Automatic Transmission problems of the 1996 Chrysler Sebring

11 problems related to automatic transmission have been reported for the 1996 Chrysler Sebring. The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 1
Failure Date: 04/27/2005

Purchased vehicle in Apr 05 from friends. Without the key in the ignition, the button can be pressed and the shift lever moved. While running, the button can be pressed and the shift lever moved without having to put foot on the brake pedal. Vehicle brought in to dealer and recall c45 alleged to be completed 10-25-05. Due to my children now use the car, a return was made to a dealer 12-01-09 for recall. Invoice states "reinspect recall #c45. " while waiting, service advisor appeared to discuss recall and state that I needed to replace the interlock cable. Invoice stated "did recall c45 replace shifter rod," "need to replace interlock cable, $227. 00. " so it appears after doing another shifter rod, maybe the recall should be for the interlock cable as in another complaint # 10126915. Though I said this was a recall and a safety issue, he repeated I'd have to pay for the interlock cable. About to leave, a long spring was found on drivers floor area. Service advisor was shown same and said a new one was put in, hopefully with a new shifter rod, though maybe that's the wrong fix for this safety defect.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 2
Failure Date: 04/20/2000

No summary listed for above vehicle.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 3
Failure Date: 12/03/1999

Car was a demo, in shop approximately 22 times from 96-00, major expenses incurred that have reduced the value of the car. Computer still needs replaced per dealer. No safety defec tlisted in summary.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 4
Failure Date: 11/08/1999

No summary listed for above vehicle.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 5
Failure Date: 10/15/1999

Tranmission. Self destructed when a pin came loose, conv. Top stiching is extremely weak and broken all over the top.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 6
Failure Date: 09/07/1999

When driving at any speed vehicle is stalling and cutting off, and the vehicle isn't shifting properly.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 7
Failure Date: 06/10/1996

Transmission gears do not change, and there is no power when accelerating.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 8
Failure Date: 05/08/1996

Rod in transmission is breaking.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 9

Automatic transmission intermittently dies when put into gear. Electrical problems occurring also between rpm guage and mileage light.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 10

When shifting gear into park key will not turn which prevents vehicle from being shifted into park position. Also, recall number 98v183000/anufacturer's recall 789 dealt with same issue; however, this vehicle was not included in recall due to VIN. Please provide any further details.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 11

Vehicle roll back occurred when gear shift was knocked out of park. While the vehicle was in park, the consumer's granddaughter accidentally hit the gear shift stick and the vehicle rolled backwards. (the consumer has since sold the vehicle).

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