1996 Chrysler Town & Country Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Chrysler Town & Country
1996 Chrysler Town & Country Problems
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.
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.
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.
1996 Chrysler Town & Country Questions
Checked grounds and fuses. Replaced ICM & BCM still didn't fix. Any ideas? PCM?ECM?
1996 Chrysler Town & Country Recalls
1996 Chrysler Town & Country Reviews
Overall not bad for 230,000 miles replaced Radiator and Fans,Battery, Alternator,two Motor mounts, BCM was replaced after a headache trying to figure out why wiper were not fuctioning; and finally thhe fuel pump. and still running very well. Not bad for the miles.
160k miles, never a drivetrain problem. Comfortable driving, safe, great visibility. Except for occ. tires & brakes, less than $500 spent in repairs. Best car I've ever owned!
Got mine at 100k, driven in 20K withing 6months, Replaced breaks... Got in a head on collision with three trees, only cosmetic damage, was a few bumps and tears in the front bumper, and LOTS of mud, mechanically the Transmission went out...