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What kind of engine problem does Chrysler 300 have?

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What kind of engine problem does Chrysler 300 have?

340-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD Oil pressure sensor failed…showed zero oil pressure at idle, triggering a chime and check engine light. Bought new sensor and replaced it myself. 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD Check engine light came on. Code was for a “slight leak in the evap. system”.

Why does the Chrysler 300 have a Life Time Warranty?

Chrysler issued a life time warranty of fuel tanks due to a malfunctioning shut-off float in the cars’ fuel tank that could swell into a stuck-open position and allow fuel to enter the purge line, causing the vehicle to stall.

What kind of vibration does a Chrysler 300 make?

The vehicle developes a vibration and low frequency noise between 30 and 80 kph with the most vibration at 50 kph in drive and with MDS activated. Although several dealers acknowledge the vibrations, they respond with “everything is normal” answer. While on vacation, the dealer had 30 days to repair the problem.

What are the features of a 2002 Chrysler 300?

Engine Power, acceleration, handling (corning/stability), AC/heating, seating comfort, and interior roominess/leg room, are above average to exceptional. I am the second owner and have been driving and maintaining this handsome 300m for over 10 years.

What kind of engine does the Chrysler 300M Special have?

A 300M Special sedan joins the lineup at midseason. It will be equipped with a performance braking system, stiffer performance-tuned suspension, a firm-feel steering gear and larger, 18-inch wheels and tires. The Special’s 3.5-liter V-6 engine produces 255 horsepower, which is a 5-hp increase from that of the base model’s engine.

How to take care of a 2000 Chrysler 300?

If you take care of this car with regular oil changes, recommended maintenance, keeping it clean/polished, and respectfully driving it (not treating it like a race car, jumping curbs/speedbumps, and other damaging driving habits), this car will last and will be very reliable.

Is it possible to buy a new Chrysler 300?

Yes, if I could afford it, I would buy a new 300 in a New York Second. Interior has always been a problem. I have owned my 300 for 13 years. It has been reliable and a very comfortable ride. It is still a stylish car at 15 years old.

Is the 2010 Chrysler 300 a good car?

I just traded my 2005 300 for a 2010. I made one mistake, should have gotten the 3.5 engine. The only complaint I have is a whinning noise when using the A/C. The buttons on the key are real easy to push by accident. Otherwise this is a GREAT car for the money.

Are there any problems with the Chrysler 3.5L engine?

For model year 2011, the engine was replaced with a totally new 3.6L DOHC Pentastar V6. One of the most common problems with these engines is that the oil tends to sludge and break down — especially if the oil is not changed every 3,000 miles.

When was the last Chrysler 3.5L V6 made?

The 1998 to 2010 all-aluminum versions of the 3.5L SOHC V6 were used in a wide range of Chrysler models including the 300 and 300M, Avenger, Challenger, Charger, Concorde, Intrepid, Pacifica, Prowler and Sebring. The last 3.5L V6s were produced in 2010. For model year 2011, the engine was replaced with a totally new 3.6L DOHC Pentastar V6.

How many horsepower does a Chrysler 300 have?

There were five different motors featured in the first generation of these Chrysler vehicles. The base version was fitted with a 2.7 L V6 motor and produced 190 horsepower. Base versions designed to drive in Canada were released with the 3.5 L V6 used in the Chrysler 300 Touring models.

I just traded my 2005 300 for a 2010. I made one mistake, should have gotten the 3.5 engine. The only complaint I have is a whinning noise when using the A/C. The buttons on the key are real easy to push by accident. Otherwise this is a GREAT car for the money.

The 1998 to 2010 all-aluminum versions of the 3.5L SOHC V6 were used in a wide range of Chrysler models including the 300 and 300M, Avenger, Challenger, Charger, Concorde, Intrepid, Pacifica, Prowler and Sebring. The last 3.5L V6s were produced in 2010. For model year 2011, the engine was replaced with a totally new 3.6L DOHC Pentastar V6.

