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Front Air Bag Sensor Control Problems of Chrysler Sebring

Chrysler Sebring owners have reported 21 problems related to front air bag sensor control (under the air bag category).

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2005 Chrysler Sebring 1
Failure Date: 02/01/2016

The most recent problem with this car is that it completely turned off . . . . Stalled out when I was driving 70 miles an hour on the I-4 thank god that I have quick reflexes or else me and my three children would be dead had camshaft sensor multiple times replaced ,bad suspension and horn again it has a lot of problems with the suspension the ball joints wear out a lot especially on the left side for some reason the power windows gets stuck I spend hundreds of dollars probably more than the car is worth quite honestly I've had this damn car I was going to give it to my son now that x is here I was going to lease a new one for safety but I wouldn't even sell this car to anyone I'm going to junk it for parts the manufacturers of this car have a responsibility to keep its public safe!! I don't think its right that as a single mother I had to jeopardize my electric payment to fix a car that should have been placed on the recall list what robbery right now - had I not acted quickly thank god for my cdl training to be in the lane of least resistance. . . If not I would be here maybe not even my children . . . If anyone is reading this and you have a Sebring it doesn't seem to matter what model or year especially a 2005 sedan please do not drive over 35 40 miles an hour with that car keep both hands on your steering wheel and pay attention!! no cell phone no radio no talking no distractions your life and the lives of everyone in that vehicle very much depend on it and these companies have a way of getting around these recalls for not adding the vehicles that they no parts or damage to the list it's all about money and big corporation mean well our lives on the deadline be safe stay away from Sebring if you can financially afford to stay away from one I'm drunk in this car it's running I'm just not going to rest my life anymore I'm going to walk and take the metro be safe.

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car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 2
Failure Date: 06/16/2014

Air bag sensor will not turn off. It stays on while I am driving and while the car is at rest. It has been doing this for almost two weeks. I know that it is not the weight because I do not have anyone or anything sitting in the passenger seat. And even if someone is sitting in the passenger seat it still stays on.

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car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2009 Chrysler Sebring 3
Failure Date: 01/13/2014

Vehicle hit black ice, flipped and rolled a few times. No air bags were deployed! Chrysler was immediately notified and still no response. Recall on airbag sensor, yet no recall on air bags.

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car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2006 Chrysler Sebring 4
Failure Date: 10/01/2012

This is a safety issue not only for the driver of the car the others on the road with them! I was just going down the road and the horn starting going off all by itself. Finally took out the fuse. The horn just goes off randomly. It went off when hitting unlock button on remote and or just driving. Then took it to my mechanic and he said that the horn pad assembly which was a dealer only part had to be replaced some sensor or something. So right now I have just left the fuse out, because it is an expensive fix. $1000. 00. I agree with all of the other people that Chrysler should be fixing this issue. Removing the fuse has caused the air bag functions to be unknown. Removing the fuse to stop the horn also affects part of the fueling system according to the manual (same fuse). Removing the fuse has caused us not to be able to use our horn incase something ran in front of the car or to alarm others of harm. The horn is a function of safety and warning. This is standard on all cars as a precaution and warning system. This is not a part of the car that is special ordered, these come standard with all cars. So why is Chrysler not paying for this safety issue? your company has been run into the ground with recalls and safety measures not being taken seriously enough. Time to act on this situation; with over 70 complaints this must not be a whim. Sad part is this is not the only issue with this car three recalls on it and the dealer sold the car anyway without repairing recalls.

