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Chrysler Town & Country repairs by problem area

Engine (40%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (35%)

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

Other (4%)

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Chrysler Town & Country other repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (1%)

$100 - $499 (31%)

< $100 (61%)

Chart based on 77 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2016 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

175-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

5000 mi Sliding doors would open and then immediately start closing. Tracks were replaced on both sliding doors. 

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2014 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

175-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

4340 mi Third row DVD player had noticeable rattle sound. Dealer had to replace the bracket that holds the player in place. 
6820 mi Sunroof was leaking, soaked the inside of the roof. Took to dealer who defrosted the vehicle and told us nothing was wrong. 
12980 mi Passenger window failed to work properly. Dealer had to open up door panel and replace stuff to make power window properly work again. 

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2013 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

175-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

29000 mi Both automatic doors need fixing 
30000 mi Creaking noise when turning the steering wheel. Replaced front struts, mounts, isolator springs and absorbers. Front windows make a grinding noise when going up and down. Replaced window regulators and window motors on passenger and driver doors. 
37000 mi Rear lift gate supports are not lifting the door all the way which causes the close button to not work and the lift gate to be low. Brake fluid low causing the BRAKE light to come on while driving. No leak detected. Fluid topped off. 

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2012 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

175-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

11000 mi update of computer shift points 
12300 mi vehicle went to wide open throttle while merging into thruway traffic and stayed in WOT until driver pulled off road and shut down engine with key. no codes, dealer could not replicate. passenger side door not closing or opening properly. Hangs up and moves back and forth. Door handle does not over ride. 
21000 mi Passenger sliding door not opening or closing properly 
22700 mi Black trim (mastic)around front windows wrinkling Windshield washer fluid warning on all the time. Dealer blamed on the use of RainX Deicer fluid. Sensor and pump replaced under warranty. Passenger side door not opening or closing. jerking back and forth. 
27300 mi Mastic cover at front corner of both front door windows wrinkled. Mastic replaced. Passenger side door not opening or closing properly. shuddering. New wiring harness ordered. 
30000 mi passenger side door not opening/closing properly. stops halfway jerks back and forth. tries to close when object (person)is in doorway and takes major force to stop. 4th time for this issue drivers door wind noise at top of door. possible not sealing.rear vent window weatherstrip loose. 
32000 mi passenger side door not opening/closing properly. stops halfway jerks back and forth. tries to close when object (person)is in doorway and takes major force to stop.5th time for this issue. new complete door mech ordered. center chrysler emblem blue covering fell off. 
36000 mi Windshield washer level warning on constantly. 2nd time this has happened. First time was due to use of Rain-X according to dealer. No Rain-X use this time. Both power sliding doors failing to operate. 
8000 mi The rear fold down seats are stuck in the down position. The dealership could not fix the problem on first trip and need to have someone from Chrysler come in to fix the problem. Going back next week. The fold away backseat jammed in the down position. The dealership was unable to fix it at the time we brought it in and said they needed to refer to someone else 
8000 mi rear hatch not opening fully in very cold weather. Dealer replaced hatch struts. 
28000 mi passenger seat squeak - lubricated but the squeak is back 
33700 mi Rear hatch struts replaced under warranty. 
7000 mi Rear seat anchors would not fold with seat stowed. Front passenger seat trim broke and was loose. 
16000 mi Seat side panel mounting broke and was replaced under warranty 
21000 mi Van would not read keys, thus no start 
22000 mi Auto headlight sensor went bad 
25000 mi Passenger power seat quit working and needed to be replaced. 
32000 mi A/C evaporator needed to be replaced, as it was leaking. 
29000 mi Alternator replaced under warranty. The battery light came on a few miles from home. I measured 11.8 volts at the battery with the engine running. I fully charged the battery with a charger before driving it less than 10 miles to the dealer. 
29500 mi Loose trim on front passenger seat.  Folding legs on rear seat didn't retract flush when folded. Replaced hood because of paint bubble on hood due to imperfection under paint. 

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2011 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

175-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

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. 
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. 
38000 mi

US $100
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. 
44000 mi

US $400
torn boot 
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. 
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. 
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. 
34000 mi A worn bushing or component with the suspension was causing knocking noises in the rear of the van. 
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. 
1000 mi ESC light on and stayed on. Replaced Clockspring / steering wheel sensor, which fixed problem. 
4000 mi Low tire pressure warning lights came on and stayed in spite of adding air to tires. 
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. 
55000 mi

US $100
3RD Row Bench seats would not stow or configure without forcing the seats into position. Loud clicking noise as the seat tried to stow. 
27000 mi Check engine light on. Multiple trips to dealer for diagnosis with no answers yet. Replaced plus and fuel injector on 1st trip.  
29700 mi PCM on second trip.  
32300 mi Technician on the trip to replace the PCM said that it might be burnt valve, just based on symptoms. 
43000 mi

US $100
Cable on window regulator snapped, drivers side front. Covered by ext. Warranty. 
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. 
63700 mi air bags replaced 
70300 mi

US $170
Cruise control switch was bad. Replaced. Wiring harness defective. Replaced. Driver side door needed a hinge replacement 
77500 mi

