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CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY - 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY Problems & Complaints

 
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There are 1782 complaints filed for the 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY. These 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. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

11/22/2017 - GULFPORT, FL
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY. WHILE PARKING THE VEHICLE, THE ENGINE FAILED TO SHUT OFF. THE CONTACT ALSO MENTIONED THAT VARIOUS CONTROLS BEGAN TO MALFUNCTION AS THE HORN AND WINDSHIELD WIPERS INDEPENDENTLY ACTIVATED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE TIPM FAILED AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE LOCAL DEALER AND MANUFACTURER WERE NOT NOTIFIED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 109,000.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

11/20/2017 - DETROIT, MI
VEHICLE SPORADICALLY SHUT OFF WHILE DRIVING WITH NO WARNING CAUSING IT TO LOOSE BRAKING AND STEERING... GOTTA BE VERY FAST TO GET IT RESTARTED...DONE HAD A LOT OF NEAR MISSES....VEHICLE CAN SIT OVER NIGHT AND LOOSE ALL POWER AND WANT START OR MAY DRIVE IT SOME MILES SHUT IT OFF AND IT WANT START...DONE BOUGHT NEW BATTERY BUT THINK MY BATTERY WAS OK THEY JUST WANTED THE SELL BECAUSE IT'S DOING BASICALLY THE SAME THING...IT START WITH A ONE MINUTE OR LESS BOOST...I HAVE TO CHECK IT WITH MY AUTO START TO SEE IF I AM GOING ANYWHERE OR TO USE MY WIFE CAR...AT TIMES I GET A GRINDING SOUND FROM FRONT BREAKS..I CHECK THE PADS AND THEY OK GRINDING COME AND GOES...REAR DISC BRAKES WEARS UNEVENLY DEALER HUSH HUSH... NO RECALL DEFECTIVE CALIPERS...TOLD ME IT'S OVER NOW YOU GOTTA PAY TO HAVE IT FIX NOW ...MAP LIGHTS COME ON WITH A DISTURBING NOISE FAULT SHOWING PASSENGER DOOR AGAR BUT IT CLOSED TIGHT...EVENTUALLY IT STOPS...L LOVE MY VAN IF ENGINEERS COULD FIX SOME OF THE PROBLEMS BECAUSE IT'S DANGEROUS AND EXPENSIVE UP AGAINST WHAT NEXT PROBLEMS AND ILL FEEL GUILTY SELLING IT TO SOMEONE AND SOMETHING HAPPENS TO THEM...IT'S AT THE POINT WHERE I AM REALLY AFRAID TO DRIVE IT WITH IT SHUTTING OFF WITH NO CONTROLS BRAKING NOR STEERING(HELP) BUT I STILL LOVE MY VAN...CAN Y'ALL PLEASE FIX IT...

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ENGINE

11/20/2017 - DETROIT, MI
VEHICLE SPORADICALLY SHUT OFF WHILE DRIVING WITH NO WARNING CAUSING IT TO LOOSE BRAKING AND STEERING... GOTTA BE VERY FAST TO GET IT RESTARTED...DONE HAD A LOT OF NEAR MISSES....VEHICLE CAN SIT OVER NIGHT AND LOOSE ALL POWER AND WANT START OR MAY DRIVE IT SOME MILES SHUT IT OFF AND IT WANT START...DONE BOUGHT NEW BATTERY BUT THINK MY BATTERY WAS OK THEY JUST WANTED THE SELL BECAUSE IT'S DOING BASICALLY THE SAME THING...IT START WITH A ONE MINUTE OR LESS BOOST...I HAVE TO CHECK IT WITH MY AUTO START TO SEE IF I AM GOING ANYWHERE OR TO USE MY WIFE CAR...AT TIMES I GET A GRINDING SOUND FROM FRONT BREAKS..I CHECK THE PADS AND THEY OK GRINDING COME AND GOES...REAR DISC BRAKES WEARS UNEVENLY DEALER HUSH HUSH... NO RECALL DEFECTIVE CALIPERS...TOLD ME IT'S OVER NOW YOU GOTTA PAY TO HAVE IT FIX NOW ...MAP LIGHTS COME ON WITH A DISTURBING NOISE FAULT SHOWING PASSENGER DOOR AGAR BUT IT CLOSED TIGHT...EVENTUALLY IT STOPS...L LOVE MY VAN IF ENGINEERS COULD FIX SOME OF THE PROBLEMS BECAUSE IT'S DANGEROUS AND EXPENSIVE UP AGAINST WHAT NEXT PROBLEMS AND ILL FEEL GUILTY SELLING IT TO SOMEONE AND SOMETHING HAPPENS TO THEM...IT'S AT THE POINT WHERE I AM REALLY AFRAID TO DRIVE IT WITH IT SHUTTING OFF WITH NO CONTROLS BRAKING NOR STEERING(HELP) BUT I STILL LOVE MY VAN...CAN Y'ALL PLEASE FIX IT...

