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Electrical System Problems of Chrysler Sebring - part 1



Chrysler Sebring owners have reported 190 problems related to electrical system (under the electrical system category).

car image   Electrical System problem of the 1999 Chrysler Sebring 1
Failure Date: 09/24/2016

The contact owns a 1999 Chrysler Sebring. Prior to purchasing the vehicle, the contact was not informed by the dealer that the vehicle needed extensive repairs. The contact requested reimursement. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 200,000.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 2
Failure Date: 08/31/2016

Car has stalled while driving 4 times in the last week that we have owned it. Took it to dealer to get looked at and it is the tipm that costs $1000 to fix.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 3
Failure Date: 08/02/2016

Passenger window exploded in the door while touching control button for window to open to ask directions. Had to travel by myself to mexico 300 miles away and had to drive all the way back to las vegas with no window. The driver's side window did the same exact thing last summer in 2015. Called fca customer assistance center everyday for a week now and they told me my case was being escalated to a case manager. They would not help me. All I want is for Chrysler to pay for the repair of my defective window. I called 1-800-992-1997. They call themselves fca customer assistance center. They were a waste of my time and effort. Last window on driver's side did the very same thing. I want satisfaction!!! I want the window repaired by chyrsler on them as I repaired my last window blowout. Can any one suggest some help as I really need it today and even last week? I'm afraid of driving my own car. Chyrslers should either bring their windows up to new standards (electrically) or not sell any to people who live in the desert. They are not safe!!! this car is always garaged and has low mileage as I worked close to home. What's this world coming to? who's out there to help me? chyrsler sure is not!!! only god!!!!!!!!! I stopped for directions on this last window explosion, but the other window I was driving to the hospital without stopping.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 4
Failure Date: 07/15/2016

The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler Sebring convertible. When the seat belt was buckled, the warning light remained illuminated and the engine failed while driving 10 mph. The vehicle was taken in for diagnostic testing. The mechanic stated that the vehicle could not be diagnosed because the battery continued to drain. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 97,000.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2010 Chrysler Sebring 5
Failure Date: 07/05/2016

Car went dead on road due to a bad total intergrated power module.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 6
Failure Date: 06/01/2016

The dash lights go on and off randomly. An easy search on google shows this to be a design flaw with thousands of consumers affected. This should be an immediate recall to replace the 12 volt inverter which is flawed.


car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 7
Failure Date: 05/26/2016

For the past several months my dash lights have been flashing, sometimes going off and staying off, and my remote start will start the car but then it immediately shuts off. I did some research on what could be causing this and discovered NHTSA reference # 08v-152, which describes exactly what I've been experiencing, and my car does have the tire pressure monitoring system. When I contacted Chrysler they told me that there have never been any recalls on my particular vehicle. I know this to be untrue because shortly after I purchased the car I received a recall notice for a spring in the gear shift. Chrysler informed me that if I want this corrected it would at my own expense. The problem that initiated the recall can result in the car stalling without warning and causing an accident. My car's VIN does not come up as a vehicle included in this recall, but if the problem is occurring, then why wouldn't Chrysler want to take care of it for safety's sake and their reputation? believe me, I plan on telling anyone I can about this and I will never consider another Chrysler product.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 8
Failure Date: 05/22/2016

Had my car going on a year and I have made my trips to NY in August of 2014 a week after I purchased the car and going to mi may of this year and once I turn my headlights off I lose all dash lights when I turn them back on. Had to use my phone for light just to see my speed. Doesn't happen all the time just the 2 times so far when I took my trips from nc n back.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 9
Failure Date: 05/01/2016

In the past 3 years that I have owned this vehicle each time is rains and/or humid my car would stall. I took it to 2 different mechanic shops (this was done in the span of three years). Unfortunately no one was able to find or to fix the problem. It seems quite dangerous as my car would stall as it is running, while I am driving (talk about unsafe). I noticed that the issue would surface when it is raining and/or very humid outside. My car would start to loose power, a bit of a engine hiccup, and then as I approach a stop or red light, the car would stall completely. Which means I need to put it in park, and restart the engine. Mechanic checked it and said there is "no issues" but any time it rains I have this problem. Also they checked the computer and replaced some other recalled item, and computer does not show any errors. How can one drive a car that unpredictably stalls and no one, even the dealer, is able to locate and fix the problem?.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 10
Failure Date: 03/15/2016

The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 65 mph, there was excessive hesitation and the vehicle responded as it would stall. There was no warning indicators illuminated. The failure recurred intermittently, when driving 65 mph or greater. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 08v152000 (electrical system). The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 12,500.


 
car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 11
Failure Date: 03/15/2016

The contact owns a 2007 Chrysler Sebring. While driving at various speeds, the vehicle suddenly shut off. There were no warning indicators illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the key was faulty. The key was replaced, but the failure continued. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 97,000.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 12
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.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 13
Failure Date: 03/08/2016

