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2005 Chrysler Town & Country Engine Problems

142 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Chrysler Town & Country. 44 of these members (31%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 103 engine repairs to 2005 Chrysler Town & Countrys--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 273 repairs.

2005 Chrysler Town & Country engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 53 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

55000 mi US $100 I had a collapsed lifter. The dealer tried to tell me they didn't hear it. I started it and "wow, it does it now." 3 days later and a set of lifters we're all better. 
55000   The van developed a ticking noise. The tech installed lifters. Problem still existed. New engine was ordered and took 2 months to arrive. 
47000 US $388 Engine light was illuminated. Dealer replaced EGR. 
55000   The mechanic found a leak in the oil pan gasket when performing normal maintenance inspection. Gasket was replaced under warrenty subject to $100 deductible. 
81500   Water pump was leaking. Replaced water pump and T-Belt 
49000 US $100 Replaced leaking water pump. 
52000   Diagnosed problem with EGR valve -- needed replacement Replaced EGR Valve 
84000   Replaced leaking radiator 
113000   Radiator electric cooling fans inoperable. Replaced cooling fan relay. 
51000   Water pump leak discovered less than one week after taking delivery of used vehicle. Dealer apologized for not detecting problem before sale and covered the entire cost of the repair. 
64000 US $278 Check engine light came on. Shop connected scan tool, determined that the EGR valve had failed and installed a new part. 
118000   Check Engine light was on. Shop confirmed another mechanic's diagnosis of a bad catalytic converter and replaced it at a lower cost than the other mechanic had quoted. Van had a slow coolant leak. Shop diagnosed the problem as a leaking radiator and replaced the radiator and the coolant. 
122000   Shop discovered a water pump leak after doing an oil change and a transmission flush. Water pump was replaced. 
132000   Excessive drive belt noise traced to bent alternator pulley and weak tensioner. Alternator, tensioner and belt replaced. Shop also found a front main oil seal leak and replaced the seal. 
138300   Engine oil pan gasket leaking. Replaced gasket. 
155500   Fuel pump failed. Van had to be towed to the shop for diagnosis and replacement of the fuel pump module. 
30000 US $100 Overheated on highway -- defective water pump. 
28000 US $200 Check engine light was on. After 2 hours, problem was determined to be a wire that was chewed through. They took two hours to "fix". The next day, on second trip with van, light came back on. Appointment made to leave van with dealer to repair. 
28000   EGR Valve was replaced on return visit 
51000   Check Engine light came on. Reset and told to report if it happens again 
53000   Replaced EGR valve. 
51000 US $217 EGR valve malfunction. 
76000   Downstream oxygen sensor failed, signalled high voltage. 
99000   Water pump internal seal leak. Replaced water pump. 
154700   EGR valve stuck partially open. Replaced part. 
165000   EGR valve failed. Replaced EGR valve 

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2005 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

78000 mi US $350 Replaced coil pack, evap canister, spark plugs. 
104000   NVL repaired. Part of evap emissions system that pumps unused gas vapors back to tank. 
109000   Radiator leak, too expensive to repair so traded car in. 

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2005 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

62000 mi US $278 replace EGR valve 

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