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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 4
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,427 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Chrysler Sebring electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #6

May 012006

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles

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

Car caught fire while parked in high school parking lot. Fire caused by electrical arcing from side view mirror motor on driver door.

- Springfield, MO, USA

problem #5

Aug 202004

Sebring 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles
While driving 70 mph vehicle stalled. The driver tried to restart the vehicle and was not able to do so. Vehicle was towed to a dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that the wiring harness, electrical control module, and circuit breakers needed to be replaced, and replaced them. However, the problem recurred.

- Michigan City, IN, USA

problem #4

Aug 042004

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • 170,560 miles
When driving, the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was reported, the engine harness wiring had burned.

- Memphis, TN, USA

problem #3

Jul 021998

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving, an electrical short in the wiring of the driver's side door, caused vehicle to catch on fire.

- Amherst, OH, USA

problem #2

Feb 081998

Sebring

  • miles
Driving the vehicle down the road and started seeing smoke coming from underneath the plastic of the gear shift indicator. Pulled vehicle over to the side of the road and called the fire department. The fireman said it was an electrical fire. The vehicle was towed to the dealer.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 081998

Sebring

  • miles
While driving an electrical short in the wiring, caused the vehicle to catch on fire in the console area.

- Chicago, IL, USA

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