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2004 Chrysler Pacifica
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: Engine cradle rot is a serious problem in the 2004-05 Chrysler Pacifica. Chrysler admits they didn't apply enough coating to the vehicle's sub-frame during assembly, but only offered to cover a very small portion of the vehicles they messed up.
So what happens when your engine cradle rots? Well, the engine could fall out for starters. It could also cause problems with the suspension and other components but did I mention THE ENGINE CAN FALL OUT? The worst part is you might not know because there's no way to see the problem without getting under the car.
If you have a 2004-05 Pacifica, make sure to have your mechanic inspect your sub-frame for rust and corrosion.
Worst 2004 Pacifica Problems by Category
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- engine problems13NHTSA complaints: 236
- body / paint problems7NHTSA complaints: 242
- electrical problems7NHTSA complaints: 93
- suspension problems5NHTSA complaints: 96
- fuel system problems4NHTSA complaints: 74
- interior accessories problems3NHTSA complaints: 35
- transmission problems3NHTSA complaints: 37
- AC / heater problems2NHTSA complaints: 4
- brakes problems1NHTSA complaints: 20
- clutch problems1
- exhaust system problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- wheels / hubs problems1NHTSA complaints: 25
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 51
- steering problemsNHTSA: 47
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 30
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 28
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 25
- lights problemsNHTSA: 16
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 14
- cooling system problemsNHTSA: 1
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