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car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2007 Chrysler Sebring 5
Failure Date: 07/06/2012

The contact owns a 2007 Chrysler Sebring. The contact indicated that while approaching a stop sign, the vehicle stalled multiple times. The contact stated that after making several attempts, the vehicle restarted. The contact indicated that the air bag and various sensors illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The technician replaced the battery and was not able to replicate or diagnosed the failure. The failure recurred. In addition, the contact stated that burning fumes emitted in and around the vehicle after the battery was replaced. The contact was made aware that the vehicle was not included in recall NHTSA campaign id number: 08v152000 (electrical system), NHTSA campaign id number: 07v240000 (air bags) and NHTSA campaign id number: 07v473000 (engine and engine cooling). The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2006 Chrysler Sebring 6
Failure Date: 01/21/2008

The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Sebring. The horn has not been working ever since the vehicle was purchased. The dealer stated that a sensor light was illuminated due to a defect with the air bag; therefore, they replaced the air bag. The vehicle has been to the dealer four times for this failure. While driving at an unknown speed, the horn suddenly sounded and the contact could not make it stop. She has also experienced squealing, squeaking, and clunking noises when the brake pedal was depressed. The dealer replaced all four rotors and pads, but the brake failure has recurred. The vehicle may also be leaking brake fluid. Now that the vehicle has reached the 3 month or 3,000 mile limited warranty end date, the dealer will no longer provide repair services. The failure mileage was 65,000 and current mileage was 66,700.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2001 Chrysler Sebring 7
Failure Date: 06/25/2007

Clock spring broke rendering air bag, horn and cruise control functions inoperable. Vehicle has been taken in to dealer before for air bag warning light illumination and dealer said nothing was wrong. Took it to second service shop within a month and they stated it was a clock spring and that breakage on Chrysler vehicles was common. They were unable to repair so I have to return to the dealer. Air bag and horn would fail to operate in an accident.

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car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2005 Chrysler Sebring 8
Failure Date: 02/01/2007

- the contact called regarding his 2005 Chrysler town & country. The contact stated that the air bag light turned on & off intermittently for approximately 1 month. The contact went through a puddle of water and the airbag light turned on. The vehicle was diagnosed by a Chrysler dealer as the electronic sensor needed to be replaced. The repair had been done. The failure mileage was 49,000. The contact has the repair order. Upated 04/12/07.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2002 Chrysler Sebring 9
Failure Date: 06/05/2006

Air bag fault light on. Chrysler says that it is the seat belt tensioner on drivers seat. Internet search shows this is a common problem in Chrysler vehicles.

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car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2004 Chrysler Sebring 10
Failure Date: 05/22/2006

: the contact stated at various speeds the vehicle stalled, but restarted each time. The dealership determined the engine had sludge in it and needed to be replaced. Also, the seat belt on driver's side sticks, and the airbag light stays on. Taken several times to the dealer to be fixed, but it was never fixed. Updated on 06/07/2006.

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car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2004 Chrysler Sebring 11
Failure Date: 09/05/2005

The contact owns a 2004 chrylser Sebring. On seven occasions since she purchased the vehicle in July 2005, the air bag light was illuminated. The dealer has been unable to diagnose the failure or repair it. Chrysler advised her to have it diagnosed by another dealer. In September 2005, the dealer stated that the code was cleared and no repair at present was needed. One week after the the vehicle was diagnosed, the air bag light was illuminated. One month later, the dealer also stated that they performed a brb test, restored the code, checked the wiring and seat belt pretention. The air bag light continued to illuminate and the dealers stated that the contact complained about the light and they replaced the air bag control module. On July 16, 2007, the dealer stated that there were no codes and the vehicle was operating to factory specifications. The air bag light continued to illuminate and the manufacturer advised her to have the vehicle diagnosed at her expense; however, the contact stated that after seven attempts she doesn't feel the need to have it diagnosed due to the safety risk involved, it needs to be repaired. The fuel system was not available. The failure mileage was 24237 and the current mileage was 42000.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2001 Chrysler Sebring 12
Failure Date: 06/24/2005

December of 2002 - rear window defogger quit. Wire connector came loose from rear window. Could not be repaired. Window had to be replaced to fix problem. May of 2004 - air bag indicator came on and chime sounded. Sensor or some sort replaced at an expense of over $300. 00 June of 2005 - repeat or above problem. Appointment to bring car in for servicing on June 28th. June of 2005 - repeat of rear window defogger. Item has not worked for months. I have run a report on mycarstats. Com and have found both of these problems with other owners of this model. Appears we have a problem here. I should not have had to pay for the air bag problem the first time and I certainly shouldn't have to pay next week when I bring it in for servicing.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2004 Chrysler Sebring 13
Failure Date: 01/16/2005

