Engine Stall Problems of Chrysler Sebring



Chrysler Sebring owners have reported 23 problems related to engine stall (under the engine and engine cooling category).

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 1
Failure Date: 02/03/2014

Vehicle came to a complete stall while taking left- hand turn on intersection @ ~15mph. It now shows the indicator light for the engine randomly and stalls somewhat frequently at low speeds. Lastly, the trans is slipping rigorously.

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Failure Date: 10/07/2013

Engine stalling when stopped at traffic light.

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 3
Failure Date: 08/12/2013

Engine is stalling once car is cranked. When pressing the brakes to put car in reverse or drive, the car cuts off. Once able to get into drive and try to drive, the car's brakes can not be touched or the car will stop instantly. The car also does stop and go driving like it's pulling on something heavy.

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car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 4
Failure Date: 10/09/2012

While idling at a stop light in ocean city, new jersey, engine surged then stalled. The car was then driven two blocks to a corner sunoco station and while idling at the gas station, the car again surged and died. Car was taken to atlantic Chrysler, but service could not duplicate the problem and the computer did not reflect it. Jan. 13, 2013, while driving in atlantic city, NJ, car engine revved and stalled while stopped at a stop light. The car surged forward slightly before breaks halted forward progress of car, nearly hitting the car in front of me. This happened twice before getting the car home. During the same trip the dash board light activated indicating the convertible top was in operation. The light did not deactivate until the convertible top had actually been activated, taken down and replaced. I have read a number of similar reports to this one. This is a dangerous situation and has to have a fix by now.

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2002 Chrysler Sebring 5
Failure Date: 08/30/2012

Tl-the contact owns a 2002 Chrysler Sebring. While driving approximately 60 mph, the engine stalled without any warning indicators illuminating on the instrument panel. The vehicle failed to restart and was towed an independent mechanic who informed the contact that the engine would need to be replaced. The vehicle had not been repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 151,000. Kmj.

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car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 6
Failure Date: 08/14/2012

The instrument panel light that illuminates the speedometer and other gauges works randomly. Airabag warrning light illuminates and the warning bell sounds at random times. Engine stalls when stopping and starting in wet weather.


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Failure Date: 12/01/2010

I have a 2008 Chrysler Sebring convertible. The engine has begun stalling and surging at red lights. The stalling has the potential to cause an accident, but the surging is much more dangerous. The engine will suddenly jump from idle to a couple thousand rpm. If you're not ready for it you can easily be pulled forward several feet, potentially into the path of an oncoming car. You have to apply excessive pressure on the brake pedal to prevent being pulled. The surges only last a few moments and then the engine returns to idle. I was looking for a fix and started searching the symptoms and found dozens of posts of people having exactly the same issue. Most have tried several fixes for hundreds of dollars and still have the same dangerous condition. Our car is at the dealer now, but at this point I do not know if they can solve the issue. Judging from the posts I found this has been happening since at least 2007, and there are a lot of frustrated owners dealing with it.

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2002 Chrysler Sebring 8
Failure Date: 10/22/2010

I just bought a 2002 Chrysler Sebring convertible. I have had the car for a month, I bought it from my mother. The oil was changed right before I bought it and I haven't driving more than 3000 miles since I bought the car. On Friday October 22nd, 2010 my engine started knocking when I started it up and when I started driving it, the oil light started flickering and the engine stalled out at every stop light. The car started jerking while I was driving it and I had aaa come tow it to their auto shop and they confirmed that I will need a new engine for the car. It has approximately 92,000 miles on it and the mechanic told me about the problems the 2. 7 liter engines in Chryslers and dodges. I can't afford to replace the engine especially since I just paid money for this car about a month ago! I am so upset!.

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 9
Failure Date: 10/20/2010

As I approached a stop light and had to stop, the engine stalled, and I had to restart it from the ignition. It happened on three other occasions (once in a left turn at a stop sign). The steering problem is progressively aggravating to the point of loosing power assist when I make a left turn, and occasionally a right turn, also. It started as a small inconvenience, but at this point, if I am not very careful when I make a left turn, the car would go strait instead of turning.

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 10
Failure Date: 07/11/2010

My 2008 Chrysler Sebring convertible stalls while driving. So far I have not been hit by a car following when my car engine stalls while driving in traffic but I have been lucky.


 
car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2008 Chrysler Sebring 11
Failure Date: 11/10/2009

2008 Chrysler Sebring electrical system recall 08v152000 NHTSA: action number: n/a service bulletin number: 08v152000 report date: Apr 02, 2008component: electrical systempotential units affected: 180963manufacturer: Chrysler llc summary: Chrysler is recalling 180,963 my 2007-2008 Sebring and Dodge avenger vehicles equipped with a standard tire pressure monitoring system (tpms). Unused electrical connectors for the tpms may become corroded and could short circuit, which can cause a variety of conditions including engine no-start, dead battery, an inoperative cruise control or remote start system, and/or engine stalling. Consequence: engine stalling could cause a crash without warning. Note: myn car has the same symptons has described in this recall. Especially the stalling at lights on first acceleration. Then yo have to stop the car put it in park and restart and go. Tire pressure light comes on when I have these intermitnent problems. A accident waiting to happen and get rear-ended. Unfortunately my car VIN does not fall in this recall for some unexplanable reason. Can it be extended to cover my car. Thanks for your time!!!!!.