For model year 2011, the engine was replaced with a totally new 3.6L DOHC Pentastar V6. One of the most common problems with these engines is that the oil tends to sludge and break down — especially if the oil is not changed every 3,000 miles.

What kind of engine is in Chrysler 3.6 Pentastar?

Well, this 3.6-liter V6 has been around for a long time (almost 11 years), and for a good reason. The 3.6 Pentastar has high power for the V6 NA engine and is efficient and reliable. However, owners of these engines may face some common problems.

Are there any problems with the Chrysler 300?

The 300 has excellent pickup and drives great. It came with nice features and options. The only issues are the USB doesn’t always work and the touch screen has froze up a few times. The dealership replaced the USB, but it still doesn’t always work. I would get another 300 and recommend it.

What causes transmission fluid leak in Chrysler 300?

It was determined to be transmission fluid due to a leaking cap which was replaced by the dealer and fluid added. No apparent damage to the transmission. Transmission fluid leak at base of dipstick rod connecting to transmission. Dealer tightened and topped up with transmission fluid.

Are there any problems with the Chrysler 3.6 Pentastar V6?

3.6 V6 Pentastar Engine Problems and Reliability. The left side cylinder head problem had been found in about 0.5% percent of 2011-13 vehicles with 3.6-liter V-6 Pentastar engines. Engines with cylinder head failure can be easily recognized by a ticking sound from the left side.

When did Chrysler repair shop last supply complete motor?

In repair shop again since dec 1/2010 chrysler has last decided to supply complete motor hoping to have car back at least by jan 10 / 2011 Had to pay 25$ to get a new oil cord to check oil levels as the one I had broke randomly. Besides that.

What kind of car is the Chrysler 300M?

The Chrysler 300M is a full-size luxury sedan that was produced by Daimler/Chrysler from 1999 to 2004. It is a front-wheel drive, 255 hp (190 kW; 259 PS) V6 engined car using the Chrysler LH platform. Versus its platform mates, the 300M was roughly 10 inches (254 mm) shorter to make it more easily exportable to Europe.

Are there any design flaws in the Chrysler 300?

The only design flaws are the head clearance was somewhat short and made for a impeded vision through the windshield, while the car is very low and rather hard for taller people to get out of. Lots of work to get to engine parts as it was tightly compact so mechanics took a long time to get to certain parts to replace.

What was the gear ratio on the Chrysler 300M?

Standard gear ratio on the 300M was 3.66:1. In 1999, automatic headlamps were added, and the Handling Group removed the speed limiter. In 2000, an interlock was added to prevent shifting the transmission from Park unless the brake pedal was pressed; and tether anchors were added to the rear shelf for child seats.

340-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD Oil pressure sensor failed…showed zero oil pressure at idle, triggering a chime and check engine light. Bought new sensor and replaced it myself. 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD Check engine light came on. Code was for a “slight leak in the evap. system”.

Chrysler issued a life time warranty of fuel tanks due to a malfunctioning shut-off float in the cars’ fuel tank that could swell into a stuck-open position and allow fuel to enter the purge line, causing the vehicle to stall.

The vehicle developes a vibration and low frequency noise between 30 and 80 kph with the most vibration at 50 kph in drive and with MDS activated. Although several dealers acknowledge the vibrations, they respond with “everything is normal” answer. While on vacation, the dealer had 30 days to repair the problem.

In repair shop again since dec 1/2010 chrysler has last decided to supply complete motor hoping to have car back at least by jan 10 / 2011 Had to pay 25$ to get a new oil cord to check oil levels as the one I had broke randomly. Besides that.

What does P0300 stand for on a Chrysler 300?

Chrysler 300 P0300: Engine Misfire Detected. P0300 is one of the most common OBDII codes that occurs in the Chrysler 300. It stands for: P0300 is certainly a cause for concern, and can be a threat to the drivability the Chrysler 300. It will often be accompanied by codes P0301-P0308.

What is the misfire code on a Chrysler 300?

