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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,426 miles

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1996 Chrysler Town & Country Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #21

Aug 122004

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • 173,304 miles

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

The consumer took her vehicle in to the dealer because the fuel delivery rail was defective. The dealer refused to look at the vehicle because the recall was repaired. There would be a charge to the consumer. The consumer can see the gas leaking when the engine gets cold, the gas was flowing over the engine.

- Morton Grove, IL, USA

problem #20

Dec 182003

Town & Country

  • 66,639 miles
Consumer took vehicle to the dealer because of a fuel tank leak. Dealer failed to inform the consumer about a recall of fuel pump. Dealer attempted to charge consumer for recall repairs. The vehicle was eventually taken to another dealer, who made the repairs free of charge, per recall order.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #19

Sep 042001

Town & Country

  • miles
Vehicle engine stopped; towed to nearest Chrysler service. Technician reported fuel injection line fastener failed and line detached from fuel pump. Pump continued pumping fuel, creating fire hazard.

- Beaverton, OR, USA

problem #18

Sep 062001

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles

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

Fuel was leaking from fuel line. After inspection of vehicle it was determined that fuel rail needed to be replaced.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #17

Sep 142000

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
Recall 99V216. After recall was repaired vehicle's problem worsened. When fuel tank was filled there were fumes entering into passenger's compartment, and fumes could be smelled from outside. Dealer has since been notified.

- Lexington, MI, USA

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problem #16

Sep 132000

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
Recall 99V216 concerning fuel pump failure.

- Lexington, MI, USA

problem #15

Jun 162000

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles

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

Consumer took vehicle into dealer in May 2000 for NHTSA recall 99V216000/ manufacturer's recall 845 repairs concerning fuel pump failure. Consumer was still experiencing a fuel leak when filling up the gas tank to full, even after recall repairs were performed and 3 attempts were made afterwards to fix it.

- Balwin, NY, USA

problem #14

Apr 292000

Town & Country

  • miles
After recall repair of the fuel tank seal package the vehicle caught on fire while driving around the area of the fuel tank underside of the vehicle. Nlm

- Mechanicsville, VA, USA

problem #13

Mar 272000

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
Recall of the O ring in the gas tank was not performed properly causing fuel to leak out of the tank while the consumer was filling it with gas, consumer had to return to the dealer to make the proper repairs. Nlm

- Tarrytown, NY, USA

problem #12

Apr 292000

Town & Country

  • miles
After recall repair (99V-216) of the fuel pump module failed resulting in vehicle fire.

- Mechanicsville, VA, USA

problem #11

May 152000

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles

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

Recall number 99V216000 concerning fuel leakage. Repairs did not correct the problem, fuel continues to leak.

- Norton, MA, USA

problem #10

Mar 272000

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
Recall of the O ring in the gas tank was not performed properly causing fuel to leak out of the tank while the consumer was filling it with gas, consumer had to return to the dealer to make the proper repairs. Nlm

- Tarrytown, NY, USA

problem #9

Mar 302000

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
After recall repair (99V-216)of the fuel pump O-ring the consumer was filling vehicle with gas and noticed gas was spilling out of the tank. Nlm

- Tarrytown, NY, USA

problem #8

Mar 152000

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
Fuel pump module seal malfunctions.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #7

Mar 082000

Town & Country

  • miles
Recall 99V216 000/fuel pump. After dealer serviced the recall fuel tank started to leak when filled. Dealer has repaired the vehicle a second time. However, the tank continues to leak.

- Bloomington, IL, USA

problem #6

Sep 301999

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fuel leaked at the interface of the fuel pump causing the consumers vehicle to catch on fire, fuel pump was recalled but failed prior to notice. Nlm

- South Lake, TX, USA

problem #5

Feb 292000

Town & Country

  • miles
Dealer informed there are no available parts, and dealer was unable to tell consumer when parts would be available, and when he could schedule an appointment.

- Saint Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #4

Nov 161999

Town & Country

  • miles
On an incline, when the fuel tank is full, fuel leakage is present. A recall has been issued. However this vehicle was not included. Recall 99V216000. Dealer and manufacturer have been notified.

- Eldersburg, MD, USA

problem #3

Apr 011998

Town & Country

  • miles
Engine cuts out while driving causing failure of all systems. Restarting can be impossible. Has occurred when air conditioning is operating. Dealer replaced fuel pump but still exhibits the problem. Many similar complaints exist on your site but no technical bulleting seems to exist on this problem.

- Orchard Lake, MI, USA

problem #2

Nov 011996

Town & Country

  • miles
Fuel pump failed causing vehicle to stall.

- El Paso, TX, USA

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