US $100
Broken Window regulator 
92700 mi

US $1500
Struts and shocks needed replacing. Expensive but expected. 
96000 mi

US $100
Window regulator cable broke 

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2010 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

311-horsepower 4.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

2480 mi When car sits idle for more than 24 hours it sometimes has a grinding sound when starting. It always starts but could not duplicate sound fr dealer even when they had the car for 3 days. 
7220 mi Trim on front windows too long and wrinkled. Chrome strip on side door bubbling - coating separating. Both items repaired by dealer as still wihin 3 yr warranty. 
11160 mi Blind spot sensor and park assist sensor. New harness installed 
13320 mi

C $75
Pin in driver's side rear caliper seized, burned out new pad and rotor. 
15000 mi Computer reflash to fix intermittent hard shift per TSB. Replaced LED turn signal indicators on exterior mirrors. Lenses on original lights fell off. 
30000 mi

US $3
Parking brake pull-off spring on right rear wheel snapped in half leaving brake partially engaged. Replaced springs on both rear wheels. 
48000 mi

US $500
Replace frozen rear brake calipers. 
65000 mi

US $522
Repl EGR valve to solve problem where engine would die unpredictably while underway. Started happening the day after replacing engine battery. Chrysler Care helped find dealer w/experience solving this problem. 

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2010 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

7000 mi Vehicle had a thumping sound found a TSB once chrysler comes out with a replacement part they will replace tension pully.  Also the passenger side front door lock not working,  tranny slipping all parts ordered will call when they arive. 
8000 mi The transmission had a reflash and update on last visit, this time the tranny is still slipping they duplicated the problem but as of yet it's not fixed with my luck when my warranty is ended then they will find it and fix it. A lemon. 
13000 mi Transmission still shifting poorly the dealer failed to find problem. However 3 yes 3 other transmission shop said the same thing and I had to pay to have them put it in writting I have since taken further action and reported to the A/G The front P/S window door lock switch faulty they replaced it with new one. They also failed to install it correctly and left out the screws or as they said they walked off why? What caused the switch to go bad in a new car? The rear sliding window relay faulty. They will order part im still waiting 4 months latter still not fixed, numerious electrical problems why? Not sure but I noticed a puddle in my garage and it smells loke brake fluid, I looked under the car and can only see the P/S rear shock wet from something leaking on it.I called dealer 2 weeks ago still no call back.OMG what fools. 
20000 mi Transmission still slipping 
23000 mi The transmission problem was detected and yet another pcm update to the software was done, however as always the problem is still here and transmission still slipping, it's like Chrysler don't want to fix it till the warranty expires 
24000 mi

US $125
Transmission whining, and slipping 
24000 mi No air movement in AC. Replaced blower motor. Replaced compressor due to leak discovered on check of system. 
48000 mi

US $100
Right side passenger sliding door would not lock. Lock actuator replaced. 
70000 mi

US $8
Window washer tubing leaking in front and in rear. No fluid on rear window. OK front. Hose connector failed. 
30000 mi driver side power door grinding, dealer greased it 
33000 mi Rattling noise inside driver-side power door. Diagnosed as lower roller and bracket making the noise. Adjusted and insulated lower roller. Covered under warranty 
42000 mi Creaking noise in rear driver side suspension. Dealer said LR control arm bushing has dry rot, needs replaced for $430. Apparently not under warranty. Declined repair. Confirmed problem with corner mechanic, but not repaired yet. 
47000 mi

US $430
Creaky noise starting several months previous, finally took for repair. Replaced left rear control arm bushing. 
53300 mi Took car to usual transmission shop due to whining in low gears. But trans had been serviced 8 mos ago - not the problem. Instead diagnosed problem with power steering pump. Still getting 15mpg city and 21 highway. 
54700 mi

US $325
Car "whining" for a few weeks. Suddenly wouldn't start, engine lights on. Diagnostic said EGR valve bad. "Engine choking itself out, computer cutting off fuel sensor." Replaced EGR valve. 
65000 mi

US $340
Saw steam from under hood, opened to see engine area all wet. Cause: Anti-freeze sprayed from broken hose. Replaced heater hoses and assembly. 
70700 mi Weak battery and corrosion on battery terminal noted at inspection. One week later car won't start. Towed to Pep Boys for new battery install. 
77000 mi

US $90
Transmission seemed clunky; slow to shift at lower speeds. Dealer noticed that 2 months left on 60-mnth powertrain warranty, though car bought used. Diagnosis $90, found nothing unusual, so tuned transmsion. Excellent shifting after service! 

