1072 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chrysler Town & Country. 149 of these members
(13.9%) have reported suspension repairs for their car.
A total of 256 suspension repairs to Chrysler Town & Countrys--an average of 0.2 per
vehicle--have been reported.
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.
Shop discovered a worn inner tie rod end while mounting new tires. They replaced the worn part and did a wheel alignment.
Shop diagnosed front suspension creak as worn front stabilizer bushings and end links. Both bushings and both links were replaced on this shop visit.
Shop discovered worn outer tie rod end while doing a tire rotation. The part was replaced and an alignment done.
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.
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.
Power steering rack developed a leak and needed to be replaced, under warranty
Inner tie rod ends were loose and needed to be replaced
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.