2004 Chrysler Town & Country Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Chrysler Town & Country

2004 Chrysler Town & Country Problems

Belt Noise Due to Pulley Misalignment or Belt Tensioner

Misalignment of the accessory pulleys or a faulty drive belt tensioner may cause a chirping or squeaking sound while the engine is running. In If the replacing the belt tensioner does not correct the noise, the alternator pulley may require replacement.

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.

Reasons for Excess Oil Consumption

Excessive oil consumption—defined as more than one quart per 1,000 miles (on vehicles with less than 50,000 miles) or more than one quart per 750 miles (on vehicles with more than 50,000 miles)—is common. Common causes include exhaust valve guides, valve cover gaskets, camshaft plugs, camshaft seals, and crankshaft seal.

See More Problems (23)

2004 Chrysler Town & Country Questions

I broke my key that has a chip in it so now my i cant get pass my anti theft sensor so how do i bypass that witout buying another key from the dealer?? I dont want to spend 400 on a key replacement can somebody help me plz........ Thank yuh (1 answer)

My car will start bt for a cple seconds n thn it shuts off bcz of the anti theft what do i do

The vehicle is misfiring,is what i ead told. Im buying the vehicle, thats all he said was wrong.what do i check first and so on (2 answers)

my friend plugged her phone charger and now nothing works (1 answer)

So my friend plugged her phone charger into the outlet, it smelled like it was burning. we quickly took it out, and then noticed NOTHING works in the dash. The clock, the radio, and when I turn on the air, it will blow in the back of the van but not in the front, Is there a fuse that was blown? o...

See More Questions (82)

2004 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 04V386000
ON CERTAIN MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH 3.3 OR 3.8L V-6 ENGINE, THE UPPER POWER STEERING COOLER HOSE MAY SPLIT AND CAUSE A FLUID LEAK.

See More Recalls (2)

2004 Chrysler Town & Country Reviews

I bought my 2004 Chrysler T/C EX, 3.8 new. Now have 120,000 miles with no major problems. Keep it tune up, change oil and filter as required and you should not have any major problems. The key I think is using a quality fuel and highway driving keeps it running very quiet. Albert Y
BOUGHT 04 NEW, 3.8 HAVE 196000 DOESNT USE OIL PUT 1ST SET OF BRAKE PADS ON AT 110000. LOVE IT WOULD OWN ANOTHER ONLY SERIOUS PROBLEM IS WHEN FILL WITH GAS IT DIES OR MISSES AT FIRST. VERY DANGEROUS BUT CHRYSLER DOESNT SEEM TO CARE. ITS IN THE GAS TANK EMMISSION VALVE AND HAVE TO REPLACE WHOLE TANK JOKE JOKE
I have been driving Dodge,Chrysler vehicles for 45 years....this is the worst vehicle I have owned....replaced the tie rod ends before the warrenty expired; new brakes, rotors and claipers also at 40,000 (never replaced these items); now both oxygen sensors have had to be replaced at 49,565 miles. There has been a rumbling noise up front since it hit 30,000 miles, the dealer thought it was th...

See More Reviews (8)