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.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
47,320 miles

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2005 Chrysler Pacifica windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 022007

Pacifica 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 47,320 miles


The glass of the rear window of my Chrysler Pacifica shattered and exploded out. I had parked the car at my school and locked it. When I came out after class I noticed the window had two holes in it. I originally thought someone had hit my car, but when I got closer I saw glass on the ground outside my car. A person walking by saw the whole thing and left note. He wrote that he heard and saw my window break. He said there was nobody near the car at the time. I believe the glass in the Pacifica is defective. The temperature was around 35 degrees. There was no glass in my vehicle. It was as if the window just shattered and exploded out. My fear is that the rest of my windows will also be defective and will shatter and explode when the car is occupied and hurt someone. If this passerby had not witnessed the sua sponte shattering I would have thought that someone just hit my car. I wonder how many other people have had this happen to them without witnesses and just thought they had been a victim of vandalism.

- Santaquin, UT, USA

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