hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
80,680 miles

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2003 Chrysler Sebring suspension problems

suspension problem

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2003 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #5

Jul 172016


  • 131,389 miles


The contact owns a 2003 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while driving at 5 mph, he tried to turn left and the front passenger side tire turned outwards. The vehicle was driven to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the lower control arm and bonjoy was fractured it caused the axle to fracture. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The contact stated that there was a recall under NHTSA campaign number: 10E059000 (suspension) however the VIN was not included in the recall. The failure mileage was 131,389.

- Haledon, NJ, USA

problem #4

Jun 032015


  • 155,000 miles
Start car, when in idle it shuts off with in a few seconds of hitting gas now. It use to idle and I would have to rev a little so it would not turn off. That worked for a little bit today to broke down. Luckily in my drive way this time instead of the middle of road like last week. Why is my car doing this?

- Martinez, GA, USA

problem #3

Jan 302012


  • 115,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while driving 25 mph, the front end of the vehicle dropped down toward the ground. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. The mechanic stated that the front lower ball joints failed due to defective material. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken back to the mechanic, but was not repaired a second time. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was 115,000 and the approximate current mileage was 115,300.

- Baton Rouge , LA, USA

problem #2

Jun 012003

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,000 miles
Problems started even before the first payment was due. The transmission was replaced twice and still jolts when driving and slips out of gear. On the third occasion I was told by the service manager that it is normal for the sebring's drive that way and it was not fixed. Over time the fuel pump has been replaced three times and still has the same problem. The roof has leaked. The doors shake. Automatic windows do not work properly. Both front seats do not lock into place. The key is difficult to remove on occasion. I have had two alignments done but the front end shakes when driving and has a rubbing/grinding noise. The car has 43,000 miles and I consider it unsafe and unreliable for long distances.

- Merritt Island, FL, USA

problem #1

Feb 032003

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10 miles
The vehicle's roof leaked, the windows shook, and the steering wheel rubbed. Then, the wheel bearings went out, the driver's door was loose, and gas gauge broke. Also, the suspension was defective. The steering rack was replaced, both door panels were replaced, the rear windows would shake when opened and closed, the regulator cable was knotted, the left 1/2 regulator was replaced, the front tires were rubbing, the front end displayed a clunking noise, the backing plate was bent, the key did not come out at times, but no repair was needed at the time, the check engine light stayed on, a tire blew out and the wheel bearings were replaced. The fuel sending unit volts were too high per engine light and the fuel gauge was not moving. Wiring was found open in the fuel pump module which was replaced.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

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