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3.1

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,426 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2005 Chrysler 300 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Chrysler 300 Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 012011

300

  • 109,000 miles

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

While driving home from work the brake light illuminated, when I applied the brake the pedal nearly went to the floor. I drove home and after later inspection I found the brake reservoir was empty. I filled the brake reservoir with fluid and took the car for a test ride. When I applied the brakes the pedal went to the floor (the car had a small amount of braking). I drove it to a repair shop and the mechanic inspected the brake system and discovered the right rear brake line was riding the frame which caused hole that left me with no fluid/brakes. At this time can"T find a recall. Thank you

- Huntington Beach, CA, USA

problem #3

Jan 232009

300

  • 71,000 miles
I have had numerous problems with my Chrysler 300, which are becoming more costly and defeating the purpose of my purchasing a new car. First, I was subject to a recall regarding the transmission. Next, the rack and pinion went out. Thankfully that was covered under warranty. Now I have to repair the outer tie rods when I have less than 75,000 miles on the car. This repair is $500 on top of what I have to pay for the car payment and is not covered under warranty. The brakes recently had to be replaced (another $350) and I am also being presented with issues pertaining to the oil pan (which apparently is made of plastic).

- Fredericksburg, VA, USA

problem #2

Aug 282005

300 8-cyl

  • 1,700 miles
4/04 my wife and I purchased a Chrysler 300C at riverfront Chrysler, we reported to them on numerous occasions the car stalls out when making a left or right turn, dealer claims it was a hose causing stall, when car stalled again dealer claimed it was control module when car stall again dealer claim to see no duplicating problem this has been going back and forth for months now other electrical problems are happening the horn don't blow all the time the back driver window don't always work, passenger airbag light goes off and on, driver door misaligned car brakes and tires are giving us problems.

- Bolingbrook, IL, USA

problem #1

Nov 052004

300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3 miles
2005 Chrysler 300 touring purchased on 11/4/2004 began making a loud moaning, straining noise when the air conditioning is turned on, the day after purchase. There is also a very noticeable vibrating sensation in the steering wheel and brake. During A/C use, the engine has an irregular idle to an almost stall when making turns during backing and forward movement of vehicle at very slow speeds such as backing out of a parking space. Took it to dealer in san diego, ca and they said they did notice this strange, ongoing progressive condition but said they could do nothing about it because there had been no manufacturer recall. This condition is only getting worse. I thought my vehicle was the only one with this very annoying condition until I read an almost identical complaint from a consumer in mo.

- San Diego, CA, USA

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