really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,222 miles

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problem #9

Oct 202010


  • 130,000 miles
1 very little notice just heard some squeaking 2 the failure was the tire buckled causing us to lose control 3 still needing repair.

- Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

problem #8

Apr 182009


  • 117,000 miles
1998 sebring conv. Left ball joint came apart causing front end damage. Chrysler denies problems with this model. I had to pay for repairs myself and still drive the car with the front end damage.

- Floral City, FL, USA

problem #7

Feb 062010


  • 142,000 miles
Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6) NHTSA campaign id number 00V421002 make Chrysler / model Sebring / year 1998 [xxx] recall number 967 front ball joint fell apart and almost killed both of us. We were never notified by Chrysler there was a recall on this vehicle or we would have had it looked at immediately.

- Rudolph, WI, USA

problem #6

Jul 282003

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I own a 1998 Sebring convertible which I have major front end problems. I was told by Firestone that it needs a new rack and pinion. I was also informed that there is a silent recall on the rack and pinion of these vehicles.

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

problem #5

Mar 012002


  • miles
When making a right turn theres a squeaking noise. Cause is unknown.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #4

Aug 042000


  • miles
No summary listed for abov evehicle.

- Laredo, TX, USA

problem #3

Aug 292000


  • miles
Side molding fell off on the freeway. Brakes vibrated. Dealer said it was normal wear. Rims have bent several times. Front end was very low to the ground. Engine died becuase serpentine time belt came off, causing engine to cease. Dealer tried to repair problem, but it still squealed. Dealer couldn't remedy the problem.

- Pleasant Hill, CA, USA

problem #2

Jan 182000


  • miles
The front end is too close to the ground and the unit cracks every time pulled into a parking area with cement abutments. The whole front has to be replaced. Should be a separate unit! cracked two times over $2K damage.

- Arlington, TX, USA

problem #1

May 011999


  • miles
The wheels on the front of this car bend at the rims due to their low profile and the suspension system of this automobile. This car driven for casual use only has the rims dented in several places. The dealer stated this was due to driving roads in West Virginia, and the tire was so narrow it would always bend the rim. I asked why wasn't I informed when I bought the car and he said he did not know. This could easily break the seal causing a premature blow out and a major wreck.

- Wheeling, WV, USA