1997 Chrysler Cirrus Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chrysler Cirrus
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus ProblemsAutomatic Transmission May Fail Due to Internal/Electrical Component Failure
The automatic transmission used in these vehicles have had a high failure rate. Failures can be due to internal component or electrical component failure.
Defective speed sensors on the transmission can cause problems with the cruise control and speedometer operation, as well as erratic shifting. The connectors on the sensors can corrode and/or the connector terminals can spread (poor connection), which will create similar symptoms. Any of these problems can cause Check Engine Light illumination.
There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.
1997 Chrysler Cirrus QuestionsHow can you tell if you have a bad fuel pump (1 answer)
The car turns over but won't start can't smell gas even when you keep pumping gas peddle.