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SERVICE BRAKES

11/20/2017 - DETROIT, MI
VEHICLE SPORADICALLY SHUT OFF WHILE DRIVING WITH NO WARNING CAUSING IT TO LOOSE BRAKING AND STEERING... GOTTA BE VERY FAST TO GET IT RESTARTED...DONE HAD A LOT OF NEAR MISSES....VEHICLE CAN SIT OVER NIGHT AND LOOSE ALL POWER AND WANT START OR MAY DRIVE IT SOME MILES SHUT IT OFF AND IT WANT START...DONE BOUGHT NEW BATTERY BUT THINK MY BATTERY WAS OK THEY JUST WANTED THE SELL BECAUSE IT'S DOING BASICALLY THE SAME THING...IT START WITH A ONE MINUTE OR LESS BOOST...I HAVE TO CHECK IT WITH MY AUTO START TO SEE IF I AM GOING ANYWHERE OR TO USE MY WIFE CAR...AT TIMES I GET A GRINDING SOUND FROM FRONT BREAKS..I CHECK THE PADS AND THEY OK GRINDING COME AND GOES...REAR DISC BRAKES WEARS UNEVENLY DEALER HUSH HUSH... NO RECALL DEFECTIVE CALIPERS...TOLD ME IT'S OVER NOW YOU GOTTA PAY TO HAVE IT FIX NOW ...MAP LIGHTS COME ON WITH A DISTURBING NOISE FAULT SHOWING PASSENGER DOOR AGAR BUT IT CLOSED TIGHT...EVENTUALLY IT STOPS...L LOVE MY VAN IF ENGINEERS COULD FIX SOME OF THE PROBLEMS BECAUSE IT'S DANGEROUS AND EXPENSIVE UP AGAINST WHAT NEXT PROBLEMS AND ILL FEEL GUILTY SELLING IT TO SOMEONE AND SOMETHING HAPPENS TO THEM...IT'S AT THE POINT WHERE I AM REALLY AFRAID TO DRIVE IT WITH IT SHUTTING OFF WITH NO CONTROLS BRAKING NOR STEERING(HELP) BUT I STILL LOVE MY VAN...CAN Y'ALL PLEASE FIX IT...

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ENGINE

11/20/2017 - CLINTON, MS
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 35 MPH, THE VEHICLE ACCELERATED AND THEN STALLED. THE CONTACT COASTED UNTIL THE VEHICLE STOPPED COMPLETELY. THE VEHICLE RESTARTED AND WAS DRIVEN TO THE CONTACT'S RESIDENCE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER (MAC HAIK CHRYSLER/DODGE/JEEP IN JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI), BUT THE FAILURE COULD NOT BE DUPLICATED. THE CONTACT ALSO STATED THAT THE FAILURE OCCURRED AT LEAST NINE TIMES THIS YEAR. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE VIN WAS UNKNOWN. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 100,000.

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

11/18/2017 - ALEXANDRIA, MN
I CAN NOT SHUT HEAD LIGHTS OFF WHEN THE CAR IS OFF AND ALSO HEADLIGHT FLICKER WHILE DRIVING AND SHUT OFF 2 TIMES IN PAST MONTH WHILE DRIVING ON THE HIGHWAY LIGHTS COMPLETLY SHUT OFF NO REAR OR FRONT LIGHTS PULLED OVER AND CHECKED ALL FUSES WHILE DOING THIS LIGHTS JUST CAME ON GOT HOME COULDNT SHUT THEM OFF HAD TO DISCONNECT THE BATTERY 3 WEEKS OF DOING THIS LIGHTS FINALLY SHUIT OFF ON THERE OWN AND YESTERDAT PROBLEM STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN SOMEBODY TOLD ME UNPLUG THE HEADLIGHT SWITHCH WICH I DID AND THE LIGHTS ARE STILL ON

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ENGINE

11/13/2017 - NEWAYHO, MI
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY. WHILE DRIVING 40 MPH, THE VEHICLE STALLED WITHOUT WARNING. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A LOCAL DEALER (MCDONALD CHRYSLER DODGE JEEP RAM -BIG RAPIDS, 14061 NORTHLAND DRIVE, BIG RAPIDS, MI 49307), BUT WAS UNABLE TO BE DIAGNOSED DUE TO NO FAILURE CODES. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE ISSUE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 149,000.

