really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,898 miles

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2006 Chrysler Town & Country Owner Comments

problem #8

Sep 012014

Town & Country

  • 122,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Town and country. The contact stated that the automatic passenger sliding door on the passenger side did not work properly. The door opened approximately 80% and then closed; however, the driver side automatic passenger door did not open at all. The contact stated that there was a whining noise coming from the door, but there was no motion following that noise. The dealer was notified, but the vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who stated that the control arm on the rear passenger side door was bent. The failure mileage was 122,000.

- Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

problem #7

Sep 122011

Town & Country 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,500 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Town and country. The contact stated that the rear passenger sliding door was fractured and could detach from the vehicle at any time with or without operation of the vehicle. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. No repairs were performed. The current mileage was 70,000 and the approximate failure mileage was 69,500. Updated 11/23/11 updated 12/30/11

- Marshall, WI, USA

problem #6

Mar 222011

Town & Country

  • 68,800 miles
After stopping in my garage, I used the remote to unlock and open the rear driver side power sliding door. The door began to open, and I reached in to pick up my bag. The door caught suddenly and started to close quickly. I reached up with my right arm to stop the door from closing on me, which it did. I then tried to back out of the car in case the door suddenly closed again. The door caught again, this time slamming into my right cheek and causing a concussion. 10 days later, and I am still recovering. I don't know what to do to correct the problem, but I don't want others to face the same possibility of injury.

- Canton, GA, USA

problem #5

Feb 102011

Town & Country

  • 41,201 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Town and country (modified van). While driving in reverse the rear passenger door opened by itself and closed within a few minutes; however, an open space remained between the door frame. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who performed a diagnostic test and stated the failure was located within the black box. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer will not assist with the repair. The failure mileage was 41,201 and the current mileage was 41,636.

- Schenectady, NY, USA

problem #4

Aug 142010

Town & Country

  • 45,600 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Town & Country. The contact was driving approximately 70 mph when the rear passenger side sliding door opened independently. The contact was able to close the door yet there were no warning lights illuminated indicating that the door was open. The vehicle was neither diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer did not offer any assistance. The failure mileage was approximately 45,600 and the current mileage was approximately 46,000.

- Canal Winchester, OH, USA

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problem #3

Apr 112009

Town & Country

  • 49,500 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Town and country. The contact stated that both the driver and passenger side sliding doors would not remain open or closed when the vehicle was parked. On one occasion, the contact was attempting to shut the door manually yet the door would not remain closed and struck the contact in the face. The manufacturer advised the contact to return the vehicle to the dealer where she purchased it. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 49,500 and the current mileage was approximately 50,000.

- Cincinnati , OH, USA

problem #2

Jan 012007

Town & Country

  • 21,000 miles
Right rear power door fails to open from rear push button, later in time, door lock failed to open when unlocking doors, also door won't lock on auto., or when driving as the rest of the doors. Very dangerous, my grandchildren ride quite regularly and afraid door may malfunction. Also when turn left at times theirs a grinding noise coming from the front of the car.

- Dubuque, IA, USA

problem #1

Jun 192008

Town & Country

  • 37,582 miles
The automatic sliding doors the sensors do not do their job!! we questioned this with the salesman upon purchase and we were reassured they work fine then we asked about it after purchase while in for other repairs still reassured they work fine cause "if it doesn't do it while it is here then there isn't anything wrong with it". (that is what the tech's always say when they don't have an answer) we had the worst run in with the electronic doors this morning 6/19/2008! drivers side. I a grown 115 pound 5foot 4 woman was pinned hip to hip my right knee was resting on the floor board facing in the car. While I pushed back to get free the door only made the noises of it trying to open ddd ddd ddd it did not for at least a minute that is a long time to have that continually adding more pressure while the door tried to force itself closed on me as an adult thank god it was not one of my smaller children. I am positive that would have caused extreme injuries on one of them or any child. Im surprised it didn't injure me worse. I was sure the latch had punctured my thigh fortunately it had not. I was left with a good size probably 1 1/2 - 2 in hard lump and a wonderfully colorful bruise and lots of soreness not only to the touch but walking and putting my weight down on my right leg.

- Tonopah, AZ, USA

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