write up with pics. In the meantime though - I'm wondering if there might be a TSB on this process...
  10. rusty braided brake lines

    3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    What is the best way to repair/replace rusty "braided" brake lines under the drivers side? 2000 Grand Caravan
  11. Looking for a rare trim piece - pic

    3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    The plastic trim on the bottom of the door - anyone know what models/yrs had this? (part # if possible would be awesome) I want to cover the hard to fix rust along the edge of my T&C limited and this looks like the best solution.
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