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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
105,085 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
1997 Chrysler Town & Country transmission problems

transmission problem

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 012009

Town & Country LXI 3.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 160,170 miles


Well this is the 2nd and final complete failure of my T&C Transmission. It was completely rebuilt at about 95K miles and the rebuild lasted 65K miles. Its toast and not worth repairing. The sad thing is that the car is in very shape otherwise. The engine is strong and starts easy. And I always like driving it. Someone will get some good parts from it.

Its the last Chrysler that I will ever own.

- , Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #1

May 082003

(reported on)

Town & Country LX

  • 50,000 miles

Under what was considered normal wear and tear on my vehicle, the trans. needed replaced at 50,000 miles and I had to pay for it all! Chrysler did nothing about it!

- , Defiance, OH, USA

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