The current mileage was approximately 86,000. The contact owns a 2005 Chrysler Town and country. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. It also appears to short out the alternator because the battery warning light goes on. In the affected vehicles, the air bag control units may corrode and fail. The safety recall is expected to begin during September 2011. Over time, the headlight covers turned yellow, limiting the illumination of the headlights when driving at night.
Chrysler has not issued recall to replace faulty valve or gas tank to correct this safety issue. Given the nature of this problem I believe government emissions regulations and other safety regulations should be used to force a manufacturers recall of these vehicles to replace fault fuel tanks. If the roll-over valve is at fault, I assume that liquid gas could be spilled if a roll-over did occur. He says entire rack and pinion system needs replacing. Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the windshield, free of charge. It was very expensive to fix as well as my electrical problems.
The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. It just started leaking gas. I have read of similar complaints but no identified correction. Vehicle must be stopped and restarted for headlights to activate which doesn't always work on the first attempt.
Correction: Affinia brake parts, inc. Note: This is an expansion of recall 11V-139. The failure mileage was approximately 76,000. Chrysler should issue a recall to repair the faulty valve on the tanks. This is an extremely dangerous condition at night, as the driving lights cut out without warning and do not reactivate by turning the light switch off and on. It always happens within minutes of filling the gas tank. The recall is expected to begin in August 2013.
Interior noise has become more pronounced. This is extremely problematic when attempting to exit gas stations adjacent to busy roads. Was there ever an official recall for this? Chrysler's number for this recall is S37. Most of the affected vehicles are in the United States. In the affected vehicles, the bolts that attach the hood striker may loosen and, as a result, the hood may open unexpectedly while driving.
It is asking owners to wait until June to contact dealers because it needs time to distribute repair parts. This year the rust has gotten worse, partly because the repair was not done correctly. The affected vehicles may experience overheating of the vent window switch in the driver's door armrest. Sometimes the check engine light will come on. We bought the van used and the problem has happened multiple times since purchased. I can only put about 10. It only happens when there is standing water in the road during or just after moderate to heavy rain.
The dealer advised bringing the vehicle in for further diagnostic testing and would not be able to duplicate the failure unless the vehicle was brought in while exhibiting signs of the actual failure. I also imagine most owners don't link the stalling to filling up with gas, it took me several months to figure that out. Chryslers recall number is m17. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N48. Among their many services is the capability to provide information on recalls, the status of defect investigations, and referrals to many other Offices and Organizations. The stalling does not produce a check engine light or any code visible using a generic obd2 code scanner or the Chrysler drb3 diagnostics system.
Road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine. The headlights sometimes suddenly turn off while driving although the running lights stay on or when starting up the vehicle the headlights won't turn on. Where it does, the paint fades. Chrysler said it would begin notifying owners of the recall in February. The only way to correct the problem is to replace the fuel tank.
This usually happens at lower speeds, and often while lowing down or turning. Connecting rod failure may lead to engine seizure which may increase the risk of a crash. The minivan rides well enough with a light load and handles securely. Over time and with use, the vehicle's rear axle may develop cracks which could lead to axle failure. Should one of the tires lose air pressure, the driver would not be notified of the change in air pressure. The contact also stated that the noise had become louder over time.
A missing or incorrectly installed rivet could compromise the ability of the steering column to support the occupant loads in the event of a frontal crash, decreasing the effectiveness of the frontal impact safety system. Correction: Chrysler will replace the front airbag sensors with a new design. When I had it checked the bushings along with the struts had to be replaced. The dealer performed a second diagnostic test that located the failure at the rack and pinion. The contact pulled over and continued attempting to turn the lights back on.