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Why is water leaking into the frame well of your 1997 Chrysler Sebring convertible?
answer to vague question. if the frame well you are talking about is the one i belive it is it is a normal function of the convertible top drainage system on the car. as long as there is no water in the floorboards or in the trunk and you dont hear any sloshing when you drive it is functioning properly. in your top basin/holder for the convertible top when it is down is a large pan which has 2 drains to allow water to drain into the frame on each side of the vehicle. also the backside of the top and any other hard to seal areas drain into this area to prevent your interior from getting flooded. if you hear a sloshing noise when you turn you need to unglog these. these normally clog up in high humidity conditions or when traveling from a desert/low humidity to a high humidity environment, and have to be cleaned out with a stiff straight piece of wire (ie clotheshanger). there are several points on the underbody that you have to unclog along the strip of metal where the visible body and the underbody come together. they are identifyable by running your hand along the backside of this strip and feeling for a little outward molded piece on the strip. there are 3-4 of these. insert your stiff wire into each hole until they drain the water. check these often after rainstorms to be sure they are draining, you dont want a rusted out piece of metal on your car and if they are holding water it will rust out eventually or even worse, flood your entire floorboard.
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Hey Melissa==First remove the neg battery cable then the serpentine belt then the wiring for the altermator then the 2 bolts that hold it on. Make sure you have a schematic f…or the belt before you take it off. It should be on the fan shroud. If it isn't there, draw a schematic for yourself. Don't rely on memory. GoodluckJOE
Restate the question. What do you mean by "Frame Well"? Answer I had a problem where the water leaked into my car and flooded the driver's side pretty well, and I feel you …have a similar problem to this. There are 3-4 drainholes on the bottom of the side frames where the water leaks through the body and out of the bottom of the car. If these holes become clogged with tree garbage or what not, the water will build up in the car frame and flood into your car. They are located on both sides of the car where inside of the frame and outside frame comes together at the bottom under the door jam and along the side, and they are small bumps. I cleared mine by using a straightened clothing hanger to clear out the debris, some shops use high pressure air, but it did the job. Hope this helps. Answer I had this same problem with my 1996 convertible. There are two rubber drain plugs that are on each side of the car in front of the rear tires in the wheel well. just take your finger and pull these out. Then put your car on an incline and watch all the water drain out. I found it better to leave these drain plugs out for good.
How do you change a transmission front gasket if it is leaking on a 1997 Chrysler Sebring convertible 6 cylinder JX?
Answer Take it to a transmission shop. Depending on what you mean by front gasket, it will probably involve removing the transmission. Again depending on w…hat you mean, it is most likely an indicator of a bigger problem.
The suspension is very similar to the Dodge stratus
at the "front" of the motor behind the timing belt. you have to remove the timing belt covers and, remove the timing belt, and the water pump is one of the the center pull…eys i have been told by many mechanics that you have to remove the intake manifold to change the pump because one of the supply pipes are underneath it and you cannot get to them without removing it.
The Hydraulic pump for 1997 to 2006 Chrysler Sebring convertible is located behind the back seat and center of the car on a small shelf.
The 2.4 liter 4 cylinder is built by mistubishi
Heater core is shot, its monted on the firewall behind center console/instrument cluster. When turning on heater fan, will dischrge coolant out of the vent. Replace heater cor…e to resolve the leak
probably the coolant tube under the manifold. it is only available from the dealer
If it's the 2.5L V-6: 1. Remove neg battery cable under hood (from frame) 2. remove the oil filter. 3. Remove the nut on the solenoid for the battery Pos. wire. …4. Pull off the other wire at the solenoid. 5. Remove the three bolts that hold in the starter.
You may have to go to an auto parts store, they have mechanisms that you place between the springs to give it a small lift. If you do this, it should work with no proble…m.
It is on the front of the engine, behind the motor mount bracket.
No Heat can be caused by a low coolant levels, bad Thermostat or Water pump, plugged heater core or heater hoses. For the most part my sister had this problem with her SeaBrin…g Convertible after I replaced the Thermostat and flushed the system the heater worked. It is plausible as the car ages the AC / Heat door may stop moving to the correct position which can also cause low heat or temperature level. Playing with the Environmental controls may reveal inside problems with the Heater unit and its components which can malfunction after many years of use. This type of problem usually cannot be solved by the owner and requires a skilled Mechanic to correctly diagnose individual heater system component failure.
How do you repair a water leaking into the trunk of a 2005 Chrysler Sebring convertible when it rains?
If it is leaking through the crack next to the soft/hard top just put some sealant there and it should be fine.
It is behind the rear seat back. The seat has to be removed toaccess.
Shop vac. There are plugs in the rear wheel wells which need to be removed for the water to drain.
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Inside the front of the engine, driven by the timing belt.