1999 Chrysler Concorde from North America - Comments

6th Aug 2002, 15:14

1994 Chrysler Concorde. Frequently the CHECK ENGINE lights up. The gear indicator moves to L. The gas light, lights up.

I've had a sensor replaced & all of the above continues to occur. Lately now, when I start the car, absolutely no lights come on indicating the gear position, airbag, nothing. Then the airbag light remains on. I will drive around the block just to test everying and then park the car and turn off the ignition. When I turn it back on, everything appears normal. Any suggestions or cures?

25th Mar 2003, 08:00

I have a Chrysler Concorde 1999, 2.7 liter. The last time I had the oil change I was told there was a deposit on and around the oil cap indicating sludge. The car has 50,000 miles and I can see a major problem coming. When I start the car there is white / blue smoke coming out, sometime the heater takes a while to go hot and at time I have seen a major cloud of white smoke when compressing. I am told by the dealer that I should flush the engine, but I am afraid this might create more problems if the sludge gets dislodged. If anybody can help please let me know.

12th May 2003, 16:37

The facts are, I've seen lots of sludged up 2.7 motors, the problem is, they haven't been taken care of, we have a person whom works with us, with a 2,7 liter motor, now that has 20,000 miles on it, the motor is so clean, you could eatoff it, I plan on posting pictures of this motor when it hits 30,000 miles, the problem is in your care of the car, period.

24th May 2003, 07:42

My 1999 Concorde 3.2 is the best vehicle I've ever owned. No problems except for normal wear and tear. I guess the 2.7 just isn't the way to go.

5th Jun 2003, 03:08

I own a 1998 Chrysler Concorde 2.7 with 98,000 miles. The oil and filter have been changed every 3,000 miles. I have never had a problem with the car.

21st Aug 2003, 18:33

My wife and I purchased a 1999 Chrysler Concorde on April 19,2003. On August 15, 2003, it would not start. On August 18, a repair facility informed us we had a SERIOUS problem with the engine, which is the 2.7 liter. We bought the car with just over 32,000 miles, and the mileage when it stopped is 37,121. The repair facility that pointed out the problem does not even want to touch it, because they feel they cannot guarantee the work. They say the engine is defective. Because the dealer offered us a sorry warranty, we purchased one from an outside company. A number of places, including Chrysler dealerships don't want to be involved. I am not happy with this product at all!!!

3rd Sep 2003, 17:01

For the past 2 years, my boyfriend has spent about $6000 on repairs to his 1999 Chrysler Concorde. So far this month, $2,500. He is now visiting the mechanic on a weekly basis. If he doesn't get rid of that car, we will be engage less for the rest of our lives. The car is just a money eating machine.

Shame on you Chrysler for producing such a lemon.

30th Jan 2004, 21:51

Hi I am a tech. that has worked on cars and have seen many cars with common failures, but not to the extent of this chrysler 2.7 engine. My nephew has a 2001 Intrepid the low oil psi light keeps coming on at idle. I checked engine oil psi. at idle it drops to 3psi and light comes on. I purchased new sender and checked actuation psi 4psi I think you know as well as I where this is going. the same place as his engine. It is amazing to me that a company like Dameler-Chrysler you know the same company that owns a very well known luxury car manufacturer made in Germany. would treat their customers so poorly. I am sure this will cost them many customers. I know I will never purchase a Chrysler product due to there handling of this problem. I hope that they find a way to be fair to their customers, but I thank it will take a class action suit to even get some resolve.

3rd Feb 2004, 20:38

I feel sorry for all you people who bought a 2.7. My dad has a '99 Concorde LXi with a 3.2 engine, and aside from the usual wear and tear, it runs and looks great!

2nd Mar 2004, 14:02

Add me to the growing list of 1999 Chrysler Concorde 2.7 Engine owners that has had a breakdown. I have experienced all of the "symptoms" documented in all of the other dissatisfied owners' comments: the engine light, the "jerky" engine, and finally - the car died when the timing chain broke. Seeing the sludge build-up at the dealership was unbelievable. Estimated replacement cost: $7,000. I share the heartbreak with all who have experienced (and will experience) this failure in the Chrysler product. The question now becomes: What can we do?

My e-mail address is: gamecraig@aol.com

I would like to network with any who DEMAND some satisfaction from Chrysler Motors.

6th Mar 2004, 17:35

Hi, we have a 1994 Chrysler Concorde. It is a good little car, except the check engine light comes on every once in a while, even though there is nothing really wrong with it. It's annoying, if nothing else.

And the control on the driver's side for the power window broke right off; I figure that's just wear and tear, being as the car is 10 years old.

16th Sep 2004, 19:10

I also have a 1999 Concord, today I was told that my engine was going bad at only 79,000 miles. I was told it was a sludge build up in the oil pump. $6,500 to replace the engine. A rebuilt was not recomended because it would likely have the same problem.

29th Sep 2004, 12:54

We own a 1998 Concorde with the 2.7L engine. First problem we encountered... shifter linkage binding.. dealer replaced no problem. Then less than 6 mos later, the transmission would buck and jump Dealer had to reprogram the computer. Warranty wouldn't cover it as it is an "adjustment" no replacement parts! Then the oil light came on when sitting at a light. as I was due an oil change anyway, I figured it was good timing. So I changed the oil and light stayed on... took it to the dealer and was told I was low on oil! Got home and oil light was on... back to the dealer... next day was told it was the oil sending unit.. but before I could pick it up, the light came on again... now they think it's the oil pressure sensor! I think it's the oil pump! After reading all these comments, I think it's time to unload this POS! I have never liked the car as I think the handling and noise levels are way out of line for a car in this class... but the wife liked it so what's a guy to do?

26th Nov 2004, 00:12

I just purchased a 1999 Concorde that I got for a real good buy. It was repossessed and I was thrilled to get my hands on it. But now, after reading all the comments listed, I'm thinking I should turned around and sell it again and get more out of it than I paid.

It has the 2.7 engine, which scares me now, and already I'm seeing problems with the lights and windows. I've only had the car for two days! Although the car seems to run extremely well, could the previous owner have caused the other problems when he messed with the stereo? Or is this just normal Concorde behavior?

What do I do? Sell or not to sell... that is the question.

Please help! I need a good car and thought I had one until I read your comments. E-mail me at xphile2005@yahoo.com.