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.

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.

2.2

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,000 miles

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2005 Chrysler Pacifica wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 252009

Pacifica

  • 69,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica. While driving approximately 55 mph on normal road conditions; there was a loud noise outside of the vehicle. The wheel disengaged from the vehicle. The vehicle skidded and proceeded to a complete stop. The driver was able to pull over to the side of the road with caution. Roadside assistance was called to the scene. The vehicle was towed to the residence. The failure was contributed to the broken wheel studs. Vehicle has not been repaired for the malfunction. The failure and current mileages were 69,000.

- Fernley, NV, USA

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