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2.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,833 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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2002 Chrysler Sebring accessories - interior problems

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2002 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 102009

Sebring

  • 95,500 miles

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

I was driving on a surface street at approximately 35mph and slowing down to make a stop at an approaching red light when the driver side seat back collapsed throwing me backwards while the car was in motion. At that point my leg was stretched straight and I had difficulty reaching the brake pedal. I was able to pull myself back up by pulling on the steering wheel with both hands only to see that I was quickly approaching a car that had stopped for the light in front of me. Once sitting back up in my seat I was able to apply the brakes in time to avoid rear-ending the car in front of me with only inches to spare. The car at that point was barely drivable but I did manage to drive to my mechanic without a seat back. This is a power seat able to adjust forward/backward, up/down, and tilt back/forward the mechanic had to replace the entire motor assembly as there was no way to purchase only the defective replacement part.

- Chatsworth, CA, USA

problem #2

Nov 162008

Sebring

  • 40,000 miles
Car takes forever for the engine to warm up, sometimes stalling & hard to start. The heater most of the time does not work in my 2002 Chrysler sebring lxi, it only blows cold air. The seat heater works, however it has a loud noise on the drivers side when operating.

- Palmdale, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 262004

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • 26,000 miles
1. airbag light intermittently goes on.. no accident or damage yet 3. multiple trips to service dealer to fix seats, seat belts, and air bag light/sensor.

- Redondo Beach, CA, USA

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