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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$400.00
Average Mileage:
67,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. new fuel pump (1 reports)
2000 Chrysler Sebring engine problems

engine problem

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2000 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 012010

Sebring JXI 2.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,000 miles

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

I had similar problem on mine. Would die and start right up again. Got progressively worse. Replace Fuel Filter - no influence. Replaced Crankshaft Sensor (cheap but a pain) - no fix. Removed Fuel pump - found power wires and burnt and discolored (positive more than ground. Chrysler is using too small terminals for the current. I estimate the terminals are arating for 7A. Normally the pump will draw 4 - 5 Amps, but occasionally, under low fuel demand, it will stabilize at 7-8 Amps. Over time this will cause failure of the terminals. Installed a new fuel pump (Autozone). Has been fine for last 500 miles since then.

- , Troy, OH, USA

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