10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 46
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 4
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #32

Mar 012000

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was parked in the back of library. Ten to fifteen minutes later, someone came into the libary and stated that vehicle was on fire. Fire department was called and responded. Earlier, consumer took the vehicle to the dealership for as gasoline leak on the Feb 13-200O. Coinsumer picked the vehicle up on 18-Feb-2000, and the engine compartment was burning.

- Canyon Country, CA, USA

problem #31

Dec 291999

Town & Country

  • miles
I feel strongly this is a manufacturer's defect. Poor quality in their castings. No safety defect listed in summary.

- Southampton, MA, USA

problem #30

Mar 311997

Town & Country

  • miles
On-going / intermittent problem with engine stalling. Problem would occur while driving (slow or highway speed), did not matter at a stop position. Problem occurred on four occasions. Dealer notified and unable to correct the problem.

- Vellejo, CA, USA

problem #29

Aug 191999

Town & Country

  • miles
Subject vehicle involved in side impact accident. Subject vehicle pulled away from a stop sign and was broad sided by oncoming full-size van. Subject vehicle immediately burst into flames (per witness statements). Driver and passenger were both unconscious. Bystanders were unable to get either out of burning vehicle due to doors being locked (auto door locking mechanism) and were unable to break windows out before vehicle was fully engulfed.

- Riverside, CA, USA

problem #28

Sep 291999

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving the at any rate of speed the vehicle will completely shut down without warning, cause unknown.

- Moraga, CA, USA

problem #27

May 071998

Town & Country

  • miles
After pulling in a driveway, with the car still idling, heard a noise and the car began to overheat. The tensioner had broken off and fell down in the engine causing the idler pulley and belt to come off. Had the car towed to dealer and they installed a new belt and tensioner under warranty. My concern is that if it had happen moments before, when the car was still in motion, it would have caused a loss of control with possible serious consequences.

- West Hartford, CT, USA

problem #26

May 011998

Town & Country

  • miles
The engine stalls with no warning, usually when slowing or coming to a stop, but it has happened a few times at speeds up to 45 mph. After the engine stalls, it will sometimes not start unless I "race" the engine to keep it going. The dealer cannot duplicate this problem. We have paid to have the throttle body cleaned and to have the fuel filter replaced, but the problem continues. Since vehicle has power steering and brakes, these do not function during an engine stall, and I am concerned that this could eventually produce a collision.

- Joplin, MO, USA

problem #25

Apr 011999

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
This problem has occurred & been repaired 3 times since purchasing the vehicle. It stalls and you loses all power. This happened the first time as we were going over railroad tracks. It has happened while making left turns. This is extremely dangerous because you never know you have a problem until you are driving along and lose power. This was repaired by vero beach Chrysler the first time, and they said it was not covered under warranty. Ceconni Chrysler said it cetainly was a warranty item and got our money reimbursed by Chrysler. The second time it happened it was repaired gator Chrysler-Plymouth, melbourne, fl 32901. The mileage was 53,000 the second time and they said it was no longer warrantied. The third time it happened the mileage was 95,200 and we again paid for the repair. This is a very upsetting problem. It has happened during left hand turns.

- No. Tonawanda, NY, USA

problem #24

Mar 231999

Town & Country

  • miles
Vehicle experiencing on-going/ intermittenly problem with engine stalling while driving, dealer notified and some repairs are being made but problem would reoccur. Could NHTSA help in this matter

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #23

Jun 291998

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
While driving the engine shuts down, causing the vehicle to stall.

- Hutchinson, KS, USA

problem #22

Jul 061998

Town & Country

  • miles
Engine stopped at 40 mph with no warning and would not restart. Lost engine assisted steering and brakes.

- Battle Cre, MI, USA

problem #21

Aug 171998

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
Intermittently when driving the vehicle stalls. The dealer is not able to duplicate the problem, and is therefore, not able to repair vehicle. Manufacturer has been notified.

- Fairfield, OH, USA

problem #20

Jul 011998

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
Engine stalling and missing at different speeds, engine service light also comes on; no problem can be found.

- Aloha, OR, USA

problem #19

Apr 201997

Town & Country

  • miles
Engine stalling several times, unable to rectify problem.

- Rowland He, CA, USA

problem #18

Dec 221998

Town & Country

  • miles
Engine cuts out after long trips (200 miles at highway speeds). Appears as though the engine doesn't get fuel. After engine cools (20-30 minutes) the car starts again. Have had $700 worth of repairs at the dealer to fix fuel line, spark plug wires, etc. The dealer called detriot to diagnose via modem. They suggested replacing crank position sensor. It was replaced and problem continues. This is very dangerous because it occurs on the interstate at highway speeds without warning. We have been on the side of the road at all hours of the night with trucks hurtling past us. The dealer keeps guesing what is wrong without any firm commitment that the next "fix" is the right one. They want to replace the fuel pump next and the electronic control unit next if that isn't the problem. That is another $900 without any true knowledge what the problem is. I heard the motorman radio talk show January 9 0R 10 and a caller complained about the very same problem. The motorman said this was common with Chrysler mini-vans and that it is the electronic control module that overheats and cuts the signal to the spark plugs. Please check into this because it is a danger to motorists.

- Bridgewater, NJ, USA

problem #17

Jan 221999

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
While driving 60 mph the vehicle completely shuts down in intersections and at stop signs without warning, cause unknown.

- Fairfield, CT, USA

problem #16

Nov 041997

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Engine failed causing the vehicle to stall.

- Beverly Hi, CA, USA

problem #15

Jun 211996

Town & Country

  • miles
Vehicle stalls intermittantly, changed sensor but vehicle continues to stall.

- Boca Raton, FL, USA

problem #14

Jul 121998

Town & Country

  • miles
When driving at 60 mph and without prior warning the vehicle just shuts down, and the dealer can't determine the problem. Vehicle has cut off six times.

- Mcdonald, PA, USA

problem #13

Oct 061998

Town & Country

  • miles
While driving consumer's van cuts off completely in traffic.

- Stanford, CT, USA

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