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2009 Chrysler Town & Country

Engine not specified

32000 mi

US $299
replace rear and front rotors and pads new battery 

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2009 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

311-horsepower 4.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

15000 mi front passenger door sqeak while closing 
21000 mi TSB on sliding side door cables 
25000 mi replaced key fob - wasn't always unlocking doors and opening sliding doors; dealer said there was a circuit board issue with the fobs 
31000 mi Calipers failing intermittently - were replaced; rotors warped - were replaced; pads replaced as goodwill gesture 
56000 mi

US $100
Drivers power mirror wasn't going in or out and was slow going up and down. Entire mirror was replaced under extended warranty with 100 dollar deductible. 
68000 mi

US $100
right bearing replaced left shock replaced 
76000 mi

US $100
steering fluid line leak passenger exterior mirror turn signal inoperable 

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2009 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

4000 mi Electronic compass was not working, wire had shorted, this was a topic of a recall.  Passenger side power sliding door only opening manually (not power). Part ordered. 
6000 mi Passenger side power sliding door fixed, part replaced 
12700 mi

US $15
Valve stem on tire broke while filling with air. This required replacement of valve stem. Since the TPMS sensor is attached to the valve stem, I will now have to return to dealer to replace TPMS sensor. 
29700 mi

US $50
Rattle in back, braking problem. TSB on brakes, but not the ones we had to replace. 
47000 mi

US $550
Check Engine lisght on, EGR Valve needed replacement. Cost was for EGR valve replacement and fuel system cleaning. 
55500 mi

US $150
Valve stem broke and had to replaced entire tire pressure sensor. 
63000 mi

US $50
Excessive oil consumption. Doing oil consumption test over next 3000 miles 
65000 mi Sticking brakes right rear 
66500 mi Excessive oil consumption 
67000 mi

US $120
Tire pressure sensor replaced - broken valve stem requires the whole Tpms to be changes 
68000 mi

US $420
Excessive oil consumption - changed rings, gaskets covered under warranty Coolant leak 
78000 mi

US $900
Bushings 
85000 mi

US $180
Rear wiper stopped working 
34000 mi Side door hatch rattles. Try to repair several times, still have rattle. 
38500 mi Bearings were worn due to city driving. There was no cost because I purchased a service contract with Zurich for 60mths or 100K miles. Satellite radio needs to be replaced due to module failure? Radio is on order for one week. replaced satellite radio broken rear hatch door chain 
41000 mi Radiator fix per Zurich policy, $454, reason unknown, possibly hit by debris. 
62300 mi

US $1500
Struts and shocks replaced. Went for oil change and recommended maintenance 
63000 mi

US $745
Oil pan had a leak. Recommended maintenance was performed. Replaced power steering hose $380 Coolant bypass hose leaking $365 
78000 mi

US $500
Plastic Y splitter has a common defect and split. Dealer made me replace all cooling system hoses and pipes for engine cooling system. Also, they fixed an ignition recall on supplied two new FOBS at no cost. 
82000 mi

US $185
Lift gate bolt cracked. Replaced entire lift gate support. Also fog light replaced. Battery needed to be replaced after 18 months 
83000 mi

US $1570
Struts, stabilization bars, absorbers were replaced again.  I thought bearings were worn, but they told me it was suspension. I think it's bearings - still noise. In 2011, received wheel bearing recall TC/DC 2008-10 models - 5 yrs/90K miles. 
89000 mi

US $832
The bushings needed replacement The door harness that powers the electric sliding plastic covering fell apart. Btw, the dealer provide a free loaner 2016 Town and Country car for 8 days at no charge, as I bought the car from the dealer! Unheard of! 
92000 mi

US $418
Leaking transmission fluid and transmission was banging. Transmission lines had to be replaced. Cost to replace lines $418 parts and labor *d Transmission lines had to be replaced. Cost to replace lines $418 parts and labor Oil seal was leaking and cost was covered under power train lifetime warranty 
55000 mi Car shakes between 60 and 65MPH. Strong Antifreeze smell coming from the back of the engine. Shakes and vibrates between 60 and 65 MPH. 
87000 mi replaced the left rear auto door opening mechanism 
98000 mi On vacation it flat out died due to a problem with some wire in the electrical main cabling bundle. Luckily they were able to replace just the bad wire (a ground wire?) instead of the entire bundle--$3000 and not covered by the Costguard POS warranty. 

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2008 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

311-horsepower 4.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

28000 mi The rear seat would not stow anymore. Seat needed to be replaced. 
38000 mi Left rear seat would not stow again. 
50000 mi

US $800
erroneous warning lights. instrument cluster replaced. didn't fix problem 
50000 mi instrument cluster replaced again. not fixed, sold minivan. also never able to fix the problem with the driver seat continually moving back or the windshield wipers going on their own 
Loss of radio presets. Required software update. 
6000 mi Passenger side sliding door would randomly reverse itself when closing, as if there was a blockage. Also, the driver's side sliding door made a grinding noise when opening. 
21000 mi bad rear brake caliper design. Brakes bound up frequently. Replaced with new design under warranty. 
34000 mi Passenger side sliding door would intermittently not close, reversing itself when halfway shut. 
46000 mi Engine turned off and car lost all power on freeway. A known problem with the 2008s, no real fix, design problem. Hoped it wouldn't happen to us, but it did. So traded it in immediately. 
22000 mi Plastic component holding cable assembly in PS electric sliding door physically broke. Entire door track and drive belt was replaced. 
26000 mi Loud ticking noise upon start-up that lasted for approximately 15-30 seconds. Power liftgate motor does not smoothly open liftgate but ratchets in two positions upon opening. New motor ordered but on backorder. Transmission shifts harshly from 1st to 2nd at low speed, low throttle openings. 
27000 mi Liftgate motor/transmission appeared to have stripped gear in two positions and would ratchet in those positions while opening. Liftgate motor replaced under warranty. 
42000 mi

