In this video, you will learn how to change spark plugs and ignition coils on Chrysler Town and Country vans with the 3.6L six-cylinder Pentastar engine.
For detailed step-by-step instructions and torque specifications search for our guide Chrysler Pentastar 3.6 V6 Spark Plug & Ignition Coil Replacement.
Typical problems you may experience if you have old spark plugs on your fifth-generation Chrysler Town and Country.
- Check engine light on
- Check engine light flashing
- A decrease in fuel economy
- Poor acceleration
- Engine shaking or vibrations
Why change the spark plug?
Besides the fact that you may be paying more money at the pump, it is important to change the spark plugs at the recommended interval (100,000 miles) to avoid engine misfire and other engine problems.
If you ignore to change your failed spark plugs in your Chrysler Town and Country your engine will start to shake if it is running on only five cylinders. This will trigger the check engine light. Get your van checked by a mechanic or replace the spark plugs as soon as possible. When this happens one or more fault codes may be stored in the engine control module. You can retrieve these codes yourself by following this guide on how to diagnose the check engine light.
Changing the spark plugs on a 2011-2016 Chrysler Town & Country requires two to three hours of labor. This repair can vary between $380 and $500 at most auto repair shops. See the cost comparison table where we compare the cost to change the spark plugs on 2011-16 Town & Country equipped with a 3.6L Pentastar engine.