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Automatic Transmission Problems of Chrysler Concorde



Chrysler Concorde owners have reported 21 problems related to automatic transmission (under the power train category).

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 2004 Chrysler Concorde 1
Failure Date: 07/12/2010

The contact owns a 2004 Chrysler Concorde limited edition. The contact stated that the vehicle would stall while driving and jerk when shifting into the next gear. Occasionally, the gears would stick when attempting to shift. The vehicle speed would increase to 5000 rpms, the engine and oil light also illuminated on the instrument panel. A local mechanic rebuilt the transmission; however, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was notified, but denied any assistance to the contact. The failure mileage was 160,000 and the current mileage was 170,000.

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car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1996 Chrysler Concorde 2
Failure Date: 10/15/2009

1. "busy rattle", not loud, but continuous, most noticeable on smooth roads above 30 mph, from front frame sub-assembly, four mounting bolts. The sub-frame assembly is also called the "motor carrier" and is bolted from the bottom up to the frame (above). Each bolt goes through a large rubber bushing (also called an insulator). With 75,000 thousand miles and no oil leaks, the rubber bushings are all dried out and flaking apart. Each insulator cost over a hundred dollars and is only available from Chrysler. The cost of replacing via a quote from pep boys is over seven hundred dollars. The replacement parts are made from a hard yellow plastic type material and should be more durable. 2. According to the mechanic at pep boys the vibration will wear the bolts and eventually the engine could drop down. 3. Pep boys recommends the bushings and the bolts to be replaced. The new bushings from Chrysler have a 1 year warranty. Reviewed the complaints for this problem and did not see any accidents caused by the rattle or a report that the engine actually could fall out on the road. The data base is not well organized as it is segmented by monthly reports. I can see how the noise might cause one to increase the radio volume and not hear an emergency vehicle. These bushings will be replaced.

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car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 2002 Chrysler Concorde 3
Failure Date: 10/10/2006

Complete loss of transmission. This transmission has been properly taken care of -two fluid changes; when I went to get it repaired at the Dodge dealership I was advised there were so many parts on back order for this problem that it would be a month or better to get the transmission repaired. Total replacement became necessary. My opinion is -if there are so many on "back ordered " that it will take a month or more to fix the transmission this is a major problem across the fleet. . . One I should not completely pay for.

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car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 2002 Chrysler Concorde 4
Failure Date: 02/06/2006

: the contact stated the automatic transmission would not shift properly at 40mph which caused the vehicle to stall and operate at a reduced speed. The transmission light on the dash panel illuminated afterwards. The vehicle was seen by a dealer. The service department cleared the failure code and the light no longer illuminated. Afterwards the problem persisted. The vehicle was seen by an independent transmission repair shop. The mechanic suggested replacing the valve pan or the transmission would lock up. The contact took the vehicle back to the dealer and relinquished any ownership of the vehicle.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1999 Chrysler Concorde 5
Failure Date: 09/07/2005

1999 Chrysler concord. The consumer stated a sensor chip malfunctioned in the transmission. This made the vehicle shift through the gears. The problem has been repaired. This started approximately 2 weeks ago on September 7, 2005.

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car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 2003 Chrysler Concorde 6
Failure Date: 09/05/2004