In the past 3 years that I have owned this vehicle each time is rains and/or humid my car would stall. I took it to 6 different mechanic shops as well as to Chrysler dealer near parma, OH (this was done in the span of three years). Unfortunately no one was able to find or to fix the problem. It seems quite dangerous as my car would stall as it is running, while I am driving (talk about unsafe). I noticed that the issue would surface when it is raining and/or very humid outside. My car would start to loose power, a bit of a engine hiccup, and then as I approach a stop or red light, the car would stall completely. Which means I need to put it in park, and restart the engine. Chrysler dealer checked it and said there is "no issues" but any time it rains I have this problem. Also they checked the computer and replaced some other recalled item, and computer does not show any errors. How can one drive a car that unpredictably stalls and no one, even the dealer, is able to locate and fix the problem?.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 14
Failure Date: 02/25/2016

The contact owns a 2007 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that the vehicle experienced a loss of power and the check engine warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, but the failure could not be diagnosed. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign number: 08v152000 (electrical system); however, the VIN was not included. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 93,000.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 15
Failure Date: 01/13/2016

My car want shift out . . . The rpm going up and not shifting. . It reading like the car in manual shift but the car is in drive. . .

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 16
Failure Date: 01/12/2016

I bought the car 1/02/2016 2 weeks later I am in motion I put my foot on the brake at a red light it takes off on its own,cuts off when I make a stop.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 17
Failure Date: 01/07/2016

Interior dash lights flicker on and off at night, sometimes remaing off. As such, speedometer isn't illuminated, as well as other guages. I googled this condition and by the responses I saw, this is a widespread problem in the Chrysler Sebring and there should be an immediate recall before someone gets hurt from diverting attention from the road to the dash situation. This happens if the vehicle is stopped, moving, turning, on a city street and in highway conditions. It happens when traveling on smooth pavement or rougher conditions. The vehicle is in like new condition and has never been wrecked.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2005 Chrysler Sebring 18
Failure Date: 11/26/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2005 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while driving 35 mph, the air bag warning light became illuminated. The contact stated that the warning light stays illuminated every time she starts the vehicle. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer or repaired. The failure recurred. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 128,000. Ed.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 19
Failure Date: 10/01/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2008 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while at a red light the vehicle accelerated independently and the engine stalled without warning. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer or diagnosed. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 08v152000 (electrical system). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 65,847. Ak.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 20
Failure Date: 09/18/2015

My 2007 Chrysler Sebrings left electrical motor and connector shorted out like a previous recall. Chrysler informed me my vehicle does not fall under the current recall even though I have the same issue as other models in my vehicles year.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 21
Failure Date: 09/16/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2008 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while driving at 45 mph the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to restart the vehicle on the first attempt. The contact stated that the failure recurred several times. The vehicle was diagnosed however, the mechanic was unable to duplicate the failure. The dealer was contacted about the failure however the contact was not offered a remedy for the failure. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 152,178. Ah.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 22
Failure Date: 09/11/2015

First I went to start the car, I noticed the battery wasn't starting. I open the hood and tried to move the battery post, they were tight, but the plastic cover on the post started sending sparks out when I touched it. After a while I tried to start it again and it started right up. Then I noticed the malfunction indicator light came on. I let it run for about a minute then I turned it off. I didn't drive it at all that day. Later I checked it again. It didn't start. So I did the same thing again it started right up but the electronic throttle control light was on as well. I was afraid to drive it I thought the sparks might make it catch on fire. I think there were a recall on this car a while back. I've never had a problem with this car. I know that many people have had this same problem on their Chrysler vehicles. I read about many other problems as well. What should I do next? I'm really not interested in paying any deductibles and car repairs at this time. Help!!! is this anything that I need to worry about?.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 23
Failure Date: 09/02/2015

After a few days of the windows not operating properly and the car hesitating at times during acceleration, it would not start after being parked for an hour. The vehicle was towed and it was diagnosed as the tipm was not working and that it had been supplying continuous power to the fuel pump and the wires were burned! this certainly sounds like a fire hazard. This repair cost over $1000 with $677. 50 being for parts. I see that jeeps have been recalled and there are other similar complaints about the tipm for vehicles. Why is this not a recall item?.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Chrysler Sebring 24
Failure Date: 08/04/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2004 Chrysler Sebring. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 35 mph, the air bag warning indicators illuminate and it will not aloud the arm system to activate. The vehicle was driven to a dealer for diagnostic testing. The technician stated that their was no errors showing on the computer. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 125,742. Kc.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2010 Chrysler Sebring 25
Failure Date: 07/12/2015

Whitish/grayish smoke was billowing out of front end of car. Patrons driving alerted us & we exited vehicle. As we vacated vehicle we realized purse was still in vehicle, we ran to retrieve it & as we retrieved belongings, fire engulfed front end of vehicle & shot through front of vehicle & engulfed the entire front portion of vehicle & inside of vehicle. Power steering fluid dripped on engine which ignited the fire. As fire firefighters extinguished the first fire & as the first fire died down the vehicle erupted in flames once again which was ignited by fuel. Power steering fluid and battery acid causing the flames to shoot through the front end of the car (inside) to the back of the vehicle towards fuel tank. The vehicle was a potential fire ball. Vehicle is a charred totaled shell of a car. Towed to a towing/storage lot waiting for inspection by field engineers of Chrysler as well as your team per sabrina case # 10733613.

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