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  1. 3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    I've been a member for awhile, but mostly just lurking and learning. I first had a 1994 Ply Grd Voy LE that I bought in 2001 w/93,000 miles on it. I happily drove it to 238K in 2011 and then got rid of it due to multiple issues that I could not or did not wish to solve. I was hoping to see 300K...
  2. 3rd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1996-2000
    1996 Town and Country (T&C) 3.8L Lxi 6 Cyl Symptom: When punching the accelerator (heavy acceleration) going up hill or accelerating rapidly when already at city driving speeds or greater the engine begins to pop (upstream exhaust backfire). Car loses power and stumbles and bucks. Sounds...
  3. 2nd Generation Chrysler Minivans: 1991-1995
    I just bought this nice used minivan with only 125,000 on it, and today I noticed a backfire when accelerating under load, such as uphill. Anything typical of this on these? Thanks!
  4. 4th Generation Chrysler Minivans: 2001-2007
    Yesterday morning my wife tried to start our 2002 Town & Country Limited in the garage. She described an "enormous explosion" from under the hood and smoke exiting the fresh air inlet in front of the windshield. It sounded like a simple backfire through the throttle body, so I first checked...
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