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Chrysler Sebring repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (29%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 111 repairs.
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Chrysler Sebring engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (16%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (45%)

< $100 (26%)

Chart based on 38 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Chrysler Sebring 4dr Sedan

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

97300 mi

US $300
The car cuts off 

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2008 Chrysler Sebring 2dr Convertible

235-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

18000 mi transmission was "jerky". dealer reset computer, or did some minimal adjustment. satisfied with repair. 
73000 mi

US $50
oil dipstick top snapped off. stick stuck in channel. had to have stick removed and purchase a new dipstick 

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2007 Chrysler Sebring 4dr Sedan

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

68496 mi

US $750
Radiator had a leak, required total replacement. This required complete removal of the engine to access the radiator. 

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2006 Chrysler Sebring 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

160000 mi Something wrong with O2 sensor. 
90520 mi

C $100
Broken bolt at connection causing exhaust leakage, check engine light 

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2005 Chrysler Sebring 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

35500 mi Engine air filter box broken and had to be replaced. Engine convertor heat shields repaired. Transmission fluid leaks repaired. Cost covered by Chrysler. 
105000 mi

US $260
Cracked water pump inlet. 

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2005 Chrysler Sebring 2dr Convertible

200-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

60500 mi

US $550
Took to dealer for oil change. Advised air bleeder valve leaking while cooling system under pressure. Replaced. 
64000 mi Engine overheating, fluid bubbling in overflow reservoir. No noticable leaks. Dealer found PCM defective. Covered under Powertrain warranty. Engine overheating, fluid bubling. No noticable leaks. Dealer found PCM defective. Covered under Powertrain warranty. 
65000 mi

US $100
Engine overheating again! No noticable leaks. Dealer replaced Air Bleeder Valve (which was replaced in Apr 2013)at no charge. Engine overheating again. No noticable leaks. Dealer replaced Air Bleeder Valve (which was replaced in Apr 2013). No charge Dealer finally took my advice and replaced the waterpump. Only took three trips. Covered under powertrain warranty ($100 deductible), or else it would have been over $1400. 

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2004 Chrysler Sebring 2dr Convertible

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

78952 mi

US $220
Brought to repair shop to fix leaking water outlet housing that dealer fixed over a year ago, but now repair is past the 12 month warranty.  
111000 mi

US $15
Engine stalling frequently. Engine light on. Replaced MAP sensor based on OBD code. 

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2004 Chrysler Sebring 2dr Convertible

200-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

167000 mi

US $480
Water Pump leaking... Remove and replace water pump: Installed new pump, and also replaced timing chain and guides and tensioner, new gaskets for timing cover, valve covers, and upper/lower intake manifold 
99500 mi

US $200
replace thermostat and coolant block 

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2002 Chrysler Sebring 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

103000 mi

US $600
Thermostat bad, leak inside engine, would have code $1200 additional to repair, sold the car. Nothing but issues. 

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2002 Chrysler Sebring 2dr Convertible

200-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

107600 mi

US $315
New Motor mounts  

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2002 Chrysler Sebring 2dr Convertible

200-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

183000 mi The valve covers were leaking. 
93000 mi

US $67
Ignition lock cylinder had a stuck pin which prevented the key from turning to start the car. Shop was able to lubricate the cylinder and free the pin---no replacement parts were required. 
94500 mi

US $1625
This was a 2.7 V6 water pump replacement. The bleeder assembly also had to be replaced. Some hoses were also replaced and were owner supplied. The timing chain, valve cover gaskets, spark plugs, and intake gaskets were replaced. The front motor mount was replaced. 
109000 mi

US $65
Oil pressure sender failed. Installed replacement. 
141000 mi

US $456
Replaced Oil pan gasket. Replaced oil pressure switch. Installed new exhaust gasket as result to get at oil pan. 
165000 mi

US $55
Replace faulty Oil pressure sender. 
88213 mi

US $480
Replaced water pump earlier than required to avoid ruining engine w/ water leak 
89840 mi

US $194
Replaced leaking coolant water neck on engine 

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