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I own a 2013 Town and Country. It has 88,000 miles on it. About a month ago the check engine light came on, then it would randomly go into low power mode. Making it very difficult to drive.

I took it into the mechanic, it is saying the crankshaft sensor is off. The mechanic replaced the crankshaft and the sensor. Said it was fixed. The check engine light came on the next day. Took it back in, now they said the battery isn't putting out proper voltage. I purchased a new battery and some wiring around the battery harness.

The light came back on a couple miles down the street. Again crankshaft issues, the mechanic kept the van for almost a week. They said there was corrosion from the old battery and they replaced all the wiring and sensors around it.

Once they did this, the van will sometimes struggle to start. Other times it will fire right up, but it is random. Van could be sitting overnight and start right up. Or just be driven and then struggle to fire up.

The mechanic then cleaned the fuel system and replaced the oil. This time it lasted a week! Now it is back on, I took it to a different mechanic this time. He is not sure what is wrong either. Took everything apart and reset the computer. Even re-flashed the system. They are going to see what is wrong.

Any Ideas! This is a joke and I am starting to hate Chrysler and will never purchase another vehicle of theirs again!
 

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First, go to the autoparts store and get codes, post them here.

....Any Ideas! This is a joke and I am starting to hate Chrysler and will never purchase another vehicle of theirs again!
Go with your threats somewhere else, not good as your first post, doesn't helps at all.

Why don't you threat to change mechanics instead?
 

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As Levy suggests.

Get the codes first... You should get yourself a scanner. They are cheap or use a smart phone app with Bluetooth OBDII port.
 

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How long have you owned this van?
I doubt the mechanic replaced the "CRANK" and the sensor.
What part of the country are you in ... north or south?

Good luck - this isn't Chrysler's fault
 

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Agree, this is not a Chrysler issue. The "mechanics" are guessing at fixing your vehicle - and it sounds like we aren't getting all the correct information. Please post the codes and exactly what the mechanics did (from the invoice they gave you). If they really changed a crankshaft - you would have paid a whole lot of money for that service.
 

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I own a 2013 Town and Country. It has 88,000 miles on it. About a month ago the check engine light came on, then it would randomly go into low power mode. Making it very difficult to drive.

I took it into the mechanic, it is saying the crankshaft sensor is off. The mechanic replaced the crankshaft and the sensor. Said it was fixed. The check engine light came on the next day. Took it back in, now they said the battery isn't putting out proper voltage. I purchased a new battery and some wiring around the battery harness.

The light came back on a couple miles down the street. Again crankshaft issues, the mechanic kept the van for almost a week. They said there was corrosion from the old battery and they replaced all the wiring and sensors around it.

Once they did this, the van will sometimes struggle to start. Other times it will fire right up, but it is random. Van could be sitting overnight and start right up. Or just be driven and then struggle to fire up.

The mechanic then cleaned the fuel system and replaced the oil. This time it lasted a week! Now it is back on, I took it to a different mechanic this time. He is not sure what is wrong either. Took everything apart and reset the computer. Even re-flashed the system. They are going to see what is wrong.

Any Ideas! This is a joke and I am starting to hate Chrysler and will never purchase another vehicle of theirs again!
Hi clintius,

Sorry to hear about this! If you decide to visit a certified dealership for further diagnosis I'd be happy to offer assistance if needed, just send me a PM with your VIN and let me know.

Andrea
Chrysler Social Care Specialist
 
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