Chrysler Sebring Transmission Questions

Chrysler Sebring Transmission Questions

There are 402 comments on the Edmunds.com story from May 14, 2007, titled Chrysler Sebring Transmission Questions. In it, Edmunds.com reports that:

Replying to: mitchg00 had same problems. car jerks when downshifting around 30mph..had solenoid replaced, trans cooler replaced etc...nothing worked. via Edmunds.com

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David Smith

United States

#349 Jun 24, 2012
How can u unlock the shifter out of Park?
soulskii

Chicago, IL

#350 Jul 8, 2012
Can a 97 sebring engine,,,go in a 02
MikeB

Farnham, UK

#351 Jul 9, 2012
Wage defender wrote:
Also use brake cleaner to clean the pan and sealing surfaces on the tranny. Be sure to change the filter while your in there. A clogged filter can cause all kinds of problems. Go to Napa and get a Victor gasket set and not one of those cheap ones at the "zone" or Advance or o'reileys. Always use a gasket. I can't believe they would tell you not to. Some of those guys crack me up. If you do the above and it still don't seal, let me know and maybe you can bring it down here to my shop and I'll fix you up for cheap. Oh and if you got a magnet around the house, Silicone it inside the pan as far away from the filter as possible. It will collect any of the metallic garbage that floats around inside an automatic transmission of any kind.(old racers trick)
You can retro fit the magnet buy sticking it on the outside of the pan it should still collect the loose metal bits.
fred

Memphis, TN

#352 Jul 18, 2012
where is the torque converter lock up sensor on a 2000 chrysler sebring lxi
steve

Riverside, CA

#354 Aug 30, 2012
i have one for ya i have a 1996 christler sebring conver v6 2.5 and i bought the car from a private owner everything was great for a month or so an i was going up a hill an it down shifted to 3rd like it should well it never went back in to overdrive 1 have 1st second and 3rd no overdrive i replaced the coil pack i replaced both speed sencors checked all fuses nothing no codes and if the tranny was bad it give me a code or go into limp mode so im stumped any help is greatly appresheated
Darryl Hewett

United States

#355 Sep 3, 2012
My 2004 chrysler Sebring is showing a sensor code of P0700 and the transmission is not wanting to shift at all. How difficult is that to fix and what must be done?
Norma

Houston, TX

#356 Sep 5, 2012
I have 1999 chyrsler . We have replaced the radiator, battery, battery cables, starter, oil pump, timing belt, tentioner, oil pan seals, crank and cam shaft seals, head gasket. After all those the Transmission goes out, we replaced it with a used one along with the soleniod. Now the car shift 1 st and 2 nd by time it gets to 3rd the rpm's pushing 4000 and I am only going 40 mph. If you swith my ignition on and of qickly the car shift gears. Once you come to a stop u have to flip the ignition again. We have put in tripple the money that the car is worth. I just want my car to go again. Before the tranny went out every blue 48moon I would have to stop and reset the tranny by putting the car in park shut it off count to 10 and we where on our way. But after getting the new to me tranny replacement and new sensor. I am lost. The machnic is say that it is an electric problem because it changes when you flip the ignition. The car thought was a gem when we got it is worth $6000 to me and $0 to anyone else. Can anyone offer any solutions maybe from your chrysler ordeal. Signed IN TO Deep. You can e mail me at [email protected] I also read that there are 2 sensors down by tranny. I did soleniod what is the name of the other(s).
Norma

Houston, TX

#357 Sep 5, 2012
Is a coil pack a sensor
keith

Dallas, TX

#358 Sep 7, 2012
I have a 1999 Sebring, it has problems on the takeoff and have problems gaining speed.
heiner

Livonia, MI

#359 Oct 20, 2012
Is there an additive that I can put in the tranny to omit harsh down shifting?
Booga King

Bronx, NY

#360 Oct 20, 2012
heiner wrote:
Is there an additive that I can put in the tranny to omit harsh down shifting?
Lucas oil makes a transmission additive that may help
i hate f ng chrysler

United States

#361 Dec 23, 2012
We have a 2009 sebring touring with 56000 miles roughly when getting up around 65 to 73 mph it jerks a bit more so if going up an incline like an overpass. Does anyone have suggestions as to where we should start looking for the problem
nicole

Los Angeles, CA

#362 Dec 27, 2012
I just bought a 2008 sebring 4 days ago the check engine light came on. So I took it to a family friend who has a computer he can plug in. It read the code PO700 which is a transmission code it means the transmission is probably about to go out. Has anyone heard of something minor causing this to happen because the dealership mechanic keeps trying to convince me its probably not serious but it just doesn't sound right to me.
Corey

United States

#363 Feb 1, 2013
kool rod wrote:
i have a 1998 sebring lxi coupe?it smokes whitesh steam when i sit at stop lights and drive off.a big cloud of smoke will apearno anti-freeze is missing and the oil is fine looking normal.so my transmission fluid is a brownish yellow could i have a bad transmission modulater?if it has one?i heard i could bring tranny fluid throw the vaccum hose to the combustion chamber
causing tranny fluid to burn and cause white steam/smoke?couls this be possible in this yar and model ?also were do i find the part on my car to replace ?and again
head gasket is blown or cracked head..pretty time consuming and will probably cost around 1000
Wichers

Owasso, OK

#364 Feb 3, 2013
Cheryl wrote:
My check engine light is on, and my car is losing power when driving, sputters and gains it back.now when I stop it almost stalls but catchs itself before it can.Would this be my fuel filter or trans.Its a 95 sebring lx coupe
is it doing it when you are coming to a stop? if you can give it gas and it prevents it from sputtering it may be a bad egr valve. That's what it was on my 1996 searing.
Marion

Columbus, OH

#365 Feb 6, 2013
My sebring will jerk when trying to drive forward, however; it will drive in reverse... Help!
Marion B

Columbus, OH

#366 Feb 6, 2013
My 2001 sebring LX will drive in reverse when shifed to reverse, however; when shifed to forward it will only jerk forwared a little and stop and then jerk some more and stop... What could cause this? Help!
china

Rockford, IL

#367 Feb 11, 2013
I bought a Sebring the trans is leaking what a mistake. should have bought a Mustang.
Ayesha

Houston, TX

#369 Mar 27, 2013
G Ed wrote:
I have a 2007 chrysler Sebring Touring and I can not get it out of gear. The car starts fine, but I cannot get it out of park. What is the problem?
take it to the dealer i have the same car and mine did the same thing...there is a recall on the gear shift and they will fix it for free
Garnet

Calgary, Canada

#370 Apr 14, 2013
I have an 08 Sebring 3.5litre, can I check trans fluid or is it dealer only? Thanks

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