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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1996 Chrysler Cirrus electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Chrysler Cirrus Owner Comments

problem #8

Apr 242001

Cirrus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving 40 mph there was a loud clanking sound, engine revved. Stepped on gas, engine died. Tried to restart vehicle, would not start. Took vehicle to dealer, who found distributor had gone out.

- Brookfield, IL, USA

problem #7

Dec 222000

Cirrus

  • miles
My car started to hesitate at take off and misfire while idling. It was running really rough. It was time for a tune-up, which was done, and the mechanic informed me that there are internal problems with my catalytic converter and that distributor unit would need to be replaced. He also informed me that I would have to pay for the distributor to be replaced, but catalytic converter is covered under factory warranty. I do not have a copy of the factory warranty or an owners manual and would like to know how I can get one. Thank you.

- Camden, NJ, USA

problem #6

Nov 152000

Cirrus

  • miles
Vehicle was hesitating due to a defective distributor. Dealer notified, and made repairs at consumer's cost. Please feel free to provide any further details on this matter.

- Walbridge, OH, USA

problem #5

Jun 051999

Cirrus

  • miles

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

Stopped at a light and vehicle started to idle very roughly. Gave it gas and didn't want to go. Also, had to have the whole distributor replaced due to a defective part. The wires were burned from the distributor cap. Contacted dealer, and he did the necessary repairs.

- Sandy, UT, USA

problem #4

Jun 011999

Cirrus

  • miles
Defective distribuator cap caused engine and fuel pump to melt. This could have caused vehicle to stall. Dealer said it was the type of gas used that caused engine line to burn.

- Carol, MI, USA

problem #3

Jul 251996

(reported on)

Cirrus

  • miles
When slowing down the car stalls and wouldn't restart.

- El Cajon, CA, USA

problem #2

Jul 251996

(reported on)

Cirrus

  • miles
When slowing down the car stalls and wouldn't restart.

- El Cajon, CA, USA

problem #1

May 221996

Cirrus

  • miles
When driving the vehicle, the vehicle stalls/and hesitates and cuts off.

- Holyoke, MA, USA

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