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2012 Chrysler 300 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 6 official 2012 Chrysler 300 recalls. Find out if your 2012 Chrysler 300 needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 24, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recalls on your Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Mitsubishi must be performed by a Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Mitsubishi dealership, respectively. Chrysler and Mitsubishi will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Mitsubishi dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 25, 2016

When the vehicle transmission is not in the park position and the vehicle door is open, there may not be adequate warning from the vehicle, resulting in an occupant feeling safe to exit the vehicle while not shifted into the park position. This could result in the vehicle rolling away unexpectedly, increasing risk of injury.

Recall repairs on your Dodge, Jeep or Chrysler must be performed by a Dodge, Jeep or Chrysler dealership. Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Dodge, Jeep or Chrysler dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is S27.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 8, 2014

The alternator can fail, causing loss of electrical power and possible engine stalling.

Chrysler began notifying owners of affected vehicles in November 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Chrysler recall number is P60.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 3, 2013

Certain 2011-2012 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Challenger & Charger models are being recalled because the airbag system my not deploy as expected in the event of a crash.

Chrysler will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles during April 2013. If your airbag warning light is on, or you don't receive notification and you believe you should have, please contact your local dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Chrysler recall number is N07.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 1, 2012

The anti-lock brake and electronic stability control systems may fail to function as expected due to loss of electrical power as a result of an overheated fuse box.

Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles during May, 2012. Problems may be noted with the ABS/ESC systems, or there may be no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 4, 2012

On certain SRT8 models, the Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) may be calibrated to warn the driver of a low tire when the pressure reaches 22psi instead of the required 24psi.

Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles during February 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.