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1997 Chrysler Town & Country repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (29%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (6%)

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (60%)

< $100 (40%)

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Chart based on 15 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

1997 Chrysler Town & Country 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Chrysler in California, United States
Aug 2009 - Jul 2018
Sep 2009

120000 mi

US $60
clunking noise entering and leaving stops. Loose nuts on rack & pinon steering were tightened. 
Mar 2010

127000 mi

US $100
Water pump leaking starter failure 
Sep 2010

131000 mi

US $30
Fan relay for radiator fan was no longer working 
Dec 2010

132000 mi

US $400
Rear drive shaft failed on awd 
Jun 2011

136000 mi
Right swaybar link replacement 

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Chrysler in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2010 - Apr 2012
Sep 2010

125000 mi

US $230
needed muffler and resonator 
Apr 2012

127000 mi
Chrysler in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2010 - Jul 2011
Feb 2010

131000 mi

US $55
Replaced the control panel for the hot and cold blend door slide resistors. Part of the AC/Heater controls. 
Chrysler in Illinois, United States
May 2008 - Jan 2010
Jul 2008

152000 mi

US $90
AC was not working right,would not cool at any fan position other than max. Also the air blown was not very cool. Replaced some electronic parts(loom) and recharged the cooling system. 
Nov 2008

153000 mi

US $125
Replaced seat belt drivers side. 
Apr 2009

155000 mi

US $190
Transmission makes loud howling noise. Changed fluid,did not help.  At the same visit to repair shop found that right rear bearing is shot. Replaced right rear wheel bearing. 
Jun 2009

156000 mi

US $190
It turned out that the "howling noise" never was in the transmission,but rather from the AC compressor. A rebuilt compressor was installed, but while I had plenty of cold air the noise while at a lower level is still there. Replaced left rear wheel bearing. Solved the issue. Noisy and loose wheel. 

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Chrysler in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

138260 mi

C $350
Would not start after short trip(150k) No gauges working, no fuel. Determined to be relay switch somewhere in electrical. After towed for 150 k car started immediately, could not replicate problem. 

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