The failure and current mileages were 85600. The contact also stated that while closing the passenger's side sliding door manually, the sliding door failed to latch. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but the technicians were unable to identify the cause of the failure. I took the panel off -- even though I couldn't find a video or forum that described taking it off without being able to open the door. Check that lock again, it probably is not locking now. This is a serious issue that I can't let go on any longer. Is there any less expensive solution for this problem? Both of my sliding doors would act up at various times, replacing the actuators solved it.
Surprising that a dealer could not tell you this as I am a former Chrysler technician. That's as far as it can go. It is frustrating and this is a pain in the arse. Content Guidelines Please be polite. Take some fine steel wool preferred or fine sandpaper and scuff them up until you see metal is clean on both surfaces. I feel that DaimlerChrysler should take action and change the symbol for the door lock, would appreciate your investigating this.
Once the door was unlocked, it opened easily because there was nothing wrong with the door opening mechanism- it was just stuck locked. I purchased this vehicle in 2004 from my parents who purchased it new from the dealer. It opens and closes even when the doors have been locked by the key fob or manually. The contact owns a 2010 Chrysler Town and country. There is a diagram under the cover with location of the fuses.
The power door lock operates. I did read about another investigation concerning a similar problem with the liftgate. With the lowered floor and ground effects, I cannot readily access the track. Door will not sense that someone or something is in the opening. Have had vehicle for 4 months and problem has gotten worse. Tie the harness into a knot so it won't fall inside the body. To adjust the switch, now this is hard ; close the door.
We took the vehicle to the delaership and they said that there were no error codes. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. It looks to us like the whole sliding door concept at chrysler needs to be rethought. The dealer montgomery Chevrolet, 5325 preston hwy, louisville, ky 40213, 502 968-6111 was notified of the failures several times. I was in the front passenger seat. They were no help at all and seemed to be impositioned by the question. Chrysler has released a software fix for the door locks on there vans.
Thanks: I've consistently bought new American cars over my entire adult life, only to feel like used toilet paper; now I can go Honda, Subaru, Volkswagen,or Toyota with a clear conscience. We have to reach over gasp! The only tool needed to complete this procedure is a standard. This has blown apart, causing the car wiring to be exposed and subject to wear in the door track. Treat those asking for help with respect, and answer without bias toward them, their situation, or their knowledge or lack thereof about the repair issues. Attempt to investigate the repair issue on your own. However, the dealer charged me for this service because the warranty had lapsed.
There have been other times where the door started to open but then stopped and had to be closed manually. Alarm goes off every time door is opened. The most common Chrysler van model reported to have sliding door problems is the Town and Country. Don't waste your time wasting ours! Mine occasionally need to be cleaned because if they get dirty, not enough power will flow through them to move the lock actuator. Door also opened on me while pumping gas, and while I was quick enough to remove the gas before hitting, the door did hit the gas cap and shove it into the van causing a dent from the pressure of the door.
Electrically gas mileage fluctuates all the time example 410 on fill up then 2 miles dn road it says 60 miles left etc. It normally moves too hard to do this by hand. The vehicle was towed to the dealer for diagnostic testing. Here's a copy of my reply for a '91 - '95 model, but I think yours uses the same switches so see if this applies: If the problem occurs more often when you turn left, which most do, it's the sliding door. I recently changed mine on a 2001 Cavalier 64,900 miles and found it runs much cooler and better. To reset the switch, you need to support the body of the switch on a hard surface with a hole in it that the push-button can slide through. I thought the quote was high and the diagnostic charge from professional was uncalled for.
If you do not take the time to include this basic information your post may be removed until it is revised. I immediately used my remote to open the door and released her fingers and it did not respond after several attempts. If you are interested in advertising a for-profit service,. Because of the diverse range of affected models over many years, consumers should be vigilant about sliding door problems on any Chrysler minivan. Use a thin pick in that hole to pull the button out. There is a clutch in the motor that probably is not disengaging as it should. This is the third time with this problem.
. As a result of this incident he sustained minor injuries. Now if the real issue is a bad actuator at least you can get the door open and take of the inner panel and replace the actuator yourself and save a bundle. The failure mileage was 45 and the current mileage was 4,000. We can't be the only ones with this problem. The contact owns a 2002 Chrysler Town and country.