I need help finding a 3.0 v6 sohc 24 valve.

Asked by Jul 21, 2015 at 10:19 PM about the 2003 Chrysler Sebring LXi Coupe

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

12 Answers

20,435

Woody, are you looking to buy this car? Don't do it! Sebring 's are one of the worst cars on the road, not dependable and extremely low rated. You'll thank me for telling you this.

Best Answer

Already got it. I need to know the best place to buy a motor now.

20,435

Have you considered a junk yard, seriously, a lot of cars that get totaled in accidents have perfectly fine engines. You could pick up one for a lot less than rebuilding yours ( most expensive option ), or purchasing an exchange motor. The problem with an exchange engine is you really don't know where it has come from. With the engine from the junkyard, at least you know how many miles were on that car. Then, after you do that, I would keep the car for a year and sell it. There's legions of folks on the Internet who write horror stories of these cars and they are regularly castigated in Consumers Reports. Sorry.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Thanks I will do exactly what you advise. You sound like you know what your talking about. Its sad since it is a very nice looking car.

20,435

Woody, yes, it's sad and you're right these are nice looking cars! I agree with that completely. Chrysler has had a history, sad to say, of making flashy looking styled cars that don't match their longevity. In fact, you'd be hard pressed to name one Chrysler car model that has lasted even 20 years. Why, their cars develop such a bad reputation, they have to discontinue the name and start with a "new" model. Look at the Honda Accord, that car has been on the market since 1976, that will be 40 years in 2016. That's what I look for when considering a car! You know, people like sporty cars, sexy cars and I understand all that, but, for me, service is the name of the game. I've had lots of cars, but, the ones I love the most are the cars that work and don't cost me a lot of money. My 1995 Honda Accord was a great car and I might have still had the car today, but, I sold it last year to get the Subaru Outback to tow my teardrop trailer. I just needed a beefier car with more ground clearance. I sold my 95 Honda with almost 150,000 miles for $3,000. It was in great shape and I got a lot of service from that car when I purchased it new. Sure, it takes money, time and patience to keep a car for an extended period of time, but, in the long run, you will save money if you select the right car. It all boils down to this, would you rather look good or feel good?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

I've just been quoted a price on a salvage motor for 250-574. I just have to go pull it myself. Is there a salvage yard I can just buy a motor without having to pull it?

20,435

Well, you could hire your mechanic to go down and pick it up and inspect it to make sure it will fit in your car. That's what I would do. This way, you'll make him responsible to ensure that you've got the right engine, see what I mean.

20,435

It may cost you an extra hundred or so, but, do you have the means to pull that yourself and your time?

I could do it myself I just need to know what tools I'll need to bring and how long it should take me to pull it.

20,435

Can't help you, I would just have the garage to it for me.

Thank you very much for the info.

20,435

Woody, see this link, http://www.carcomplaints.com/Chrysler/Sebring/

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Sebring

Looking for a Used Sebring in your area?

CarGurus has 2,842 nationwide Sebring listings starting at $1,200.

ZIP:
Get More Money for Your Car
Be seen by 20 million shoppers. Create Your Free Listing

Search Chrysler Sebring Questions

Chrysler Sebring Experts

#1 Sparky222
Sparky222
Reputation 2,840
#2 Chris Daigle
Chris Daigle
Reputation 2,010
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,520
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
717 Great Deals out of 44,995 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
1,051 Great Deals out of 68,868 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Altima
1,296 Great Deals out of 75,736 listings starting at $1,695
Used Toyota Camry
1,223 Great Deals out of 84,969 listings starting at $750
Used Toyota Camry Solara
46 Great Deals out of 1,406 listings starting at $1,950
Used BMW 3 Series
1,022 Great Deals out of 31,286 listings starting at $975
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,161 Great Deals out of 79,219 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chrysler Crossfire
27 Great Deals out of 406 listings starting at $3,800
Used Toyota Corolla
979 Great Deals out of 69,758 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Civic
871 Great Deals out of 85,333 listings starting at $500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
351 Great Deals out of 31,370 listings starting at $2,500
Used Volkswagen Beetle
168 Great Deals out of 9,310 listings starting at $1,950

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Chrysler Sebring For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 403 listings starting at $1,400
2009 Chrysler Sebring For Sale
151 listings starting at $2,995
2008 Chrysler Sebring For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 531 listings starting at $1,200
2007 Chrysler Sebring For Sale
328 listings starting at $2,400
2006 Chrysler Sebring For Sale
235 listings starting at $2,490

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.