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2001 Chrysler Sebring Question: no spark

 

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dphillips1229, Attica, IN, July 21, 2012, 08:19
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check engine light has been on for about 3 years, auto zone and my mechanics code reader said crankshaft position sensor. Bought one, tryed to put it on, after having one hell of a time trying to get all of the bolts out of the timing belt cover, there was one I still couldnt get out- think the very bottom one- cant remember for sure. anyway gave up, car has ran perfect all this time with check engine light still on, mechanic said usually when crank sensor goes bad, car dies right then. Suppose crank sensor finally just went all the way bad, or something else? I know it could be many things, just curious about crank sensor...

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    SRecalls August 19, 2013, 19:00
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    '01 Chrysler Sebring Recalls

    Recall ID # 01V005002 - SEATS

    Recall Date:
    JAN 08, 2001

    Model Affected:
    2001 CHRYSLER SEBRING


    Summary:
    VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A NUMBER OF INCORRECT DRIVER SIDE SEAT MOUNTING BOLTS WERE INSTALLED INTO VEHICLES.

    Consequence:
    IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE BOLTS MAY NOT PROPERLY SECURE THE SEAT AND COULD CAUSE INCREASED INJURY TO THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE.

    Remedy:
    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT MOUNTING BOLTS AND THEN REPLACE THE BOLTS IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 5, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

    Potential Units Affected:
    20


    Notes:
    DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION 968
    Recall ID # 00V299002 - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    Recall Date:


    Model Affected:
    2001 CHRYSLER SEBRING


    Summary:
    VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HARNESS FOR THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH A NEW PROTECTIVE SHIELD CAUSING A GROUNDED CIRCUIT.

    Consequence:
    PROLONGED WIRING HARNESS CONTACT WITH THE HEAT SHIELD WILL CAUSE THE WIRING INSULATION TO WEAR AND EVENTUALLY TO GROUND OUT. THIS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO DIE-OUT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Remedy:
    DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR HARNESS.

    Potential Units Affected:
    554


    Notes:
    DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Recall ID # 00V366000 - CHILD SEAT

    Recall Date:
    NOV 09, 2000

    Model Affected:
    2001 CHRYSLER SEBRING


    Summary:
    VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." SOME OF THE OWNER'S MANUALS FOR THESE VEHICLES ARE MISSING INSTRUCTIONS THAT PROVIDE A STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURE, INCLUDING DIAGRAMS, FOR PROPERLY ATTACHING A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM'S TETHER STRAP TO THE TETHER ANCHORAGE.

    Consequence:
    IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE CHILD SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ATTACHED INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE CHILD.

    Remedy:
    OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ADDENDUM TO THE OWNER'S MANUALS.

    Potential Units Affected:
    1211756


    Notes:
    DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION 957

    Read more: http://www.automobilemag.com/am/2001/chrysler/sebring/rec...

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