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Chrysler Pacifica Problems

Find the most common issues based on Chrysler Pacifica owner complaints.

Most Common Chrysler Pacifica Problems

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 cau...
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 retaine...
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...
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0 Known Chrysler Pacifica Brakes Problems

1 Known Chrysler Pacifica Drive Train Problem

A problem with a solenoid valve in the transmission may cause the Check Engine (MIL) light to come on.

2 Known Chrysler Pacifica Electrical & Lights Problems

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...
Static discharge through the right (passenger) front door handle can result in a loss of functionality from the right front door switches, power mirrors, seat controls, and door locks. There is a r...

4 Known Chrysler Pacifica Engine Problems

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 cau...
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 retaine...
Misalignment of the drive belt pulleys can cause a chirping or squeaking noise from the drive belt.

1 Known Chrysler Pacifica Exhaust & Emissions Problem

"False" trouble codes may cause erroneous illumination of the Check Engine Light. Updating the PCM software can often correct this concern.

0 Known Chrysler Pacifica Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Chrysler Pacifica Maintenance Problems

3 Known Chrysler Pacifica Miscellaneous Problems

If the HVAC (heater) housing is not properly sealed at the bulkhead (firewall), water can leak into the passenger compartment. Foam sealant should be used to seal any gaps and the evaporator drai...
If the cup holder lid will not stay closed, a lid spring was released so replacing the entire assembly should not be necessary.
If the moon roof makes a thumping noise moving from the closed to the vent position, using some lubricant (available from Dodge) on the moon roof seal can solve the problem.

0 Known Chrysler Pacifica Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Chrysler Pacifica Problems & Complaints

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 retaine...
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 cau...
If the HVAC (heater) housing is not properly sealed at the bulkhead (firewall), water can leak into the passenger compartment. Foam sealant should be used to seal any gaps and the evaporator drai...
"False" trouble codes may cause erroneous illumination of the Check Engine Light. Updating the PCM software can often correct this concern.
A problem with a solenoid valve in the transmission may cause the Check Engine (MIL) light to come on.
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...
Misalignment of the drive belt pulleys can cause a chirping or squeaking noise from the drive belt.
If the engine is hard to start or if it cranks but does not start in freezing temperatures, a new idle air control (IAC) motor and software update to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) may be needed.
Static discharge through the right (passenger) front door handle can result in a loss of functionality from the right front door switches, power mirrors, seat controls, and door locks. There is a r...
If the cup holder lid will not stay closed, a lid spring was released so replacing the entire assembly should not be necessary.
If the moon roof makes a thumping noise moving from the closed to the vent position, using some lubricant (available from Dodge) on the moon roof seal can solve the problem.
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