2004 Chrysler Pacifica Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Chrysler Pacifica

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica Problems

Ticking Noise From Engine

The engine may develop a ticking noise, often caused by a broken retaining pin on the rocker arm shaft. When the pin breaks, the shaft can spin blocking the oil passage the rocker arms (which causes the ticking noise). The rocker arm shafts, rocker arms, and pedestals (sold as a kit) are commonly replaced in order to correct this condition.

Check Engine Light Due to Carbon Buildup on Valves

Carbon buildup on the valves may illuminate the Check Engine Light, indicating "Multiple Cylinder Misfires." The combustion chamber must be cleaned of carbon. There are updated valve spring retainers that will help prevent a recurrence.

Static Discharge May Cause Problems With Seat Memory/Heater and Adjustable Pedals

Static discharge and/or loose wire connections could cause problems with the front power seat memory, seat heaters, and adjustable pedals. Revised seat modules are available that resist the affects of static discharge.

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica Questions

How much to fix the heating module built inside the dash display? (1 answer)

Only Chrysler can fix it. Not the blower motor, not the resistor, local mechanic thinks it's the module built inside the dash display.

Why Flush Coolant System after installing Heater Core? , is this necessary? (1 answer)

Replacing old heater core with new one

Manual for heater core repair (1 answer)

Self fixing (installing heater core

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica Recalls

Engine May Stall Under Certain Conditions

Certain vehicles equipped with the NGC-1 Powertrain Control Module may cause the engine to stall when a test of the Exhaust Gas Circulation (EGR) system is performed. This could cause a crash without warning. Dealers will reprogram the Powertrain Control Module software. The recall began March 15, 2004. The Chrysler recall number is D15.

The Fuel Line Under the Vehicle May Leak

The chassis fuel supply tube under the vehicle may have been manufactured incorrectly, and could potentially leak under certain conditions. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a vehicle fire. Dealers will install a secondary retention clip to the fuel line quick connect. The recall began December 15, 2003. The Chrysler recall number is C34.

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2004 Chrysler Pacifica Reviews

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Reading through other comments here and I only saw one from several years ago on this issue... We took our 2004 Pacifica into Firestone today for an alignment to fix the shaking we noticed while driving on the highway before we set off on a scheduled trip coming up next week. We were told that an alignment would be a waste of money due to the amount of rust and corrosion in the frame under th...
My 2004 Pacifica Touring had been leased to its previous owner from late 2003 to mid 2006, when I bought it in 2006. It had 32k miles on it. Now 2013, 7 years have passed, the car is almost 10 yrs old, and I have never had to fix it. We do scheduled maintenance, and I only now have 60k miles on it. I have had to replace the battery twice, but I love my pacifica (leather interior, heated sea...
I recently purchased a used 2004 Chyrsler Pacifica, with 103000 miles on it. When I stop I hear a loud click and a pull, what could that be? Also, when I take the key out of the ignition the interior lights do not stay lite and I CANT lock, nor unlock my doors. Is there a button to reset the interior lights to stay on? PLEASE HELP, I HAVE FOUR CHILDREN AND OF THE FOUR ONE IS A CANCER SURVIVOR I...

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