My vehicle fails to accelerate at times and it happens all the time. The concord lx starts accelerating okay and then the transmission just stops. It happens at all speeds usually when the car is going around 55 mph then it slowly dies down to about 10-18 mph. I was driving home in very busy traffic on 95 and didn't even realize it was slowing down until it was rather late to try and get to the shoulder of the road. I have had this vehicle to the shop a ttl of five times. Only recently, 9-16-04 did the Chrysler repairman state this is definitely a transmission problem. The part is on back order and you will have to wait. In the us their 27 vehicles waiting for the same part. Yet, the Chrysler trained servicemen are stating we can re-set the computer and you can drive under normal conditions until the part arrives. Today, my family and I were almost killed when the car completely stopped at a busy intersection in town. I have contacted Chrysler from the very start of the problem. Their reply is they will make note of the problem. I didn't feel this was enough so I being determined asked to speak with a supervisor or a manager. The answer I got was they don't take calls someone will get back to me. However, I have been waiting for over a year and no response. I have also written letters, but again no reply from Chrysler and the dealer doesn't want to be bothered either. Which I blame Chrysler because they fail to rectify this problem also. I the mean time I have filed a complaint with the lemon law. Please note this is very dangerous. Especially because most people travel in conversation, with the radio, some on their cell phones, others not thinking they need to be that alert in a brand new vehicle. I was taken off guard three of the five times it has happened to me. Today, it almost cost us our lives. People need to be made aware they are in harms way of being killed when this concord fails to accelerate. 4-01-03,09-03,05-04,07-04,09-04 twice.

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car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1999 Chrysler Concorde 7
Failure Date: 08/13/2004

While driving 70 mph vehicle suddenly decelerated to zero. As a result, vehicle would not accelerate no more than 5 mph. No impact reported.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 2001 Chrysler Concorde 8
Failure Date: 01/09/2004

We own a 2001 Chrysler Concorde that has tranmission failure at 59,000 miles. This is the second person our community with the same vehicle to have this problem. I do have the name and address of this person. I have contacted Chrysler and been informed that the warrenty has expired and it is my problem to fix. It seems that I have heard of additional persons having this same problem, but I could not be sure of this.

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car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1998 Chrysler Concorde 9
Failure Date: 07/20/2003

I was reading the news and found the article about a probe being broadened on the Dodge durango to cover the Chrysler sebring also. I was wanting to make a complaint or bring to your attention that I have a 1998 Concorde lxi and this same thing where the car can be shifted out of park without a key in the ignition. This has happened several times, luckily it has never caused any serious injury besides a twisted ankle or two. It is a rather serious problem though. I do not even need to have my foot on the brake to shift it out of park with or without the key on.

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car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1999 Chrysler Concorde 10
Failure Date: 03/04/2003

Transmission will not shift into 3rd gear.


 
car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1999 Chrysler Concorde 11
Failure Date: 10/29/2002

While driving at any speed and when shifting from first to second gear vehicle stalled. Consumer had a certified mechanic check the vehicle, and was told that transmission needed to be replaced.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1999 Chrysler Concorde 12
Failure Date: 05/28/2002

Vehicle was lacking power while driving then lost power. Dealer notified, and informed consumer that tramsmission needed to be replaced. Feel free to provide any further information.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1999 Chrysler Concorde 13
Failure Date: 10/01/2000

Have received no satisfaction from Chrysler. No safety defec tlisted.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1998 Chrysler Concorde 14
Failure Date: 07/02/2000

Vehicle suddendly shifted to 2nd gear w/out warning, now will not upshift, has been repaired twice on 11/06/98 and 08/21/99 with the same problem.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1998 Chrysler Concorde 15
Failure Date: 12/31/1998

When relay fails it causes a harsh downshift to 2nd gear at highway speed, could cause loss of control of vehicle on slick street or icy roads.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1998 Chrysler Concorde 16

While driving 25 mph vehicle jerked. Consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle, and pulled over. Vehicle was taken to a body shop, and mechanic determined that transmission needed to be replaced.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1999 Chrysler Concorde 17

While diving consumer vehicle shifted from 1st to 2nd gear.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1996 Chrysler Concorde 18

While shifting gear into reverse from park, transmission acts as if it is in neutral. Engine races when accelerator is pressed, and indicator light indicates gear is in reverse.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1997 Chrysler Concorde 19

The consumer the placed vehicle in park, took keys out and shut off ignition, the vehicle then slipped out of park, rolled backwards and hit parked vehicle on other side. Consumer suffered a slight injury on skin because her legs dangled slightly out.

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car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1997 Chrysler Concorde 20

Bolt in the transmission casing were stripped causing leak.

car image   Automatic Transmission problem of the 1997 Chrysler Concorde 21

Transmission casing cracked.