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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 Sebring brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #8

Dec 022003

(reported on)

Sebring 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

The brake pads would stick to the rotors causing the pads to wear out prematurely. The brake pads have been replaced approximately, every 5,000 miles and the rotors have been replaced three times. The brake pads wore on one side and not the other. When the brakes were applied on the highway they would go sideways. The consumer also had a concern about an "M 1999, " in which the engine would smoke while in motion on the highway. Oil leaked out from the top of the engine due to faulty parts. The engine was rebuilt by the dealer.

- Redondo Beach, CA, USA

problem #7

Jun 012001

Sebring

  • miles
Front disc rotors warp within 3,000 miles of repair causing poor braking control at 40+ mph. Caused by bad brake design. Also ABS module failed at 90,000 miles, leaving no ABS implementation on vehicle.

- Wixom, MI, USA

problem #6

Sep 222000

(reported on)

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rotors for the front brakes have worn to the point below specifications at only 20,000 miles. Pads are normal. Consumer had to pay dealer for inspection and replacement of rotors. A midus brake shop commented that Chrysler makes rotors thin to begin with, and its not uncommon for premature failure of rotors.

- Rockford, IL, USA

problem #5

Jun 241999

Sebring

  • miles

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

Front brake rotors warped prematurely. Dealer has put 7 sets of rotors on vehicle. Manufacturer has been notified.

- Canonsburg, PA, USA

problem #4

Mar 241999

Sebring

  • miles
Rusted brake rotors replaced and brake pads due to brake noise/reduction of brake responsiveness. Brake rotors have been recalled for this problem, however consumers VIN not included. (98V-005)

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #3

Mar 011997

Sebring

  • miles
Rotors warp several times.

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #2

May 131998

Sebring

  • miles
Brake rotors are out of round and have been replaced four times prior to today. The rotors have to be replaced again. The dealer and manufacturer have been notified.

- Succacunna, NJ, USA

problem #1

Apr 021997

Sebring

  • miles
Rotors failed.

- Detroit, MI, USA

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