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10.0

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

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country Owner Comments

problem #9

Jun 152002

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles

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

This van has been nothing but a failure since I bought it. I have kept up the oil changes and maintenance as needed. The paint is coming of off the grill and the paint on the rest of the van is not holding up. I have replaced: Timing belt 3 times power steering pump once the thermostat twice the relay switch three times and it still does not work the relay on the motor once the air conditioning is failing in the front the rear door lock on the passenger side doesn't work my transmission is going out very soon I am a single parent in a large metroplex. I need my car to get to work. I cannot afford to buy another car now.

- Lewisville, TX, USA

problem #8

Jul 042001

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #7

Sep 111997

Town & Country

  • miles
The electrical gauges and digital readout have repeatedly failed (7 times) resulting in no way to know speed/mph the vehicle is traveling, whether engine is overheating, gear that the transmission is in, car alarm does not function, all gauges are either giving faulty readings or no readings at all. This is only the most often repeated problem. Additionally, there have been numerous and different problems resulting in overheating, 3 battery replacements, premature replacement of brakes and wheel cylinder, numerous other problems. Vehicle currently not functioning due to 7th. Failure of electrical gauge panel, lights staying on causing battery drain and failure. Useless to recharge the battery because continuous burning of dash panel lights will continue to drain battery. No car alarm because of computer failure.ehicle

- Lonetree, CO, USA

problem #6

Mar 212001

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles

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

Battery has gone dead three times-all replaced under warranty-in less than 3 years.

- Salt Lake City, UT, USA

problem #5

Jul 091998

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Driver side strut failed twice. Both times resulting in loss of control of vehicle. Repaired under warranty. Windshield wipers operate intermintently resulting in degraded visibility during rain storms. Battery exploded while starting vehicle spreading acid throughout engine compartment. Transmission failed while engaging causing car to leap forward into traffic.

- Titusville, NJ, USA

problem #4

Nov 201999

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle vibrating above 45 mph Chrysler said it was the tires, Michelin said it was the vehicle. We got 25%off the cost of new tires on 02/04/99 under a low speed wobble service bullitin notice. Transmission is a joke. Have had vehicle in time after time since 11/14/99 for incomplete work, tools left on the engine!! transmission fluid and radiator fluid leaking the day after picking up the van. We asked the dealership to check items that another auto shop checked and said needed fixed under the warranty and the dealership told us the other shop didn't know anything that they weren't a dealership! after putting the motor back together, one of the asked to fix components was broken after all and had to be fixed. We are still experiencing problems with "hick-upping" while at a stop also a "wanting to stall and holding back feeling. This has to do with the coil pack (we feel0, that we have asked them to check and looking at the forms received back, it hasn't been. I have asked repeatedly for my copies of the work needing to be done sheets, and have yet to receive them. I have made complaint to the manufacturer and have asked for the regional manager to contact me, but that hasn't happened yet. This was done on approx. 02/08/00, today is 02-25-00.( dot number: Tire size: 21565T16mn )

- Floyds Knobs, IN, USA

problem #3

Sep 241997

Town & Country

  • miles

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

Battery died.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #2

Sep 241997

Town & Country

  • miles
Battery died.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #1

Oct 231998

Town & Country

  • miles
The incompetence at bridge Chrysler service center compounded the problems we encountered

- Valley Stream, NY, USA

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