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2011 Chrysler Town & Country repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (39%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 98 repairs.
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2011 Chrysler Town & Country repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (7%)

$100 - $499 (37%)

< $100 (41%)

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Chart based on 71 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 Chrysler Town & Country

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Chrysler Town & Country in Texas, United States
Dec 2013 - Apr 2014
Jan 2014

US $550
Alternator failed. Battery would not take a charge. 

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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 New York, United States
Sep 2014 - Apr 2017
Apr 2015

29500 mi

US $138
Rear left brake pads worn down to metal, while all other wheels had good pads. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Michigan, United States
Jul 2014 - Jul 2022
Aug 2016

69700 mi
Engine vibrating. Cylinder 2 Misfires reported. Replaced Cylinder heads. Known Chrysler issue with the Pentastar V6 engine, Chrysler extended coverage for this issue. 
May 2022

155000 mi

US $3300
Suspension work  and oil leak repair. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Nebraska, United States
Feb 2014 - Aug 2016
Aug 2016

85000 mi
Cylinder 2 Head Failure after previous cylinder 2 head failure, had issues with cylinder 1 and 5 misfiring. Dealer replaced spark plugs and O2 sensor. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Florida, United States
Jul 2012 - Dec 2016
Sep 2014

65000 mi

US $1400
Master Cylinder found to have a leak - replaced. TPMS sending false readings with pressure readings dropping from normal to zero then back to normal. Actual tire readings normal. Found one bad sensor and replaced. 
Sep 2015

79000 mi

US $181
TPM sensor replaced 
Nov 2016

93900 mi

US $1500
Replaced TPM sensor - right front wheel 
Chrysler Town & Country in Manitoba, Canada
Sep 2015 - Jul 2022
Jun 2016

48360 mi

C $1700
Rear evaporator replacement Charge system Cruise ctrl operating intermittently Electronic visual display intermittent 
Jul 2022

96720 mi
rear facing camera works intermittenly for a few weeks then stopped. started again months later and did the same all over again. All connections are good, likely a computer chip ?  AC quit blowing cold after about 11 month. . . over $2500 initial repair at the main Winnipeg Chrysler shop. 
Chrysler Town & Country in California, United States
Apr 2012 - Apr 2015
Jun 2013

51000 mi
Check engine light. Head gasket replacement. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Illinois, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2015

47000 mi
Steering rack is leaking fluid. Took to dealer to diagnose. 
May 2018

79000 mi

US $1000
Rear A/C developed a leak. Had to be completely replaced. Yet another poorly designed Chrysler component. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Texas, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

88000 mi
Loud ticking sound (like from the engine) that was very loud when AC is on. This is the second time in less than a year this has occurred. Full transmission replaced last July along with Flex Plate. 
Chrysler Town & Country in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Jan 2018
Oct 2017

97445 mi

US $4400
The transmission started shifting erratically and slipping entirely out of gear while driving. The tech said 9 codes were thrown. I had the transmission replaced with a remanufactured unit. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Alabama, United States
Feb 2022 - Feb 2023
Oct 2022

134000 mi

US $4000
Rebuilt the transmission, it was slipping a lot 
Chrysler Town & Country in Illinois, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

91000 mi

US $190
Rear expansion valve/evaporator leak. Shop attempted recharge/stop leak but it didn't stop the leak. I will be returning to replace the parts. 
Apr 2016

91700 mi

US $863
Return trip to replace the rear evaporator and noisy blower motor 
Jul 2016

96000 mi
Rear caliper replaced. Part under warranty. 
Jun 2018

130000 mi

US $275
Alternator failed 
Chrysler Town & Country in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2016 - Feb 2016
Feb 2016

63000 mi
The transmission failed 
Chrysler Town & Country in New York, United States
May 2015 - Jul 2020
Sep 2016

75000 mi

US $454
The alternator died on a long trip. Battery had to be recharged and alternator replaced. 
Jun 2017

79000 mi

US $380
Front brakes and rotors had to be replaced or it wouldn't pass NYS inspection. 
Mar 2018

