Chrysler 300 Repair and Maintenance

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

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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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Chrysler 300 Questions

electronic throttle light is on if i turn the car off and restart the light (1 answer)

goes off when i go over 120 km the light comes on again and remains on when i slow down i have to pull over turn the car off and re start it the light goes off again can you tell me the pwoblem thanks

Filled my oil yesterday ran out today has leak first time this happened . (1 answer)

Put oil in at home went to store and back wake up this morning see leak oil bearly on tip of stick what would cause this.

Where is the wiper relay located at in the fuse box either in the trunk or hood (1 answer)

Wipers not working and the relay I would like to change out but it's 6 different ones that are all the same relays just does different jobs for the car.

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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.

Radio Software Can Allow Third Party Outside Access To Vehicle Controls

The software for the vehicle radio can be exploited by unauthorized parties who can make changes vehicle system software remotely, possibly endangering vehicle operation. Chrysler will mail owners of affected vehicles a USB drive that includes a software update that eliminates the vulnerability free of charge to resolve the concern.  Alternatively, owners may download the software from Chrysler directly to their own USB device to update the vehicle software.

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Chrysler 300 Reviews

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.
Beautiful car but with a jerky transmission that dealers say " there is nothing wrong with it". And I say baloney.
Bought car new, had Overheated at about 30,000 miles, electrical system shut down, ABS lights on. Supposedly repaired at dealer in West Monroe, La. June of this year at 35,000 miles ABS lights on again. Dealership in Union City, Tn., repaired. 39,500 miles ABS lights on again., is at Union City dealer again. In June 2014, had to replace the ABS wheel speed senso r on passenger front, this time ...

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