Chrysler 300 Repair and Maintenance
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Chrysler 300 ProblemsRear Differential/Axle Seals are Prone to Leaks
Rear differential and axle seals are prone to repeated leaks.
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.
Software updates are available which may correct various electrical problems with the interior features and lighting.
Chrysler 300 QuestionsIs this a sensor problem or a setting problem? And can I fix it myself? (1 answer)
The seat and steering wheel is supposed to go back then forward when door is opened and closed. The motor still works and the preset info works, just not when the door is opened anymore.
When it tries to change into second gear it sputters like it wants to change but it wont.
Chrysler 300 RecallsPassenger 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.
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.
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.