Good Car but Chrysler should be ashamed of a few things
By owner18 on
2010 Chrysler Town and Country Touring 4dr Minivan (3.8L 6cyl 6A)
Gas mileage is not as good as advertised but the van is a heavy/big van.
Two things that are a joke that they are an issue.
First, the Y connection from the heater core is made out of plastic.
This apparently goes bad about 4 years/80k mile range.
It will crack and leak where the molded plastic comes together.
I fixed with a metal plumbing T connection, some connectors, and new heater hose for about $8.
This should be a recalled defect.
Also, there is a rattle that sounds like it's coming from the doors.
It's coming from the brake lines.
I added 5/8" rubber hose to help cushion the two lines from squeaking.
I replace these bad engineer designs for about $10.
Great features for a family.
Get rid of the plastic Y connectors that connect the heater core.
You can fix for $8.
Dealer wants $260...not sure what they're doing as it is a 10 minute fix.
Also, add some insulation to keep the brake lines from squeaking together.
I used 5/8" rubber hose to separate (not wrap) the lines.
Amazingly, the noise disappeared.
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