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3.2

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,173 miles

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2002 Chrysler Voyager transmission problems

transmission problem

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2002 Chrysler Voyager Owner Comments

problem #8

Jul 142008

Voyager

  • 73,000 miles

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

Had vehicle 3 wks,1st problem took it back to dealer in pittsburgh, ks. The sway bar bushing was wore out. 2nd problem was driving down highway, vehicle would not accelerate, stopped moving completely. Took to dealer again. Warranty ran out on transmission at 70,000, there were only 73,000 miles, would fix for 3,200. Took to mechanic, in stockton, mo. Fixed for 1,000. The planetarium weld had busted, he informed me that it is a very common problem. 3rd problem took nephew home when I went to unbuckle his seat beat, the latch and all come up out of seat, , very scary, could have been is accident..had not yet took to dealer. Just happened one day ago.

- Milo, MO, USA

problem #7

Oct 222007

Voyager 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 77,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chrysler Voyager. Soon after the vehicle was purchased, the air bag light illuminated. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer three or four times regarding this failure. After regularly servicing her vehicle, she has had to replace the front and rear brakes at 20,000 and 40,000 miles. The dealer stated that the brakes needed to be replaced again at 70,000 miles. Two weeks after her vehicle had been inspected and while driving 5 mph, the transmission snapped in half. The vehicle had to be pushed off the road and then towed to a mechanic. The mechanic confirmed that the front and rear brakes needed to be replaced and stated that any part that was contaminated by the transmission failure had to be replaced. The vehicle is currently with the mechanic and repairs currently total $1,400. The contact is scheduled to have arbitration with the dmv. The purchase date and powertrain were unknown. The current and failure mileages were 77,000.

- Concord, CA, USA

problem #6

Jun 222007

Voyager

  • miles
Owned 2002chrysler mini van..had to depress the brake extra hard for it to engage in park and if I'm in a hurry and didn't step on the brake extra hard it won't stay in park. In fact all of the letters will have squares around them indicating it's not in park. A couple of times it started moving on it's own. Luckily I was close by and corrected the problem. I have brought it to the attention of the Chrysler service person that services my car, and I'm told that's the way it is. Well I don't think so, it's very scary to think your car is in park and it isn't. I don"T know what "oem" means so I indicated no.

- Rison, AR, USA

problem #5

Apr 132006

Voyager 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 63,207 miles

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

: the contact stated while driving 65 mph the engine light illuminated. The vehicle started to jerk and then stalled. The vehicle was towed to the dealership. They determined the transmission needed to be repaired or replaced and requires further inspection. The manufacturer was alerted.

- Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

problem #4

Aug 152005

Voyager 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,725 miles
Van made rattling noise when in gear. Van later made whining noise. Dealer replaced torque converter and flex plate. After losing use of van for 4 days, the next day, the whining noise recurred. The second day after I had it back, in addition to whining noise, automatic transmission failed. It only moved through first, second, maybe third gear. Engine revs when it's trying to shift gears.

- Muncy, PA, USA

problem #3

Oct 152004

Voyager 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 48,000 miles
When braking or making a turn vehicle will lunge forward with the transmission, and when backing out or driveing forward it will loss power at a higher speed like merging to get on the highway. The first time replaced parts, and second time replaced trans axle. But still having same problems. Did some dignostic on it the third time. Vehicle is in the shop again.

- Jacksonville , FL, USA

problem #2

Dec 082004

Voyager

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,600 miles
While at a stop transmission caused the vehicle to jerk forward. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

- Harlingen, TX, USA

problem #1

Sep 152004

Voyager

  • Automatic transmission
  • 850 miles
Consumer took vehicle to dealer on 5 separate occassions regarding transmission failure. Transmission was serviced and adjusted. However, the defect recurrede.

- Tampa, FL, USA

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