definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,000 miles

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1996 Chrysler LHS suspension problems

suspension problem

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1996 Chrysler LHS Owner Comments

problem #5

Nov 152009


  • 120,000 miles


1.cluncking, grinding, doesn't steer properly 2.every time it's on the road 3.parts will be replaced when we have the money to do so.

- Kenosha, WI, USA

problem #4

Sep 012006


  • miles
I bought a 96 Lhs in Sept 2006 and knew I needed to do some front end work. What I didn't know was everything associated with the front end would need to be replaced. Tie rods, ball joint, hub bearings, control arm bushings, boots (axles) transmission mounts. I can't begin to remember all the parts I have replaced. Now today after another trip to the repair shop I am informed the rack and pinion is shot. After all the work that has been done still rides like a tractor. There are websites full of the same stories about Dodge/Chrysler and nobody can make these people clean this mess up? and we keep giving them billions of our tax dollars. My next letter will be to my senator and representatives trying to stop anymore tax dollars going Chrysler's way.

- St. Louis, MO, USA

problem #3

Mar 162005

LHS 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I am having problems with the transmission down shifting on it's own at low speeds. Also the vehicle keeps veering to the right and left. Have replaced the control arms two times due to break of bushings. The bolts attaching the steering rack do not keep it secured to the chassis and moves as the steering wheel is operated. There was a recall issued for the suspension control arm bracket in 1999. I have not been notified of this recall and need to know how to receive notification to have the part replaced. The vehicle's manufacture date on the driver's door indicates the manufacture date August/1995.

- Bayamon, PR, USA

problem #2

Nov 192003

(reported on)


  • 50,000 miles
Front end components wore out and needed replacement. This included tie rods/ ball joints/axle, etc, . the cause of these failures had not B een determined, but this was a common problem with these vehicle.

- Laconia, NH, USA

problem #1

Mar 052002


  • miles
Front tire vibrates up an down at low speeds. Sometimes it's hard to control vehicle, mostly when slowing down. Consumer feels this is unsafe.

- Ann Arbor, MI, USA

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