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2005 Chrysler Town & Country Engine Problems and Repair Histories

142 TrueDelta members own a 2005 Chrysler Town & Country. 45 of these members (31.7%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 88 engine repairs to 2005 Chrysler Town & Countrys--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2005 Chrysler Town & Country problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2005 Chrysler Town & Country problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2005 Chrysler Town & Country problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2005 Chrysler Town & Country repairs by problem area

37% of the 2005 Chrysler Town & Country repairs were to the engine, 3% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 19% to the suspension, 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 1% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 236 repairs.

2005 Chrysler Town & Country engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2005 Chrysler Town & Country engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 8% cost less than $100, 61% between $100 and $499, 16% between $500 and $999, and 16% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 51 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2005 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Chrysler Town & Country in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 53000    
55000 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 100 The van developed a ticking noise. The tech installed lifters. Problem still existed. New engine was ordered and took 2 months to arrive. 
110000  
Chrysler Town & Country in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 41000    
47000 388 Engine light was illuminated. Dealer replaced EGR. 
55000 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 385 Water pump was leaking. Replaced water pump and T-Belt 
97000  
Chrysler Town & Country in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 36000    
49000 100 Replaced leaking water pump. 
52000 334 Diagnosed problem with EGR valve -- needed replacement Replaced EGR Valve 
84000 600 Replaced leaking radiator 
113000 50 Radiator electric cooling fans inoperable. Replaced cooling fan relay. 
 
Chrysler Town & Country in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 51000    
51000 0 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 278 Check engine light came on. Shop connected scan tool, determined that the EGR valve had failed and installed a new part. 
118000 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 334 Shop discovered a water pump leak after doing an oil change and a transmission flush. Water pump was replaced. 
132000 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 1029 Engine oil pan gasket leaking. Replaced gasket. 
155500 858 Fuel pump failed. Van had to be towed to the shop for diagnosis and replacement of the fuel pump module. 
157000  
Chrysler Town & Country in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2005 2000    
30000 100 Overheated on highway -- defective water pump. 
 
Chrysler Town & Country in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2005 5000    
28000 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 0 EGR Valve was replaced on return visit 
 
Chrysler Town & Country in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 50000    
51000 0 Check Engine light came on. Reset and told to report if it happens again 
53000 0 Replaced EGR valve. 
 
Chrysler Town & Country in Nebraska, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 50000    
51000 217 EGR valve malfunction. 
76000 40 Downstream oxygen sensor failed, signalled high voltage. 
99000 50 Water pump internal seal leak. Replaced water pump. 
154700 75 EGR valve stuck partially open. Replaced part. 
163000  

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2005 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Chrysler Town & Country in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 77000    
78000 350 Replaced coil pack, evap canister, spark plugs. 
104000 575 NVL repaired. Part of evap emissions system that pumps unused gas vapors back to tank. 
105000 0 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

Chrysler Town & Country in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 48000    
62000 278 replace EGR valve 
 

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