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#1 of 171 Chrysler Sebring: Water Leak
by Claire@Edmunds HOST
Oct 13, 2006 (10:34 pm)
There seem to be a number of members with this problem -- if you've found a solution, please post it.
#2 of 171 2001 Lemon or not?
Mar 20, 2003 (5:44 pm)
I have at 2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi sedan. I have had water leak in 7 times. I have lost my lemon law arbitration because the 4th problem was not within the specified mileage. However, I do have a 3 year and 36,000 mile warranty that the dealer and Chrysler must honor. I am taking it in again next week. The 5 Star Dealers Master Mechanic who has looked at it 4 times is going to look at it again. They have replace the sun roof tray, repaired the drains, and sealed some "leaks". I will never buy another Chrysler again. The dealer, Regional Representative Joe Dietz, and Chryslers Customer Service are unresponsive and ineffective. What would you suggest I do next. 33 Letters went out this week to various addresses. Check Autoweek.com for an article about Chrysler Quality and Image. Don Dees is quoted as saying Chrysler has a problem. No kidding. Any suggestions on what to do with a Leaking Sebring?
#4 of 171 After car washing, water penetrate into floor
Jan 04, 2004 (1:24 pm)
The dealer washed the car before they gave to me.
But I found they forgot to dry the floor.
The floor before rear seats just like a pond.
I already used vacuum to drain the water. But lots of water already penetrated under the floor.
I'm afraid this will cause problem.
Any circuits under the floor?
Thanks. I'm so worried.
#5 of 171 Standing Water in Floor Board
Sep 08, 2004 (4:41 am)
I just recently bought my 98 JX Convertible. I live in western NC and due to Hurricane Frances, there has been several inches of rain dumped in a very short period of time. When I got up this morning, there was water standing in the drivers side floor boards (front and back) and the passenger side back floor board. Also, when I drive there is a "swish" noise from water, but I can't figure out where it is. Any clue why it's leaking and where from. It has rained since I bought, but never this hard. Has anyone else had this problem fixed? Is it expensive? Thanks for any help or advice.
#6 of 171 Re: Standing Water in Floor Board [glendabucy]
Oct 05, 2004 (1:51 pm)
I had this same problem on my 1997 chrysler sebring convt. except mine was on the passenger side, and it was caused by a plug being somewhere along the frame all they had to do was unplug the plug, it's just a little stopper under the car. hope this helps!!!
#7 of 171 Re: Standing Water in Floor Board [grnchrysler200]
Oct 17, 2004 (3:11 pm)
I have a 1999 Sebring with the same leaking problem, passenger side. This just started happening. I have looked for the "plug" but can not locate it. Do you have any other information on where the plug might be located?
#8 of 171 Re: Standing Water in Floor Board [gande96]
Oct 20, 2004 (8:47 am)
I'd like to add myself to the list of those having standing water on the Sebring floorboard, but mine is on the driver's side (as noted by previous person asking this question). Any ideas from anybody about this drain or plug would be appreciated. I once had a VW Rabbit where pine needles plugged a drain along the front by the windshield-wipers. Water would then flow off the windshield and poor into passenger compartment through the heater vents. Unplugging fixed the problem. I wonder if you and others (like myself) typically park your car outdoors and uncovered, whereby leaves and debris could build-up in body/chassis drains?
#9 of 171 Re: Standing Water in Floor Board [glendabucy]
Dec 29, 2004 (10:38 am)
Sorry, its been months since you put your problem on the board, but I just had my own flood in my car yesterday with all the rain in SoCal, The problem it turns out is the drain holes get plugged up over time and your convertible turns into a bathtub. The two drain holes are on both sides of the car near the jack points towards the rear. The mechanic just shoved a small screw driver in the hole and released the dam, important:your stock amplifier under passenger seat will blow your eardrums out when the water hits it or worse.