2000 Chrysler Town & Country Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Chrysler Town & Country

2000 Chrysler Town & Country Problems

Head Lamp Switch May Fail

A failing head lamp switch can cause the head lamps and/or instrument cluster lighting to flicker or dim. The head lamp switch should have a noticeable click between each position; a "mushy" feel is a strong indication of a failing switch.

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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2000 Chrysler Town & Country Questions

My key will not turn at all so how can I get it to turn without calling a mechanic (1 answer)

IT HAS DONE THI S SEVERAL TIMES. I
SPRAYED WD40 BUT IT ATILL WON'T TURN OVER

VAN HAS INTERMITTENT STOPPING WHILE RUNNING AT 65 OR 70 MPH OR LESS BUT STARTS BACK UP WITH OUT STARTING WITH KEY, ALTERNATOR LIGHT COMES ON, KEEP FOOT ON GAS AND CAR STARTS TO RUN AGAIN WITHOUT TRYING TO RESTART (1 answer)

VAN HAS INTERMITTENT STOPPING WHILE RUNNING AT 65 OR 70 MPH OR LESS BUT STARTS BACK UP WITH OUT STARTING WITH KEY, ALTERNATOR LIGHT COMES ON, KEEP FOOT ON GAS AND CAR STARTS TO RUN AGAIN WITHOUT TRYING TO RESTART

WHEN DRVING ABOUT 65 OR 70 ALTERNATOR LIGHT COMES CAR LOOSES POWER, WILL RESUME (1 answer)

RUNING WITHOUT TRYING TO RESTART WITH KEY OR SOMETIME WILL ALSO DO THIS AT LOWER SPEED, SOMETIMES WILL TRY A START CAR COLD AND WILL START BUT CUT RIGHT OFF, THEN AFTER TWO TIMES CAR WILL NOT EVEN ATTEMPT TO START

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2000 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 04V480000
ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MAY BECOME DISABLED DUE TO A FAILURE OF THE CLOCKSPRING, WHICH IS LOCATED IN THE HUB OF THE STEERING WHEEL.
Recall 00V268000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS BUILT WITH 3.3L AND 3.8L ENGINES HAVE FUEL RAILS WITH NITROLE RUBBER O-RING SEALS THAT CAN DEGRADE OVER TIME. FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE UNDERHOOD FUEL INJECTION FUEL RAIL COULD RESULT, INCREASING THE LIKELIHOOD OF A VEHICLE FIRE.

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2000 Chrysler Town & Country Reviews

2000 town / country. I drive for about 5-10 min runs good then if I come to a stop or driving and let go of the gas pedal van shuts completely down lights and all. strats back up but rpm very low wants shut off but I keep my foot on the gas pedal to keep it running then it's ok afther a min or two?????
This van is just great! Only after 206,000 miles have we needed to do any repairs-(waterpump and radiator). The body is clean and straight. Even though it's never seen the inside of my garage, the paint still shines. The interior is only slightly worn with no cracks, splits, fades, or tears. All features and accessories work properly. We drive it every day, and still rely on it to visit family ...
Original owner since October 1999. Runs great with 148,000 miles on it. Only replaced V-belt (serpentine), water pump, spark plugs, spark plug wires, brakes, rotors, one rear brake drum. Headliner is sagging. Original engine, transmission, A/C, radiator, fuel pump, master cylinder, hoses. I'm very happy with it; but my next car will be a 4-cylinder with better gas mileage because the kids ...

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