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CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY Problems with Fuel System Gasoline, Power Train

 
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2001 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2001 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2001 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (459 Complaints)
Date reported Mar 23, 2004
Location UNKNOWN, DC
Manufacturer DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Vehicle 2001 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Consumer Letter
All Complaints

TRANSMISSION FAILED, AND THE WHEELS LOCKED UP. THE PROBLEM WAS CAUSED BY A VIOLENT BUCKING OF THE VEHICLE AS THE TRANSMISSION FAILED AND LOCKING UP THE FRONT END OF THE VEHICLE. THE INITIAL BUCKING UP OF THE VEHICLE OCCURRED BETWEEN 15 TO 20 MPH, AND THE LOCKING UP OF THE WHEEL AT 5 MPH. VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO DEALERSHIP AND SERVICE MANAGER THAT PARTS FOR TRANSMISSION WAS ON BACK ORDER AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AT LEAST A WEEK. CONSUMER DECIDED TO TOW THE VEHICLE TO A DIFFERENT REPAIR FACILITY AND WAS ABLE TO ACQUIRE THE PARTS OVER NIGHT AND REPAIR THE TRANSMISSION. AFTER THE REPAIR, THE DEALER PRESENTED THE DAMAGED TRANSMISSION TO CONSUMER AND IT SHOWED DAMAGE ON THE GEARS WITH MOST OF IT ARE IN THE GEAR'S INNERMOST PART. ALSO, THE DEALER'S ESTIMATION WAS THE CAUSE OF THE PROBLEM WAS A BEARING FAILURE WHICH LED TO A CHAIN REACTION AND RESULTED TO TRANSMISSION LOCK-UP. AFTER THE VIOLENT BUCKING FROM TRANSMISSION FAILURE, ENGINE DEVELOPED PROBLEM OF MISFIRING WHICH WAS CAUSED BY A BAD FUEL INJECTOR AND COIL PACK IN THE NUMBER SIX CYLINDER. CONSUMER BELIEVED THAT IT WAS ALSO CAUSED BY TRANSMISSION FAILURE.

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