2001 Chrysler 300M Repair and Maintenance
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2001 Chrysler 300M ProblemsStalling or Low Engine Idle Speed Due to Dirty Throttle Body
A dirty throttle body may cause low engine idle speed or frequent stalling, as oily residue blocks air flow in the throttle when the throttle is closed. Throttle body cleaning may be necessary to correct this condition. Our technicians caution against spraying cleaner directly onto the throttle body as this may damage the throttle position sensor (TPS).
Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often replaced for this condition.
There was a recall on the brake master cylinder in order to fix a problem that causes the brakes to drag when the brake pedal is not pressed. If the brakes drag, they will fade, causing overheating and increased stopping distance. The master cylinder is replaced under the recall.
2001 Chrysler 300M QuestionsOverheating replaced parts (1 answer)
Help please !!
I started smelling gas when I would take off from a light. I looked for leaks but found nothing. I just pulled up to a light and heard something pop then black smoke start pouring out from around the master cylinder area. Haven't been able to find out anything on what could have been the caus...
There is a warranty on the transmission. But my shift lever is screwed up. When I picked up the car. I drove home shut off the car than tried to start it 10 min. later. There was no power. As if there were battery trouble. There was not. I put the car in neutral and it fired. If the train. was no...
2001 Chrysler 300M RecallsRecall 03V035000
On non-sunroof vehicles, there is a potential for injury if the occupant's head contacts the B-Pillar. Chrysler sent owners a storage bin accessory unit to attach to the B-Pillar to comply with safety regulations.
The information on how to secure a car seat properly using tether anchors using step by step, illustrated procedures is missing. Improper attachment of child seat tether straps to vehicle tether anchors could cause a child safety issue in a collision. Owners were sent an addendum to the owners manual that addresses tether strap installation.