Why Does the Grand Caravan Stall After Filling Up the Gas Tank?

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Scott McCracken
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Has your 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan engine ever stalled after filling up the gas tank? A petition filed last month to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) claims the van suffers from a gas tank defect.

To be fair, I tend to stall after a big turkey dinner as well, but car's aren't supposed to do the same thing. Yes, it's a double standard, Grand Caravan -- but them's the breaks.

NHTSA says not only will it look into the matter for the 160,000 Grand Caravans mentioned in the petition, but also any other Chrysler minivan with a similar gas tank design. This isn't the first time Chrysler vehicles have been under the spotlight for stalling engines after a getting a full tank of gas.

We'll let you know if anything comes of the investigation.

Plenty More Where That Came From

Unsurprisingly, stalling engines are a top complaint for the 2007 Grand Caravan but it's not the only issue owners are facing. There's problems with the tie rod ends, a smorgasbord of electrical issues and, well ... a whole lot else to take a look at it. Go ahead, I'll wait.

You back? I know it's a lot to take in, but now it's your turn to tell your car complaint story. If you've had a problem with your Grand Caravan tell us about it here. Your complaints help us collect data, monitor problem trends, warn other owners, find common solutions and sometimes even grab the attention of safety agencies. That's a lot of power in your hands.

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