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1997 Chrysler Cirrus Problems

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Most Common 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Problems

The spark plug tube seals may fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.
If the car will not start, stalls, or hesitates while accelerating, it may be caused by wires in the wiring harness that are broken internally. This is typically found where the wires pass under th...
The automatic transmission used in these vehicles have had a high failure rate. Failures can be due to internal component or electrical component failure.
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0 Known 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Brakes Problems

2 Known 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Drive Train Problems

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 t...

0 Known 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Electrical & Lights Problems

5 Known 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Engine Problems

The spark plug tube seals may fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.
If the car will not start, stalls, or hesitates while accelerating, it may be caused by wires in the wiring harness that are broken internally. This is typically found where the wires pass under th...
There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.

2 Known 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Exhaust & Emissions Problems

If a Check Engine Light illuminates indicating leak detection pump (LDP) failure, the cause is often pinched or disconnected vacuum lines to the pump. Vacuum lines should be inspected before repl...
Check Engine (MIL) light illumination, along with hard starting or a rough engine idle, can be caused by the EGR valve; a revised EGR valve is available.

1 Known 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

0 Known 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Miscellaneous Problem

One or both windshield washer nozzles may plug or clog. There are revised washer nozzles available which are more resistant to plugging.

0 Known 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1997 Chrysler Cirrus Problems & Complaints

The spark plug tube seals may fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.
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 t...
Check Engine (MIL) light illumination, along with hard starting or a rough engine idle, can be caused by the EGR valve; a revised EGR valve is available.
If a Check Engine Light illuminates indicating leak detection pump (LDP) failure, the cause is often pinched or disconnected vacuum lines to the pump. Vacuum lines should be inspected before repl...
Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.
If the car will not start, stalls, or hesitates while accelerating, it may be caused by wires in the wiring harness that are broken internally. This is typically found where the wires pass under th...
The automatic transmission used in these vehicles have had a high failure rate. Failures can be due to internal component or electrical component failure.
An engine Oil leak may develop at the cam sensor o-ring seal. Our technicians tell us this is often misdiagnosed as an external head gasket leak.
There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.
When a no start condition is caused by a faulty camshaft or crankshaft sensor, related fault codes stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) should not be trusted. Our technicians tell us that ...
One or both windshield washer nozzles may plug or clog. There are revised washer nozzles available which are more resistant to plugging.
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