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Chrysler Town & Country repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1937 repairs.

Chrysler Town & Country suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 196 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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2008 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

251-horsepower 4.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

2480 mi Power steering return hose split in -40C and leaked all fluid out of reservoir. Vehicle was not drivable. 
28520 mi

C $30
Power steering hose to reservoir tank split. AGAIN. Drove to dealer with no fluid and left overnight. They successfully repaired the power steering. 

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2008 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

197-horsepower 3.8L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

6000 mi Threaded bolt-hole in the cross member under the front end of the vehicle was stripped. Dealer had to replace cross member. This is an ongoing alignment issue -- dealer trying to find a solution by exploring with manufacturer. 

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2005 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

53000 mi

US $300
Shop discovered a worn inner tie rod end while mounting new tires. They replaced the worn part and did a wheel alignment. 
70000 mi

US $502
Shop diagnosed front suspension creak as worn front stabilizer bushings and end links. Both bushings and both links were replaced on this shop visit. 
75000 mi

US $160
Shop discovered worn outer tie rod end while doing a tire rotation. The part was replaced and an alignment done. 
109000 mi

US $175
Mechanic discovered tie rod end wear while doing a tire rotation. One tie rod end was covered under warranty; the other tie rod end and the post-service wheel alignment were customer-paid. 
143700 mi

US $995
Vehicle developed a loud groaning noise from the front end. Mechanic traced the problem to a failing rack-and-pinion steering gear, replaced it with a remanufactured part, and flushed the hydraulic system. 
24000 mi Power steering rack developed a leak and needed to be replaced, under warranty 

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2005 Chrysler Town & Country 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

30000 mi Replace Sway Bar Bushings 

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

72000 mi

US $80
Power steering pump bad. 
81000 mi

US $500
Power Steering Pump again! 

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2001 Chrysler Town & Country 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

138000 mi

US $15
Sway bar bushings replaced. 
45000 mi

US $1900
Steering making large amount of noise and binding, replaced intermediate shaft, rack and lower sway bar bushings 

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2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

166000 mi

US $1000
Inner tie rod ends were loose and needed to be replaced 
175000 mi Enormous power steering fluid leak discovered underneath vehicle in parking lot. Steering rack leaking, power steering pump leaking, and power steering lines badly corroded and leaking. Cost estimate $1300. Decided to junk vehicle due to cost. 

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2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

82000 mi

US $600
Sway bar link broken. This van has had to have at least one of the two sway bars replaced every year for state inspection. 
93000 mi

US $60
Another sway bar link failed 
100000 mi

US $400
Replaced both rear wheel bearings, brake rosters and pads. 
106000 mi

US $380
Right front lower ball joint very loose, replaced 
108000 mi

US $75
Right side tie rod end broke 
116300 mi

US $140
Wheel bearings 
122700 mi

US $300
Both rear wheel bearings noisy, replaced Left sway bar link worn, replaced 
130000 mi

US $600
Power steering rack fluid leak, requiring replacement of rack 

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Chrysler Town & Country Suspension Problems

1101 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chrysler Town & Country. 154 of these members (14%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 266 suspension repairs to Chrysler Town & Countrys--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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