hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,025 miles

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2004 Chrysler Sebring drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2004 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 172014


  • 104,500 miles


I got the car on Jan 1,14..since I had this I have problems. In July 14 I was driving to work and the fuel pump went on the car..and its reading gas leak as of now.also the car accelerates by its self I would be driving doing 60 mph and it will a accelerates and it scares me to drive this car some times.also the seat belts were put in the wrong way. The horn works once in awhile..this car has given me so many problems since I had it.

- Long Branch, NJ, USA

problem #3

Nov 302009


  • 48,000 miles
For approximately 2 weeks, my 2004 Chrysler Sebring has been having what I consider to be a huge safety issue. When the car is placed into reverse to back up, then shifted into drive and the gas pedal pressed, the car continues to travel in reverse. I placed the car in park, then shifted to drive. The car continued to travel in reverse. Again, shifted to park and back to drive. The car the drifted forward while the engine sounded like it was revving. I continued to shift from park to drive numerous times, and the car continued to drift and make the revving sounds. For the past 2 days, I have shifted from reverse to drive and have to stomp on the gas pedal, at which point the engine seems to lurch into gear and then drives fine. And when I say stomp on the gas pedal, I mean stomp - hard.

- Crescent, PA, USA

problem #2

Dec 122007

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 47,000 miles
I have a 2004 Chrysler Sebring with a 2.7L V6 engine. The potentially dangerous problem which has come up numerous times is the engine RPM will surge causing the car to lurch forward. The problem occurs when coming to a stop - the engine RPM will drop to the point where the engine will almost stall, then surge excessively causing the car to lurch forward. This surge of rpms has caused me to almost hit cars in front of me and worse, sending me into an intersection with oncoming cars. I have called about this issue and brought my car in to have this issue examined - the only thing that was does was to reprogram the transmission PCM. I do see that this is a fairly common problem with other owners.

- Hutchnson, MI, USA

problem #1

Mar 202004

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 600 miles
Vehicle - 2004 Chrysler Sebring convertible, limited delivered new - November 2003 purchased used - March 2004, 600 miles on vehicle, original owner deceased, purchased from estate the vehicle has a vibration problem between approximately 45 - 60 mph. It has been serviced by a Chrysler dealership five (5) times and by a Goodyear company owned distributor three (3) times. The tires have been force balanced several times and then replaced with new Goodyear assurance comfortread tires. These tires have been force balanced several times by both Chrysler and Goodyear with no acceptable level of positive impact towards resolution. The vibration continues to date. Is there a vibration problem in all such vehicles? we have been unable to resolve this vibration. The vibration continues with the vehicle engine turned off and the car coasting in neutral. In this condition, the vibration can be felt all the way down to a speed of approximately 35 mph.

- Orlando, FL, USA

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