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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,365 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country accessories - interior problems

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #52

Jun 102004

Town & Country 6-cyl

  • 131,000 miles

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

While driving the transmission failed and the vehicle was unable to shift gears. Transmission was replaced twice, however the problem recurred. The horn airbag and cruise control have been replaced. The vehicle had brake problems. The dealer determined that the front brakes were at 45% but the rear brakes were at 70%. the dealer cleaned and adjusted the brakes. The A/C failed, the dealer replaced the fan module. The power door locks failed. The cd player doesn't work. The low beam head lights do not provide enough light therefore the consumer has to leave the high beams on to see. This problem has been checked three times but the dealer said they seem correct. The passenger seat broke. The starter failed and as a result the vehicle would not start. The steering pump failed and as a result the steering wheel became tight when making turns. The rear heater lines were leaking. The water pump leaked.

- Waconia, MN, USA

problem #51

Jan 152004

Town & Country 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 96,000 miles
1996 Chrysler Town and country minivan airbag light comes on and stays on. Horn does not work. Cruise control does not work. Article in newspaper indicated that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating model years 1998 and 1998, but I am experiencing this problem with 1996 model.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #50

Oct 012002

Town & Country

  • miles
Horn stopped working without warning.

- Seal Beach, CA, USA

problem #49

Aug 012002

Town & Country

  • miles

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

Belt tension" and "power string" failed, causing horn/ airbag, and cruise control to fail.

- Renton, WA, USA

problem #48

Oct 202001

Town & Country

  • miles
Clock spring failure resulting in air bag light staying on - e.g. the drivers air bag probably won't deploy if an accident occurs - also the horn no longer works

- Pewaukee, WI, USA

problem #47

May 232002

Town & Country

  • miles
Airbag light stays on or blinks intermittently, horn and cruise control doesn't work - ***dangerous*** - will have dealer replace defective clockspring harness - recall"?"

- Randolph, MA, USA

problem #46

Sep 012001

Town & Country

  • miles

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

My cruise control is intermittent, my airbag light comes on intermittenly, might windshield wipers come on intermittently. Horn sporadically does not work.

- Mccook Lake, SD, USA

problem #45

Mar 112002

Town & Country

  • miles
Failure of part caused cruise control, horn and airbag to be non-operational. This is a safety hazard that occured at 65 mph on the freeway. If an accident had occured, I would have been unable to operate the horn to alert another vehicle and the airbag would not have deployed. In addition, the cruise control failed while in use on the freeway which also could have resulted in an accident.

- Westerville, OH, USA

problem #44

Feb 012002

Town & Country

  • miles
We experienced problems with ABS light on, horn and cruise control not working, Chrysler changed the clock spring, now everything is ok.

- Bellevue, WA, USA

problem #43

Feb 152002

Town & Country

  • miles
Clockspring failure causing driver's airbag/ cruise control, and horn to stop functioning.

- Madison, TN, USA

problem #42

Sep 012001

Town & Country

  • miles

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

Clock spring failure just like the ones that failed on several friends Chrysler mini-vans. This causes the horn to stop, airbag light to come on, and the cruise control to stop working. This is a safety item and the NHTSA need to investigate Chrysler on this and go public!!!!

- Lenexa, KS, USA

problem #41

Dec 012001

Town & Country

  • miles
Turn signals defective, repaired 3 times before corrected. Following last repair horn stopped working as did driver side window.

- Timonium, MD, USA

problem #40

Aug 102000

Town & Country

  • miles
Horn, cruise control, and air bag none functional.

- Watertown, WI, USA

problem #39

Jan 012002

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Horn does not blow, airbag light stays illuminated, and cruise control does not work.

- Decatur, GA, USA

problem #38

Jan 012002

Town & Country

  • miles
In cold weather, horn will not work at all, only when temperature goes back up will horn work on vehicle. Contacted dealer.

- Vienna, VA, USA

problem #37

Jan 102001

Town & Country

  • miles
Air bag sensor light remains on. Criuse control and horn are inoperative. Dealer notified. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #36

Nov 122001

Town & Country

  • miles
Horn and cruise control are inoperative. Also, air bag light stays on. Contacted dealer. Please add VIN.

- Sheboygan Falls, WI, USA

problem #35

Oct 152001

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Cruise control and horn do not work, airbag light illuminated. Possible clock spring failure.

- Rockford, IL, USA

problem #34

Sep 012001

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS light stays on, and horn/ cruise control do not work. Rear A/C unit for the passengers only work on high speed. Consumer spoke with service technician over the phone, and technician indicated it could possibly be the clock spring.

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #33

Oct 212001

Town & Country

  • miles
Air bag light stays on/ horn doesn't blow, and cruise control is not working. Contacted dealer, and dealer stated that clock spring might be defective.

- Garland, TX, USA

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