really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,250 miles

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problem #3

Jan 272003

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 96,750 miles
The multifuntion switch that controls the headlights and wipers started to smoke and burned out. My winshield wipers came on and I lost my low beam headlight. In the process of replacing the switch I found the wiring and plug to be burned and melted. One wire had about 3/4 inch insulation missing. The multifunction switch and wire lume now have to be replaced at a cost of $200.

- Bellevue, NE, USA

problem #2

Nov 062002

(reported on)


  • miles
No one else should have to go through the medical and mechanical expense of having this vitial switch repaired that controls the headlights on the make of this car. This is the second time that this switch has fried that controls the use of the headlights on this vehicle and from what I'm told unless something is done to correct it permenatly, it won't be the last time this thing fails. This is also the second time, while driving. That the interior of my car has filled with smoke and has damaged other vitial componets in my car (ex. Proper use of my wiper blades as well as damage to other wiring underneath the dashbord which has caused other warning lights to stay on ). the mechanic I took my vehicle to for the second time, was shocked because he said that this is a known defect by Chrysler and said I was lucky that there was not an interior fire this time. I want restitation. Why should I have to pay three hundred dollars each time to have this repaired for something that this car company knows is a problem? if I could get rid of this heap of junk, I would!!

- Madison, WI, USA

problem #1

Aug 102001


  • miles
Airconditioner came on by itself again - recurring problem over last 4 years. The interior of the car filled with smoke from the A/C vents. A few seconds later the rightside dashboard burst in to flames. Recurring dashboard, electrical & A/C problems. Vehicle has been for in for repairs 8 times in 4yrs same problem/.

- Rahway, NJ, USA