I had the car towed and the dealership diagnosed the problem as a faulty alternator. The van just looses power while on freeway due to its electrical malfunctions. This was happening about a year ago but has not happened lately. All cranking issues are happening at home and when we are out and about, the van does shut off sometimes after cranking. My car had 48,000 miles at the time.
I was able to get off an exit and found a near by advanced auto and had the battery and alternator tested. We had this same problem in Aug. While stationary and attempting to start the vehicle, the lights will come on but the vehicle will not start. Loss of some power when travelling up hill. So Chrysler how did that happen? Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your Town and Country that you need to replace. Dealer 2 says Dealer 1 made mess of van, invalidating warranty. Blowers usually run on a 20 or 25 amp fuse.
Took it to a shop and they said rhe fuel pump was still on while the car was off due to a relay in the power module so they said they will be able to just fix it but when trying to order the piece they said that was not possible due to its been a recall on the till which is the totally integrated power module but just not on my vehicle and it's not possible to change the relay because they have it attached to the power module and this is something that happen with the maufacuter so you will have to contact them so they can help you with it. She tried to restart it, but all it would do is click - no turning over or anything. They come with a small table that second- and third-row passengers can share. Stopped on way home about 2 miles traveled would not start dead indication tried about 3 times and started, drove back to dealer. November 29th - Called Dealership 3 to ask what they were doing with van. Took 20 minutes to start it.
Then this progressed into not cranking, as if dead battery. Driving with a hot cooling system could damage your vehicle. There is one under the hood - the long black plastic cover on the right side, follow the instructions on it to open it. Then if takes a little nap, miraculously will start again a day later. Pulled off the road just in time for the van to shut down and leave us stranded. So, I am just dealing with the battery right now. It seems that they tried to deter me at every turn.
I ended up driving it back to the dealership and was told the power belt was completely off and the alternator was not attached to the engine as it should be. I had the battery and alternator checked by a specialist who approved both. They did diagnostic scan and computer said brake switch was bad. Did some further looking into it. Turn around and go back to service department. New or upgraded Town and Country car batteries from AutoZone offer several advantages.
Overloading of your tires is dangerous. I feel that these models also should be recalled. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The heat from your vehicle exhaust system could cause a fire. Goes to Dealership 1 to get it out of van.
Afraid that this is going to happen while turning across oncoming traffic or in a situation where we can not pull over to safety and will get rear-ended. And the next time it needs to start it will without issue. Please a's a reputable company, I hope you will do the right thing and recall this issue on the vehicle. I lost control of the steering, the van decelerated very quickly in heavy amount of traffic, I was nearly in a multi-car accident. The van concept is great, but the production execution stinks.
They are the dealership and they can't even give me an answer or resolve what the real issue is. Today, it has nothing to do with the ignition module replacement. The van will randomly not start or turnover. Happy Holidays to you all drive safe, stay away from Chrysler, you might get squirted in the eye by the Lemons. But battery did stay charged. They assured me that there had not been a recall on this model and that Michigan's Lemon Law Did not apply in this case. Then they would all go off and one side of the dash illumination would go out.
All electronics worked in the van power front and 3rd row seats, doors, lift gate, lights First time was in 2014 and I took to a repair shop thinking it was simply the corroded negative terminal to the battery. They said handling the recall and a new battery should fix the problem. Next start up, illumination would be fine again. A power-folding third row is optional, too. I had no choice but to self diagnose as always.
I've replaced 2 starters and still having the same issue. There are hundreds of complaints online of the same issue. Highway 64 going to huntsville alabama and we was about ten minutes out from our city in winchester tennessee and all of the sudden the van turns its self off at approximately at 50 miles an hour and lost all power to vehicle and power steering was out then there was a simi truck behind us and I guess he thought we was slowing down on purpose and blowed his horn and passed by. It is my understanding that the 160 amp town and country 3. After 2 years of extensive research this dealership has been in trouble before by the Attorney General and others for selling fake sales, warranties and bad business. Got a jump start and took it to autozone and got a new battery. That one should have voltage all the time.