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2006 Chrysler 300 Problems

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Most Common 2006 Chrysler 300 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 the...
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 common...
Software updates are available which may correct various electrical problems with the interior features and lighting.
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1 Known 2006 Chrysler 300 Brakes Problem

In cold weather, vehicles equipped with premium brakes may experience a rear brake squeal. Replacing the brake pads will not commonly fix the problem; instead, revised rear rotors are available.

5 Known 2006 Chrysler 300 Drive Train 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 the...
Rear differential and axle seals are prone to repeated leaks.
Water may leak into the transmission from the dipstick tube, causing fluid contamination and a shudder during light acceleration. New seals for the dipstick tube are available; the transmission f...

2 Known 2006 Chrysler 300 Electrical & Lights Problems

Software updates are available which may correct various electrical problems with the interior features and lighting.

3 Known 2006 Chrysler 300 Engine Problems

Carbon buildup on the valves may illuminate the Check Engine Light, indicating "Multiple Cylinder Misfires." The combustion chamber must be cleaned of carbon. There are updated valve spring retaine...
A whine type noise may develop form the engine area when the car is idling (typically in warmer temperatures, after the engine has warmed up). It's possible that the noise may be from the engine ...

1 Known 2006 Chrysler 300 Exhaust & Emissions Problem

There may be an intermittent three- to five-second delay between when you turn the key and when the engine actually cranks. If the Check Engine Light illuminates, the brake switch should be inspect...

2 Known 2006 Chrysler 300 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

0 Known 2006 Chrysler 300 Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2006 Chrysler 300 Miscellaneous Problems

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 rep...
Spilling beverages around the cup holder may cause the lid to stick or bind.

2 Known 2006 Chrysler 300 Suspension & Steering Problems

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 common...

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Known 2006 Chrysler 300 Problems & Complaints

Software updates are available which may correct various electrical problems with the interior features and lighting.
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 the...
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 common...
Water may leak into the transmission from the dipstick tube, causing fluid contamination and a shudder during light acceleration. New seals for the dipstick tube are available; the transmission f...
Carbon buildup on the valves may illuminate the Check Engine Light, indicating "Multiple Cylinder Misfires." The combustion chamber must be cleaned of carbon. There are updated valve spring retaine...
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 rep...
Spilling beverages around the cup holder may cause the lid to stick or bind.
There may be an intermittent three- to five-second delay between when you turn the key and when the engine actually cranks. If the Check Engine Light illuminates, the brake switch should be inspect...
Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.
Rear differential and axle seals are prone to repeated leaks.
A whine type noise may develop form the engine area when the car is idling (typically in warmer temperatures, after the engine has warmed up). It's possible that the noise may be from the engine ...
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