I got the Outlook back today, and the noise in the column is still there, but the dealer replaced the SIR coil again. They also replace the liftgate motor. I will call the dealer back about the noise and maybe suggest the bushings.
The Outlook is still under warranty--I was also told that when under warranty, I do not get a 7 passenger replacement. What has been everyone else's experience?
Originally Posted by XRDreamliner
As for the liftgate issue, can you manually lift the liftgate, and will it stay up? The struts assist the motor in powering it open, and weak struts have been linked to the problem you describe (assuming the obvious - the switch on the console is in the "on" position.)
I was able to manually open it, but you had to fight with the door to get it open, and when closing, the door would not pull it close completely, or we would get the liftgate open in the message center. It is all good now.
I drove a Toyota Highlander Limited last night, but it is just too small, as is the Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring. The Outlook is my wife's vehicle, and she is picky
. She will not go to a minivan, she does not like the Flex(neither do I), she does not want to go back into a Expedition(we traded in a 03 Eddie Baurer for the Outlook), I stay away from the Dodge products, and I am not going to replace one Lambda with another. So, she has decided to keep the Outlook. Right now I will allow it, but under protest :-)