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6.4

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,293 miles

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #6

Jun 201999

Town & Country

  • miles

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

Within 5 minutes after start-up, turning thru a curve in the road steering went out. Engine started to get hot within about 2 minutes (light on dash came on). Pulled over to check out problem. Noticed serpentine belt off and tensioner laying below.

- Kansas City, MO, USA

problem #5

May 011999

Town & Country

  • miles
Pulley on the serpentine belt fell off and caused a loss of power steering which may have resulted in a crash.

- Sioux Falls, SD, USA

problem #4

Apr 151999

Town & Country

  • miles
Serpentine belt and power steering pulley broke resulting in loss of power steering while driving.

- Winnetka, IL, USA

problem #3

Jan 291999

Town & Country

  • miles

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

Without warning at 50 mph, the water pump on this car seized, then the alternator belt burned which broke all the other belts nearby, causing the car to lose power. This incident has happened twice to this car in the last 6 months.

- Marblehead, MA, USA

problem #2

Oct 081998

Town & Country

  • miles
The bolt within the serpentine belt tensioner, which is attached to frame broke, causing loss of brakes/steering and alternator. Dealer has been notified. Part # is 461289Y.

- Rockford, IL, USA

problem #1

Oct 211997

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Bolt that secures belt tensioner sheared which resulted in serpentine belt operation to become disfunctional from steering to braking.

- Sun City, AZ, USA

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