hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,000 miles

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problem #1

Apr 042006


  • Automatic transmission
  • 61,000 miles
While driving for an extended period of time using cruise control, the speedometer suddenly failed at an approximate odometer reading of 61,000 miles. The speedometer had also failed on my previously owned '93 Villager for short periods but the current failure on my '02 Villager continued throughout the following 7 hours of my trip home. Subsequently, the "service engine soon" indicator lit up and the engine now briefly loses power upon startup and initial acceleration. I will call dealership in the morning to see if this problem is covered. I am very upset that my relatively young van has now lost value due to uncertified mileage on the title when I want to sell it. Because it happened in the midst of my trip, I was delayed while checking the source of the indicator light and had to drive home without knowing my true speed.

- Gahanna, OH, USA