pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
59,696 miles
Total Complaints:
6 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (6 reports)
2002 Chrysler Sebring electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #6

Feb 202012

Sebring Limited Convertable V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles


I am puzzled? I want to know if there is a recall on the door locks? Surely there must be after reading peoples comments that are similar to mine! Several months ago my son could not get out of the passenger side of the vehicle...the handle would not open from the inside,so i have to get out of the car and open the door from the outside to let him out! As of yesterday the same thing happened to the drivers side...the handle wont work to open the door...i have to roll the window down and reach out and open the door from the outside. The windows stick as well sometimes so this is a safety issue. We cannot get out of the car from the inside! I fear we'll get trapped in the car one day. has anyone heard of anything so bizarre? Also the lights and radio come on and off by themselves.I feel like this car is Christine out of the Steven King horror flick. My A/C compressor went out as well and we live in Palm Springs where its over 100 degrees. I suppose we can drive with the top down and jump in and out of the car like the guys in Grease since the doors won't open...my son might look cool doing that! i had a much older Volvo before this car and never a problem! Seriously this car is a mess!

- , Palm Springs, CA, USA

problem #5

Sep 072008

Sebring LXI 2.7L, V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,175 miles

I experienced the same auto locking problem inside the vehicle. I can't lock the doors from the inside lock switch from either the driver's or passenger's door. Nor can I lock the doors with the remote. The frustration is I can't lock the doors when I leave the car unattended unless I lock each door manually, and when I leave the car unlocked, upon opening the doors, the alarm sounds. This condition also prevents the doors from locking automatically above 15 mph per normal system operation.

- , Niceville, FL, USA

problem #4

Jul 092007

Sebring LX 2.7L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles

A module broke on the Sebring which causes the automatic locks not to work. I can unlock the doors but I cannot lock the doors using the keyfab or auto locks inside vehicle. I can, however, manually lock the vehicle.

- , Plainwell, MI, USA

problem #3

Nov 302007

Sebring LX 2.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 62,000 miles


This is only one of many beefs with Chrysler Sebrings. My driver side door decided its not gonna open anymore all of a sudden, while im still in the car and i just parked. I cant get to a dealership unless i set up an appointment which will be in a few days. so i have to climb in and out the passenger side door. Can u picture somebody doing that in the parking spot next to you. This is my first complaint and i Have one in every category on this thing. DO NOT BUY A CHRYSLER SEBRING. IT'S FUNNY TO PEOPLE WHEN THEY READ OR HEAR IT BUT IT'S SO REAL. DONT BUY THAT PIECE OF SH*T.

- , Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

problem #2

Aug 192007

(reported on)

Sebring LXI 2.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles

Door locks broke. Parts are overpriced!

- , Sparks, NV, USA

problem #1

Aug 122006

(reported on)

Sebring LXI

  • 30,000 miles

The doorlocks only work when they want to. You push the button, or set the alarm, or do anything that is supposed to make the doors lock and the button go down, and you hear the actuator, but the locks don't lock. Its random. A lot of times when we go to the store or whatever, we have to sit there for a minute or two flipping the lever up and down until the doors actually lock. Kind of embarrassing.

We told the dealer about it and they didn't believe us at first, but sure enough when the tech tried it the doors would not fully lock. However, they did not fix it because "they could not get them to fail in the service bay"

I hate Chrysler. Why do people buy these pieces of crap? Everyone I know with a newer Mercedes has it in the shop at least once a month. Why are they allowed to be in business? People risk their lives in these pieces of crap.

- , Orange, CA, USA

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