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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Chrysler Town & Country electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Chrysler Town & Country Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 241999

Town & Country 4WD

  • miles

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

This problem only occurs in colder weather of approximately 35 degrees, or colder. Upon starting the vehicle the entire dash (speedometer, fuel gauge, odometer, etc) will be inoperative. While in Virginia over the holidays this problem was occurring every day. Originally, this happened only when starting the vehicle. While in Virginia over the holidays it also occurred while driving on the interstate. At that time, the engine check light also came on, and the anti-lock brake light came on. This vehicle has been at the dealership, until yesterday, since December 30, 1999, when I returned home to beaufort. They have been able to duplicate the problem and attribute it to an unknown voltage rise (from 2.5 amps to 3.0), but have not been able to correct the problem and still do not know what is causing it. We have contacted chyrsler customer service, who has opened a corporate file (#660213), but have no other information from them. This problem has occurred from the very beginning of this particular vehicle, though butler Chrysler believed that they had corrected the problem when we purchased it. We first found that it still existed in November, and has reoccurred problems since, until it was given to them 12/30/99 to be fixed. They returned the vehicle to us yesterday, not repaired, until they decide what they are going to do. We feel this is an unsafe vehicle to be driving.

- Beaufort, SC, USA

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