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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.

5.5

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,246 miles

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 052007

Pacifica 6-cyl

  • 40,539 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

07/05/07 customer reported blower motor noisy, Chrysler checked and found blower motor noisy and replaced the blower motor. Cost to customer $179. On 08/11/10 blower motor noisy on high speeds, Chrysler removed and replaced the blower motor. Cost to customer $256. On 07/05/12 customer experiencing same problem with noisy blower motor. Will need to take vehicle to dealer to have blower motor replaced again.

- Sharon Hill, PA, USA

problem #2

Nov 212004

Pacifica 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chrysler Pacifica. While driving 20 mph, the vehicle began to shake and made a thumping sound. The vehicle also tends to pull to the right. The vehicle was diagnosed by the dealer, but the failure continues. The current mileage was 51,200 and failure mileage was 6,000. Updated 6/16/08 the left rear seatbelt would not retract, the outer tie rod ends, the blower motor and resistor were replaced because the vehicle didn't have any heat, the battery was stalling. The heated seat were not working. Updated 06/16/08

- Orland Park, IL, USA

problem #1

Dec 142003

Pacifica 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,200 miles
Windshield wipers freeze in light to heavy snow. Defroster pattern not low enough or wide enough. Windshield has ice form on it when the wipers clear the defrosted part of windshield. Ice then forms on wipers and fails to clear windshield. Car has to be stopped and manually cleared of ice and snow.

- Pittsfield, MA, USA

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