Momentary Loss of Power Steering Due to Serpentine Belt Slipping on Chrysler Town & Country

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A momentary loss of power steering can occur when the AC or defroster is on during high humidity conditions. This is due to condensation from the evaporator draining onto the serpentine belt.  To fix the problem, a spout on the AC evaporator drain and a new serpentine belt should be installed. Some vehicles may need a revised serpentine belt tensioner.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 52,000 (52,000–52,000)
4 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2010
5 people reported this problem
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just started having problem, ocassional loss of steering as turning into parking spaces, raining and wet with defrost/ac on
Wet roads if you hit a mud puddle or a lot of water on road belt will come off. We have replaced pulleys serentine belt and tensioner several times .