Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. 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.


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Average Mileage:
144,952 miles
Total Complaints:
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica engine problems

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 122016


  • Automatic transmission
  • 144,952 miles


I get so mad that when I get into the car and it have this problem, I have to put it in neutral and then it turns over or sometimes it won't turn over, but the light and everything comes on. I really don't feel like I'm helpless not to have my car running so that I can get around and don't want to lose my job.

- , Cleveland, OH, USA

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