2005 Chrysler Sebring Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chrysler Sebring

2005 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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2005 Chrysler Sebring Questions

How to remove instrument panel top cover (1 answer)

AC blower works, not out of dash vents, mostly defrost and some floor vents (1 answer)

removed center panel with climate controls, all seems operational, does same with heat....like ducts are blccked

My car jerks and doesn't want to change gear at times whats wrong with it is (1 answer)

Is there a recall for this problem if so where do i go and what do i do to get it taken care of or if its something i need to fix what do i fix. It jerks whether im driving fast or slow it slow at changing gears and when it does its hard im frustrated

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2005 Chrysler Sebring Recalls

Passenger Sun Visor May Detach In Collision

The passenger side sun visor may detach if an accident occurs with it in the down position, and the passenger front air bag is deployed, striking it. Dealers will install a tether strap to retain the visor free of charge to resolve the concern.

Right Front Steering Knuckle May Fail

The right steering knuckle may have been damaged during the manufacturing process. This could cause the steering knuckle to crack and separate from the upper control arm, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the right steering knuckle. This recall is expected to begin on December 27, 2004. Chrysler recall number is D55.

Rear Seat Belt Retractor May Not Be Properly Secured

The left and right rear outboard seat belt retractor and turning loop bolts may not have been properly tightened. In the event of a crash, seat occupants may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect and tighten the affected fasteners. This recall is expected to begin on November 15, 2004. The Chrysler recall number is D52.

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2005 Chrysler Sebring Reviews

I hate this car. I bought it almost 4 years ago and have had nothing but trouble from day 1. My car burns oil for whatever reason. I have replaced the wheel barrings 3 times, tie rods once, front suspension last November and the front left wheel barring for the 4th time shortly after my suspension was replaced. Also about a year after I got my car the paint on the hood only started chipping...
Bought my 2.7 2005 Sebring Limited in 2006, used, with low miles. I now have 201,600 mostly highway miles on it. I've had to replace some front suspension parts over the years, and more recently wheel bearings, rotors don't hold up well. I've never run anything but synthetic oil in it. With this many miles I can't complain. Just now I've had the oil light start coming on intermittently when idl...
I have nothing but problems since I had it. This past week I had three test done to see why it was jerking when I first start out and then when I reached 60 to 65 miles per hour, then it would jerk again until I started driving slow at first. First test I did was with Advance Auto's and they said it was the camshaft sensor and I replaced that part, then I took it to Midas and they did a test an...

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