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 Problems

PCM/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.

Squeak From Steering Column 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.

Power Window Not Working Due to Failed Window Regulator and/or Motor

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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2012 Chrysler 300 Questions

my steering wheel is hard to turn and back a noise (1 answer)

it been making small noise since I bought it but gotten louder and harder to turn.

My radio display screen is blank, a/c not blowing, telephone won't work. Fuse? (1 answer)

Everything on the screen and radio is not working. Someone said body control module maybe? They said it's not a fuse!
This just happened. Some a/c is coming out of a vent that faces the door but not much.

Can 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

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2012 Chrysler 300 Recalls

Passenger 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.

Vehicle 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.

Alternator Failure

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).

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