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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,500 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.

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2006 Chrysler 300 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2006 Chrysler 300 Owner Comments

problem #5

Jun 122009

300 6-cyl

  • 24,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler 300. While driving approximately 65 mph, the vehicle and steering wheel vibrated excessively when the brakes were applied. In addition, the front end began to shimmy and the contact experienced difficulty steering the vehicle. The dealer stated that the front and rear rotors were warped. The contact was strongly advised to replace the front and rear brake pads and rotors. The vehicle has not been repaired due to the unavailability of the parts that were ordered. The failure mileage was 24,000 and current mileage was 25,800. Updated 8/7/09 updated 08/11/09.

- Lyburn, WV, USA

problem #4

Nov 102006

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,500 miles
I took my car to the dealer to find out why I had these big grooves in my rotors and a grinding noise and they have 2 bulletins out on the brake problem but would not fix them due to car being past 12,000 miles. These brakes could be faulty the vehicle is a 300 srt /I took it to a brake specialist and they told me they were defective and now the dealer wont fix them because the car has 16,000 miles on it. These cars brakes could lead to safety problems if not recalled.

- Cypress, TX, USA

problem #3

Mar 102006

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,000 miles
Brake pads scoring rotors pads replaced nothing done about the grooved rotors.

- Burnsville, WV, USA

problem #2

Dec 282005


  • miles
Wife drives 2006 Chrysler 300srt-8 normal driver no speeding, no hard braking, car just has 10,000 miles bought it last year. The rotors are already worn and the brakes have worn out more than of usual wear. There is no reason for this wear to be at this time.

- Miami Beach, FL, USA

problem #1

Nov 202005

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Front rotors show excessive groove and dust. Car only have 2,500 miles on it.

- Stockton, CA, USA

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