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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 engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Chrysler Cirrus Owner Comments

problem #4

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 #3

Jun 011996

Cirrus

  • miles
While driving at 60 mph downhill the transmission downshifted and the engine revolutions increased. The cruise control was engaged.

- Hampden, PA, USA

problem #2

Mar 121997

(reported on)

Cirrus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Owner states while starting vehicle in the morning the engine races, owner also notes that the vehicle will not idle down, dealers cannot locate problem.

- Manassa, VA, USA

problem #1

Jan 281997

(reported on)

Cirrus

  • miles
Engine idles too high which makes it very loud. Dealer said that this is normal.

- Manassas, VA, USA

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