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3.3

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,249 miles

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2006 Chrysler Crossfire windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2006 Chrysler Crossfire Owner Comments

problem #9

May 082015

Crossfire

  • 40,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Crossfire. The contact stated that rear windshield fell out of the vehicle. As a result, the roof liner on the top rear of the vehicle was hanging down and made it difficult to see. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, where it was diagnosed that the adhesive around the rear windshield failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 40,000.

- Lecanto, FL, USA

problem #8

Nov 192014

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 70,000 miles
Rear window has detached as common with the 2005 models.

- Kellyville, OK, USA

problem #7

Jul 182014

Crossfire

  • 43,000 miles
Adhesive holding rear window in place began to separate from convertible top. Other Crossfire owners have reported total failure. This is a significant safety issue if/when the rear window completely separates and detaches from the vehicle and poses a hazard to others I.e., pedestrian, motorcycle riders, etc. All the tops were produced by the same manufacturer (karmann) although Chrysler is only willing to replace certain 2005 models based on the state they were originally sold. This makes no sense, Chrysler and the NHTSA should recall all tops produced and replace them with a top with the rear window attached with some type of improved adhesive so the risk to others is eliminated.

- Katy, TX, USA

problem #6

Jul 162014

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 69,000 miles

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

I purchased this car new in 2007 from a Chrysler dealer. Having heard after I purchased it, that there were concerns about the installation of the rear window coming loose. Armed with that knowledge, I purposely did not stress the top or window area, in fact, never had the top down as that would stress the taughtness of the window. Now, 2014 the window is coming loose. I took it to the purchasing dealer and they said there was no recourse or repair and a new replacement top would be needed but that it would probably do the same thing in time because the construction method was the same as before. This defect is well known to Crossfire owners and many of these tops have been repaired or replaced by some Chrysler dealers.

- Hilton Head, SC, USA

problem #5

Jul 142014

Crossfire

  • miles
Back window in my 2005 crossfire came out.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

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problem #4

Jun 072014

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 37,400 miles
As I was driving home from work, the rear convertible window dislodged from the canvas by 80%.I slowly drove the vehicle to two local authorized Chrysler dealerships for inspections. Both dealerships stated that the 1/2' of adhesive that glued the window to the canvas had deteriorated and caused the window to come loose. The second authorized dealer took photos as well as I did documenting the damage. This car is rated by daimler-Benz of speeds up to 154 mph. If the window would have completely dislodged it would have seriously injured or killed anyone traveling behind me. I was appalled by the cheap quality construction and workmanship of the install of this window. I have photos documenting the quality (or lack of) the design. I have read some articles on the internet where owners claim that they (Chrysler-daimler-Benz) have replaced roofs because of this defect. I believe in the interest of safety, that these vehicles should be mandatory recalled and forced to repair these serious defects.

- Brookfield, WI, USA

problem #3

Aug 052013

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 27,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Crossfire. The contact stated that the rear windshield became detached from the convertible top on the driver and passenger's sides as well as the bottom. The windshield was only being held by the top portion. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 27,000.

- Daytona Beach, FL, USA

problem #2

Aug 022013

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 32,000 miles
As the case with many other people...my back window is just falling out as well. The only remaining adhesive is on the bottom of the glass. After some research I found this was a common problem and figured Chrysler surely would be taking care of this only to find that they will only fix the 2005's"??? why not the rest of us" the vehicle only has 30K miles so it's not normal wear and tear. This is 100% a factory defect. If you have a 2006 Chrysler Crossfire it's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when the back window will fall out. But do not expect the manufacturer to do anything about it. Buyer beware.

- Celebration, FL, USA

problem #1

Jun 272012

Crossfire 6-cyl

  • 43,843 miles
The rear window just fell out on its own while parked. It came from factory with rear window glued to the convertible top and the glue did not hold.

- Cibolo, TX, USA

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