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2008 Chrysler Town & Country Question: Is there a recall on the 2008 town country A.C. Unit

 

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Wewewa, 3.8L V6, Oil City, PA, July 30, 2012, 13:51
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I was told there was a recall on this unit

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    milesauto from Miles Auto Service Inc., July 31, 2012, 06:26
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    Depends ...here some info on a a/c hose issue....best call a Chrysler dealer to check and see if your car is involved.

    IMPORTANT
    DEALER SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS
    CUSTOMER SATISFACTION NOTIFICATION K04 – A/C DISCHARGE HOSE
    Effective immediately all repairs on involved vehicles are to be performed according to this
    notification. Rapid Response Transmittal (RRT) 09-069 and Service Bulletin (SB) 24-003-09 is no
    longer applicable for the involved vehicles only. Those vehicles that have already had this
    repair performed, as determined by our warranty records, have been excluded from this
    notification.
    MODELS: 2008 - 2009 (RT) Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country
    NOTE: This notification applies only to the above vehicles equipped with a 3.3L or 3.8L
    engine (sales code EGV or EGL) built through August 07, 2009 (MDH 080702).
    The Air Conditioning (A/C) discharge hose on about 78,700 of the above vehicles may crack
    and leak refrigerant. This could cause a loss of A/C cooling.
    To correct this condition, the air conditioning discharge hose must be replaced.
    Recall and Parts Information
    Canadian Recall Service Instructions and Part Numbers can be different. Always use the attached
    Canadian Recall Notification for service instructions and parts information.
    This Canadian Recall Notification can also be found in DealerCONNECT – See below:
    DealerCONNECT > Service > In the Repair section TechCONNECT > 30 - CANADIAN RECALLS
    The V.I.N. range for vehicles involved in this campaign is as follows:
    1D8HN44H38B102258 - 1D8HN44H18B195880
    2D8HN54P38R100072 - 2A8HR54P38R844931
    1D4HN11E99B502305 - 1D4HN11E39B520637
    2D8HN44E39R502460 - 2D8HN44E49R704000
    DEALER VIN LISTS Located in DealerCONNECT – Global Recall System (GRS)
    GRS has been developed to provide dealers with an up-to-date list of involved vehicles by recall
    number and by dealer code. Owners known to Chrysler are also listed. Involved vehicles will be
    removed from the GRS within several days of submitting repair claims.
    To use the GRS in DealerCONNECT, you first need to click on the Service tab and then in the Repair
    section click on Global Recall System. Your dealer’s VIN list for each Recall can be sorted by:
    Unsold Vehicles (at the time of Recall launch), Phone Number, City Name, Zip Code (Postal Code) or
    VIN.
    1
    June 1, 2010 K04
    To: All Dealers of Chrysler Canada Inc.
    SUBJECT: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION NOTIFICATION K04
    A/C DISCHARGE HOSE
    Effective immediately all repairs on involved vehicles are to be performed according to this
    notification. Rapid Response Transmittal (RRT) 09-069 and Service Bulletin (SB) 24-003-09 is no
    longer applicable for the involved vehicles only. Those vehicles that have already had this
    repair performed, as determined by our warranty records, have been excluded from this
    notification.
    MODELS: 2008 - 2009 (RT) Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country
    NOTE: This notification applies only to the above vehicles equipped with a 3.3L or 3.8L
    engine (sales code EGV or EGL) built through August 07, 2009 (MDH 080702).
    Recall information for Canadian Dealers is now available on DealerCONNECT
    See Group 30 – CANADIAN RECALLS
    DealerCONNECT > Service > Repair > TechCONNECT > Group 30 – CANADIAN RECALLS
    The Air Conditioning (A/C) discharge hose on about 78,700 of the above vehicles may crack
    and leak refrigerant. This could cause a loss of A/C cooling.
    To correct this condition, the air conditioning discharge hose must be replaced.
    Details of this service action are explained in the following section.
    IMPORTANT: Some of the involved vehicles may be in your new/used vehicle dealer inventory.
    Be sure to complete the recall service on these vehicles before retail delivery.
    Vehicle List
    Involved Dealers
    Each dealer to whom involved vehicles in this recall were invoiced (or current dealer at the same
    location) has available through DealerCONNECT a Dealer Vehicle Listing arranged in Vehicle
    Identification Number (VIN) sequence. Available names and addresses known to Chrysler Canada are
    also listed. These lists are for use by dealers to arrange for service of involved vehicles.
    DealerCONNECT>Service>Reports & Information>Global Recall System>Recall & Selection Criteria

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