While driving approximately 25 mph, the engine suddenly shut off. It's possible for system voltage to go as high as 18 volts at idle, and 35 volts if you raise engine speed, without the battery in the circuit to help regulate system voltage. I did research online and this seems to be a common problem. I don't know if this could be the same type of problem or not but we feel it should be reported and or investigated if possible. Make sure you have a good layout of your fuse panel and fuse sizes a digital photo is also a good idea before starting, so you don't introduce problems.
This is a issue because the problem happens randomly. It will happen on the highway and city streets. Took to dealer, tires were filled again. After various tests he found it was the timp and needs a fuel relay bypass installed because Chrysler has known issues with the timp in their mini vans. She stated it started right back up and seemed to drive normal afterwards.
He found that faulty fuel relays are very common in 2011-2013 vehicles, but Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge durangos were the only vehicles recalled and fitted with an external relay. Enter the vehicle and inserted the key five into the ignition. Each Mopar product is backed by a broad range of compatible parts and accessories to complete your customization, replacement or restoration needs. The vehicle was not repaired. This happened continuously the entire time I was driving the car. The vehicle was unable to restart.
The contact also noticed that if the vehicle was not driven within 3 days that the battery the would fail. I am now seeing that it is a tipm issue. No technician can figure it out. I am submitting this complaint in hopes of issuing a recall for all vehicles affected, more specifically, the 2011 Chrysler Town and country. That system will be the one with the problem.
You could lose control and have a collision. If you put a voltmeter on the battery when the T+C was running, it should read 14-15V. We took it to a chrylser dealer on 6-21-11 and they could not reproduce the problem and they stated the only error code found was a low voltage battery. I went inside to get the repair tech to show him and when it didn't happen again he told me there was nothing he could do. Thank god we were only going 40 miles an hour and were able to cruise to a stop. It is my understanding that the part has been on back order since December.
The local dealer golling Chrysler, 2405 S. New or upgraded Town and Country car batteries from AutoZone offer several advantages. We decided to take it to our auto mechanic and he diagnosed a faulty fuel pump relay. Your url from chat rooms and forums. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns the alternator. If the battery is too weak to start the car, it will not maintain vehicle operation very long without help from the alternator. The manufacturer was not notified.
After numerous attempts to turn the key fob, I accessed the gear override panel and inserted a screwdriver, I move the gearshift into neutral, and then back into park. Once in 2010, my 3 year old daughter was getting out and the door malfunctioned and caught her in between, causing a bruise on her face. I have a semi-loud squeeling from below in the engine, but somewhere between the alternator and the battery, something isnt right. When we tried to start the van back up, it turned over but all of the lights again came on. It is so aggravating that Chrysler won't own up to the issues with these cars. Acceleration is slow to respond, lags about a second. Sep 12, 2009 There is some things to check.
I then began to completly shut off at times after highway driving over a distance of 5 or more miles when I exit and stop or slow down after exiting the highway. Battery light comes on intermittently, several times an hour. I had to get a jump and it ran fine for a couple of days. Aug 27, 2018 I just went thru same thing with my 2003 f-350 diesel. These reviews are from anyone who purchased those parts, in this case a Battery, so you can feel confident that you know what you are buying. The factory battery needed replacing at 30,000 miles which was extremely unusual as well. Leather seats ripped within 2 mths of purchase was purchased brand new.
Fuel level alarm goes off and false low level indicated. We replaced the battery and the issue seemed to go away. Abs and brake light frequently illuminate. Towing this vehicle behind another vehicle flat-towing with all four wheels on the ground is not recommended. Hoping it's not the computer again, since of course it only had a one year warranty. Just shut completely down today as was turning ended up half in road thank god car behind paying attention and dump truck was coming also paid attention or else daughter and I could have been hurt severely. I also had my auto start removed because I was told that was affecting the battery and finally I was told the fuel pump was constantly running which was draining my battery.