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2.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
63,450 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 transmission problems

transmission problem

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1996 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 152005

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

The contact could take vehicle out of park without pressing the brake. He received a recall notice of a safety defect. He notified the dealer, and they said the recall he got should have taken care of the problem. The dealership repaired the recall, but the problem still existed. He has not contacted the manufacturer. The consumer was told the shift interlock was not available on this particular model. Updated 11/16/05.

- Highland Lakes, NJ, USA

problem #1

Jun 152005

Sebring 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 126,900 miles
Consumer received NHTSA recall 04V021000. Checked vehicle, and consumer found that vehicle did have a transmission problem. Consumer took vehicle to dealer. Once consumer picked up vehicle from dealer found that vehicle would still come out of park without key in ignition. Consumer contacted the dealer again, and dealer told consumer that she would have to pay for a cable to be replaced. However, dealer did not fix the problem. Also, consumer contacted manufacturer, and manufacturer told consumer that vehicle could be taken to another dealer. However, if dealer felt that recall work was completed than dealer could be charged co a $35 inspection fee, and then charged for the repair if consumer decided to have it done.

- Toledo, OH, USA

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