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2005 Chrysler Town & Country repairs by problem area

Engine (39%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (31%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (1%)

Other (2%)

Chart based on 317 repairs.

2005 Chrysler Town & Country engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (15%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (58%)

< $100 (7%)

Chart based on 59 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 mi

US $100
The van developed a ticking noise. The tech installed lifters. Problem still existed. New engine was ordered and took 2 months to arrive. 
47000 mi

US $388
Engine light was illuminated. Dealer replaced EGR. 
55000 mi

US $340
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 mi

US $385
Water pump was leaking. Replaced water pump and T-Belt 
120000 mi

US $80
Check engine light on - Catalytic converter and O2 sensor needed to be replaced 
49000 mi

US $100
Replaced leaking water pump. 
52000 mi

US $334
Diagnosed problem with EGR valve -- needed replacement Replaced EGR Valve 
84000 mi

US $600
Replaced leaking radiator 
113000 mi

US $50
Radiator electric cooling fans inoperable. Replaced cooling fan relay. 
51000 mi 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 mi

US $278
Check engine light came on. Shop connected scan tool, determined that the EGR valve had failed and installed a new part. 
118000 mi

US $1485
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 mi

US $334
Shop discovered a water pump leak after doing an oil change and a transmission flush. Water pump was replaced. 
132000 mi

US $898
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 mi

US $1029
Engine oil pan gasket leaking. Replaced gasket. 
155500 mi

US $858
Fuel pump failed. Van had to be towed to the shop for diagnosis and replacement of the fuel pump module. 
176000 mi

US $1150
Replaced leaking radiator and transmission fluid cooler lines Replaced leaking gaskets on intake manifold and rocker arm covers to eliminate coolant and oil leaks 
30000 mi

US $100
Overheated on highway -- defective water pump. 
28000 mi

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 mi EGR Valve was replaced on return visit 
51000 mi Check Engine light came on. Reset and told to report if it happens again 
53000 mi Replaced EGR valve. 
51000 mi

US $217
EGR valve malfunction. 
76000 mi

US $40
Downstream oxygen sensor failed, signalled high voltage. 
99000 mi

US $50
Water pump internal seal leak. Replaced water pump. 
154700 mi

US $75
EGR valve stuck partially open. Replaced part. 
165000 mi

US $250
EGR valve failed. Replaced EGR valve 
172000 mi

US $750
Catalytic converter inefficient 

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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 mi

US $575
NVL repaired. Part of evap emissions system that pumps unused gas vapors back to tank. 
109000 mi 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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2005 Chrysler Town & Country Engine Problems

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