Question about 1995 Chrysler Sebring

1 Answer

Chrysler Sebring - acting strange

Recently, my chrysler sebring has been acting up. Randomly, it will do this in the following order at any time (idling, cruising at 50mph, stopping to turn, accelerating): I notice a belt squeaking under my hood (passenger side), my gauges all fall flat (go to zero), the dash lights (headlights were on) surge or get very bright for about 2-3 seconds, then things pop back to normal and my stereo trips out for long enough for me to reach for it and it cuts back on. I have driven my car a total of about an hour (50 miles) and it has happen 4 times. My father is trying to figure out what is wrong with it, and he says that it isn't the alternator, and he thinks it may be the computer, but doesn't want to put $400 into one if it won't solve the problem. PLEASE HELP ME!! Thank you :-)

Posted by on

  • pnkbtrfli May 22, 2008

    I bought a 2006 Sebring (used). Soon after I bought it the car just stopped at a light and I could not get it started by jumping it so it had to be towed away. The dealer put a new battery in and said everything else was cool. I noticed the lights getting brighter and dimmer off and on. I took it to the dealer (it is still under warrenty), they put it on the computer reader thingy and said they have no idea why it is doing that because the computer says nothing is wrong. Never the less it is still doing it and the dealer will do nothing to try and fix it. This has been a real nightmare of a vehicle.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 1,010 Answers

Could be a few things with the charging system, and I'd bet on these before I thought about a computer. Check to see if the belt is tight, because it is squealing, and if it's loose, it won't spin the alternator fast enough (or at all) to charge the system. It doesn't take a whole lot of time and $$ to take the alternator off, take it to an automotive place and have them test it to make sure it is charging. Check the connections on the back of the alternator as well as the battery to make sure everything is clean and in good contact. Those are the most cost-effective things to do, and any mechanic would be checking the same things. Just remember to start with the simple things first and move forward from there. Good Luck!

Posted on May 15, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The easiest way to take off a water pump for 2004 Chrysler Sebring


Take it to a garage and say "put a new water pump in this for me".

2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7Ltr. Water Pump Replacement ...

z? 29:29 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebeXcNmBnnE Sep 19, 2015 - Uploaded by Paul Veltum In this video I'll walk you through replacing the water pump on this 2004 Chrysler Sebring with it's 2.7 ...

2004 Chrysler Sebring Timing Belt Water Pump Before 90K ...

2q==? 13:03 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQHRa28sRkY Nov 25, 2012 - Uploaded by Mastermind Denver This video shows why we at Mastermind Enterprises Auto Repair Shop in Denver recommend replacing the ...

WATER PUMP REPLACEMENT IN CHRYSLER 2.7L ...

9k=? 4:52 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_QrXR2jcb8 Mar 7, 2014 - Uploaded by kzguy2 2008 Dodge Charger 2.7l was in need of a new water pump due to it leaking. ... 2004 Chrysler Sebring 2 ...

2004 chrysler sebring water pump weep hole inspection ...

2q==? 0:15 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzqHaQ40doQ Feb 26, 2014 - Uploaded by Graeme Tolton 2004 chrysler sebring water pump weep hole inspection with borescope. ... 2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7Ltr ...

Chrysler 2.7L Water Pump Installation Problems - YouTube

9k=? 3:30 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5_VFJ1gCpI Nov 19, 2014 - Uploaded by South Main Auto Repair When I installed this water pump on the 2006 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L I ran into a ... 2004 Chrysler Sebring 2 ...




Feb 15, 2016 | Chrysler Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

01 chrysler sebring battery died now wont start


My daughter's 01 Sebring key doesn't have a chip, but the short battery cable was almost completely corroded through, acting like a dead battery. Check the cables for bad connections, too. I think both the pos and neg sides are each made of two short cables.

Jan 03, 2013 | 2001 Chrysler Sebring

1 Answer

Chrysler sebring code p0513


P0513 stands for invalid SKIM Key. Basically it means that the "computer chip" that is in your ignition key which has a special code is not recognized by your vehcile compter (PCM). In most cases that I have come across is that either your VIN is not entered or is the incorrect VIN programmed into the PCM. Have you recently changed the PCM ? You may try another ignition key but I doubt that would work unless you are using the wrong key for the vehicle. You will need special diagnostic computer programs in order to correct this problem. Most likely your PCM will need to be "Flashed" to the VIN. This really isn't a weekend/backyard/part time mechanic fix. Hope this helps you to understand what the code is and what it means. Guessing the vehicle won't start.....

Oct 10, 2012 | 2004 Chrysler Sebring

1 Answer

Ecm ecu computer is out on 99' chrysler sebring lxi


I have the same problem with my 99 sebring lxi, I'm getting a new ecu for the transmission and the engine, hopefully that fixes it. Did the car randomly die and wouldn't start again or when driving keep the transmission in one gear and wouldn't change?

Jan 17, 2012 | 1998 Chrysler Sebring

2 Answers

Tire specs for 2001 chrysler sebring


HI. Here is the complete line up of specs concerning your vehicles front and rear tires. You did not post the trim line of this car, so I posted all models and tire combination's specified by the manufacture.


2001 Chrysler Sebring Lim 2 Door Convertible Front and Rear Tires P205/60R16
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2 Door Convertible Front and Rear Tires P205/65R15
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2 Door Convertible Front and Rear Tires P205/60R16
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2 Door Coupe Front and Rear Tires P205/55R16
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 4 Door Sedan Front and Rear Tires P205/65R15
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 4 Door Sedan Front and Rear Tires P205/60R16
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2 Door Convertible Front and Rear Tires P205/60R16
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2 Door Coupe Front and Rear Tires P215/50R17
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 4 Door Sedan Front and Rear Tires P205/60R16

Jul 06, 2010 | 2001 Chrysler Sebring

1 Answer

Where is the starter located on a 1998 chrysler sebring coupe


Follow the +cable from the battery. The starter is on the other end.

Oct 21, 2009 | 1996 Chrysler Sebring

2 Answers

Chrysler Sebring - acting strange


i would rule out the crank sensor.

i would doulbe check the alternator or the regulation device of the alternator. to me it looks like the regulator dos not regulate any more. if that happens, the battery takes over regulation and bruns out doing that.

so my advice is to duble, tripple, qadruple check the alternator and regulator, replace the regulator anyway. does not cost too much if not fixed integrated in the alternator. then get a new battery. then everything should be fine.

May 29, 2009 | 1995 Chrysler Sebring

1 Answer

2002 Chrysler Sebring Oil pressure light


Could be a bad oil pressure switch, or a bad oil pump. Both will cause this issue. Hope it is the switch b/c the oil pump is a costly repair.

Mar 26, 2009 | 2002 Chrysler Sebring

Not finding what you are looking for?
1995 Chrysler Sebring Logo

368 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chrysler Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70346 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6864 Answers

Are you a Chrysler Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...