2012 Chrysler 300 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Chrysler 300
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2012 Chrysler 300 ProblemsPCM/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.
Rear differential and axle seals are prone to repeated leaks.
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.
2012 Chrysler 300 Questionsboth my remote keys dont start the car (1 answer)
Key fob has had low battery. Car starts but low batter comes on screen. Could this be the reason for the steering problems. I have never had any problems steering. In fact just drove it an 1 hour ago
2012 Chrysler 300 RecallsVehicle Does Not Notify When Not In Park With The Door Open
The vehicle may not notify the occupants that the vehicle is not shifted to the park position when a door is opened, resulting in an occupant not knowing that the vehicle is not secured in park, the vehicle possibly rolling away and risking injury. Dealers will update the vehicle software to mitigate the risk of vehicle roll-away free of charge to resolve the concern.
The alternator can fail, causing loss of electrical power and possible engine stalling. Dealers will repair the vehicle free of charge (the repair procedure is not available as of the time of this writing).
The supplemental restraint system, commonly called the "airbag", consists of several "bags" that are very quickly inflated to help protect the vehicle occupants in the event of a crash. An on board computer uses information from various sensors to determine if and when the airbags should deploy. The affected vehicles may have a poor electrical connection in the front seat which could affect deployment of the side airbags and/or cause the airbag warning light to illuminate. Dealers will replace the airbag withing harness in both the driver and passenger front seats to correct this concern.