pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
124,327 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. add 1 quart of oil every 1500-2000 miles (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
  3. replace oil pan gasket and reseal (1 reports)
2001 Chrysler Sebring engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 102014

Sebring LX 2.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 165,134 miles


Purchased the car used.

Oil slick in driveway immediately.

250 miles on one quart of oil.

Mechanic explained to me that the engine block is aluminum and the oil pan is steel and when heated while driving, expand at different rates and is difficult to seal properly.

The mechanic fixed the oil leak. Costly to repair since exhaust system had to removed to access the oil pan.

Looking at the bottom of the engine block, the only engine oil pick up is a slot in the engine block/not separate oil pick up.

- , Virginia Beach,, VA, USA

problem #2

Nov 012011

Sebring LX 2.7L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 111,847 miles

this is the first time (and the last) i bought a chrysler

I have the engine check light on and off on my dash

need to add oil quite often before it blows !

chrysler is a junk !

- , Burnaby, BC, canada

problem #1

Dec 012009

Sebring LX 2.7L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 96,000 miles

Oil leak on driver's side just to the right of the front headlight. It's a slow leak, but I have to add 1 quart every 1500-2000 miles. A few drops of oil on the ground each day. Brought it to the mechanic. Of course it wasn't leaking then, so he said he couldn't find any evidence of an oil leak. My evidence is on the floor of my garage. Right now it's just an inconvenience. The oil color looks ok, and I don't think it's leaking into other engine parts right now.

- , Cottage Grove, MN, USA

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