2012 Chrysler Town & Country Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Chrysler Town & Country
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2012 Chrysler Town & Country ProblemsShifting 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.
Intermittently, the key may not start the car or release from the ignition. If it is excessively worn, replace the key. If the new key doesn't work, replacing the lock cylinder including tumblers should correct this concern.
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...
2012 Chrysler Town & Country QuestionsWhy is my heater/AC making a hissing noise? (1 answer)
I noticed over the winter when I had the heat on
that if the fan was on the lower settings it was
making a hissing noise. Now that it's nice the AC is
doing the same thing. The AC also seems to only
get cold when I'm accelerating, if I come to a stop
light or something, it's...
it doesn't do it all the time
Radio turned off, automatic windows wouldnt work and the other lights on dashboard came on
2012 Chrysler Town & Country RecallsVent Window Switch On Drivers Door Armrest May Overheat
The vent window switch on the driver's door armrest may overheat. Dealers will replace the vent window switch with a revised version free of charge to resolve the problem.
Certain vehicles may have been manufactured with a right side liftgate pinch sensor that does not function properly. As a result, increased force may be required in order to stop the power liftgate during its final closing stages. If the power liftgate were to close on an appendage, personal injury may result. Dealers will replace the right side liftgate pinch sensor to correct this concern. The Chrysler recall number is M17.
The right rear hub and bearing assembly may not have been fully machined. This could result in decreased durability. A failed hub assembly could cause the wheel to separate from the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the right rear hub assembly to correct this concern. The Chrysler recall number is M13.