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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
87,803 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 miscellaneous problems

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2006 Chrysler 300 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #5

Jul 182013

300 6-cyl

  • 135,000 miles

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

My 2006 Chrysler 300 limited was parked in my driveway and would not come out of park. I had to disassemble the gear lever box in order to manually depress the mechanism that moves the shifter. My vehicle has sat in my driveway for one year not being driven. My complaint is the part that broke is a cheap piece of pink plastic that Chrysler has recalled for some vehicles, but my VIN was not included. Chrysler should include all vehicles that had this installed, not some of them.

- Stafford, VA, USA

problem #4

Jul 022012

300

  • 83,000 miles
The vehicle stalls at low speeds or when stopped at a stop sign. It sometimes will exhibit a sudden loss of power followed by a chime as if engine is about to stall. Two dealerships and two local mechanics have performed a complere system diagnostic. One of them retrieved code P0700-related to loss of communication with PCM. He cleared the codes and test drove it again and could not replicate the problem.the dealerships have no clue as to what is going on. This is a serious problem if our car were to stall all of a sudden on the highway and cause an accident. From what I have seen there are hundreds of complaints on this issue, is there anything you can do?

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #3

Apr 162010

300

  • 97,000 miles
I was heading to visit my brothers and my father in Eagle lake Texas coming out of richmond tx when all of a sudden I heard this clacking sound in my engine I purchase this 2006 Chrysler brand new from the car dealership R&M out of houston Texas off of highway 59. I bought my car in 2006 April 2010 my car was in defect there is a recall on the Chrysler 300 but noone has notified me. Thank you [xxx] can you please notify me by mail please. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Eagle Lake, TX, USA

problem #2

Jul 192011

300 6-cyl

  • 167,118 miles
Due to substandard design, the material used to insure proper gear shifting fails. After much research, it appears to be common. The cost of repair and towing does not seem fair when the problem is so common.

- Loris, SC, USA

problem #1

Jun 122011

300 6-cyl

  • 38,770 miles
Without any warning the car would not come out of park. Dealership said that it was internal shifter failure. This is a 2006 Chrysler 300 that I purchased in November of 2005. They recalled the 2005 with this problem but not the 2006.

- Houston, TX, USA

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