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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
37,827 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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1996 Chrysler Cirrus transmission problems

transmission problem

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1996 Chrysler Cirrus Owner Comments

problem #6

Nov 302006

Cirrus

  • Automatic transmission
  • 135,000 miles

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

: the contact stated there were three recalls were performed on the vehicle, which were not performed correctly. The fuel pump recall #06E091000, hood attachments #97V095000, and the ignition switch #98V183000 were the 3 recalls. All 3 recalls were completed but the problems were not corrected, and the service dealer and manufacturer were not willing to correct these issues further under the recall.

- Williamston, MI, USA

problem #5

Nov 282006

Cirrus 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 91,960 miles
: the contact stated the shifter could be taken out of gear without the key in the ignition and the check engine light illuminated. A NHTSA recall, #98V183000 was performed on the vehicle concerning, the park/neutral start switch however, the recall did not remedy the problem. The dealership would not offer a second repair under the recall.

- Whittier, CA, USA

problem #4

Feb 272002

(reported on)

Cirrus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
A link within automatic transmission interlock system malfuntioned, causing vehicle not to engage in park or drive.

- Grand Rapids, MI, USA

problem #3

Dec 141998

Cirrus

  • miles

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

Possible interlock system failure caused the vehicle in accident. The consumer had filed claim with the other vehicle's insurance.the subrogation specialist jacqueline martin attached the recall.

- Durham, NC, USA

problem #2

Dec 141998

Cirrus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle experienced recall failure on the ignition park shift interlock system resulting in vehicle rolling down a hill and hitting a tree. Mjs

- Durham, NC, USA

problem #1

Oct 241998

Cirrus

  • miles
Parked vehicle. Getting out of vehicle when it started rolling backwards. Driver knocked down by door. Vehicle hit tree in woods after owner got loose. Emergency brakes not on at time. Will be taking vehicle to dealership.

- South Royalton, VT, USA

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