1997 Chrysler Sebring Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chrysler Sebring

1997 Chrysler Sebring Problems

Water Leak Due to Plugged AC Drain

A plugged AC evaporator drain tube can cause a water leak inside the car; usually near the front passenger's feet.

Automatic Transmission May Have Shifting Problems

The automatic transmission can develop problems like erratic shifting, rough shifting, or delayed gear engagement. Repairs for many of these problems are outlined in service bulletins.

Dash/Instrument cluster may go out due to faulty connections

Just the dash lights went out about a month ago.

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1997 Chrysler Sebring Questions

How do I replace the fuel pump (1 answer)

fuel pump is in the gas tank, can I get to it without dropping the gas tank, like removing the seats?

Car won't start,but turns over. (1 answer)

Driving to work and car just died, had it towed home, installed new fuel filter and coil pack and spark plugs, it cranks over but won't start.

Check lighht on dtc po1112, P1465, only issue seems to be A/C doesnt work? (1 answer)

I was driving the other day and lost a/c. noticed the check light on about the same time. Scanned and found 2 codes. I followed someones proceedure and checked that I do have the 5v reference. At all sensors. Codes return immediately. I do not have any performance issues but having no a/c in Flor...

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1997 Chrysler Sebring Recalls

Recall 04V021000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FLOOR SHIFTER IGNITION-PARK INTERLOCK MAY FAIL AND ALLOW THE SHIFTER TO BE MOVED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION WITH THE KEY REMOVED. AN INOPERATIVE INTERLOCK MAY ALSO ALLOW THE KEY TO BE REMOVED WHEN THE SHIFTER HAS NOT BEEN PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION.
Recall 02V186000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L V6 ENGINES, THE THROTTLE CONTROL CABLE CAN FRAY CAUSING THE THROTTLE TO BIND OR STICK.
Recall 00V421002
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE RUBBER BOOTS ON THE LOWER LATERAL ARM BALL JOINTS OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION WERE DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY, DIRT AND WATER CAN INTRUDE. ALSO, MMC HAS ADDED THE POTENTIAL OF LEAKING MOISTURE, WHICH CAN CAUSE THE BALL STUD TO CORRODE.

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1997 Chrysler Sebring Reviews

The car runs great,but having a leak on the passenger side and in the trunk.
PURCHASED THIS CAR IN NOV. OF 2008. AFTER SOME REPAIRS DROVE CAR TO DALLAS, TX (1100 MILES) IN LESS THAN 16 HRS. WHAT A DREAM TO DRIVE... DRIVE TRAIN - SEVERAL VALES REPLACED WHEN PURCHASED NOW NO PROBLEM EXHAUST & EMISSIONS - NO PROBLEM PASSED W/FLYING COLORS HEATING & COOLING - WORK GREAT ESPECIALLY IN PHX, AZ
Other than the crazy cup holders and the awkwardl lighter location, purchasing this vehicle is one of the best decisions I've made in a long time!

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