US $150
Failed CV shaft replaced. O.D. compounder sensor damaged during failure & replaced. Chrysler provided out of warranty assistance covering $650 of $800 total.  
4000 mi Driver's door didn't shut tightly when all other windows and doors were closed. Dealer adjusted striker and problem was resolved. 
10000 mi #5 Thrust Bearing Protection Rapid Response Transmittal - Washer Solvent Sensor Weepage - Replaced washer fluid level sensor. 
11000 mi Driver's door rattling over grainy surfaces/rough roads. Tech could hear problem but could not fix after extensive work. Returned a second time to have issue resolved. Rear opening panel that houses 3rd row, middle seat seat belt not able to secure seat belt. Entire panel had to be ordered and replaced. Power sliding passenger doors sometimes did not close automatically and would re-open just before fully closing. Flash of electronics eliinated problem. Interior trim piece for rear opening replaced. 
11000 mi Driver's door rattle finally diagnosed and repaired; no parts used. Adjusted door and lubricated all hinges. 
17500 mi

US $100
Driver's side map light dim. Entire harness had to be replaced. 
1000 mi Computer sensor failed. Fuel injector system failed for 1 cylinder spraying fuel, causing engine to stall, strong fumes in cabin. Vehicle was towed to dealer with 1570 miles on it. 
2000 mi Grinding and clicking noise at startup. Sound cuts out in stereo/nav system. Replaced system once, still trouble. Ordered another new mygig system. 
5000 mi Continued MyGig problems/sound system problems. Metal on Metal grinding at startup, loud clunking noises, loud ticking noises at initial startup. They can never "replicate the problem" but we hear it every single time...... Automatic door open/close problems. Electrical. 
22300 mi Plastic air dam above back window warped, plastic on bumper same problem. 
27000 mi Plastic Airdam replaced. 
76000 mi

US $1275
All four brakes and rotors including calipers replaced after being replaced less than 2 years ago. ABS/Traction control sensor malfunctioned. Replaced sensor and wheel bearings. 
3000 mi Sliding doors would almost close, then reopen as though encountering an obstacle. There was a creaking sound when accelerating from a stop or coming to a stop. 
8000 mi The key fob sometimes can't be turned to the complete locked position and can't be removed. It can only be removed by turning the key back one click to the right then back to the locked position. There is a rattle in the middle row overhead console. 
9000 mi There is a rattle/squeak in the overhead console. 
19300 mi The front carpet was getting wet after using the A/C. 
47000 mi

US $200
The car occasionally won't start on the first attempt. The starter engages and doesn't crank the engine for long enough to start. It took 10 attempts at it's worst. 
US $1500 One of the rear power seats would not fully return to the normal position. The seatback remained flat instead of upright. 
2480 mi Power steering return hose split in -40C and leaked all fluid out of reservoir. Vehicle was not drivable. Power 3rd row seats would not fold up or down. Parts have been ordered. While at the dealer fixing another issue, the mechanic damaged or shorted out the NAV system. Auto temperature control now on the passenger side was extremely tight to turn. Parts ordered. 
3100 mi Climate control knob very tight to turn, system replaced under warranty. Wrong parts ordered for power 3rd row, must return to install new parts. Brand new MyGig/Nav ordered, but apparently never came in. Must reorder and return in 1 week. *Parts ordered but never came in. Must reorder parts and return in 1 week. 
4340 mi Power 3rd row seat defective, parts ordered, couldn't repair. Whole new seat was ordered from factory and installed. Successfully repaired. Replacement MyGig was never ordered to repair original defective unit. Dealer finally ordered item and replaced with new one. Successfully repaired. 
7440 mi Brake Master Cylinder failed and had to be replaced. 
8060 mi

C $60
*Vehicle required a 4 wheel alignment. Not enough time to complete, Appointment is for Oct 10 2008 
9300 mi The transmission shifter became very stiff to shift in to gear as well as when using the autostick. 
12400 mi Engine was making a loud whining sound under acceleration.  Shifter became very stiff again.  
14260 mi

C $250
2 lug bolts sheared off the rear tire of the vehicle due to nuts coming loose. Loud whining sound coming from engine compartment. Pulley and tensioner was replaced, but sound still persists. Dealer thinks that it's the Alternator, parts ordered.  Front bumper damaged after servicing during parking. Ordered new bumper and fascia, but have not received parts yet. 
14260 mi Key FOB recall parts still did not come in, parts again re-ordered. Need to return to get this recall closed out. Bumper replaced due to dealer damaging it when parking. Whining sound still apparent even though alternator was replaced with a new one. Key FOB was stuck in the ignition on ACCESSORY and would not release. The vehicle's electrical system was operating at all times and would drain the battery. 
15500 mi Key FOB stuck in ignition, new ignition NODE ordered and installed. It did not solve problem. The metal shifter release could not contact the key release. This piece was changed. Problem solved. Recall for KEY FOB still not completed. Waiting for parts. Whining sound still present upon acceleration only. Dealer cannot provide a solution and was told they all do that. 
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. Sensor was to be replaced for radiator per the Rapid Response bulletin. Parts on order. Transmission PCM re-flash per Rapid response Bulletin 

