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.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,798 miles

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 172004


  • miles


My Pacifica has had power memory seats repaired 5 times. My air compressor repaired X2. A "dampener" placed to try and minimize the noise from the A/C. the dash electronic module replaced X1. The wheel plastic covering just came off while driving. My tire pressure sensors have had to be reset X2. The exhaust made a rattling noise that had to be repaired. The right front bumper had to be tighten as excessive wind noise was heard by service dealer. It still makes an audible clicking, knocking type noise on acceleration that they claim to be unable to duplicate. It has a loud pop on sharp right turns. And the A/C still cycle abrubtly and loudly approx every 30-45 seconds. I have had the car since Aug 2003 and Chrysler refuses to accept responsiblity and allow me another vehicle without obtaining a lawyer. I clearly exceeds the minimum criteria for the lemon law. This vehicle has been a huge inconvenience to my family and I. Chrysler states there is nothing to be repaired on my vehicle and will not help me in any way. I love the vehicle when it is problem free wich is rare and I just want them to step up to the plate and stop giving me the run around. It has been repaired way to many times already.

- Covington, GA, USA

problem #1

Feb 262004

Pacifica 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,596 miles
Fuse for dashlights, guages, gps system, A/C systms. And radio burns out while driving and when it happens at nite, it causes quite a frite, dealer has had it now three times in two months. This last time for 7 days and still has'nt a clue. I myself have replaced the burned fuses at least 10 times.

- Bloomington, CA, USA

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