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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
11 / 4
Injuries / Deaths:
7 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,074 miles

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2015 Chrysler 200 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2015 Chrysler 200 Owner Comments (Page 9 of 12)

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problem #69

Oct 022015

200

  • 23,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. While driving 10 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning and the instrument panel light illuminated. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was towed to a dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system) and stated that the parts needed for the recall repair were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 23,000.

- Saraland, AL, USA

problem #68

Sep 152015

200

  • 25 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. While driving at various speeds, the vehicle would suddenly shut off, occasionally not accelerate, and lose power. When making a right turn, a beeping sound was present and the oil gauge indicator would increase. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who was unable to diagnose the cause of the failure. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 25.

- Manville, NJ, USA

problem #67

Sep 022015

200

  • 300 miles
This is a recurring problem. It has happened more than 5 times. While increasing or decreasing speed on the adaptive cruise control system using the steering wheel buttons, the adaptive cruise control is disabled and the car screen alerts the driver that adaptive cruise control is unavailable. The dealership has looked at the car twice. The second time, they replaced the computer module for the acc. This did not fix the problem. This can happen on highway, on city roads, while going fast, while going slow. Vehicle is always going straight, not turning, as it is unsafe to adjust the controls in a turn.

- Mountlake Terrace, WA, USA

problem #66

Oct 022015

200

  • 21,625 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My engine turned off while driving. I was on a one lane ramp, going about 25 or 30 miles per hour around a bend. The transmission was in drive, not park or neutral. I could not restart my engine. Additional safety features such as forward collision warning, lane sense, and park sense were disabled. I was blocking traffic - the only way to get around me was to go up onto the sidewalk, which is not safe. People behind me tried to help by pushing the car, but could not. I had to call the police to send incident response to push me out of the way. The incident response truck also could not push me out of the way, but after rocking my car several times in an attempt to push the car, the engine would start. The check engine light came on and the screen showed a message saying to service transmisison. I drove to a parking lot and called a tow truck to take me to a dealership. I have found many cases of this happening to other 2015 Chrysler 200 owners, and I think there needs to be an investigation and possibly a recall. The dealership cannot tell me what caused the issue, only that their service manual says reflashing the transmission control module should solve the problem. Chrysler coporate also cannot tell me what caused the issue. Several testimonies online say that their car was not fixed by reflashing the tcm. Having your new car die on the road while driving with absolutely no warning is an unacceptable, possibly fatal risk. I only hope if this happens again, I won't be in an intersection or in front of a semi-truck on the highway.

- Mountlake Terrace, WA, USA

problem #65

May 182015

200

  • miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V090000 (power train) and 15V470000 (electrical system); however, the parts needed to perform the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Mundelein, IL, USA

problem #64

Sep 042015

200

  • 6,890 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. While traveling at various speeds, the engine stalled and the check engine, battery, and brake lights illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was able to restart a day later. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it could not be diagnosed. The vehicle was serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system), but the failure recurred. The contact believed the remedy was performed incorrectly. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 6,890.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #63

Sep 302015

200

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact stated that while driving approximately 35 mph, the vehicle would accelerate independently. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the diagnosis was unknown. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system) however the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Donora, PA, USA

problem #62

Oct 022015

200

  • 5,200 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. While driving 30 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning and could not be restarted until after twenty minutes. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 5,200.

- New Port Richey, FL, USA

problem #61

Oct 022015

200

  • 5,400 miles
The car is under a recall, which is not a safe vehicle to drive. Many people have complained to Chrysler, the car will just stop and shut off. It's a time bomb that should B off the road. So many complaints and Chrysler is ignoring this problem. It hasent happened to me but I'm afraid it will.

- New Port Richey, FL, USA

problem #60

Jul 152015

200

  • 2,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. While driving approximately 40 mph, the vehicle shifted into neutral. The contact pulled the vehicle over to the shoulder and placed the vehicle in park. The contact placed the vehicle in drive and continued to her residence with no issues. The vehicle was taken to the dealer to be diagnosed. The failure was unable to be duplicated, but the software was updated. The failure recurred intermittently. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was approximately 2,000.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #59

Nov 032014

200

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact stated that there was a progressing failure in which the vehicle randomly went into a lower gear. There was a drastic reduction in speed. The contact constantly had to pull the vehicle over to restart the vehicle to prevent the failure. As the failure was progressing, the vehicle stalled numerous times. The vehicle was taken to the dealer more than once and they were not able to replicate and diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and they provided no remedy. The vehicle was not repaired. In addition, the vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system) but the part was not available. The failure mileage was not available. Updated 01/12/16

- New Britain, CT, USA

problem #58

Sep 302015

200

  • miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system) however, the recall part was not available. The contact stated that the manufacture had exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Locust Grove, GA, USA

problem #57

Jul 252015

200

  • 17,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 70 mph, the service transmission warning indicator illuminated and the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was able to restart. The failure occurred on multiple occasions. The vehicle was driven to the dealer where the failure was unable to be determined; however, they replaced several electrical functions and the transmission. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 17,000.

- Toledo, OH, USA

problem #56

Sep 282015

200

  • miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- New Market, AL, USA

problem #55

Mar 132015

200

  • 300 miles
Most of the time the car is stationary and upon cold start. Car has an "extended start" and then stalls. Car sometimes runs ruff and has stalled while in gear. Once while I was driving all of the electrical on the console (A/C, touch screen and all knobs) stopped working. Had to pull over, turn car off and on then drive home with stereo and ac blasting because none of the controls worked. Not on the console or steering wheel. Vehicle has been back to the dealer a dozen time for the same problem with no fix. I have filed complaints with Chrysler. Right now their solution is "the next time it does it, don't try to restart it. Just call and have it towed." Your options below ask when this happed. It has happened every few days since I bought the car on 3/13/2015 but you only give me the option of picking one date.

- St Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #54

Feb 202015

200

  • 2,100 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact heard an abnormal noise coming from the engine and brakes, the dashboard overheated, and the vehicle hesitated to accelerate. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the vehicle was functioning as designed. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number:15V470000(electrical system); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 2,100.

- Elk Grove, CA, USA

problem #53

Apr 302015

200

  • 1,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact stated that while driving 40 mph, the vehicle stalled and all the warning lights illuminated. The contact mentioned that the shift lever failed to shift into any gear. The vehicle was taken to the dealer three times. The technician was unable to diagnose the failure. In addition, the contact mentioned that she recently received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system). The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 1,000.

- Loredo, TX, USA

problem #52

Sep 232015

200

  • miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Carteret, NJ, USA

problem #51

Oct 312014

200

  • 200 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the vehicle jerked and the accelerator pedal was depressed but the vehicle failed to accelerate. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was taken to a dealer but was not diagnosed or repaired. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V47000 (electrical system). The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 200.

- Armonk, NY, USA

problem #50

Sep 122015

200

  • miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system) and stated that the part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer was contacted and could not provide an estimated date for when the contacts vehicle would receive the recall repair. The contact was not experiencing a failure.

- Grandbury, TX, USA

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