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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
80,000 miles

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2001 Chrysler Sebring suspension problems

suspension problem

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2001 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 292010


  • 104,000 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Chrysler Sebring convertible. While driving approximately 35 mph, the contact heard a loud banging noise. The contact pulled over and shut the vehicle off. Upon examining the vehicle, he noticed that the front passenger side wheel became loose. The ball joint fractured from the control arm. The vehicle had not been repaired. The VIN was unavailable. The current and failure mileages were approximately 104,000.

- Hebron, OH, USA

problem #2

Sep 012007

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 136,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Chrysler Sebring. While driving 30 mph, the steering wheel locked and the driver side front wheel assembly detached when making a left turn. The mechanic was unable to determine the cause of the failure; however, he replaced the driver side front axle and both front ball joints. Approximately two months later, while driving 5 mph, the steering wheel locked. The contact stated that he had to turn the vehicle off and restart it for it to perform normally. As of December 17, 2007, the mechanic had not inspected the vehicle. The failure mileage was 136,000 and current mileage was 138,888.

- Far Rockaway, NY, USA

problem #1

Jan 252003

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Front end suspension, wheel bearing & steering - grinding noise when going over small holes or hills such as speed bumps & pot holes. Almost never when driving directly forward, but often when turning. Dealer made 4 (four) repair attempts and still has not gotten it right. Not 2 months after last repair, which took six weeks to get all the parts together (during which the lemon law coverage for my car expired - go wonder about that..) the noises have returned again. Other issues, I have seen 6 total issues mentioned in this site that I can identify with. As for those sudden accelerations some have mentioned, yes I agree the pedals are too close which makes it easy to mash both brake & gas pedals.

- Boca Raton, FL, USA

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