2005 Chrysler 300 Repair and Maintenance
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2005 Chrysler 300 Problemsexcessive oil consumption
2006 Chrysler Touring 3.5 V6 uses a quart of oil in 1800 miles. I use Mobile One 10W30. I tried Valvoline and Pennzoil and it seem consume even more oil with those brands. From what I hear this is a common problem and Chrysler doesn't consider this excessive. Also to those who may be having idling problems (rough,surging) this may be due to carbon build up and there is a TSB for that.I used Lucas cylinder and switched to Mobile 89 octane gas a...
If you experience rough shift and/or shuddering during gear shifting, software updates to the powertrain control and transmission control modules (PCM and TCM) are available which may address these problems. On higher mileage vehicles, a mechanical failure may exhibit similar symptoms. Proper diagnoses should be performed before any repairs or software upgrades are attempted.
Rear differential and axle seals are prone to repeated leaks.
2005 Chrysler 300 QuestionsCoolant outlet housing. Bleeding valve If I recall the name correctly (2 answers)
I was coming home from a friends an hr away and my heater cut out just started blowing cold air and then about 10 mins later my overheat light came on but my gauge wasnt showing it. It was still in the middle between hot and cold then about 5 mins maybe a lil less later smoke came from the exh...
When it tries to change into second gear it sputters like it wants to change but it wont.
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2005 Chrysler 300 RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
Upon deployment the driver's front airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the driver's front airbag inflator to correct this concern. Note: this recall supersedes, in part, recall #14V-354.