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2005 Chrysler Sebring Problems

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Most Common 2005 Chrysler Sebring 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.
The blend door actuator for the HVAC system may fail causing a continuous loud clicking noise when cycling the recirculation button, or switching from heat to air conditioning. Replacement of the a...
A plugged AC evaporator drain tube can cause a water leak inside the car; usually near the front passenger's feet.
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0 Known 2005 Chrysler Sebring Brakes Problems

3 Known 2005 Chrysler Sebring Drive Train 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.
A defective vehicle speed sensor can cause problems with the cruise control and speedometer operation, as well as erratic shifting. The connectors on the sensors are also susceptible to corrosi...

2 Known 2005 Chrysler Sebring Electrical & Lights Problems

If the engine does not crank (or cranks but won't start), the wireless control module (WCM) may have locked up. This is due to static discharge through the ignition key. A revised model should be i...

4 Known 2005 Chrysler Sebring Engine Problems

Spark plug tube seals 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.
For the sedan trim only, Coolant can leak at the coolant bleeder valve and is usually evident because of an orange crust formation on the housing. A revised bleeder and housing is available to corr...
A defective EGR valve can cause a popping or knocking noise from the engine compartment. It is usually heard when the engine is warm (between 1600 and 1800 RPM).

2 Known 2005 Chrysler Sebring Exhaust & Emissions Problems

3.0L V6 (coupe)Erroneous Check Engine Light illumination for intermittent misfires can be solved with a software update to the powertrain control module (PCM).
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with codes P0440 or P0457. Our technicians tell us that replacing the evaporative system integrity module (ESIM) filter and the ESIM as necessary should correc...

1 Known 2005 Chrysler Sebring Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

The blend door actuator for the HVAC system may fail causing a continuous loud clicking noise when cycling the recirculation button, or switching from heat to air conditioning. Replacement of the a...

0 Known 2005 Chrysler Sebring Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2005 Chrysler Sebring Miscellaneous Problems

A plugged AC evaporator drain tube can cause a water leak inside the car; usually near the front passenger's feet.
Foam tape placed between the door trim panel and door sheet metal can solve a rattling issue caused by audio output from the door speakers.

2 Known 2005 Chrysler Sebring Suspension & Steering Problems

A rattle from the rear of the vehicle may indicate that the rear shock absorbers are defective. Updated shocks are available; however, careful inspection of all suspension components should be perf...
Sedan and Convertible A click heard when turning the steering wheel may be solved by aligning the steering column or installing revised steering column parts as necessary. Installing the revised pa...

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Known 2005 Chrysler Sebring Problems & Complaints

The blend door actuator for the HVAC system may fail causing a continuous loud clicking noise when cycling the recirculation button, or switching from heat to air conditioning. Replacement of the a...
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.
A plugged AC evaporator drain tube can cause a water leak inside the car; usually near the front passenger's feet.
Sedan and Convertible A click heard when turning the steering wheel may be solved by aligning the steering column or installing revised steering column parts as necessary. Installing the revised pa...
A defective vehicle speed sensor can cause problems with the cruise control and speedometer operation, as well as erratic shifting. The connectors on the sensors are also susceptible to corrosi...
It is important to use the correct oil filter in the 4 cylinder engine. There are two different 2.4L engines, which use different filters. The 2.4L in the coupe is made by Mitsubishi motors while t...
If the engine does not crank (or cranks but won't start), the wireless control module (WCM) may have locked up. This is due to static discharge through the ignition key. A revised model should be i...
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with codes P0440 or P0457. Our technicians tell us that replacing the evaporative system integrity module (ESIM) filter and the ESIM as necessary should correc...
3.0L V6 (coupe)Erroneous Check Engine Light illumination for intermittent misfires can be solved with a software update to the powertrain control module (PCM).
Spark plug tube seals 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.
A rattle from the rear of the vehicle may indicate that the rear shock absorbers are defective. Updated shocks are available; however, careful inspection of all suspension components should be perf...
For the sedan trim only, Coolant can leak at the coolant bleeder valve and is usually evident because of an orange crust formation on the housing. A revised bleeder and housing is available to corr...
A defective EGR valve can cause a popping or knocking noise from the engine compartment. It is usually heard when the engine is warm (between 1600 and 1800 RPM).
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