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Air Bag Not Deploy Problems of Chrysler Sebring - part 1

Chrysler Sebring owners have reported 96 problems related to air bag not deploy (under the air bag category).

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2006 Chrysler Sebring 1
Failure Date: 05/03/2017

(jcc add veh speed) tl the contact owned a 2006 Chrysler Sebring sedan. While driving 40 mph, the brake pedal was depressed, but the brakes failed to respond. The vehicle accelerated independently and the steering wheel failed to turn left or right. The failure occurred without warning. The contact could not stop the vehicle and crashed into the preceding vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to the dealer and later impounded. The contact sustained a neck injury, internal stomach injury, and a migraine headache due to hitting the head on the steering wheel. Medical attention was required. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The manufacturer stated that there were no open recalls. The failure mileage was 177,000.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2010 Chrysler Sebring 2
Failure Date: 03/26/2017

I was in a crash which had an impact enough to split the front bumper almost in two enough to jolt me as well as have my right hip/back so far hurt for two weeks, yet the air bag never deployed. I was in motion going through a green light when a pickup truck turned left on a red in front of me. I was going about 35 mph.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 3
Failure Date: 03/13/2016

The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler Sebring. While driving 80 mph, another vehicle driving at a high rate of speed sideswiped the contact's vehicle. The impact caused the contact's vehicle to spin around in the opposite direction, facing two semi-trucks. The contact's vehicle stalled without warning. The contact made numerous attempts to restart the vehicle, but the gears were extremely difficult to shift and the vehicle suddenly reversed down a ravine. The air bags did not deploy. The vehicle was towed to a repair shop and was inspected by the insurance company. A police report was filed. The contact sustained head, neck, back, and knee injuries that required medical treatment. The vehicle was taken to the dealer more than three times, but they could not repair the failure. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was not available.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2005 Chrysler Sebring 4
Failure Date: 12/31/2015

The contact owned a 2005 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 40 mph, the vehicle spun out of control and crashed into a guard rail and caught on fire. The fire department extinguished the fire. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed and no injuries were reported. The vehicle was towed and the vehicle was destroyed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 123,000.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2005 Chrysler Sebring 5
Failure Date: 01/21/2015

The contact owns a 2005 Chrysler Sebring convertible. While driving approximately 45 mph, the vehicle was unstable on the road and suddenly spun out of control. The contact crashed into a guardrail and stopped facing in the opposite direction of traffic. None of the air bags deployed. There were no injuries. The vehicle was towed by the insurance company. The manufacturer sent an independent investigator who stated that the air bags were not faulty based upon the speed and location of impact. The independent investigator and the manufacturer provided no specific diagnosis on why the air bags did not deploy and sent a letter with a response. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign numbers: 10e059000 (suspension), 09e056000 (suspension), 04v579000 (steering), and 15v338000 (air bags). The failure mileage was not available.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2003 Chrysler Sebring 6
Failure Date: 01/03/2015

Driver going approx 40 miles an hour around curve, clockspring broke causing the steering wheel to become inoperable. Driver lost control of vehicle went off road hit two trees. Airbag did not deploy. Car is totaled and driver is in critical condition.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 7
Failure Date: 09/11/2014

On the way to the hospital because the passenger was having a asthma attack and the driver and passenger had to get there son something to eat and the passenger started choking more because of the food was cooked in peanut oil and it was another car on the side of us and made us go off the road and sent the passenger all the way into a asthma exacerbation and a bronchitis exacerbation and the car crashed and the air bags did not deploy the driver,the passenger and there son was taking to skyline hospital and the driver and there son was released from the hospital while the passenger had to stay for a week at skyline hospital from the asthma and bronchitis exacerbation and a bruise left side.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2006 Chrysler Sebring 8
Failure Date: 01/07/2014

The Sebring hit the car in front of it. Left front of Sebring hitting the right rear bumper of car in front of it. Immediately stopping the Sebring and then having it roll backwards into a ditch. Totally the Sebring. No air bags deployed. Injuries sustained because of airbags not deploying. Weather outside was below zero.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2010 Chrysler Sebring 9
Failure Date: 06/30/2013

