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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Chrysler Sebring suspension problems

suspension problem

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1996 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #9

Jan 182007

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles

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

Lower lateral arm broke on our 1996 Chrysler Sebring. Dealer and Chrysler have refused to fix the car under recall. This is the 3rd major failure and inconvenience of this part. The last failure was 8 moths ago. There is clearly a safety issue here as well as a mechanical defect.

- New Berlin, WI, USA

problem #8

Sep 022003

Sebring

  • miles
Left lower control arm failed, causing steering to lock.

- Addison, IL, USA

problem #7

Oct 052001

Sebring

  • miles
While driving lower control arm/ ball joint separated causing loss of vehicle control which resutled in the vehicle hiitting a embankment. Vehicle not included in recall number 97V201000 due to VIN.

- Agusta, GA, USA

problem #6

Mar 272001

Sebring

  • miles

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

The vehicle was taken to the dealer for recall repair 99V-215 because the front end was making noise, the consumer is not satisfied with the recall because he had to pay for repairs. Nlm

- Corbin, KY, USA

problem #5

May 042001

Sebring

  • miles
After dealership examined vehicle for previous suspension recalls and found nothing wrong on vehicle in 1999, consumer was starting to accelerate from a stop sign and turning right. Front right lower control arm disconnected from vehicle, and right front wheel kicked out from vehicle also, tie rod separated, and passenger's side axle became dislodged from transaxle. Please provide any additional information/attachments.

- Vanderbilt, PA, USA

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problem #4

Oct 122000

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
There's a horrible noise coming from front end, similar to recall on suspension lower control arm. Another dealer replaced the lateral arms and the problem was solved. The customer was satisfied by the dealer's performance.

- Hudson, WI, USA

problem #3

Oct 151999

(reported on)

Sebring

  • miles

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

Lower control arm bushing fell out while vehicle is in motion, causing bottom strut pin to snap off.

- South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA

problem #2

Apr 211999

Sebring

  • miles
While driving vehicle about 35 mph the front suspension/ lower control arm collapsed. Vehicle had to be towed. This was the second time it happened.

- Pine Hill, NJ, USA

problem #1

Oct 021998

Sebring

  • miles
Had received recall notice in the mail (97V201000). Had contacted dealership for appointment. Went to the dealership & they refused to do the recall.

- Muskogee, OK, USA

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