2008 Chrysler Pacifica Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chrysler Pacifica
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2008 Chrysler Pacifica ProblemsTicking 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.
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.
As described in the title, my Pac (fwd) developed a low pitched noise seemingly related to minor road undulations, noticeable especially after driving the car for a few miles, and more noticeable when the air temp was above 80 degrees F. The driver side rear of the car was measured at the wheel well to be sitting about 3/4" lower than the passenger side. I suspected a shock, but giving it the static "bounce test" did not seem to be overly bad...
2008 Chrysler Pacifica QuestionsMy Chrysler 2008 has been immobilized by hitting a curb it won't turn on the morwhat do I do (1 answer)
Hit a curb and will not turn back on
We have a Chrysler Pacifica Touring package, no sunroof. The water soaks carpet on drivers side only. The drivers carpet and carpet at feet of passenger directly behind driver.