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2007 Chrysler Sebring Question: 2007 sluge problem



Visitor, Philadelphia, PA, May 04, 2011, 13:18

Why was the 2007 Sebring sluge problem not listed. Why is Chrysler not being held responsible for this very costly defect? Had our's in for service & was told the fix will not last & they put regular oil back in. I was told synthetic oil can only be used for this problem.

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    Ambler Tire Co., Inc. (109 Answers) , Ambler, PA - (215) 646-9150
    ambler May 04, 2011, 15:10

    Sluge is due to lack of maintenance, including oil changes,air filter,pcv valve any breather hoses.Chrysler did have a bad design on there oil pump pickup tube having to sharp a bend in it and would starve the motor for oil.Synthtic oil wont do much.Change oil and filter every 3,000 miles

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    Visitor, May 04, 2011, 15:38

    All maintenance was done on time. We have low mileage on this car. This is the first Chrysler car we were not satisfied with.

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    Visitor, May 10, 2011, 20:16

    my better half have 01 sebring it had the same problem , dealer said they could fix at a charge of $642.78, well that was a ripoff 2 months later the engine was shot, had it toad back to dealer , they charged $3200.00 for another engine chrysler knows it's a problem with the 2.7 engine but wont addmit to it ,oh the car only had 7600,00 miles on it, we've filed a law suite for the whole amount .

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