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ENGINE

11/12/2017 - PARKER, CO
2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY LIMITED EDITION. AT SPEEDS BETWEEN 10-72 MPH VEHICLE WILL SHUT OFF. THERE ARE NO INDICATIONS PRESENT WHEN THIS HAPPENS, LIGHTS DO NOT FLASH, NO CHECK ENGINE WARNING LIGHTS, NO WARNING ETC. VEHICLE SHUTS OFF INTERMITTENTLY ONLY WHILE IN MOTION. VEHICLE HAS SHUT OFF 9 TIMES OVER A PERIOD OF 11 MONTHS. VEHICLE HAS NEVER BEEN EXPOSED TO ANY EXTREME WEATHER CONDITION, WATER, SALTS, OR OTHER ITEMS THAT MIGHT IMPACT THE VEHICLE. VEHICLE HAS NEVER RUN TO OF GAS. VEHICLE ALWAYS HAS OIL CHANGES DONE BEFORE REQUIRED TIMES. VEHICLE IS DRIVEN VERY LIGHTLY. CONDITION- VEHICLE WAS DRIVING AT 32 MPH ON A CITY ROAD IN KILLEEN TEXAS, TAKING A SLIGHT TURN IN A ROAD. ANGLE OF ROAD WAS LESS THAN A 120 DEGREE TURN. VEHICLE SHUT OFF WITH ONCOMING TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES BEHIND THE VAN. BRAKES LOCKED UP, STEERING WHEEL LOCKED UP, AND GAUGES CONTINUE TO WORK UNTIL VEHICLE STOPS. VEHICLE DID NOT RESTART FOR 3 MINUTES AND 7 SECONDS. CONDITION- VEHICLE WAS DRIVING DOWN HIGHWAY 90 IN KILLEEN TEXAS NEAR THE TJ MILLS EXIT. SPEED WAS 72 MPH, VEHICLE LOST ALL POWER AND SHUT OFF. STEERING WHEEL AND BRAKES LOCK. VEHICLE NEARLY CAUSED A MULTI CAR COLLISION, BUT DUE TO OTHER DRIVERS BEING AWARE NO ACCIDENT HAPPENED. CONDITION- FORT HOOD TEXAS, VEHICLE IS DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD, NEAR A STOP LIGHT APPROACHING AT A SPEED OF 13 MPH. VEHICLE SHUTS OFF, STEERING LOCKS, BRAKES LOCK, AND VEHICLE WILL NOT GO OUT OF DRIVE. VEHICLE IS NEARLY HIT BY TRAFFIC FROM BEHIND. MILITARY POLICE ARRIVE ON SCENE AND ASSIST DRIVER WITH MOVING VEHICLE TO A SAFE LOCATION. VEHICLE DID START AFTER 22 MINUTES AND 7 SECONDS. VEHICLE WAS DRIVING STRAIGHT, THERE WERE NO HILLS PRESENT. AFTER RESEARCHING MULTIPLE SITES, THREADS, FORUMS, AND BUSINESS, THIS IS A COMMON PROBLEM THAT REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION FOR SAFETY OF LIFE.