Tl-the contact owns a 2010 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while driving 60 mph, the driver and passenger air bags failed to deploy when the vehicle hit a rocks in the road, crashed into the street, and rolled over. The contact sustained bruising and the passenger sustained a broken left shoulder. A police report was filed and the vehicle was totaled. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 12,000. St.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2001 Chrysler Sebring 10
Failure Date: 02/28/2013

I was going down 250 at 40 mph and a woman stopped in front of me not giving me enough time to stop and I rear-ended her. The front drivers side was smashed and the airbag did not deploy. I was taking to the emergency room with injury to my back and head.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 1997 Chrysler Sebring 11
Failure Date: 02/14/2013

Tl- the contact owns a 1997 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while driving 30 mph, another vehicle crashed into the rear of the contact's vehicle causing it to spin several times. The vehicle was destroyed. The air bags did not deploy upon impact. The VIN was unavailable. The failure and current mileage was 200,000. Mah.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 12
Failure Date: 01/23/2013

The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler Sebring convertible. The contact stated that while driving 35 mph, the driver crashed into another vehicle. The contact stated that the air bags did not deploy upon impact and the driver sustained a sprain to her left knee cap. The manufacturer was notified and stated that they would send someone out to inspect the vehicle. The failure mileage was 47,000.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 13
Failure Date: 10/02/2012

The contact owns a 2007 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while driving 15 mph, another vehicle went through a red light and crashed into the driver¿s side of the contact¿s vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. There were no injuries. The contact stated that there was a police report filed for the incident. The vehicle was driven to a repair facility. The vehicle had not been diagnosed for the cause of the air bag failure. The manufacturer was not notified of the incident. The failure mileage was 84,000. The VIN was unavailable.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2006 Chrysler Sebring 14
Failure Date: 05/03/2012

Could not use my horn and airbag did not deploy during an accident. The airbag and horn do not work because the fuse had to be taken out the fuse runs these functions. The fuse was taken out because the horn does not function properly which also means the airbag has a fifty, fifty chance of working with the fuse in. Because no investigation has been done on this function everyone on the road is at risk. Safety is an issue and this needs to have a recall. Stop making americans pay for lemons!!!.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 15
Failure Date: 03/16/2012

The contact owns a 2007 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated while driving approximately 45 mph, she crashed into another vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. The air bag deployment malfunction recurred while involved in another crash. The contact sustained minor back injuries in both crashes. A police report was filed for each incident. The vehicle was towed to a collision center. The front end, passenger and driver's side sustained damages. The transmission was replaced and repairs were made to the exterior of the vehicle. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 90,000.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 16
Failure Date: 01/12/2012

The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler Sebring. While driving 45 mph, the contact attempted to decelerate and applied the brakes but the vehicle did not respond. The failure caused the steering wheel to seize and the contact was unable to maneuver the vehicle, crashing into the median strip. The vehicle was destroyed and the air bags did not deploy. The contact and a passenger were injured as a result. A police report was filed. The manufacturer was contacted and the contact was awaiting a response. The failure mileage was 59,000.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2001 Chrysler Sebring 17
Failure Date: 05/11/2011

The contact owns a 2001 Chrysler Sebring. The contact was driving approximately 30 mph and the air bag warning indicator began to illuminate. The warning indicator remained illuminated until the engine was turned off. In addition, the cruise control and horn failed to operate. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who stated that the failure was due to a defective clock spring and could result in the air bags not properly deploying. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. There was a technical service bulletin, item number 082700, pertaining to the air bag failure. The approximate failure mileage was 136,000.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 18
Failure Date: 02/17/2010

First two complaints have been recalled and serviced. Said recalls were for # 1 engine stalling and # 2 driver airbag under seat sensor illuminating on and off on dash. Even after the service was performed for the recalls, I still have engine stalling during stops and on deceleration the vehicle threatens to stall. I need to keep giving gas and on humid days that is indicative of possible rain the threat is more often. The second recall complaint that I am still experiencing is the air bag illuminator on dash for the drivers side goes on and off and the wires under the drivers seat are involved when driver seat moves front or back. Stalling is a safety issue that can cause personal injury or death to occupants in this car or nearby cars sharing the road. Also the air bag sensor problem keeps me in fear that the airbag will not deploy when necessary or will deploy accidentally on its own while the vehicle is in motion. I also have a complaint that the car when braking for a stop continued to rev causing me to use the emergency break and I had to shut off the car to stop the car totally. I have noticed that this issue is common with other peoples complaint and an inquiry would seem imminent for safety reasons. The dealership knowing the recalls have not secured the proper handling of my vehicle's safety wants to charge a diagnostic fee or a service fee when it is clear that the proper service was not rendered causing recall malfunctions to this date. For the two complaints that have recalls that I am inquiring about need to be addressed to the dealership ASAP for service and I would appreciate the outcome of this complaint in writing. As for the accelerator problem I would like to be kept abreast if a safety issue is mandated for the repair of that complaint. Thank you.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2001 Chrysler Sebring 19
Failure Date: 08/12/2009

