lifters appear to be bleading down.Had same thing with dodge Dakota Revised lifters fixed the problem.
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2013 Chrysler Town & Country Question: 3.6 engine clatters when first starting after sitting . is there a fix for this?
Determine the location of noise, either in engine left, right, lower or drive belt area. At least to narrow a possible location. We have seen drive belt tension assembly rattles when starting up. so i would check that too.
Replyjtrains, August 10, 2013, 18:58Rookie
will double check, appears to be more to drivers side.it's intermittent now.
but seems to fade as oil pressure builds.
Answer #2pushrod August 10, 2013, 13:39Master
See dealer for warranty!
Replyjtrains, August 10, 2013, 19:08Rookie
My eoftenxperience with dealers is you best have a good idea of problem ahead of time.Mechanics often
know of the problems but getting manager to ok fix can be a problem.
ps. it took 5-years to get my 87 Dakota fixed
Replypushrod, August 10, 2013, 19:50Master
Call Chry. Corprate office! At least make them aware that you have a problem.