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 honk, hiss, or groan noise may be noted from the steering during low speed parking lot maneuvers. Our technicians tell us that replacing the power steering return hose may correct this concern, If it does not the steering rack and pinion may require replacement.
2012 Chrysler 300 QuestionsCan a dealership I was trying to get repair work done restrict my warranty (2 answers)
The manager threatened me when I said I was going to take my car elsewhere to get the repairs done due to miscommunication and unprofessional employees
2012 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.
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).