2008 Chrysler 300 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chrysler 300

2008 Chrysler 300 Problems

Lubricate/Replace Lower Seal on Steering Shaft if Squeak is Heard While Turning

A squeak may be heard from the base of the steering column while turning the steering wheel. The noise may be coming from the lower seal on the steering shaft. Lubrication of the seal will commonly correct this problem.

PCM/TCM Software Updates Will 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.

Cable Failure in Window Regulator/Motor May Cause Power Windows to Become Inoperative

One or more of the power windows may become inoperative, it is commonly caused by failure of the window motor or a cable in the window regulator. The window motor & regulator may need to be replaced as assembly.

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2008 Chrysler 300 Questions

where are the horns located (1 answer)

need to repair replace horns on my 300

Car losing pressure change water pump thermostat but still acting like an overheat (1 answer)

Like it losing pressure, i changed thermostat, and water pump, yet still acts funny. Fyi. I blew fusees while touching wrong battery post

Was putting gas , I think we over filled it, car wouldn't start, we jumped it, n (1 answer)

Now the engine light is on

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2008 Chrysler 300 Recalls

Driver's Front Air Bag Defect

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.

Ignition Key May Stick Between Positions in Ignition Key Cylinder

The ignition key may stick between desired positions in the ignition key cylinder mechanism, and may move between positions while driving. This can cause the engine to shut off and electrical accessories to stop operating. Dealers will repair this concern free of charge (a repair procedure is still under development as of the time of this writing).

Front Airbag Inflator Module

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Honda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

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2008 Chrysler 300 Reviews

Worst car I have ever bought. Have only had the car 2 months and has left me on the side of the road 3 times. Now the wireless control module out and part backordered for over a month. Will be without my car for that long and dealer tells me to go rent a car.
Junk brake rotors and junk tires spells warranty work and thats bad business thats why Chrysler is still in a hole.
Got a 300C used in 2012 absolutely love this car very gorgeous looking and totally peppy. Rides fantastic Uconnect is best with dash screen the 20" chrome wheels makes look elegance with sweet looks of car. I done nothing but changed fluid, oil, spark plugs and replaced set of brakes at 114,000 miles believe it is a great car.

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