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2.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
48,218 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2006 Chrysler Crossfire Owner Comments

problem #18

Aug 052015

Crossfire

  • 29,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Rear glass in convertible top has separated from the fabric. Vehicle has less than 30,000 miles and is garage kept. Vehicle is not abused and top has only been retracted a total of approximately 15 times so it can not even be attributed to "normal wear and tear". this seems to me to be a manufacturing defect.

- Nashville, GA, USA

problem #17

Apr 012015

Crossfire

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Crossfire. The contact stated that one of the rear windows would not remain in a secure position due to the adhesive. During rainy weather conditions, water entered the vehicle. The contact mentioned that the failure initially began at the corner and progressed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage and VIN were unavailable.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #16

Jun 172015

Crossfire

  • 68,609 miles
Rear glass window falling out of 2006 Chrysler crossfire convertable. The corners of the rear window started to separate from the roof material. After putting the top down and putting it back up, most of the top and corners of the rear window were loose from the roof fabric, I called the Chrysler dealership to find out how it could be repaired. They told me that a new convertible top would be needed. It could not be repaired. Chrysler dealer quoted $1,650 for the top and $1,000 for labor

- Gulf Shores, AL, USA

problem #15

May 012015

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 73,338 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

It appears Chrysler has extended their warranty on 2005 models for this very same problem. What ever fix they think they made for later models didn't work. They need to cover this safety issue.

- Granbury, TX, USA

problem #14

May 222014

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 38,000 miles
Chrysler extended the warranty on the 2005 model and acknowledged that the back window on the convertibles tend to come unglued and fall out. I own a 2006 model and I just got off the phone with a Chrysler rep and she said "there have been no reports" for the 2006 back window coming unglued on the convertibles so I have to pay for the repair out of my pocket and "keep good receipts" in case Chrysler decides to take ownership of it's manufacturing defect in the 2006 model. I don't understand how the same manufacturing defect can be recognized for one year and not the next. What can Chrysler produce to show that they fixed the problem with the 2006 convertibles" also, I see many people complaining that the 2006 model has the same problem with the rear window falling out so why am I the only complaint on record with Chrysler??? this is a safety issue not a cosmetic problem. Why wouldn't Chrysler want their vehicles to be safe" I was also told on the phone that there are some things that are maintenance issues that are the responsibility of the owner. I never thought in a million years that I it would be my responsibility to ensure all the windows stayed on the car!!!!

- Colonial Heights, VA, USA

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problem #13

Oct 152014

Crossfire

  • 61,000 miles
While driving the car with the top up the rear window fell loose from failed adhesive. Chrysler has made repairs to 2005 models with the same failure and refused to fix 2006. Same design same part same defect.

- Westport, ME, USA

problem #12

Jul 312014

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 54,200 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Rear window is coming apart from the top. Glue joint is failing, window falling out for no reason that I can see. Chrysler does not want to own the problem, in all of the years, 2004 thru 2008 for the crossfire conv. This is a problem with the crossfire conv.

- Dover, DE, USA

problem #11

Jul 232014

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 50,000 miles
The rear glass window on my convertible top became detached from the surrounding material. Apparently the glue holding the window on failed. I pulled over and secured it before it flew off and potentially hit another car or pedestrian. This is a previously know problem with this model for the 2004 and 2005 model years. Chrysler has issued a recall for cars with this problem in certain southern states of which I live in one Texas. I contacted Chrysler today and they indicated my area was covered but not my model year. I have seen numerous complaints online about this occurring in other 2006 models. This could potentially be an extreme hazard to other autos and pedestrians.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #10

Jan 072014

Crossfire

  • 16,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Crossfire roadster. The contact stated that while driving 60 mph, the rear windshield detached from the canvas top. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 95,000 and the current mileage was 116,000.

- Konawa, OK, USA

problem #9

Jul 122013

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 55,000 miles
While my crossfire was parked, the rear windshield became detached from the convertible top of the vehicle.

- Euless, TX, USA

problem #8

Jul 132013

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 72,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2006 Crossfire roadster. The contact stated that while parked, the bottom of the rear window became detached from the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 72,000.

- Kailua, HI, USA

problem #7

Jun 212013

Crossfire

  • 31,960 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Crossfire convertible. The contact stated that the rear windshield became detached from the convertible top. The vehicle was taken to both the dealer and a private mechanic, who both stated that the failure was caused by the adhesive used to attach the windshield. The failure was reported to the manufacturer, who refused to provide assistance with repairs. The failure and current mileage was 31,960.

- Sumter, SC, USA

problem #6

May 182013

Crossfire

  • 45,000 miles
At 70 mph driving on the highway, the rear window separated from the convertible top. Scared me to death and not knowing what happened I pushed the brake pedal to stop and almost got rear ended by the car behind me. After a short online research I found the service bulletin tsb 23-035-11 that extends the warranty on the convertible tops to 10 years/100,000 miles to some states mostly southern. However, after contacting Chrysler and talking to [xxx] id [xxx] I was told that there was nothing that Chrysler would do about it because the bulletin refers to 2005 models. I told her to escalate the complaint and later I've got a call from a [xxx] pretending she was a supervisor and told me that she never heard of any rear windows separating from the cloth convertible top. I explained to her that this is a factory defect and there are hundreds if not thousands of people with the same issue, complaining all over the internet about it, but she refused to do anything about it. After suggesting to her to look up the bulletin no tsb 23-035-11 she said there is no such thing. This is a serious issue and Chrysler has to do something about it before someone dies as a result of these windows separating from the convertible top. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Carrollton, TX, USA

problem #5

Apr 302013

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 24,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Crossfire. The contact stated that rear the window detached from convertible top. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who was unable to repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 24,000.

- Palmetto Bay , FL, USA

problem #4

Aug 132012

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 44,705 miles
The convertible top rear glass window fell out of the top, I have been told it is not covered under my Chrysler 8 year 80000 mile warranty but they have a recall for the 2005 Crossfire's and only in certain states. If this window blows out running 70 mph down the freeway someone could be injured or killed. They sent me to a repair shop to have it re-glued at my expense. I called and tried to get Chrysler to fix this the right way but was refused any satisfaction.

- Naples, FL, USA

problem #3

Jul 272012

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 123,000 miles
Overnight the rear window has detached from the convertible top causing a safety issue. Some 2005 models have been recalled for the same issue, but not 2006 modes. I find online that others have had and are currently experiencing the same issues.

- Lexington, TX, USA

problem #2

Jun 042012

Crossfire

  • 25,120 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Crossfire roadster. The contact stated that the vehicle was parked when he noticed that the rear windshield was unraveling and detaching from the convertible top. The contact stuffed a towel between the convertible top and the body to serve as a make-shift remedy. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer and no assistance was provided. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 25,120.

- South Dartmouth, MA, USA

problem #1

May 192012

Crossfire

  • 57,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Crossfire. The contact stated while washing her vehicle she noticed water was entering the rear of the vehicle, through the window. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing and stated they had to replace the top part of the vehicle and the back window. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure and current mileage were 57,000.

- Slidell , LA, USA

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