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#31 of 66 2005 Sebring with 2.4 Engine
Sep 06, 2009 (10:11 am)
My daughter has a 05 Chrysler Sebring with about 110K miles. The timing belt broke while driving down the highway, so it died. Took to mechanic and he said it was the timing belt that had broken. Had it replaced about 2 month ago. Now it has started with a humming noise at about 2500 Rpm. What is the best way to isolate the problem. As anyone familiar with the 2.4 knows, you can't even see the drive belt on the engine. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
#32 of 66 Re: 2005 Sebring with 2.4 Engine [bena8837]
Sep 10, 2009 (3:18 pm)
I have a 2006 Dodge Caravan with the same engine. Timing belt replacement is recommended at 90k in the owner's manual. It is a good idea to change the water pump and maybe even the belt pre-tensioner when the timing belt is changed. See if you can get a good mechanic to ride with you; he may be able to isolate what the problem is after hearing it. Good luck.
#33 of 66 Re: 2.7 Has Oil Distribution Problems [observer22]
Sep 18, 2009 (9:30 am)
I have a 2001 Sebring with that engine size my problem is 3 weeks ago i had an oil change and i only put the synthetic oil in my engine well 2 days later i started my car and i heard this awful noise and the engine was tapping the mechanic i took it to had it for a week i got it back on a tuesday he informed me he put oil in my car and drove it and he told me my car may have engine damage or the valves were loose and if i could stand the noise it was ok well i was on my way to my National Guard Drills on a sat morning and my engine made this noise like metal on metal and the engine froze up and stopped i have 66.632 miles on my car i will have to either buy a new engine or trade it in my car is paid off and i did not want to do this all over again.
#34 of 66 Re: 2.7 Has Oil Distribution Problems [sassygirl]
Sep 18, 2009 (12:39 pm)
Your post is impossible to decipher, think maybe you can write a complete sentence, maybe throw in a comma or period here and there, you know, to kind of break up your thoughts?
#35 of 66 99 Sebring JXI stalling
Sep 24, 2009 (6:22 pm)
My 99 Sebring has started doing weird things while going down the road. My check engine light and security light are the only 2 lights that come on and then the speedometer and rpm gauges dip. It lasts for just a second and the car picks back up and does fine. Sometimes it goes for days before it does it again and then sometimes 3 or 4 times a day. It runs rough for a few minutes after it happens and then runs fine. Sometimes when i stop after a short time it just dies,but starts right back up. If anyone knows anything i would love to hear from you......
#36 of 66 1999 chrysler sebring
Oct 05, 2009 (12:49 pm)
Oct 07, 2009 (9:31 am)
Engine temp gauge gets hot then normal then hot then normal
Steam comes from under the hood sometimes - A/C compressor, evap., radiator have been replaced. Was working fine until I had the oil changed, then again started with the hot than normal. I do not want to get stuck in rush hour traffic
#38 of 66 Re: 2001 Coupe [1946larry]
Oct 08, 2009 (5:47 am)
did you replace the thermostat
#39 of 66 Re: 2.7 L New Water Pump Now No Start [thecardoc]
Oct 13, 2009 (7:40 pm)
Could you tell me how you knew that you needed a water pump? Was your car running hot?
#40 of 66 Re: 2.7 L New Water Pump Now No Start [chellno1]
Oct 14, 2009 (3:30 pm)
That was the easy part , it was leaking .