definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,275 miles

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2008 Chrysler Town & Country windows / windshield problems

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2008 Chrysler Town & Country Owner Comments

problem #8

Mar 282015

Town & Country 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler Town and country. The contact received a notice for NHTSA campaign number: 14V373000 (air bags, electrical system); however the part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the windows and air conditioning stopped working. The dealer informed the contact that it was due to the ignition switch, but the part was not available. The manufacturer was made aware of the situation. The vehicle had not been repaired. The failure mileage was unknown. Updated 5/18/15 updated 06/02/15

- Rapid City, SD, USA

problem #7

Aug 132012

Town & Country 6-cyl

  • 52,000 miles
During the past three months all of a sudden the horn starts blowing erratically, the windshield washers and wipers activate, lights start flashing, the doors lock automatically and the transmission will not shift into high. This has happened five or six times since Aug., having occurred four times in the past three weeks. It happens while the car is running and while it is not. With each incident the symptoms become worse and the duration is longer. Last week, I had to pull off the road and wait five or ten minutes for it to stop as I could not see where I was going. Yesterday, it occurred while sitting in the garage and I had to disconnect the battery to stop it. The Chrysler dealer says it is the total integrated power module that needs to be replaced @$524.12. Additionally now at 54,000 miles the front rotors are warped and need to be replaced @ $409. They had to be replaced @ 25,834 and 35,272. When the brakes are applied the front end and steering vibrate uncontrollably. Both conditions are safety issues, have been well document by hundreds of people, and are obvious inherent defects in the vehicle, and should be issues that result in a recall of these vehicles and repairs or replacements made at Chrysler's expense, yet they continue to deny there is an inherent problem. Both issues could result in a serious accident.

- Shenandoah, VA, USA

problem #6

Apr 242012

Town & Country

  • 57,000 miles
The windshield wipers both front and back, the washer fluid and horn all turn on randomly while driving or parked with the ignition off, the doors refuse to unlock or lock, the headlights turn on and off randomly while driving or parked. The dashboard gauges stop working all together or all of the warning lights turn on and off and the radio/navigation will turn on and off. All of the mentioned symptoms occur regardless of whether the ignition is on or not and randomly with no notification or predictability. The dealer wants in excess of $1000 to repair but offers no guarantee that it will not reoccur.

- Rockaway Park, NY, USA

problem #5

Nov 022007

Town & Country

  • 2,500 miles


Stuck calipers and smoking rear wheels at approximately 2500 miles. Complained to dealership which has taken several times to fix the problem. After new brakes and calipers again and bearings replaced, again this was done in November 2010 customer complained of rear noises as brakes sticking or some problem with bearings that were replaced. Dealer found "no problem". 3/11/2011 however the car is still making noises and concern for safety is the issue for the customer. Also, the defroster do not always work and customer has to scrape the inside of the window to see out. Dealer could not re-create. Also when it rains or slush the underneath of the car bangs as if something is loose. Customer asked dealership to check also on 3/11/2011 and still the same answer "could not re-create" and found nothing. Customer asked to check brakes, bearings, converter and differential on 3/11/2011 for the 4th time and again nothing was found. Car has had numerous problems from day one including the gear shift coming off in hand. Hot wheel syndrome in 2009 fixed but is back. Customer going on trip and wants this documented.

- Bolingbrook, IL, USA

problem #4

Oct 272009

Town & Country 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2008 Chrysler Town and country. Consumer states problems with front and rear brakes the consumer stated the brakes have been replaced three times. The consumer stated there was a burning smell coming from the vehicle. The consumer immediately pulled over and discovered the front brakes were extremely hot and the rear brakes were smoking. The service manager indicated there was a problem with the brakes and they could not seem to fix them. Also, the air vent was not working properly, a fuse had to be replaced, as well as the starter. The driver side mirror had to be replaced, the handle on the sliding door was replaced, the driver side rear door did open properly and the bumper fell apart. The consumer stated the front and rear brakes had to be replaced for a fourth time. Updated 07/12/10

- Springfield, MO, USA

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problem #3

Jan 072010

Town & Country

  • 170,000 miles
The bottom 1/3 of the windshield does not defrost this creates a very dangerous situation. During winter conditions, the wipers drag across the icy area and smear the clear area with ice and you are required to stop up to every 4-5 minutes to scrape the windshield when you are during snowy conditions in the winter.

- Temperance, MI, USA

problem #2

Nov 172008

Town & Country

  • 200 miles
Windshield starting to delaminate.

- Macungie, PA, USA

problem #1

Dec 072007

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • 500 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler Town and country. The contact stated that the racks on the luggage rack were sharp. He stated that one could cut their finger by grabbing the rack incorrectly. The contact had to saw the rack down with sand paper in order to smooth out the rough edges. The manufacturer has not offered any assistance. The failure mileage was 500 and current mileage was 1,000. Updated 01/29/08 the third row seats did not have sufficient leg room, the outside mirrors were too small, the windshield sun screen is too short, the owners manual was not properly edited. The radio did not adjust properly at highway speeds, the key fobs lock and unlock inadvertently. The power locks activated at 15 mph. Updated

- Cheekatowuga, NY, USA

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