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 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.
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.
1997 Chrysler Town & Country QuestionsDo 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...
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
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