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2008 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

46000 mi

US $385
Transmission broke while driving home from work. Had to have the vehicle towed for repair. rear hatch latch quit working and door wouldn't close. Had to bungy door closed to drive. 
57000 mi

US $450
power sliding doors were experiencing issues and a recall had been issued to repair. We have had a clunk in the front end for over a year, yet they can never find anything wrong. Sounds like we are driving over a loose man hole cover. 
6000 mi Passenger side rear sliding door fixed. 
7000 mi Passenger side rear sliding door fixed again, this time replaced track. Tire sensor and valve on one tire broke in half and lost air pressure. Took two trips to dealer to fix. 
37000 mi rear bumper pad was warped 
91700 mi

US $1200
radio and camera not work properly 
92300 mi

US $600
radio is not working and is replaced. 
115000 mi

US $60
make noise 
119000 mi

US $975
the car key cannot be recognized. 
6000 mi *Car was pulling to right. Took it in for alignment. Picked it up 1 week later. Within in 2 hours, I took the car back to the shop -- alignment was worse than before and 3 warning lights appeared on the dash board. Dealer replaced sensors and attempted to realign the vehicle.  Threaded bolt-hole in the cross member under the front end of the vehicle was stripped. Dealer had to replace cross member. During replacement of the cross member, the circuits for the high beam and low beam headlights were switched on the driver side. Also, one of the bulbs was blown -- this all took over 1/2 day to resolve since dealer did not have the part in stock. This is an ongoing alignment issue -- dealer trying to find a solution by exploring with manufacturer. 
8000 mi Ongoing alignment problem. Ongoing alignment problem. 
10000 mi Ongoing alignment problem. 
118700 mi

US $100
Coolant leak -- something within the radiator system. 

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2008 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

175-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

57500 mi

US $150
Passenger side sliding door wouldn't lock with buttons or remote. 
62000 mi

US $30
Air pressure sensor valve stem cracked. Replaced with non sensing stem because sensor ones are expensive and prone to break again. 
96000 mi

US $50
Leaky radiator 
105300 mi

US $100
Door handle on side door broke. Wrong part was sent by dealer, so still is not fixed. 

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2008 Chrysler Town & Country 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

26000 mi The brakes were bad, went bad at about 15,000, then the recall came into effect The valve stem on the right front tire cracked and then popped off the next day. Not under any warranty even though this has been a known problem. I paid for a regular garage to fix it. 

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2007 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

45000 mi

US $80
ABS warning light on. Said rear module bad. Front brake pads also noisy and replaced. A week after work done, ABS warning light no longer stays on, it shuts off shortly after car is started just as before the problem. 
48000 mi A/C didn't work. Rear evaporator warranty had been extended to 7/70,000. This extension included all 2006 & 2007 Minivans. Fixed without charge to me. Left rear power door hangs. Wire track on back order. 
49000 mi

US $100
Wire track for driver sliding door came in and was installed July 11. From a google search this problem has happened to others and it's about a 20 minute fix after you get the part. The estimated cost of the part is $170. 
78000 mi

US $80
AC Not working up to par on over 100 degree days. Added 8oz of Freon. Now working perfectly. 
91000 mi

US $2400
Gear in gear cluster lost a bearing which caused cluster to fail.  Rebuilt transmission, added a shifter kit for more posative shifting and replaced torque converter 
139000 mi

US $500
Replaced the catalytic converter as check engine light reported catalytic converter efficiency error. Light now off and engine runs much better 
141000 mi

US $675
Replaced radiator cracked plastic tank 
142000 mi

US $650
Replaced tie rod ends and aligned front end 
155500 mi

US $250
Power seat adjustment unit. 
18000 mi

US $75
Chain on power sliding door broke, rendering door inoperable. The broken chain was temporarily repaired and then replaced when new chain available. 
25000 mi Despite recharge, AC was still blowing warm air. Tech discovered leaking rear panel. Charges covered by Chrysler b/c of defective unit. 

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2007 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

4000 mi Replaced cracked liftgate brake light lens. The horizontal red plastic lens for the high center mounted brake light above the glass on the rear hatch cracked top to bottom right where one of the screws attaching the lens was. 
30300 mi

US $80
At routine preventative replacement of serpentine belt had to also replace a bad tensioner. 

