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2011 Chrysler Town & Country repairs by problem area

Chart based on 66 repairs.

2011 Chrysler Town & Country repair cost distribution

Chart based on 5 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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2011 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

283-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Chrysler Town & Country in Florida, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2014
Feb 2012

8500 mi
The complaint was erratic shift quality. 3 software updates were applied. Since the symptoms would come and go time will tell if the prpblem is resolved. 
Oct 2013

17700 mi
The lens had come off of the right side mirror turn signal repeater. This is a known Town & Country/VW Routan problem. The part (68052079-AC) was replaced under warranty. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2011 - Jun 2015
Feb 2012

2000 mi
When in Econ mode, transmission shifts very harshly. Dealership has no fix. I expect a software update will be issued in the future. For now, I won't use the Econ feature due to concerns with trans wear and tear. 
Sep 2012

9000 mi
rattle from passenger side sliding door. Fixed by dealership under warranty 
Aug 2014

31000 mi
The protective lens on the blind spot monitor located on the exterior mirrors had fallen off. The part and to be ordered. Dealer installed at no cost, covered by warranty. 
May 2015

39000 mi

US $200
Radiator fan was squeeling. Bad bearing in the motor. Radiator fan assembly needs to be replaced. $500. Called Chrysler. Dealer will pay for part. I'll cover labor. Not a good sign @ 39K miles 
Chrysler Town & Country in Rhode Island, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

3000 mi
erratic idle when not up to temperature 
Chrysler Town & Country in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2011 - Dec 2013
Mar 2012

5000 mi
Nav system would not retain home address in memory. Solved with reflash of firmware. Car does not always detect key is inside (keyless go). Dealer could not replicate issue. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Arizona, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2015
Dec 2011

27000 mi
Check engine light on. Multiple trips to dealer for diagnosis with no answers yet. Replaced plus and fuel injector on 1st trip.  
Jan 2012

29700 mi
PCM on second trip.  
Feb 2012

32300 mi
Technician on the trip to replace the PCM said that it might be burnt valve, just based on symptoms. 
Jun 2012

43000 mi

US $100
Cable on window regulator snapped, drivers side front. Covered by ext. Warranty. 
Dec 2012

59000 mi

US $100
Middle row, passenger side air bag system is triggering the air bag light. After 2 trips, dealership not 100% sure what's wrong. Should take 1 more trip to fix. 
Feb 2013

63700 mi
air bags replaced 
Aug 2013

70300 mi

US $170
Cruise control switch was bad. Replaced. Wiring harness defective. Replaced. Driver side door needed a hinge replacement 
Apr 2014

77500 mi

US $100
Broken Window regulator 
Apr 2015

92700 mi

US $1500
Struts and shocks needed replacing. Expensive but expected. 
Jun 2015

96000 mi

US $100
Window regulator cable broke 
Chrysler Town & Country in Michigan, United States
Oct 2011 - Jan 2013
Dec 2011

21000 mi
Leather steering column cover would not stay clipped to steering column. 2nd row Stow'n'Go folding seats were not folding correctly. Spring loaded mechanism was replaced. 
Jan 2012

22000 mi
Rear windshield defrost element wasn't heating the lower 1/4 of the glass. No cuts in the element wiring were found, so repair kit could not be used. New rear windshield ordered instead. 
Apr 2012

25700 mi
HVAC heater blend flap wasn't closing correctly. Would cause a whistling noise at high fan speeds. Replaced motor and flap. Front passenger window regulator broke. Window wasn't closing or opening correctly and was making weird noises. 
Jan 2013

34000 mi
A worn bushing or component with the suspension was causing knocking noises in the rear of the van. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Delaware, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2015
Jul 2011

1000 mi
Squeak in cabin when on bumpy road. Unfastened visor clamp. Shop readily repaired. Tech said has had several, apparently clips not pushed in all the way, or the “legs” need to be spread apart more, so tightly engage.  ESC light on. They reset it, but afterwards it came on again. 
Aug 2011

1000 mi
ESC light on and stayed on. Replaced Clockspring / steering wheel sensor, which fixed problem. 
Nov 2011

4000 mi
Low tire pressure warning lights came on and stayed in spite of adding air to tires. 
Oct 2013

24700 mi
Check Engine light on and then off solid. Camshaft postion slow response was diagnosis. Performed oil cleaning procedure, code cleared, advised to come back if light returend 3 days and 250 miles later (see other repair) check engine light came back on. Diagnosed as malfunctioning phaser, part took 4 days to arrive. Phaser removed and replaced. Car has shifted hard and was getting worse,think this has cleared. 
Apr 2015

40300 mi

US $305
Normal wear rear brake rotors 
Chrysler Town & Country in Texas, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
Jul 2011

4000 mi
A/C would switch rear vent from head to feet when the "rear" button was selected. Only happens once after the vehicle is started. Does not happen when A/C is on Sync or Auto. Dealer replaced A/C head unit and same problem. 
Sep 2011

7000 mi

US $10
Driver side sliding door interior panel was rubbing on the fender and scratching the paint. Panel was replaced and paint repaired. 
Mar 2013

38000 mi

US $220
Service bulletin directed dealer to replace engine head on cylinder bank with cylinder 4. Driver map light was not as bright as when it was new. Unit was replaced. 
Jul 2013

44000 mi

US $400
replace pads torn boot 
Chrysler Town & Country in Texas, United States
Mar 2011 - Oct 2013
Nov 2011

7000 mi
Key was not sensed when I pushed start button. Theft alarm went off and could not be shut off until 3 minute cycle timed out, then everything functioned normally. Two software updates were performed and problem has not recurred. 
Feb 2013

21500 mi
Radio changes stations and EVIC mileage resets by itself. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Washington, United States
May 2011 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

4000 mi
problems with shifting, told for several trips to dealer not a problem two days later check engine light and trans in limp mode to find compounder assembly failed. Symptoms were back after repair but dealer again saying nothing wrong. 

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2011 Chrysler Town & Country Repair Histories

44 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2011 Chrysler Town & Country. 23 of these members (52.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 66 repairs to 2011 Chrysler Town & Countrys--an average of 1.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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