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Most Common 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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1 Known Chrysler Cirrus Brakes Problem

There was a recall on some models to replace the brake master cylinder due to potential leaks.

2 Known 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...

1 Known Chrysler Cirrus Electrical & Lights Problem

If the needles for the instrument cluster are on the wrong side of the pointer stops, perform a "self test" on the instrument cluster. Press and hold the trip-reset button and then turn the ignitio...

5 Known 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.

3 Known 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.
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 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 Chrysler Cirrus Maintenance Problems

1 Known 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.

1 Known Chrysler Cirrus Suspension & Steering Problem

The was a recall on some models to inspect the front, lower ball joints and replace any that are damaged.

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Known 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.
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.
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...
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.
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 was a recall on some models to inspect the front, lower ball joints and replace any that are damaged.
The automatic transmission used in these vehicles have had a high failure rate. Failures can be due to internal component or electrical component failure.
There was a recall on some models to replace the brake master cylinder due to potential leaks.
There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.
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.
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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