1997 Chrysler Town & Country Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chrysler Town & Country

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country Problems

The Power Window Motor and/or Regulator May Fail

It is not uncommon or the power window motor and/or regulator to fail. In most cases the door panel will require removal to determine the exact failure.

Instrument cluster failure

Instrument cluster periodically failed. No speedo, gas gauge, tach, temp. gauge,etc.(had this same problem with 1995, and 1998 models of chrysler/dodge minivans, the 1999 would 'correct' if I hit the dash board just right, the others would not-I would just drive them without the gauges and eventually they would come back on). This 1999 had anti-theft also, so if instrument cluster was 'out' when trying to start the van, it would not start. I g...

Shifting Harshness and Shuddering Issue

Shifting harshness and shuddering issues related to the operation of the automatic transmission have been addressed by factory service bulletins. The shuddering can feel like the vehicle is being driven over rumble strips.

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country Questions

Do I need to replace my transmission or the torque converter and the pump. There has to be some form of logical explanation for these issues. Can anyone suggest any fixes? (1 answer)

My car seems to run just fine when started however after shifting into gear easily it will drive fine until it gets warm then it starts to stall as if it no longer wants to go any faster than 30 or 40 miles an hour, though it will make it home 5miles away but rather slowly. There is also a whinin...

Oil light n bell still going off after oil change. Only at 55+mph (1 answer)

Got a oil change and still light n bell going off only when I'm going 55+mph. Is this dangerous?Its horrible annoying and I have a 8 hr trip coming up

Van shuts off while driving, like vapor lock, any ideas (2 answers)

Would die occasionally while driving, but would restart immediately, about 2 weeks ago it did again but now won't start till a couple hours later, can drive about 2 blocks maybe, before it dies

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country Recalls

Recall 03E045000
AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT FUEL FILTERS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 17, 2002, AND JANUARY 20, 2003, SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES LISTED ABOVE. THE FILTER MAY EXPERIENCE MALFUNCTION OF THE QUICK CONNECTOR EITHER BLOCKING FUEL FLOW TO THE ENGINE OR CAUSING A FUEL LEAK. THIS DOES NOT INVOLVE ANY PR...
Recall 02V293000
ON CERTAIN MINI VANS, THE CLOCKSPRING ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN WOUND INCORRECTLY DURING THE VEHICLE ASSEMBLY PROCESS.
Recall 02V076000
ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, SOME TRIM MATERIAL CAN LOOSEN AND DROP INTO THE REAR OUTBOARD SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY, CAUSING THE SEAT BELT TO BECOME INOPERATIVE.

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1997 Chrysler Town & Country Reviews

I have 1997 Chrysler town Country since 1998 is in good shape and run good but three time transmission has been rebuild
I 've had my Town & country since Febuary 2004,it has 163,000 miles on it,the transmission has been out standing, but my body paint is peeling across the rear top,rear rt side, & back of car My dad bought this car from the Bob Hope Classic Golf Tournament in 1997, he had it serviced by the Palm Springs Chrysler Dealer, when any maint was due, religously on time. I change my own oil and fil...
I have 155000 miles and is still going strong, great car, no major work yet to be done.

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