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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,043 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1996 Chrysler Sebring suspension problems

suspension problem

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1996 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #6

Oct 082009

Sebring

  • miles

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

Recall #750 front lower control arm ball joint alleged repaired 02-10-98. This is a new (10-08-09) recall. Due to my vehicle was at the dealer, it was asked if the numbers of the ball joints and control arms numbers could be checked to see if original Chrysler or aftermarket quality parts were used. Though this is a serious safety issue, loss of steering, the service advisor advised I'd need to check the original repair order (02-10-98). The original owner is deceased. So I guess I should crawl under the car and look for wherever these parts are, let alone the numbers, or pay someone else to check them, or just hope Chrysler had and used their own parts.

- Park Ridge, IL, USA

problem #5

Feb 042006

Sebring 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 107,000 miles
: the contact stated while driving 15 mph the front right tire flipped sideways, the front drive shaft sheered off the oil filter and knocked it from the manifold. This occurred on an icy road during normal braking without warning. The vehicle was pulled to the contacts home. The dealership and manufacturer was notified however, no repairs have been made.

- Marshfield, WI, USA

problem #4

Nov 152002

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,805 miles
2.4 head gasket. Exhaust manifold. Mileage illumination. Popping noise front suspension. Rattle rear suspension, poping when lft door glass window put up.low fuel lite. Car only has 46805 miles when you can read mileage

- Irwin, PA, USA

problem #3

Mar 011997

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 62,451 miles

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

The front and rear wheel bearings failed for the tenth time. This was an ongoing problem and the mechanic stated the vehicle was a lemon. Chrysler has not and will not do anything to eliminate the problem.

- Sault Sainte Marie, MI, USA

problem #2

Mar 022002

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The consumer lost control and spun for no apparent reason and crashed in an imbankment, possibly the lower and upper control arm failure. Also consumer was injured.

- Carrollton, GA, USA

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problem #1

Aug 092001

(reported on)

Sebring

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
This car has never been right and the car manufacturer has not been helpful nor will they acknowledge failed parts or discuss the problem. Begnal motors has been hostile and has claimed the vehicle rides as it should, the steering shaking is normal, etc.

- Round Top, NY, USA

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