really awful
Crashes / Fires:
5 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,015 miles

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problem #4

Sep 131999

Town & Country

  • miles
1)transmission failure - codes 36, 53, 54 found in system. Seals & clutches, carrier gears & trs sensor replaced. Transmission assembly disassembled for recondition. 2)driver side air bag - clock spring assembly replaced to correct air bag light.

- Seaford, NY, USA

problem #3

Feb 201999

Town & Country

  • miles
Transmission made grinding noise under 30 miles per hour. Told it was the differential. We had the "towing package" and have never towed anything. Replaced at dealership for $2100. Air conditioner evaporator has a hole in it. Have not repaired yet. Other minor problems: Oxygen sensor replaced, water pump replaced, windshield wiper control replaced, air bag component replaced.

- Greendale, WI, USA

problem #2

May 051999

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Intermittently air bag light would stay on while the vehicle was in motion. Dealer replaced the clock spring. Manufacturer has been notified.

- Lynchburg, VA, USA

problem #1

Mar 301996

Town & Country

  • miles
Frontal collision, impact 12:00 speed 30 mph, driver and passenger airbag deployed, passenger air bags deployed, causing eye injury to 9-year old child.

- Bethesda, MD, USA