definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,102 miles

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2004 Chrysler Sebring engine problems

engine problem

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2004 Chrysler Sebring Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #4

Sep 092005

Sebring 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles


I have had recurring problems with the engine stalling when the engine is hot. After driving for some time on an interstate, the car will stall when taken down to a lower speed- like getting off the exit ramp, or just braking to slow down for traffic. This has happened no less than 20 times in the last year. I have been fortunate to not have an accident- the car just stalls in the middle of traffic on the highway, exit ramp, or intersection. I have taken it to the dealer 3 times for the problem, and they say they cannot recreate the problem and just reset the engine timing, etc. It has happened as recently as this week. I have just read at least 24 similar complaints on this site- I had no idea it was common. The dealers should have a remedy for this by now. I am scared someone will plow into me. This is my fifth Sebring convertible and now I will never buy another one.

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #3

Sep 042004

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 12,500 miles
Engine idles rough and often stalls... vehicle was taken to two different service dealerships... the oxygen sensor was changed 1st....then the plenum gasket and tsb 18-041-03 was ran.....vehicle still stalls and continues to idle rough like many others that have perfomed a complaint....anybody want to compare notes E-mail vw_nut74@hotmail.com.

- Harrisburg, IL, USA

problem #2

Apr 012004


  • miles
Engine died intermittently. Once when the engine died vehicle rolled backwards, and almost hit another vehicle.

- Rolla, MO, USA

problem #1

Apr 222004

Sebring 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 350 miles
Wife was driving car when vehicle stalled/stopped when came to complete stop. Engine restarted, but now afraid to drive only has 350 miles.

- Fort Smith, AR, USA

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