The contact owns a 2001 Chrysler Sebring. While driving at 55 mph, the contact crashed into an animal. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact was not injured and a police report was not filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 57,000.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2004 Chrysler Sebring 20
Failure Date: 03/08/2009

On Sunday morning I was traveling north bound on I-35 passing the I-35 & I-40 junction traveling about 60 miles per hour, when on my drivers side I noticed a white Dodge neon coming over into my lane. I immediately honked horn and moved over slightly. Car continued to come over into my lane so I hit my brakes which slowed me down some to about 50 miles per hour, and then my cars front end started vibrating vigorously and car went into tailspin and hit head on into center highway concrete median and then tailend swung around and also hit median on passenger side of vehicle. My airbags did not deploy and I want to investigate if they had previously deployed and were not re-installed properly. Or if the vehicle manufacturer had a defect in the airbags themselves.

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car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2004 Chrysler Sebring 21
Failure Date: 11/27/2008

Car cold stalls, stalls when at traffic lights, engine shakes violently, brakes squeal an grind, when starting car floods itself and cannot be turned on for a few hours, had an accident at 44-50 mph and airbag did not deploy,gears stick and do not come out of gear at times:insurance was called at time of accident and said no reason could be identified as to why airbag did not deploy. Car has had new brakes every 3-4 months,brand new cooling system, tune-up, oil change every 2500-3000 miles, dealership updated software, cold start stalling problem could not be duplicated, check engine light keeps coming on and off and no problems found at auto shop. I contacted the dealership and they informed me that since the car was used they were not going to and could not do anything about it and refused to check anything out or even listen to my concerns. I have researched and there have been many complaints on this model of vehicle doing all of these things. Since the first initial time of problem problems have continued. Car is at 96,000 miles but has left me strandeded since and keep having to replace parts.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 22
Failure Date: 11/16/2008

I own a 2007 Sebring. I have had the vehicle in a few times for a parking brake light that would come on and for the airbag light that would come on. The dealer was unable to find the source of the problem. While driving on the interstate, I hit a deer. Although the impact occurred while going 60 mph, the airbags did not deploy. Flames were coming out from under the hood and onto my windshield before I even got to the shoulder. I was forced to jump from the vehicle while it was still in motion, to escape the burning car.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 23
Failure Date: 11/16/2008

Vehicle hit a deer head on and burst into flames. Air bags did not deploy. Auto has been in to dealership numerous times for engine light, which would not stay off. On my home from arizona to minnesota, the emergency brake light kept coming on when going down off ramps.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2003 Chrysler Sebring 24
Failure Date: 08/17/2008

My daughter was driving our 2003 Sebring lxi and had just left our house on a sun. Morning heading back to college. We live in a rural area and only the center road bed is tar and the shoulder is gravel. She went slightly into shoulder and said something unusual happened as she could not steer and immediately remembers rolling a couple of times and awaking upside down in a steeper ditch in a corn field. She ended up rolling over a mail post that javelin through the front shield and just missed her head. She was taken by ambulance for head injury. We thought she over compensated. We just discovered that was not the case the mount above the strut was completely rusted and broke off which definitely is the cause of the accident. The air bags did not deploy. She was wearing a seat belt. Three different emergency workers said if she wasn't she would of died. This is scary as the car is only is only "five" years old. And a immediate recall or investigation.

car image   Air Bag Not Deploy problem of the 2000 Chrysler Sebring 25
Failure Date: 07/31/2008

I was in a 3 car collision and my airbag did not deploy. I was the middle car. I was waiting on the car in front of me to turn left. I was hit by a 3rd car going 55-60mph from behind making me the car in front of me. All 3 cars were totaled. My seat also broke loose causing me to go forward even more. I did have my seatbelt on.

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