Oil Sludge in Chrysler's 2.7L Engine
The 2.7L DaimlerChrysler engine is highly suceptible to oil sludge, a sticky hell stew that coats the inside of your engine. The sludge retains heat and starts putting severe strain on the mechanical parts of your engine. This all spells di…Continue reading article "Oil Sludge in Chrysler's 2.7L Engine"
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What Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- oil sludge resulting in engine failure in the 2001 Sebring
- oil sludge resulting in engine failure in the 2002 Sebring
- horn goes off by itself in the 2006 Sebring
- oil sludge resulting in engine failure in the 2004 Sebring
- horn malfunction in the 2005 Sebring
What Breaks the Most
2nd Generation (2001–2006) Sebring Key Numbers
Three fatalities. Five injuries. One massive recall for Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) vehicles.
The automaker says it opened an investigation in April 2015 after 10 crashes were reported, and after months of research, engineers determined the occupant restraint control modules may short-circuit and prevent the frontal airbags-and-seat-belts, seat belt pre-tensioners and side air bags from deploying in a crash.
At the time the recall was announced, FCA didn't have a solution or a date when the it'd begin. There's a full list of the 1.9 million recalled vehicles on CarComplaints.com, and those looking for more info can call FCA at 800-853-1403. Give them recall number S61.keep reading article "Three Fatalities. Five Injuries. One Massive Airbag Recall."
Own a 2001-2002 Chrysler Sebring or Dodge Stratus with a beige interior?
Your car might be part of a recall for sun visor straps. Again.
"The cars were previously repaired for a June 2015 recall issue using an incorrect part that may not prevent the passenger side sun visor from detaching if the passenger frontal airbag deploys and the passenger side sun visor is folded down in a certain position."…keep reading article "Sebring Sun Visor Recall, Part Two"