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2006 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

133000 mi

US $144
Attempt to find A/C freon leak. Recharged w/ died freon, haven't found leak yet. 
134500 mi

US $70
Leaking tire pressure sensor replaced. 
136000 mi

US $231
Leak in rear A/C system. Had them install a plug kit to block off the rear system. 
146000 mi Warranty replacement of headlight switch 
161000 mi

US $568
Replaced fuel pump and spark plugs 
187500 mi

US $600
upper intake gasket 
34000 mi Driver door lock switch inoperative. Ordered new BCM and replaced. Also repaired broken wire from BCM to switch. Whistling noise from engine compartment while under load. Cracked vacuum hose at cruise control servo replaced. 
44000 mi

US $180
Wiper Motor Linkage broke for Driver Side Wiper. Replaced entire Wiper Motor Assembly. 

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2006 Chrysler Town & Country 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

12000 mi The automatic passenger door would not open automatically and was hard to open and close manually. The tires were covered with brake dust which I had checked as well, was told that they are wearing out but still had 30% left. 

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2005 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

207-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

51000 mi 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. 
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. 
64000 mi

US $278
Check engine light came on. Shop connected scan tool, determined that the EGR valve had failed and installed a new part. 
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. 
88000 mi

US $1917
A/C cooling performance was poor. The shop traced the problem to a leaky front evaporator core. Replacing the part required removal of the instrument panel from the van. Driver's power window would not work. Shop replaced a failed power window motor and regulator. 
92000 mi After A/C repair in August, A/C system started leaking condensate into the vehicle and soaking the front passenger's carpet. Shop replaced the drain tube and sealed the bulkhead where the lines pass through the dash. A/C still leaking condensate into vehicle interior. Shop ran tests to confirm that the heater case was not leaking and sealed the bulkhead from the engine compartment side. The carpet has stayed dry since this repair. 
101000 mi

US $55
Tire started leaking air at a faster rate than before. Shop traced problem to a cracked tire pressure monitoring sensor and replaced the part. 
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. 
118000 mi

US $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 mi

US $334
Shop discovered a water pump leak after doing an oil change and a transmission flush. Water pump was replaced. 
132000 mi

US $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 mi

US $1029
Replaced noisy/failing A/C compressor. Recharged system and checked for leaks. Engine oil pan gasket leaking. Replaced gasket. 
141000 mi

US $1
Right-side power sliding door would not close properly. I found a YouTube video of the repair procedure, used it to locate a break in the door wiring harness, and repaired the break myself. 
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. 
155500 mi

US $858
Fuel pump failed. Van had to be towed to the shop for diagnosis and replacement of the fuel pump module. 
162700 mi Power sliding door on right side stopped working. I found and repaired a broken wire in the door harness. 
174000 mi

US $43
Turn signals stopped working on both sides. 4-way flashers still worked. I traced the problem to excessive grease in the stalk switch, disassembled and cleaned the switch, and put it back into the steering column. Power door lock actuator in left rear sliding door stopped working. I bought and installed an aftermarket part to correct the problem. 
176000 mi

US $1150
Replaced leaking radiator and transmission fluid cooler lines Replaced leaking gaskets on intake manifold and rocker arm covers to eliminate coolant and oil leaks Replace torn boots at inner tie rod ends on both sides of power rack and pinion steering gear 
176000 mi Multiple electrical issues -- ABS non-functional, Check Engine light on, keyless entry not working, radio not working. New owner traced problem to defective fuse and relay panel and replaced part. 
49000 mi

US $100
Replaced leaking water pump. 
52000 mi

US $110
Diagnosed problem with EGR valve -- needed replacement Replaced EGR Valve 
74000 mi

US $250
Spare tire cable assembly replaced 
84000 mi

US $600
Replaced leaking radiator 
113000 mi

US $50
Radiator electric cooling fans inoperable. Replaced cooling fan relay. 
118000 mi

US $400
Worn Tie-Rods Replaced. 
79000 mi

US $3
Door locks would not work with switch or remote. Pulled IOD fuse to reset PCM. 
80000 mi

US $3
Passenger slider door lock. Replaced electric motor in lock actuator. 
91000 mi

US $100
Car simply needed a water pump. I have an extended service contract and only paid $100 ded. Sensor on movable pedals was out. Memory system would not activate the pedals. They only worked by pressing the pedal switch. Car makes rattle notice when just coming to a stop. Was told they had to start at the Catalytic converter first but it might not solve the problem. Not a warranted part anymore. Wanted $800, I declined. 
96000 mi

US $65
Received check engine light. Code reported EGR system problem. replaced EGR valve. The car has a warranty but the deductible is $100. The part cost me $65 shipped so I replaced it myself. 
101000 mi

US $100
Memory seat system not working. Dealer replaced a module. Seats still don't return to memory positions. Could not fix because could only repeat error once. Heated seat back (not bottom) would come on by itself occasionally. Too hot to drive, had to lean forward. Dealer replaced the heated seat module. Original radiator started leaking at lower tank seal. Dealer installed a new one. Front sway bar bushing making noise 3 years after replaced. Dealer replaced them again. Auto Climate panel lights out. Bulbs not replaceable. Dealer replaced entire panel. Rear shocks went out at 101k miles. dealer replaced. These are non-Nivomat shocks. After changing the radiator, dealer pressure tested system and found intake manifold leaking coolant. Gasket replaced. 
102000 mi *Memory seat system was not fixed during November repair. Seats don't return to memory positions. The dealer could not fix because they cold only repeat the error once. They never got the error to show up again. 
102000 mi