85000 mi

US $1200
Replaced rear brakes and rotors. Replaced rear left caliper because it was leaking. Front passenger doorlock wouldnt unlock properly. Needed to replace the actuator. 
May 2018

86000 mi

US $150
Needed to rotate the winter tires off and multiple lug nuts were over-torqued so they couldn't be taken off easily. Mechanic had to burn one out and replace the stud and replace 7 others. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Florida, United States
Mar 2015 - Sep 2016
Sep 2016

68000 mi

US $300
Chrysler Town & Country in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

4340 mi
Drivers side sliding doors rubbing on wheel well. Dealer replaced interior panel. Door is still rubbing will have to return to dealer. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Georgia, United States
Jul 2011 - Jul 2015
Jun 2015

92000 mi

US $100
Dash lights lit up and would not start Check engine light; misfire on no. 4 cylinder; cylinder head and spark plugs replaced. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Delaware, United States
Jun 2011 - Nov 2023
May 2014

35700 mi
Sep 2016

63000 mi

US $187
Replaced battery 
Aug 2021

102000 mi

US $100
Electrical issue. Computer replaced. 
Aug 2022

110000 mi

US $200
Battery replacement 
Nov 2023

120000 mi

US $100
Heater does not produce hot air 
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 $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. 
Jul 2013

43300 mi

US $400
torn boot 
Chrysler Town & Country in Delaware, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2018
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

24500 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 2016

54500 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. 
Mar 2017

64000 mi

US $315
Had to jump car to get to dealer. Dealer R & R battery. Upset with dealer, because on last routine visit, I noted weak starting and had to jump once. Dealer reports charging system, and battery checks OK. Then a week later car dead, needs new battery. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2013
Jun 2012

15000 mi
AC not very cold. Said they recharged refrigirant. Still not very cold. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Ohio, United States
Mar 2011 - Nov 2021
Apr 2013

18300 mi
Cruise contol would stop working. The dealer replaced a spring in the switch on the steering wheel. 
Mar 2014

24000 mi
Cruise control intermittent operation - replace wiring harnesses. Horn alarm going off, software updated. Brakes squealing, R rear pads and rotors. 
Sep 2016

55000 mi

US $512
Power steering failed. They replaced the rack and pinion, said it was leaking from a line that that run from the left to right side of rack, hole caused by friction at the rear mount. $100 deductible. They also replaced a severely rusted sway bar link, changed the coolant, and performed a fuel injector service. 
Dec 2019

80000 mi

US $2000
Starting problems were erratic. Start & quit, repeat. Sometimes took 15 minutes. Usually would start multiple times and die. Garage could not duplicate for a while, when they could they replaced the computer on 12/30/2019 @ 83,000 miles. They had the opinion that it was enough of a problem that Chrysler should have a recall.  
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. 
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 Texas, United States
Aug 2011 - Jan 2017
Aug 2016

56000 mi

US $325
Check engine light caused by low battery. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2011 - Jun 2022
Oct 2014

32500 mi
Rear shock absorbers replaced under warranty. 
Mar 2017

55000 mi

US $700
PCM failed, then car had to go back to the dealer to fix rear view mirror glare adjustment. 
Apr 2022

96300 mi

US $983
Replace both front wheel bearings. 
May 2022

97000 mi

US $1242
Steering rack failed and was replaced twice after the first new one failed. 
Chrysler Town & Country in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2012 - May 2013
Jun 2012

12400 mi
Check Oil light for app 15 seconds which turned on the chech engine light. Check engine light stayed on for about 2 days than cleared. The same thing happened one day later so therefore I took it to the dealer. 
Oct 2012

15500 mi
On occasion there was a loud thump when shifting from reverse to drive 
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 Arizona, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 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

28300 mi
PCM on second trip.  
Feb 2012

31600 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

61900 mi
air bags replaced 
Aug 2013

70100 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

91800 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 Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2017
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 
Mar 2013

14000 mi
had van in for technical service bulletin regarding shifting. Haven't noticed any difference in performance 
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 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 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

24800 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

21000 mi
A worn bushing or component with the suspension was causing knocking noises in the rear of the van. 
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 Florida, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2014
Feb 2012

8300 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

16800 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. 

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