really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,101 miles

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problem #44

Jan 162002

Town & Country 6-cyl

  • 0 miles
Drivers side strut tower corrosion. Rear wiper motor runs till burned up. Rear wiper runs intermittent (ghosting) on its own. Front wiper does the same. Vehicle occasionally bucks at various speeds with no codes.

- Chesterton, IN, USA

problem #43

Jan 012005

Town & Country

  • 70,000 miles
He owns a 1996 Chrysler, town& country, only owner with 70,000 miles on the vehicle. Steering wheel popped off, mostly when turning the wheel to left. This happened often since 2005. Also, front and back windshield wipers came on at separate times when it was in off position for about one and half year.

- Carlsbad, CA, USA

problem #42

Dec 062002

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • 76,000 miles
Intermittently the windshield wipers stopped working. The problem has occurred fifty times in a year and a half. The dealer had examined the wipers. The left front window was inoperative, the regulator assembly was replaced.

- Gilbert, AZ, USA

problem #41

Apr 292004

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Windshield wipers activated usually after a turn was completed. This affected visibility of other vehicles. Also brakes and transmission failed. Dealer replaced four times the multi function switch/ brake pads/ rotors, and drums; transmission was replaced twice in the last two years, all at consumer's expense.

- Olathe, KS, USA

problem #40

Mar 162004

Town & Country 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 53,454 miles
Windshield wipers ceased to function unexpectedly. Was able to start by using windshield washer function. This was a temporary solution as wipers only operated for two or three cycles. Starting or stopping selection switch did not correct the defective operation.

- Fort Myers, FL, USA

problem #39

Mar 102004

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • 87,508 miles
Windshield wipers became inoperable and resulted in poor visibility for the consumer while driving. Dealer indicated this vehicle was not recalled.

- Santa Fe, NM, USA

problem #38

Oct 012002

Town & Country

  • 69,500 miles
Three failures between 40000-69,500 miles! windshield wipers are erratic. Some times operate by themselves, won't return to normal position, etc. Paid dealer to repair defective switch the first time, 'defective' motor the second time, and now have exact same problem again. I refuse to pay for repairs third time. Obviously a factory defect. ---dims 11 IVOQ entry posted after 12/12/02 cut-over to artemis----769749.

- Etters, PA, USA

problem #37

Aug 102002

Town & Country

  • miles
Front windshield wipers activate for no reason. Sometimes they activate when you signal a turn. Most of the time they just come on when they jolly well decide to. Right sliding door locks have failed twice. I have attempted to get them repaired but have failed again after each repair.

- St. Paul, MN, USA

problem #36

Sep 012001

Town & Country

  • miles
My cruise control is intermittent, my airbag light comes on intermittenly, might windshield wipers come on intermittently. Horn sporadically does not work.

- Mccook Lake, SD, USA

problem #35

Dec 011997

Town & Country

  • miles
Upon starting vehicle power operated window on driver's side automatically goes down facing the ground. At night consumer thinks nothng is behind when actually looking at the ground. Consumer feels this is dangerous. Front drivers seat automatically reclines back while driving. Once a small child was pinned in behind front seat and the back seat. Windshield wipers work intermittently, sometimes they come on and sometimes they won't.

- Ann Arbor, MI, USA

problem #34

Oct 251999

Town & Country

  • miles
While driving windshield wipers would come on by themselves. Also, happened intermittently, an dwhen vehicle was parked and turned off. Dealer contacted.please add VIN.

- Sheboygan Falls, WI, USA

problem #33

Dec 011996

Town & Country

  • miles
Both problems are perennial, in form I could not specify. Air bag light is always on and may fail in an accident; horn, by not working may not prevent an accident, it almost happened once already; cruise control is an inconvenience not having. Wipers go on by themselves, specially when turning on the blinkers. At times wipers don't stop and may divert your attention from traffic, it could be a dangerous situation.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #32

Jun 012000

Town & Country

  • miles
While driving down the road the windshield wipers started without warning and there was no way to stop them. On numerous occaisians this happens and when you use the intermitten feature the wipers stop anywhere on the windshield, not at the bottom as needed. I know of two other people with Chrysler vans who have identical problems with the wipers. Please investigate and get Chrysler to correct this safety deficiency.

- Vance Afb, OK, USA

problem #31

Dec 052000

Town & Country

  • miles
Air bag light permanently on due to failed clock spring assembly, air bags disabled, also affected horn and cuise control. Vehicle suffers from unusual power drains/fluctuations, battery replaced 3 times within 3 1/2 years. Electronic door locks (four doors) frequently fail, can only service when failure is consistent. Vehicle occasionally stalls (abruptly) at any speed, throttle system serviced a few times (outside of tune-ups) with little benefit. Front and rear windshield wipers activate by themselves quite often (but never at the service shop/dealership), with no set pattern, multifunction switch replaced twice. All problems except for air bag (customer paid for repair as well as for other problems) still persist.

- Fairfax, VA, USA

problem #30

Dec 212000

Town & Country

  • miles
See service bulletin # 083695 rev a NHTSA SB046495. No safety defect listed in summary.

- Rockville, MD, USA

problem #29

Feb 072000

Town & Country

  • miles
Windshield wipers don't work correctly or don't come on at all. Dealer has failed to fix. Help!!! this is a safety hazard. I cannot see to drive in bad weather. I have had problems for months, the number of times was a guess. The dealer replaced the multifunction switch, repaired the wires, and replaced the wiper motor. None of these repairs fixed the problem. They did refund some of my money but I still cannot drive safely. Chrysler Corp. Should be made to recall this vehicle and repair at no charge to me. Thank you.

- Bloomington, IN, USA

problem #28

Sep 062000

Town & Country

  • miles
O - rings on fuel tank failed also; Chrysler took no part in $500 repair of transmission;windshield wipers coming on by themselves again less than two years later.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #27

Oct 122000

(reported on)

Town & Country

  • miles
Transmission failed, A/C failed, wipers wouldn't shut off, sporadic electrical failures

- Ballston Lake, NY, USA

problem #26

Sep 111998

Town & Country

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Windshield wipers work intermittently. Also, while driving vehicle would miss repeatedly down the road. Consumer stated it was transmission.

- Bourbonnais, IL, USA

problem #25

May 022000

Town & Country

  • miles
1. automatic transmission failed at 62,038 miles, not under warranty. This seems to be an ongoing problem with Chrysler for which they have not assumed any financial responsibility. 2. wipers come on inexplicably. Per "lemon aid" web page, this problem is reported to be widespread with Chrysler vans. 3. power door lock on right rear passenger door locks and will not open automatically, either via driver control or remotely.

- Windham, ME, USA

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