All console lights flicker on and off while driving my town and country 2009 van. It did it twice and just kept going. Help!

90

Asked by Sep 03, 2013 at 01:01 PM about the 2009 Chrysler Town & Country

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

15 Answers

You have an intermittent ground...clean the end of the Black 1/0 cable from the battery where it attaches to the chassis ground with a wirebrush~

5 of 5 people found this helpful.

might be time for a brand NEW battery....they only last five years with this new tin/antimony alloy they are made of these days~

90

Battery is only 2 years old but I will check it. Thanks!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
7,565

is it the overhead console? Map lights or do the interior light flicker?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
90

It's the console lights, speedometer goes to zero, wipers come on, but the van keeps going. Cleaned the corroded battery cable today, hopefully that will help something. :)

8 of 8 people found this helpful.
7,565

does speedo cluster say NO BUS

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
7,565

what you have discribed is a bus issue. The network on the vehc. Head light come on. wipers come on. It is set up this way for safety. the BCM(body control module) talks to Front control module over the bus. The FCM controls the lights. So you can see why they come on if Bus goes down. Nothing like having your lights turn off by themself...lol One of the weakest points on these vehicals is the radio. It is hooked into the bus as well. you can unplug it from bus by unplugging the two pin wire at back of radio. you will loose steering wheel audio controls, if you have them. Radio is just a thought. This is where I always start when dealing with bus issue on these vehicals. I hope this helps.......Any questions feel free ask

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
7,565

has recall J01 been done? corrosion can cause issues w/bus. Ck w/chrysler. They can tell you.

20

Did you ever find out what the issue was? I am having the same issue and it seems that my car is possessed

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
40

My van did this as well. I replaced the metal battery connectors with lead connectors. Haven't had a problem in over 2 years since this was done. Fixed!!

4 of 4 people found this helpful.
10

Had the exact same light show crazy gauges on my t&c 2013. For us it turns out it was the blind spot sensor. Dealership mechs first tried the right side sensor and no change, BUT after they also replaced the left side, it was all good. Its been 6 months now and still good.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
30

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcRL3JFzr5g

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

My 2008 T&C was doing the same thing. All dash lights come on flicker with wipers etc. Tried everything. FINALLY FOUND the answer. Open the drivers door and carefully cut back the rubber boot holding the wire harness to the door.There were a few wires separated but the white wire with an orange stipe was the one causing the dash lights to do that.

I have a 2009 chrysler town and country touring my headlights and cluster board goes crazy then it will shut down sometimes it's driving me nuts

I had to replace my TIPM when that happened, Guru ^^

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • My Town & Country shuts down (stalls) while I am driving. 168 answers

    My Town & Country shuts down while I am driving. There is no pattern to when it shuts down. I may drive 20 miles with no problem and other times it will shut down 5 or 6 times within that distance. ...

    1996 Chrysler Town & Country LXi

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1998 Town & Country 3 answers

    I have a 1998 Town & Country van. Periodically it will fail to crank. I thought at first that my battery was dieing but if I kept bumping the starter, It would start. Thus I thought it was the starter...

    1998 Chrysler Town & Country

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my 2002 town and country problem 3 answers

    my daughter was driving and the van heat and start smoking, she park and i go to put coolant, and we drive for couple miles and heat again and i do the same wait and put coolant againg, but all the ...

    2002 Chrysler Town & Country

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My van won't start. 53 answers

    I have a 1996 Chrysler T&C. I was driving it and it died while I was at a traffic light. At one time it used to turn over, but just wouldn't start. We have replaced the spark plugs and wire, checked t...

    1996 Chrysler Town & Country LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 2009 town and country turns off while driving 2 answers

    my van will turn off while I am driving. There is no rhyme or reason when it happens. I might me on the highway or at a stop light. I can't make it happen for the mechanic and two times they have i...

    2009 Chrysler Town & Country LX

    -

    General

Town & Country

Looking for a Used Town & Country in your area?

CarGurus has 16,833 nationwide Town & Country listings starting at $1,700.

ZIP:

Search Chrysler Town & Country Questions

Chrysler Town & Country Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,910
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,630
#3 thejeepdoctor
thejeepdoctor
Reputation 1,550
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Grand Caravan
168 Great Deals out of 28,956 listings starting at $2,080
Used Honda Odyssey
220 Great Deals out of 22,649 listings starting at $2,200
Used Toyota Sienna
241 Great Deals out of 29,678 listings starting at $289
Used Chrysler Pacifica
51 Great Deals out of 28,236 listings starting at $1,995
Used Kia Sedona
111 Great Deals out of 8,685 listings starting at $2,395
Used Nissan Quest
58 Great Deals out of 2,767 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Traverse
551 Great Deals out of 51,308 listings starting at $5,500
Used GMC Acadia
484 Great Deals out of 48,117 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Explorer
946 Great Deals out of 72,518 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
549 Great Deals out of 29,234 listings starting at $1,699
Used Chevrolet Suburban
321 Great Deals out of 19,720 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Pilot
379 Great Deals out of 21,194 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Durango
273 Great Deals out of 22,704 listings starting at $1,200
Used Dodge Journey
364 Great Deals out of 28,730 listings starting at $2,995

Used Cars For Sale

2016 Chrysler Town & Country For Sale
91 Great Deals out of 4,473 listings starting at $15,399
2015 Chrysler Town & Country For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,758 listings starting at $10,995
2014 Chrysler Town & Country For Sale
47 Great Deals out of 2,947 listings starting at $10,995
2013 Chrysler Town & Country For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 1,268 listings starting at $7,951
2012 Chrysler Town & Country For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 844 listings starting at $5,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.