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SERVICE BRAKES

11/12/2017 - PARKER, CO
2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY LIMITED EDITION. AT SPEEDS BETWEEN 10-72 MPH VEHICLE WILL SHUT OFF. THERE ARE NO INDICATIONS PRESENT WHEN THIS HAPPENS, LIGHTS DO NOT FLASH, NO CHECK ENGINE WARNING LIGHTS, NO WARNING ETC. VEHICLE SHUTS OFF INTERMITTENTLY ONLY WHILE IN MOTION. VEHICLE HAS SHUT OFF 9 TIMES OVER A PERIOD OF 11 MONTHS. VEHICLE HAS NEVER BEEN EXPOSED TO ANY EXTREME WEATHER CONDITION, WATER, SALTS, OR OTHER ITEMS THAT MIGHT IMPACT THE VEHICLE. VEHICLE HAS NEVER RUN TO OF GAS. VEHICLE ALWAYS HAS OIL CHANGES DONE BEFORE REQUIRED TIMES. VEHICLE IS DRIVEN VERY LIGHTLY. CONDITION- VEHICLE WAS DRIVING AT 32 MPH ON A CITY ROAD IN KILLEEN TEXAS, TAKING A SLIGHT TURN IN A ROAD. ANGLE OF ROAD WAS LESS THAN A 120 DEGREE TURN. VEHICLE SHUT OFF WITH ONCOMING TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES BEHIND THE VAN. BRAKES LOCKED UP, STEERING WHEEL LOCKED UP, AND GAUGES CONTINUE TO WORK UNTIL VEHICLE STOPS. VEHICLE DID NOT RESTART FOR 3 MINUTES AND 7 SECONDS. CONDITION- VEHICLE WAS DRIVING DOWN HIGHWAY 90 IN KILLEEN TEXAS NEAR THE TJ MILLS EXIT. SPEED WAS 72 MPH, VEHICLE LOST ALL POWER AND SHUT OFF. STEERING WHEEL AND BRAKES LOCK. VEHICLE NEARLY CAUSED A MULTI CAR COLLISION, BUT DUE TO OTHER DRIVERS BEING AWARE NO ACCIDENT HAPPENED. CONDITION- FORT HOOD TEXAS, VEHICLE IS DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD, NEAR A STOP LIGHT APPROACHING AT A SPEED OF 13 MPH. VEHICLE SHUTS OFF, STEERING LOCKS, BRAKES LOCK, AND VEHICLE WILL NOT GO OUT OF DRIVE. VEHICLE IS NEARLY HIT BY TRAFFIC FROM BEHIND. MILITARY POLICE ARRIVE ON SCENE AND ASSIST DRIVER WITH MOVING VEHICLE TO A SAFE LOCATION. VEHICLE DID START AFTER 22 MINUTES AND 7 SECONDS. VEHICLE WAS DRIVING STRAIGHT, THERE WERE NO HILLS PRESENT. AFTER RESEARCHING MULTIPLE SITES, THREADS, FORUMS, AND BUSINESS, THIS IS A COMMON PROBLEM THAT REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION FOR SAFETY OF LIFE.

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STEERING

11/12/2017 - PARKER, CO
2008 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY LIMITED EDITION. AT SPEEDS BETWEEN 10-72 MPH VEHICLE WILL SHUT OFF. THERE ARE NO INDICATIONS PRESENT WHEN THIS HAPPENS, LIGHTS DO NOT FLASH, NO CHECK ENGINE WARNING LIGHTS, NO WARNING ETC. VEHICLE SHUTS OFF INTERMITTENTLY ONLY WHILE IN MOTION. VEHICLE HAS SHUT OFF 9 TIMES OVER A PERIOD OF 11 MONTHS. VEHICLE HAS NEVER BEEN EXPOSED TO ANY EXTREME WEATHER CONDITION, WATER, SALTS, OR OTHER ITEMS THAT MIGHT IMPACT THE VEHICLE. VEHICLE HAS NEVER RUN TO OF GAS. VEHICLE ALWAYS HAS OIL CHANGES DONE BEFORE REQUIRED TIMES. VEHICLE IS DRIVEN VERY LIGHTLY. CONDITION- VEHICLE WAS DRIVING AT 32 MPH ON A CITY ROAD IN KILLEEN TEXAS, TAKING A SLIGHT TURN IN A ROAD. ANGLE OF ROAD WAS LESS THAN A 120 DEGREE TURN. VEHICLE SHUT OFF WITH ONCOMING TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES BEHIND THE VAN. BRAKES LOCKED UP, STEERING WHEEL LOCKED UP, AND GAUGES CONTINUE TO WORK UNTIL VEHICLE STOPS. VEHICLE DID NOT RESTART FOR 3 MINUTES AND 7 SECONDS. CONDITION- VEHICLE WAS DRIVING DOWN HIGHWAY 90 IN KILLEEN TEXAS NEAR THE TJ MILLS EXIT. SPEED WAS 72 MPH, VEHICLE LOST ALL POWER AND SHUT OFF. STEERING WHEEL AND BRAKES LOCK. VEHICLE NEARLY CAUSED A MULTI CAR COLLISION, BUT DUE TO OTHER DRIVERS BEING AWARE NO ACCIDENT HAPPENED. CONDITION- FORT HOOD TEXAS, VEHICLE IS DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD, NEAR A STOP LIGHT APPROACHING AT A SPEED OF 13 MPH. VEHICLE SHUTS OFF, STEERING LOCKS, BRAKES LOCK, AND VEHICLE WILL NOT GO OUT OF DRIVE. VEHICLE IS NEARLY HIT BY TRAFFIC FROM BEHIND. MILITARY POLICE ARRIVE ON SCENE AND ASSIST DRIVER WITH MOVING VEHICLE TO A SAFE LOCATION. VEHICLE DID START AFTER 22 MINUTES AND 7 SECONDS. VEHICLE WAS DRIVING STRAIGHT, THERE WERE NO HILLS PRESENT. AFTER RESEARCHING MULTIPLE SITES, THREADS, FORUMS, AND BUSINESS, THIS IS A COMMON PROBLEM THAT REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION FOR SAFETY OF LIFE.

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