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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,250 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Chrysler Concorde engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Chrysler Concorde Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 052003

Concorde 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 81,000 miles


Defective engine leading to complete failure. The car has 81,000 miles on it.he engine will have to be replaced.

- New Bloomfield, MO, USA

problem #3

Jun 212001

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Car intermittently stalls following initial shift from park or drive. Vehicle locks in 2nd gear (limp mode). Poor shifting, delay in gear from park to drive. Delay engagement at vehicle start up.

- Severna Park, MD, USA

problem #2

Nov 031999


  • miles
Ever since the car has had 7,000 miles on it the engine stalls when I am at ared light it will rev. Up shuder then stall it starts rightup again I have had it in the shop many times they can't find anything or they cleaned throtle body assembely, fixed a vacuum hose, adjusted the codes I call the car company even hade a co-piolt in there just guesting also the power steering pump was replaced the car was only 1year old and some times when the stalling problem happens the brake pedal go all the way down to the floor.

- Phila., PA, USA

problem #1

Jul 081998


  • miles
While driving, noticed a strange smell; black smoke started coming from dash ducts. Pulled over, shut engine off, and looked under hood. Vehicle then caught fire in the engine compartment.

- Wixom, MI, USA

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