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4.8

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,733 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2008 Chrysler Town & Country electrical problems

electrical problem

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2008 Chrysler Town & Country Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 052009

Town & Country

  • 45,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler town and country. The contact stated that the wiring harness was routed the incorrectly and creating a condition where the lower sliding door hinge bracket could make contact and wear through the wire insulation. The contact referenced NHTSA recall campaign id number: 10V235000 (electrical wiring) however, the recall was not expected to begin for three months. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was approximately 45,000.

- Plano , TX, USA

problem #2

Jun 292010

Town & Country 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 14,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler Town & Country. The contact was in his residence when he heard the vehicle alarm sound. Within seconds, there was smoke and flames coming from under the hood near the driver side. The fire department was called to extinguish the fire. A fire report was available. The manufacturer investigated the vehicle and found that the fire was caused by the relay box. The vehicle was destroyed. There were no prior warnings of the failure. The current and failure mileages were 14,000. Updated 10/13/10 the consumer also stated the driver side sliding door was inoperative. The door would close 1/2 way and then open back up intermittently before the incident. Updated 10/14/10

- Canastota, NY, USA

problem #1

Dec 152007

Town & Country 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,200 miles
Events leading to failure are just standard driving conditions in traffic or interstate. Van completely loses power momentarily causing the transmission to slam back into gear and abruptly halt forward motion. All headlights go out causing zero vision. Dealers has serviced 4 times w/ absolutely no resolution. This is a serious injury or death situation just waiting to happen.

- Fincastle, VA, USA

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