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Chrysler Sebring Problems

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Most Common 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.
Sensor failure inside the distributor can cause intermittent stalling or a failure to start. In addition, the wires to the distributor are susceptible to internal damage, which can cause the same s...
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...
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2 Known Chrysler Sebring Brakes Problems

A safety recall was issued to address reinforcement of the support for the ABS hydraulic unit.
If the brake switch light is not properly adjusted, the brakes may be slightly applied when the pedal is not pressed, causing the front brake pads to wear prematurely. Also, the brakes may shudder ...

4 Known 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...
Failure to use the correct automatic transmission fluid and follow the maintenance schedule can result in shifting problems.

10 Known Chrysler Sebring Electrical & Lights Problems

Sensor failure inside the distributor can cause intermittent stalling or a failure to start. In addition, the wires to the distributor are susceptible to internal damage, which can cause the same s...
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...
Intermittent problems with the radio can typically be solved by updating the radio software.

9 Known Chrysler Sebring Engine Problems

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.
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.

2 Known 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...

6 Known Chrysler Sebring Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

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...
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.
The carpet under the right side of the dash may become wet with water. This can be caused by the AC evaporator drain being plugged with debris. Our technicians tell us that once the drain is clear...

0 Known Chrysler Sebring Maintenance Problems

7 Known 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.
Due to a problem with the rear drain, the sunroof may develop a leak into the passenger area. The drain tube can get kinked; tubing can be installed over the drain hose to prevent further problems.

5 Known 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...
A squeak heard while turning the steering wheel may indicate that the rubber boot seal on the steering shaft needs some trimming and lubrication.

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Known Chrysler Sebring Problems & Complaints

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 remote start or keyless entry system may not function at times. A service repair kit is available which should correct this condition.
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.
Sensor failure inside the distributor can cause intermittent stalling or a failure to start. In addition, the wires to the distributor are susceptible to internal damage, which can cause the same s...
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...
The plastic trim on the power seats can cause the seat switch to stick; new trim is available.
There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.
To inspect a connector for the cooling fan motor, Dodge issued a safety recall. Coolant may be drawn into the connector, causing a short circuit and potentially an engine fire. Dealers are installi...
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...
Intermittent problems with the radio can typically be solved by updating the radio software.
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