10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,500 miles

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problem #16

Jan 202005

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,000 miles
The engine mounts broke. Consumer was concerned that the engine will fall out while driving.

- Tarpon Springs, FL, USA

problem #15

Jul 312003

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • 29,000 miles
Problems with my 1996 Chrysler Sebring. It goes thro tons of oil, I keep having to add oil to the car, everything has been breaking on it. Now it periodically stalls out non stop. There is only 85K miles on the car and it should not be having these problems. I have put in thousands of dollars into this car for repairs. It was under warranty by Chrysler and I took it in for the oil issue and they said they saw no problem, that warranty ran out and my extended one kicked in and they said it had oil leaks and kept 'fixing' them. Once that warranty ran out they changed their story to 'the engine is consuming the oil, that's not under warranty'. meanwhile I am left with a horrid car that wont run.

- Tallahassee, FL, USA

problem #14

Jan 051999

Sebring 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,000 miles
Drivers side window, electrical issues, ABS, drivers side window has been repaired by dealer 4 times. Still not fixed, leaks water, electrical issues with door locks and lights coming on and off, and lighter also previously repaired, still a problem, brakes and rotors must be changed once a year, leaks oil. Minor accident a few years ago due to suspected brake issues however, this happened a couple of years ago and too late to prove what I know.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #13

Mar 052002

(reported on)

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving, consumer smelled oil burning which seemed to be coming from the engine, vehicle was serviced and technician noticed that engine head gasket needed to be replaced.. consumer stated oil was leaking from the head gasket.

- Moncks Corrner, SC, USA

problem #12

Oct 132000

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Front suspension would wearout excessively. Front wheel bearings had to be replaced. Also, lower left ball joint/ outer tie rod end/ sway bar link, and bushings were replaced by mechanic. In addition, head gaskets were leaking water and oil, and they were replaced.

- Chippewa Falls, WI, USA

problem #11

Dec 012000

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine head gasket failure and automatic transmission failures at 75,000 miles. Dealer / manufacturer were notified at this time.

- Ventnor, NJ, USA

problem #10

May 032000

Sebring

  • miles
Ongoing oil leakage; vehicle taken to an independent repair shop. Mechanic informed consumer of a blown head gasket. Manufacturer notified, and informed consumer that vehicle was out of warranty, and nothing could be done. Feel free to provide further details.

- Dayton, OH, USA

problem #9

Feb 072000

(reported on)

Sebring

  • miles
Carried my car in for an oil leak--was told by two different mechanic S@two different shops-- oil was leaking through head gasket--both told me they had seen a lot of the same designed cars with this same problem--the car has never ran hot--one guy had the same model as mine come into his shop on the same day as mine with the same problem.

- Douglasville, GA, USA

problem #8

May 051998

Sebring

  • miles
Engine head gasket started leaking. Surprised to find out that the dealer could not fix the car right away as the head gasket was not available because it was being re-designed. Found several other people with the same problem plus the ntsa site reports that Chrysler has designed a multiple layer head gasket to solve thisproblem. Owners should be re-imbursed for the cost to fix this problem.

- Greenwood, IN, USA

problem #7

Nov 031999

Sebring

  • miles
Head gasket between head & engine block leaking oil excessively. Mechanic says is a common problem for Chrysler due to aluminum head, bad design & cast iron engine, (these 2 metals are not compatible). Feels Chrysler should recall this because dealerships know of this problem because service managers know this is a growing problem and our having noted several complaints throughout this website.

- Mandeville, LA, USA

problem #6

Mar 101999

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Head gasket failed. Mjs

- Chapel Hill, NC, USA

problem #5

Mar 031999

Sebring

  • miles
Engine head gaskets failed, causing oil leak. Dealer contacted and remedied problem. Also, when oil is changed and filled, the dip stick shows 1 quart of oil less than the actual amount, causing consumer to be unaware of exact amount of oil in the gas tank. Problem still exists. Provide further information.

- South Windsor, CT, USA

problem #4

Mar 031999

Sebring

  • miles
Engine head gaskets failed, causing oil leak. Dealer contacted and remedied problem. Also, when oil is changed and filled, the dip stick shows 1 quart of oil less than the actual amount, causing consumer to be unaware of exact amount of oil in the gas tank. Problem still exists. Provide further information.

- South Windsor, CT, USA

problem #3

Apr 151997

Sebring

  • miles
Vehicle has been leaking oil for more than a year. Dealer told that engine head gasket has a leak. Also, the brake rotors and pads are being changed every five months, there is no warning signs the brakes would suddenly begin to grind. In addition, the convertable top has been flying off, and now leaks air and water if it rains.

- Lowell, MI, USA

problem #2

May 011997

Sebring

  • miles
Replaced warped front brake rotors/pads. In addition, rear main seal malfunctioned/vc boot cover flew off/ fuel injections dirty and mirror switch failed.

- Independence, MO, USA

problem #1

Apr 021997

Sebring

  • miles
Serpentine belt failed causing noise on acceleration.

- Detroit, MI, USA