2005 Chrysler Pacifica Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chrysler Pacifica

2005 Chrysler Pacifica Problems

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.

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.

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.

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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Questions

Discovered the manufacturer discontinued the front motor bracket for the 2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.8L engines. My mechanic and I can not find this part anywhere, we've tried junk yards, parts stores as well as online auto parts sites and yet to have any luck. This should be illegal not to have...

my 2005 Pacifica turned off on me while driving now it will not start. how do i know if i blew my engine.. its not the battery cuz i had it checked already...someone please help.

No warning, no prior problems and no impact of any kind. I removed the interior cover and could find nothing that would indicate a short in the wiring or sensor. Absolutely no reason I can think of why it would just freeze up like this.
Any ideas that won't cost me an arm and a leg ?

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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Recalls

The fuel pump module and/or the powertrain control module (PCM) software may allow the engine to stall under certain operating conditions, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the PCM and in some models, replace the fuel pump module to correct this concern. This recall is scheduled to begin on November 21, 2006. The Chrysler recall number is F44.

Vehicles equipped with halogen headlamps may experience an intermittent and eventual total loss of headlamp function. This could impair a driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the low beam bulb and wiring harness on both headlamp assemblies. This recall is expected to begin on March 28, 2005. This Chrysler recall number is E04.

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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Reviews

I hate this car and no one wants it for free. I have put more money into it and paid to much for ir and still owe alot.I hate myself for buying it.

I hate this car! Head lights go out, brakes squeal(mechanic says they're fine, ABS light keeps coming on and going off, Engine or transmission slips (only sometimes), Accelerator sticks on take off (that's always fun, It clunks when I come to a stop (I'm sure that's not normal) But.....The air conditioner works well except if the car doesn't start. hummmmm....And that was my positive comment. B...

I really like my 2005 Chrysler Pacifica, but I have been having a lot of problems lately. My windows won't go down or up sometimes. I mean they just work when they want to. Then there is the issue of my headlights keep needing to be replaced. The driver headlight cost roughly about $75 and the passenger roughly about $65 each time I need to replace them. I am a single parent and this is really ...

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