P0300 is a general and random misfire code, which means that the code is not going to tell you which cylinder is causing the misfire. Something is causing cylinders to misfire at random, which is a lot less cut and dry than a cylinder specific misfire code. The P0300 Chrysler trouble code will trigger the 300’s service engine soon light.

What kind of engine does a Chrysler 3.5L have?

Lubrication issues, oil sludging, coolant leaks, overheating and low-mileage engine failures have plagued this engine family from the get-go. If ever there was a service opportunity ripe for the taking, Chrysler’s 3.5L SOHC V6 engine (and its 2.7L, 3.2L and 4.0L cousins) is it.

Lubrication issues, oil sludging, coolant leaks, overheating and low-mileage engine failures have plagued this engine family from the get-go. If ever there was a service opportunity ripe for the taking, Chrysler’s 3.5L SOHC V6 engine (and its 2.7L, 3.2L and 4.0L cousins) is it.

Chrysler 300 P0300: Engine Misfire Detected. P0300 is one of the most common OBDII codes that occurs in the Chrysler 300. It stands for: P0300 is certainly a cause for concern, and can be a threat to the drivability the Chrysler 300. It will often be accompanied by codes P0301-P0308.

What is the part number for Chrysler 300 Dorman?

The part number for dorman through autozone is 604-024. air door actuator, drivers side, blend door actuator, chrysler 300. Loading…

Where does the ticking noise come from in a Chrysler 300?

The contact stated that a loud ticking noise was heard from the left side of the engine compartment when initially starting the engine. The ticking noise waws more prominent when starting the vehicle in colder temperatures and could also be heard when accelerating and idling. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis.

Are there transmission problems in a 2005 Chrysler 300?

I just took my 2005 300 in to have an oil change and get a transmission tune-up (60,000 miles) and had them check my transmission while it was in as I too was experiencing the vibration in my steering wheel at a specific speed on the freeway. I’ve had a good experience with the dealer so far.

Why is my Chrysler 3.5L V6 running hot?

Leaky head gaskets are also a common problem on these engines. If the cooling system holds pressure, and the cooling fans are functioning normally but the engine is running hotter than normal, it’s probably a worn water pump. If you do change the water pump, change the thermostat too.

Are there any problems with the 2005 Chrysler 300?

The engine system of the 2005 Chrysler 300 deals with reports of engine failure, the engine light being on, the engine stalling while driving, the car accelerating on its own, the engine stuttering, excessive oil use, and the car misfiring.

Are there transmission issues with the Chrysler 300 Touring?

I have a chry 300 touring 2005, I had shifting issues as well. Sometime it shifts like I’m driving a stick shift. The tire actually skid a little. The dealer did a flash update and indicated the transmission works fine. I’m still concerned. Over the years my dash light have come on so many times I can’t count. The EGR valve has been replaced.

How many times has the Chrysler 300 been recalled?

The 2005 Chrysler 300 has been recalled 7 times by NHTSA. View Recalls Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead.

What’s the problem with the torque convertor on a Chrysler 300?

Silicone and tranny oil mix about as well as oiul and water. It takes a very minute amount of water to make the torque convertor rumble and shake etc. By the way, Tell the dealer that there is a TSB for the problem.

What are the models of the Chrysler 200?

They are roughly ordered by importance, which tends to be by color (red, amber, yellow, orange, green, blue, gray), but there are over 50 of them so be patient! Models examined include the 200, 300, Pacifica, and Town and Country. Remember that only proper service and repair procedures will ensure the safe and reliable operation of your car.

Is there a problem with the Chrysler 300 ECM?

Although several dealers acknowledge the vibrations, they respond with “everything is normal” answer. While on vacation, the dealer had 30 days to repair the problem. Chrysler engineers were involved but no solution was available. A flash was available for the ECM but the engine is rough now. I was told to continue driving in fourth gear.

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Can a 2006 Chrysler 300 engine stall while driving?

This is dangerous and could cause an accident with the sudden loss of power. I have a 2006 Chrysler 300 Touring 3.5L engine. Whenever, the key is placed in the “ON” position for any length of time (seconds), my car will start stalling and will not turnover unless I press gas pedal.

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