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Failure Date: 08/28/2009

I recently purchased a 2002 Chrysler Sebring convertible from a private individual and after a few weeks had the car in the garage for a quick checkup. My mechanic said the engine with only 50,000 original miles looks like it is from a vehicle with 150,000 miles because of the sludge buildup. I am afraid to purchase a used engine (which is hard to find to begin with) because it may fail because of the problem with these engines from sludge and also the timing chain problem I have discovered after much research of the 2. 7l engine on the internet. Instead I have to pay over $5000. 00 to have a remanufactured engine installed in my used vehicle.

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2001 Chrysler Sebring 13
Failure Date: 02/12/2008

Tl-the contact owns a 2001 Chrysler Sebring convertible. While driving approximately 25 mph, the engine stalled without prior warning. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer and the engine was replaced. Three years later, the identical failure recurred and the vehicle had not been repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the defect and they were unable to provide further assistance. The approximate failure mileage was 56,000. Js.

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car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2002 Chrysler Sebring 14
Failure Date: 12/14/2007

The contact owns a 2002 Chrysler Sebring convertible. While driving 50 mph, the engine stalled. There were no warning indicators prior to the failure. The vehicle would not restart and was towed to the dealer. The dealer stated that there was oil sludge in the engine that caused the engine to fail. No repairs were made. The current and failure mileages were 81,000. Updated 03/18/08. The consumer stated the vehicle is still under warranty. Updated 03/18/08.

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Failure Date: 03/28/2007

We own a 2001 Chrysler Sebring that had been well maintained by us for the two years that we owned it. While my daughter was driving back to school the engine seized in the middle lane of a very busy highway, leaving her stranded. We were told this incident was not uncommon in engine 2. 7l). So we followed through by contacting isg. (Chrysler) were only offering us a very small portion of the cost to replace the engine, so we are out a lot of money, besides the fact that they drugged their feet in this matter ,and our daughter has been without a car since 3/28. I just believe that therewas a definite engineering problem with this engine , from what all I saw. And Chrysler needed to take a little more responsibility! we will be having a jasper engine installed shortly.

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2001 Chrysler Sebring 16
Failure Date: 08/01/2006

: the contact stated while the vehicle is at an idle, the engine intermittently stalled without warning. The vehicle restarted without any problems. The vehicle was not inspected by a dealer. There is a NHTSA recall #00v299002 regarding the engine. The VIN was not included in the recall. The manufacturer was alerted.

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Failure Date: 01/05/2006

: the consumer stated the engine stalled without prior warning. Although no warning lights illuminated prior to the stalling, the check oil light illuminated afterwards. The consumer restarted the vehicle and drove to a dealer. The service department suggested replacing the engine. The dealer discovered sludge and other fluid contamination in the engine; however basic maintenance was performed regularly.

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2005 Chrysler Sebring 18
Failure Date: 11/27/2005

: the contact stated the vehicles engine stalled 15 times. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who was unable to locate the problem. The most recent occurrence was on August 9, 2006 where the vehicle stalled and stopped on top of a median.

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car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2004 Chrysler Sebring 19
Failure Date: 09/09/2005

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.

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car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2004 Chrysler Sebring 20
Failure Date: 09/04/2004

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.

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 2004 Chrysler Sebring 21
Failure Date: 02/05/2004

The contact owns a 2004 Chrysler Sebring. While driving approximately 30 mph on normal road conditions proceeding to make a turn; suddenly, the engine stalled without warning. The driver was able to restart the engine and resume operation. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for diagnostic testing; however, the technician was unable to duplicate the failure. The vehicle also intermittently exhibited unintended acceleration. The contact had concerns of the safety risk involved. The failure mileage was 90 and the current mileage was 30,000.

car image   Engine Stall problem of the 1997 Chrysler Sebring 22
Failure Date: 07/25/2001

Engine would stall when making a turn and going onto an incline. Vehicle been to a dealer on two occasions, and the problem is stilloccurring. Feel free to provide any further information.

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car image   Engine Stall problem of the 1996 Chrysler Sebring 23

Engine stalls after being driven for a while. Dealer cant find the cause.

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