Chrysler Pacifica Repair and Maintenance
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Chrysler Pacifica ProblemsTicking Noise From Engine
The engine may develop a ticking noise, often caused by a broken retaining pin on the rocker arm shaft. When the pin breaks, the shaft can spin blocking the oil passage the rocker arms (which causes the ticking noise). The rocker arm shafts, rocker arms, and pedestals (sold as a kit) are commonly replaced in order to correct this condition.
Carbon buildup on the valves may illuminate the Check Engine Light, indicating "Multiple Cylinder Misfires." The combustion chamber must be cleaned of carbon. There are updated valve spring retainers that will help prevent a recurrence.
Static discharge and/or loose wire connections could cause problems with the front power seat memory, seat heaters, and adjustable pedals. Revised seat modules are available that resist the affects of static discharge.
Chrysler Pacifica QuestionsI wonder if thier is can issue with the vapor tube or vent tube stopped up or bent, due to the tank fills from the bottom side and not the top. (1 answer)
Every time it's at the fuel pump, it takes a long time to fill up due to pumps kicking off even from empty, it will spit out tub quickly, have used different pumps, tyres it slowly, and different angles.
In the last two days I have had the code 0304 and I have changed the spark plug, the ignition coil, and the coil boot. Still having this issue. Not sure what it could be.
Chrysler Pacifica RecallsThe Engine May Stall Due to Fuel Pump or PCM Fault
The fuel pump module and/or the powertrain control module (PCM) software may allow the engine to stall under certain operating conditions, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the PCM and in some models, replace the fuel pump module to correct this concern. This recall is scheduled to begin on November 21, 2006. The Chrysler recall number is F44.
Vehicles equipped with halogen headlamps may experience an intermittent and eventual total loss of headlamp function. This could impair a driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the low beam bulb and wiring harness on both headlamp assemblies. This recall is expected to begin on March 28, 2005. This Chrysler recall number is E04.
Certain vehicles equipped with the NGC-1 Powertrain Control Module may cause the engine to stall when a test of the Exhaust Gas Circulation (EGR) system is performed. This could cause a crash without warning. Dealers will reprogram the Powertrain Control Module software. The recall began March 15, 2004. The Chrysler recall number is D15.