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#119 of 131 Re: Pacifica abs, brake, radio, light erratic problem [nik96]
Jul 24, 2012 (10:30 am)
I am having the exact same problem. I have a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica. I have 165,000 miles on my SUV & this is the 1st time this has happened help, please?
#120 of 131 Re: PLEASE HELP!! [uugly]
Jul 24, 2012 (11:27 am)
Sorry to hear about your troubles, but when I first started taking my 05 Pacifica to Midas they had given me a report on the vehicle that informed customers of recalls and common problems. I remember there was something with an abs speed sensor being listed on there. If the engine light hasn't come on, then I would give the vehicle a park and see if it happens again. There has been funny business with my whole electrical system on the dash, and it goes away after giving it a park. I really hope this helps
#121 of 131 Re: Pacifica abs, brake, radio, light erratic problem [teresa24]
Jul 24, 2012 (11:35 am)
I'm unsure whether your having problems with the abs brake light, or if your dash lights have. gone completely black. In my case with the dash lights I turned the vehicle off for 20 minutes plus and the dash lights were back to normal. This vehicle has given me a few problems since, and i feel like it has something to do with the vehicles onboard computer. I just hope that wouldn't be it being that its expensive . I know its very irritating,and I hope this helps.
#122 of 131 Pacifica 2007 does not start- ignition or transmission switch problem ?
Jul 29, 2012 (9:17 pm)
My 2007 Pacifica touring has 75k miles, and recently sometimes when i start the engine, nothing happens. Key turns but No sound. Today, when it did not start, i set the key on ON position, pressed Brake pedal and shifted gear to Neutral and then turned the key, and car started right away.
I had changed the battery 3 months ago from autozone, and asked them to check, and they told battery as well as self/starter is good. So I am thinking that there may be some switch in transmission that tells car if it is parked and ready to start, and if that switch is not properly engaged, then car does not start. Not sure though but shifting car into Neutral at least caused the car to start.
#123 of 131 Re: Pacifica 2007 does not start- ignition or transmission switch problem ? [soh1]
Jul 31, 2012 (8:10 pm)
I have a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica with 169,000 miles on it. I too have had problems like that however now my lights blink rapidly at certain times, my brake light turns on and off at times, car acts like she wants to turn off but dosn;t turn off ...My mechanic stated that it was the electrical harnis that needs to be replaced. So that I am doing next weekend.
#124 of 131 Re: Pacifica Headlight Assembly [carenm]
Dec 17, 2012 (4:05 pm)
My daughters crappy Pacifica blows a headlight every few months. Take the two bolts out of the top and I then take a 2" wide putty knife and shove it in at the bottom where the lower catch is. This usually releases it. Then keeping the lower facia pushed down grab the sides and wiggle it forward. I usually replace a H7 lamp. There are 2 torx screws holding the lamp in, loosen them and twist it slightly and then the lamp plugs in. This is the worst design I have ever worked on. I wouldn't recommend this car to anyone I know. It drives good when it works but everything on it is problematic. We are 2 weeks into a ABS brake problem now.
#125 of 131 Re: Pacifica Headlight Assembly [kjchilando]
Dec 17, 2012 (5:02 pm)
Try giving the headlight a firm and stable bunt after removing the two screws up top, and that will work for removing the headlight assembly. As for the bulb, you don't need to loosen the torx screws. Twist the bulbs' metal base so that it slides freely, but remember the direction to loosen and tighten the bulb to the connector. Try using some electrical grease on the bulbs maybe. Hope this helps.
#126 of 131 Re: Pacifica Headlight Assembly [meeklo1]
Dec 17, 2012 (5:19 pm)
Don't have the PAC anymore but when I was changing the headlights every 6 months removing the light assembly became 2nd nature. What did happen then the alternator took out my new battery which was still under warranty. The tech said my alt was not putting out the correct sign wave. The quoted me $400 to replace. I did it for $165 and never had to change a headlight again. Only 2 more years but with the old alt that would have been 6 pairs.
#127 of 131 Re: Pacifica 2007 does not start- ignition or transmission switch problem ? [soh1]
Feb 22, 2013 (1:41 pm)
thank you for your post, what was the end result. My Pacifica is having a very similar issue.
#128 of 131 Re: PLEASE HELP!! [uugly]
Feb 28, 2013 (7:21 pm)
Hope this works it did for mine..try replacing the battery cable and connectors that go from battery to fuse box under the hood, the proper name for the fuse box is "integrated power control module" this can be stupid expensive for the module, like $1200-$1800 which is just the dealers way of ripping you.. You can not just go get one from a junk yard they are vin number specific but if you luck up you can get one for about $100 but its really hard part to find.. so back to the power wire that runs from battery to fuse box, they can be bought at any local parts store for under $20, have a mechanic do it if you are not sure what to do cause you will be messing with the $1200-$1800 part and if you screw it up you will not be able to get one very fast or cheap unless you are just super lucky.. but the symptoms in our car that it fixed was the flashing dash lights, the radio flickering, the car suddenly stalling, and the very heated battery, which could also lead to battery drained when you wake up.. hope this helps, it was a long process to figure it out but I am pretty sure the red power wire being replaced did it.