Dt consumer states the seat belt buckle will break while snapping into the latch. Consumer states the dealer s fixed the seat belt buckles twice. Also when putting on the brakes the back seat is all one piece and it will go forward and will rise up going toward the front seats. Consumer states on the passengers side the air bag cover is warped, and the dealership stated if involved in a car accident the air bag would not deploy. Consumer stated they started noticing these problems on January 16, 2005.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2002 Chrysler Sebring 14
Failure Date: 07/26/2004

1. Airbag light intermittently goes on. . No accident or damage yet 3. Multiple trips to service dealer to fix seats, seat belts, and air bag light/sensor.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2001 Chrysler Sebring 15
Failure Date: 08/01/2003

Air bag light came on intermittently while driving. Dealer was notified. Also, seat belt retractor needed to be replaced.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2001 Chrysler Sebring 16
Failure Date: 06/03/2003

2001 Sebring airbag light illuminates. The dealer replaced the passenger air bag seat belt sensor, however after about a week, the light would illuminate again. The consumer heard a noise in the steering wheel while making turns.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2002 Chrysler Sebring 17
Failure Date: 05/01/2003

The contact stated the srs light came on intermittently. The first time he took the vehicle to the dealership, and they were unable to diagnose the problem. The second time, they replaced the retracting spring in the passenger's side seat belt. The problem recurred. The dealership replaced the clock spring in the steering column and the retractor spring in the seat belt. The vehicle is currently at the dealership being repaired.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2001 Chrysler Sebring 18
Failure Date: 04/28/2003

Air bag sensor and indicator light.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2002 Chrysler Sebring 19
Failure Date: 09/30/2002

Engine light sensor, air bag sensor keeps coming on. Took in to dealer for engine light sensor 3 months ago to correct that. Today, took in to dealer for air bag sensor light which kept coming on every 10 seconds. Dealer stated because of a bad sensor in the seatbelt contraption air bag light was coming on--doesn't make sense to me. So, of course they had to order some kind of part to the tune of 118 dollars plus labor so bill was 330 dollars to fix something which I believe is defective and their fault. What the air bag light has to do with the seat belt is beyond me. Noticed a similiar complaint on your site dated September 30, 2004 at 03:21 pm for same model car. I think this needs to be investigated. As the person stated in their complaint, air bag can deploy for no reason, or air bag will not deploy in the event of accident. I believe this is a severe safety issue here.

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 2002 Chrysler Sebring 20
Failure Date: 09/09/2002

I have leased my 2002 Sebring convertiable lxi on sept 9, 2002 since then the car has been back for numerous times. Beginning not even 3 months and 500 miles into lease. I started having problems with it. Electrical (air bag light, altertator light, engine light, driver side heated seat), transmission has recently had been serviced and parts have been replaced, I have been telling Chrysler (dealership) since about 500 miles and they told me it wasn't anything, they recently replaced a couple of things at about 26,866. I was having and still having trouble with the ignition key not coming out of the ignition on my last service (March 04) they've replaced the ignition collar. I have tried to return or trade in for a new Chrysler car but they say since I am in a lease there's nothing I could do about it. The air bag light is still coming on every 10 seconds since my last service March 04 but they say nothing is wrong. From what I understand correctly there's two things that could happen 1. Air bag will not deplote if I was in an accident and 2. It could deplote at any given time while I'm driving. So needless to say I do not feel safe driving this car. The dealership doesn't seem to care. Can you help me .

car image   Front Air Bag Sensor Control problem of the 1996 Chrysler Sebring 21
Failure Date: 07/24/1997

While driving vehicle hit another car in the rear and totaled the veihcle and neither air bag deployed. The dealer said that the body sensor had been pushed back 2-21/2 feet. A lso the dealer said that there was no air code in the computer system.

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