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2003 Chrysler Sebring GTC 2dr Convertible

2003 Chrysler Sebring
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Convertible GTC, Compact
21 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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January 23, 2013, 7:54 am

Erica W

Question: Electrical Issue

I have a 2000 Chrysler Sebring Convertible. A few weeks ago noticed if I didn't drive the car at least twice a day there was a slow drain on the battery and the car would turn over but not start in the morning. Battery is not going completely dead bc the clock is keeping time and the odometer and such light up. The other night I started the car and it shut off when I put on the headlights! And the wipers went on and the switch was in the off positions. Battery, alternator and starter have all been tested as good. Never had any mechanical problems with the car and it runs fun unless I put on the headlights. Any suggestions? I was told it is most likely the multifunction switch? Also I did notice sometimes when my doors would automatically lock my radio would turn off. This started happening with the slow draw also. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

January 24, 2013, 10:56 pm

Richard W
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You need to find the draw on the battery. Once you get that fixed I would replce the battery. I do think your hole problem is the draw on the battery.

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