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.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Chrysler 300 Lubricate/Replace Lower Seal on Steering Shaft if Squeak is Heard While Turning
Chrysler 300 Problem
Average Mileage: 58,788 mi (5,000 mi - 180,000 mi)
Visitor, 2012 Chrysler 300, 12,000 mi
Yea, we pay $50,000 for these tin cans only to listen to the steering groan every time we turn the steering wheel. Had my steering column replaced, then not long after the groan returns. You can bet the dealers will discount these cars when you try to trade them in. And guess what, Chrysler want you to purchase their extender warranty.
Visitor, 2012 Chrysler 300, 30,000 mi
I've detected a squeak/rubbing noise when I turn left or right when the car is stopped or moving very slow while turning around or backing up. At this point I haven't lubricated the lower steering column seal.
Visitor, 2008 Chrysler 300, 85,000 mi
I have a 2008 Chrysler 300 Touring and I have this same issue.
when i am driving and make a turn left and right and also parallel parking the car squeaks bad on the outside
Visitor, 2012 Chrysler 300, 28,000 mi
Same exact noise is happening to me too.
Visitor, 2006 Chrysler 300, 60,000 mi
Squeaking noise heard turning to the left or right when driving or sitting still
Visitor, 2012 Chrysler 300, 5,000 mi
After about 5000 miles, my 2012 Chrysler 300c began to make a soft, low-pitched "groan" when the steering wheel was turned. This would only happen after the car was warm by either use or sunshine.
Problem fixed temporarily by dealer who subricated "both boot shafts" in the steering. ans of now, 3-days later the prblem is beginning to return. Disappointed, but the car is GREAT in every other respect - (so far).
Visitor, 2006 Chrysler 300, 55,000 mi
Squeak may be heard from steering wheel when turning
Visitor, 2010 Chrysler 300, 64,000 mi
This issue occurs on my 300S v6 as well, but during cold weather. Once driven a bit, the squeak stops.
Visitor, 2008 Chrysler 300, 16,900 mi
very when turn lower column noise