US $100
Rear Lift shock became weak and would not hold rear lift gate up. Electric door locks would not operate with Key Fob, Key or internal switch. Oil pan and trans pan leaking, noted burning oil smell while ascending hills. Memory Seat system still not working Engine idles too low while warm in drive at a stop light.. 500-600 rpm. Heated seat has come on by itself once since last repair... in 1000 miles. Dash, Headlights, interior overhead lights dim (pulse dim) while heated seats are on. 
102000 mi Dealer was sent the wrong part. Said part would be in a few days. 10 days later when the part did not come in, I picked up the car. It is April 24th, still waiting for the seat motor. Over a month now. 
106000 mi

US $22
Reservoir screen was plugged which caused a whining noise. replaced reservoir problem solved. Dealer still can't get seat motor. It is now July 3rd 2012. 
110000 mi After more than 6 mo. waiting for a seat motor track to be made, the dealer installed it and the memory seats now work. The seat track was worn out and not making a good ground. The seat moved intermittently when commanded automatically. 
110000 mi

US $60
Battery needed to be replaced, on;y lasted 3 years 2 months. It was a 6 year battery. These vans seem to go through batteries often. 
111000 mi Serpentine belt tension-er pulley and crank pulley (Harmonic balancer) were replaced. vehicle made slight noise at idle. This did not fix the problem. The car needs to be brought back again. After replacing the serpentine belt tensioner, this did not solve the noise problem. Dealer Subsequently replaced (A/C) even though nothing wrong with it and ultimately the alternator which solved the problem. 
115300 mi

US $3
Passenger slider door lock motor failed. 
120000 mi

US $75
One of the TPMS sensors went out. Replaced at a local tire shop. 
122000 mi

US $300
rack and pinion began leaking from right side of gear 
126000 mi

US $630
Compressor failed after 16 months of being replaced before that. Chrysler gave some assistance. They originally wanted $1100 for the job. 
127700 mi

US $75
EGR valve went out, Again! First bought a dealer part, this lasted about 3 years. Now I bought an aftermarket part with lifetime warranty. 
129000 mi

US $200
Fuel pump went out, replaced it. 
131300 mi A/C compressor failed again for the 3rd time. Happened less than 12k miles and 1 year so dealer replaced again with rebuilt parts which are obviously no good since it keeps breaking. 
141000 mi

US $30
Front Brakes wore out again. Right front down to the metal. Left front half. Tried to replace calipers, rebuilt parts were junk. Could not get banjo bolts in calipers. Returned. Pads were free, limited lifetime warranty. Turned rotors 
141700 mi EGR valve went out again. This happens every 2 or 3 years. 
142000 mi

US $400
Front condenser leaking compressor oil. Replaced it, dryer, front and rear expansion valves. Turns out rear valve plugged. Dealer should have changed this 3 compressors ago. My new AC guy figured it out. 
148000 mi

US $20
Oil Pressure light would come on intermittently. Changed the oil pressure sender. 
152000 mi

US $125
Power steering pump whine and high pressure hose leaking. Pay to have this job done, too time consuming for weekend mechanic. 
156000 mi

US $192
Valve spring broke and was replaced 
194500 mi

US $185
Engine fan kept running and would run battery down. Sensor changed 
198000 mi Accelerator was sticking. Needed cable lubed, no charge. 
201000 mi

US $3200
Rear Hatch was not opening properly hood release latch not working 
105000 mi

US $230
Radiator leaking fluid along driver side seam. Replaced radiator. 
107000 mi power locks not working with key fob or door switch. Disconnected battery, connected cables together. Reseated OSD fuse in fuse box. 
111000 mi

US $1700
steering pulled to one side. Inner tie rod end replaced Strut mounts binding when steering. Spring coiling up and then popping if a bump hit when steering hoses to rear AC unit damaged and refrigerant leaked out and bad check valve Right side power sliding door not releasing for manual open/close... resistance to manual movement. coolant leaking. Shop pressure tested system and then replaced radiator cap for free. 
112300 mi front right strut assembly making noise after replacement. Complete new unit assembly and mounting installed. No more noise. 
125300 mi replaced leaking radiator 
148000 mi

US $1035
rear condenser and lines replaced 
155300 mi spliced wired to powered sliding door because it closed only part way and stopped. Wire had been caught in the cable tray and broke 
51000 mi

US $1200
Horrible whining noise replaced ac and alternator 
54700 mi

US $200
Traction control comes on nad off, brakes pulsate for a normal stop then revert to normal braking. 
71000 mi

US $100
Rear window exploded when driver door was shut 

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

176000 mi

US $89
Passenger window wouldn't stay up. Cable on regulator slipped off spindle and got mangled. Replaced motor and regulator. 
119000 mi

US $10
HVAC drain elbow was missing which allowed water to leak under the carpet on front passenger side. 
126000 mi

