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Chrysler Town and Country, Interior, Van
#12 of 29 Re: PARKING SHIFTER and SEAT BELTS LOCKING [flavife]
Sep 14, 2007 (3:36 pm)
Thanks!!! about the PARKING Brake. And now I known something is wrong with my front Sit belts not locking up.
#13 of 29 Re: PARKING SHIFTER and SEAT BELTS LOCKING [xmanmta]
Sep 16, 2007 (12:41 pm)
To make the seat belt lock up, mine requires a very fast pull on the shoulder belt to make it lock up. I have also noticed when going about 25-30 MPH on a very bumpy road that they can lock up easily with a mild pull on the shoulder belt.
#15 of 29 Chrysle Town & Country T&C Power Seat Fuse 2006
Jun 02, 2007 (5:17 pm)
Chrysler Town and Country 2006
Our Front Driver seat electrical power buttons have stopped working.
Passenter seat works. Both seat heaters work. All dash lights work correctly. All plugs underneath seat seem to be plugged in solid and properly seated.
We do not have an owner's manual (stolen).
Please tell me which fuse to check and where it is located.
I would really appreciate an eMail diagram of fuse box layout descriptions to david_manpearl_at_hotmail_dot_com if anyone can easily scan the appropriate page of the Owner's Manual.
Does anyone know why the power seat buttons may have stopped working?
- Thanks, David Manpearl
#16 of 29 Jeep Cherokee sport fuel injection 2.4L2001
Oct 06, 2007 (1:15 pm)
I have an intermitant fault on fuel injection system, can run for a number of weeks then blows the fuse on the injection system . If you then replace fuse imediately keeps blowing but give it 24hrs and it works fine. The Guys at the garage dont seem to be able to find a fault and are testing all the relavant electrical parts , anyone got any ideas what it might be?
#18 of 29 2008 Town and Country 3rd row Auto Seats, gas mileage
Nov 26, 2007 (9:39 pm)
2008 T&C is overall very nice, has a lot of new features that are very well thought out, fun and very mush an improvement over older styles, and any other on the market at this time. It is a pleasure to drive. Unfortunately, two issues of concern. Does anyone have experience with the auto 3rd row seat in 2008 Town and Country. By 2nd day, the mechanism broke, leaving seat halfway closed. There is no manual overide, so basically the 3rd seat is unusable until can be fixed, and since dealer is over 100 miles away, this is very inconveniant. Also, average gas mileage per gallon is 12.5! Worse than our V8 Suburban!! Any advice or other experience. I am tempted to return and wait for a model without the auto 3rd row. What use is a mini van if you cannot use the seats? Also, what can be done to improve gas mileage. This was with highway figured in, and driving same as with Suburban and Intrepid.
#19 of 29 Re: 2008 Town and Country 3rd row Auto Seats, gas mileage [luvrealhorses]
Nov 27, 2007 (4:35 pm)
How many miles are on the van? You might consider disconnecting the battery for a while to let the ECU's memory reset. That way, you can start with a clean slate and let the van "learn" your driving habits, etc. Unless you are driving extremely short trips or they are uphill both ways, that mileage is intolerably bad.
#20 of 29 Re: 2008 Town and Country 3rd row Auto Seats, gas mileage [xwesx]
Nov 28, 2007 (10:17 pm)
There is only about 300 miles on the van. We have an appointment tomorrow to look into the third row auto seat. We had been told by a few people that there were problems with the auto seat, but now they insist the problems were fixed with all newer cars made the last couple of months. Obviously there is still a problem, and if there was any way to manually move the seats when the auto doesn't work, it would not be that bid of a problem. Auto seats were not an option we really wanted, but unfortunately, to get a van with some of the other options we wanted, they all had the power seats, 3rd row. We were also told that with the newer engines we did not need to 'break' in the engine the first 1000 miles (not going over 55 or fast accelerations etc.) Whether this really makes a difference, were not sure. I do have to say, everything else is great!! What an incredable nav system, entertainment system, safety, lighting and conveniance additions really make for an overall great vehicle. Thanks for your advice
#21 of 29 Re: 2008 Town and Country 3rd row Auto Seats, gas mileage [luvrealhorses]
Nov 29, 2007 (1:34 pm)
The auto third row in my T&C was doing odd things one day.Upon closer inspection, it appeared that a plastic sheet from a wrapper had gotten into the floor anchor that the seat was trying to grab. I removed the sheet and all was well. I was determined to buy a van with manual third row, solely because of the "the auto mechanism is more likely to break" thought - but changed my mind at the last minute and bought the auto one. I guess it is possible that the manual one could break too...right? One big concern I have is that the belt buckles get pressed hard against the leather seats when the seats are folded. I feel it is likely the seats will tear over the long term. For this reason, I use the third row in the seating position.
I get between 17 and 24.3 MPG...along the lines that have been advertised.