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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
7 / 7
Injuries / Deaths:
6 / 0
Average Mileage:
39,594 miles

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2008 Chrysler 300 electrical problems

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2008 Chrysler 300 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 24)

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problem #448

Apr 012015

300 8-cyl

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system); however, the parts needed for repairs were not available. The contact believed that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time to remedy the failure. The dealer was unable to verify the time frame for when the parts would become available. The manufacturer was made aware of the delay. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 05/20/16

- Springfield, OR, USA

problem #447

Dec 102014

300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts for the repairs were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect. Updated 05/24/16 updated 06/14/16.

- Laramie, WY, USA

problem #446

Feb 052016

300

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Tifton, GA, USA

problem #445

Apr 062015

300

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received a recall notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000(electrical system); however, the parts 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 issue. The VIN was unknown. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Orange, TX, USA

problem #444

Apr 152014

300

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Titusville, FL, USA

problem #443

Nov 252014

300

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags). The parts needed for the 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 issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- South Chesterfield, VA, USA

problem #442

Oct 062014

300

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (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. The VIN was not available.

- Athens, AL, USA

problem #441

Nov 012014

300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system) was received in November of 2014 and NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) was received in June of 2015. After contacting the dealer and the manufacturer on multiple occasions, the contact was informed that the parts needed to repair the vehicle were still not available and no estimated time for receiving the parts could be given. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 06/29/16

- Sevierville, TN, USA

problem #440

Jun 292015

300

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V567000 (electrical system); however, the parts to do the repairs were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for recall repairs. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Lancaster, CA, USA

problem #439

Nov 102014

300

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V567000 (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. VIN tool confirms parts not available and parts distribution disconnect.

- South Chesterfiled, VA, USA

problem #438

Jan 202013

300 6-cyl

  • 53,000 miles

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

I have had a problem with my Chrysler 300, 2008 model with my engine shutting off completely while driving. Since 2012, it has happened twice on the freeway, once at a stop light, and at least 8 or 9 times where it refuses to start the car. I took it in to my Chrysler dealership where I bought the car brand new (80 miles, coming in from orlando, I was told) in 2008. They informed me that the problem was the tipm (totally integrated power module), and I had to pay $597 for the repair. When my car shut off all by itself int he middle of the freeway, I had oncoming traffic, and had to make a quick swerve onto the side of the freeway (shoulder) as quickly as I could while the tires were still moving in order to stay safe. That was simply dangerous and would hate to see others who perhaps may have children in their car go through the same experience. The Chrysler dealership stated:"tipm internal failure causing intem no start and delay when start 2.00" this is definitely a safety issue that has not been addressed, and evidently, there are forums on the web, as well as many articles and user comments on the same issue. Kindly address this safety issue with urgency before someone is harmed. Thank you, [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- St Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #437

Sep 152014

300

  • 83,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact stated that the vehicle hesitated as though it would stall. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000(electrical system); however, the part to do the repair was not available. 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 approximately 83,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Point Marion, PA, USA

problem #436

May 272014

300

  • 48,000 miles
Takata recall. The contact owned a 2008 Chrysler 300. While the contact's son was driving approximately 45 mph, the vehicle lost power without warning. As the vehicle was being coasted to the side of the road, the driver lost control and crashed into a guardrail. The vehicle caught fire. The contact stated that the air bags did not deploy. The driver escaped by kicking out the driver side window before the vehicle became engulfed in flames. The police and fire department were at the scene and the fire was extinguished. Police and fire reports were filed. The driver sustained injuries that required medical attention, hospitalization, and rehab. The vehicle was towed and deemed destroyed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. Approximately, one year after the fire, the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags). The failure mileage was approximately 48,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Seattle, WA, USA

problem #435

May 302014

300

  • 48,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact stated that the electrical system was defective. While driving approximately 40 mph, the vehicle stalled. The contact lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a guardrail. The vehicle caught fire. The driver suffered third degree burns and a head contusion, which required medical attention. The front driver side air bag failed to deploy. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to the local insurance company's tow yard for further inspection. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 48,000.

- Seattle, WA, USA

problem #434

Sep 072015

300

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #433

Jun 172014

300

  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact started the vehicle and heard an abnormal crackling noise coming from the ignition switch and near the radio and instrument panel. The failure also occurred while driving. The noise sounded as if there were faulty wiring; however, there was no burning odor inside the vehicle. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system); however, the part needed to perform the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact was placed on a waiting list. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000. Parts distribution disconnect. The VIN was unavailable.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #432

Oct 172014

300

  • 95,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. While driving 10 mph, the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to restart the vehicle. In addition, the vehicle failed to start and the horn failed to function. The failure recurred on numerous occasions. The vehicle was towed to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the fuses needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle 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 issue. The VIN was also included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system). The failure mileage was 95,000. Updated 05/06/16

- Memphis, TN, USA

problem #431

May 052015

300

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags) and stated that the parts needed for the 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 issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Waverly, NY, USA

problem #430

Nov 102014

300

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags). However, the part to do the recall 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. Distribution disconnect.

- Blackwell, OK, USA

problem #429

Jul 012015

300

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags) 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 experienced a failure with the vehicle. The VIN was not available.

- Spokane Valley, WA, USA

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