US $10
Misfire on #5 cylinder. Diagnosed no spark coming from the coilpack. Replaced coilpack, $120. Original headlight assemblies were hopelessly clouded over. Replaced headlight assemblies with new aftermarket ones, $70. Blower motor resistor failed. Installed replacement blower motor and blower motor resistor, $100. Bulbs in the climate control head were burned out and needed to be replaced. I bought light bulbs off of Ebay, removed and disassembled the HVAC control head and replaced the bulbs. This is not a novice repair and involved soldering, $10 
131000 mi

US $120
AC was 2.0 pounds low. Vacuumed and recharged system. 
135000 mi

US $775
AC compressor clutch failed. Replaced AC compressor, dryer, both expansion valves, flushed and recharged system. 
141000 mi

US $65
Oil pan gasket was leaking and needed replacement. Headliner at windshield falling down. Fixed with headliner adhesive. Power seat forward/backward worm drives on the front seats wore out and got stuck in one position. Had to get replacements from a junkyard. FYI 2005-2007 vans seem to have better fwd/backward worm drives than the 2001-2003 units. 
146000 mi

US $25
Fuel injector harness was melted (too close to exhaust, common problem on 2001-2004 vans). Replaced injector harness with one from a junkyard. Be aware that MAP sensor connnectors 04-up are different from 01-03. Repinned connector. Replacement ignition coil was cracked on the bottom (18 mo old), causing intermittent misfire when warmed up. Replaced coilpack under warranty, misfire cured. 

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2003 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

180-horsepower 3.3L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

55000 mi A/C clutch burned out; the problem was covered by the warranty. 
59000 mi

US $210
Check engine light on; replaced one valve associated with the emission system.  
70000 mi

US $90
Emission problem, had to replace a couple of small hoses. 
75000 mi

US $250
Transmission fluid leak; shop attempted to fix it by replacing one part, but a second part had to be replaced to fully fix the issue. Fixing the leak will require a second trip to the mechanic. 
82000 mi

US $130
Tested the exhaust and replaced one leaky hose. 
90000 mi

US $200
Wheel lugs were cross threaded. Three lugs were replaced. Replaced two wheel lugs, and one bolt holding the brake caliper. 
91000 mi

US $50
Replaced power steering reservoir and filter. 
100300 mi

US $100
Replaced radiator due to leak. Replaced oxygen sensor. 
106000 mi

US $100
Window regulator replacement. 
108700 mi

US $200
Alternator replacement 

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2002 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

120000 mi

US $350
One of the metal lines to the rear heater corroded and leaked.  
128000 mi

US $45
While driving, the battery light came on. Car was driven directly to shop. After restarting the car, battery light did not come back on. Mechanic checked alternator and found that it was charging system properly. Check engine light on. Diagnosed as evap leak. Could not locate leak that day; will diagnose later. 
129000 mi

US $150
Crack in Evap system hose. Hose replaced.  
145000 mi New A/C compressor 
145500 mi

US $140
Replace rear hatch latch replace Throttle Positioning Sensor 
150000 mi

US $277
Replace water pump and belt. 
166000 mi Tranmission blew. Decided to junk the car. 

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2002 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

140000 mi

US $100
Rear light kit. Cover broke off. 
142000 mi

US $150
Fixed lock on passenger side sliding door. 
146000 mi

US $175
New Shocks and Struts. Replaced all belts and hoses. 
159000 mi

US $200
Recharged A/C, oil change, tire rotation 

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2001 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

108000 mi

US $260
Power sliding door on passenger side ceased working. 
109000 mi

US $147
Power Steering hose ruptured while returning home from local shopping trip. could barely turn steering wheel. Called AAA and had car towed to local garage to be repaired. 
114000 mi

US $260
Front sway bar links were replaced because they were badly worn and clunking at the slightest bump. 
119000 mi

US $160
Heater-A/C fan made terrible grinding noise when it turned on. Replaced with a new unit (fan motor) by local garage. 

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2001 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

29000 mi

US $800
Electronic control of transmission malfunctioned. Replaced sensor unit 
30000 mi

US $550
Passenger side window would not roll up/down. Replace motor. While replacing door panel after repair, plastic trim on door was broken. Broken trim on interior door panel while window was being repaired  
31000 mi

US $130
Door trim repaired successfully Windshield washer for front window failed. Replaced tubing and cleaned reservoir. 
38000 mi

US $1100
Leak in book in rack and pinon steering. Had to replace entire steering assembly. 
186300 mi

US $1250
Many things fixed not just one system. Why does your software not allow for more than one? MK: It does. 

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2000 Chrysler Town & Country

Engine not specified

110000 mi My van is still not repaired. I'm on a fixed income and can't afford to have a Pro fix it. I can't do it myself because I'm a leg amputee.  

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2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

155000 mi

US $575
Passenger window motor replaced 
156000 mi

US $312
Right passenger window was NOT reinstalled properly & has a 2 inch open that will not close! Total screw up by mechanic & owner refuses to take responsibility. 

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2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

84000 mi

US $35
window interior frost up 
91000 mi

US $90
defroster not working lubricated actuator works now 

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

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. 
153000 mi

US $125
Replaced seat belt drivers side. 
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. 
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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