2005 Chrysler 300 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chrysler 300
Verified by mechanics, reported by drivers like you
Ask a mechanic in our community
Never overpay. Check prices with our estimator
Our experts translate recalls into plain English
2005 Chrysler 300 ProblemsPCM/TCM Software Updates May Address Shifting Problems
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.
Software updates are available which may correct various electrical problems with the interior features and lighting.
There may be an intermittent three- to five-second delay between when you turn the key and when the engine actually cranks. If the Check Engine Light illuminates, the brake switch should be inspected and the PCM may need updated software.
2005 Chrysler 300 QuestionsMy Chrysler 300C will not change out of first gear what could be a possible prb? (1 answer)
When it tries to change into second gear it sputters like it wants to change but it wont.
I would like to be able to send you the picture so you can get a better idea of what I'm talking about
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.