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#184 of 721 Electrical (Seat belt) Problem with 2005 Sebring Convertible
Jan 24, 2005 (12:49 pm)
I purchased a 2005 Sebring Convertible Touring Signature Series on December 28, 2004. I have taken it back twice because the seat belt light intermittently comes on while I am driving and fastened in. The dealership has been unable to replicate the problem, so they have not attempted a repair. The dealership is also unable detect any electrical irregularities from the computer. Chrysler suggested that it might be a sensor. I also noticed this weekend that when I had to break suddenly that the seat belt did not lock. However, when I am in the car and pull the seat belt rapidly that it did work. The car has less than 1200 miles on it. When I purchased it, the battery was completely dead. Any suggestions?
I really love this car especially the color (satin jade); however, I fear that there is a real safety issue (although the light problem doesn't happen all of the time).
#185 of 721 Re: 2005 limited [shark1]
Jan 26, 2005 (8:37 pm)
I know what you mean. The 2001 I had was a nightmare the first year I ownedit. The car stranded me on several occasions with various electrical gremlins. I finally found a Dodge dealer with a good service department that worked through and corrected most of the car's problems before it went out of warranty. My final solution when I bought the 05 - I switched to another dealer with a better service department and stuck with the brand. I just couldn't justify spending $8 - $10K more for a comparably equipped import such as Honda or Toyota. So far I've put about 5K on the 05 and I'm happy with it and my new dealer.
#186 of 721 Re: 2005 limited [shark1]
Feb 03, 2005 (10:50 pm)
We just bought a 2004. It has 3400 miles and has been in the shop 5 times. They are telling us they can not fix it.
#187 of 721 2004 Sebring Touring Limited
Feb 03, 2005 (10:53 pm)
We just bought this car in November. Our troubles began 3 weeks ago and its currently in the shop for the 5th time. It has only 3400 miles and they are telling us they can not fix it.
#189 of 721 Re: 2004 Sebring Touring Limited [stevensgal88]
Feb 05, 2005 (9:50 pm)
Went through this with a 2001 Sebring. Solution - I called the Chrysler hot line and arranged for dealer to get his fanny chewed. Then, I took the car to a local Dodge dealer, and, they managed to fix all the problems that the Chrysler dealer couldn't.
#191 of 721 convertible
Feb 06, 2005 (4:47 am)
My wife and I will need a newer car for her this spring. We are looking at several options,one of which is a sebring convt. Not the sedan or coupe. Any thoughts as to what to look for or avoid? The only car that comes close is a Mustang-the V6. Sebring is more realistic with the option of seating four adults.
#192 of 721 2004 Sebring Touring Limited
Feb 06, 2005 (2:03 pm)
I own a mustang and I love it. I should have bought another mustang instead of buying this sebring which was a mistake.
Feb 16, 2005 (1:41 am)
I have 172,500 miles on my 1997 Sebring LX and it still runs like the day I bought it. No major repairs, just the yearly Oxygen sensor. By the way, the brakes quit squeaking around 160,000 miles.