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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 1 of 24)

problem #468

Jun 172016

300

  • 73,803 miles

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

We took our 2008 Chrysler 300 in to the local Chrysler dealer for ignition switch recall #14V567000. After recall performed, the auto rain sensing wipers, remote start, remote trunk release, auto dim headlights and tire pressure monitor did not work. Per the dealer, the antenna connection failed and had to be repaired at no cost. However the tire pressure monitor required new sensors which cost me $514.68. I filed a claim with Chrysler and they offered to pay 50%. all of these systems were operating prior to the recall work, apparently the new module could not receive the signals from the sensors. (see dealers statement on attached invoice) my understanding of a recall is that it is to be done at no cost to the owner, if there is a cost, owners will not bring their vehicles in for repair. But for the recall I would not have had to pay for new tire sensors

- Cherry Valley, CA, USA

problem #467

Oct 082016

300

  • 110,000 miles
Tipm module, car will not start and has stalled on highway.

- Kettering, OH, USA

problem #466

Sep 212016

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.

- Shannon, NC, USA

problem #465

Feb 292016

300

  • 104,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. While driving 40 mph, there was a noise coming from the engine that sounded like boiling water. The check engine warning indicator illuminated. In addition, the vehicle lost power when driving at various speed. The contact coasted to the side of the road and resumed driving. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed, but the cause of the failure could not be determined. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system). The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 104,000.

- Asheville, NC, USA

problem #464

Sep 142016

300

  • 76,600 miles
While starting the Chrysler 300lx 2008 the car battery exploded in the trunk.

- Maylene, AL, USA

problem #463

May 242016

300

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical systems), 15V313000 (air bags), and 16V352000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was made aware of the issues. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #462

Aug 162016

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 numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 16V352000 (air bags). However, the parts needed to repair the vehicle were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- New Milford, NJ, USA

problem #461

Aug 042015

300 6-cyl

  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start. The failure occurred after the vehicle was repaired per NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system). The vehicle was taken back to the dealer multiple times where it was diagnosed that the ignition switch needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired on numerous occasions; however, the failure persisted. The manufacturer was not notified of the failures. The failure mileage was 90,000. Updated 10/06/16 updated 10/13/16.

- Leesburg, FL, USA

problem #460

Aug 052016

300

  • miles
Signed up for these 3 recalls a long time ago never heard anything they say they don't have the parts this is wrong.

- Port Elizabeth, NJ, USA

problem #459

Jul 212015

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). 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 aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Plattsburg, MO, USA

problem #458

Jan 012015

300

  • 145,419 miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact stated that the key fob was jammed in the ignition. The vehicle would not start intermittently. Even when the key was removed, the key was still registered in the ignition and would not power off. The failure occurred without warning. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system), 15V313000 (air bags), and 16V352000 (air bags). The part to do the repair was unavailable. The manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The failure mileage was approximately 145,419. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Holcomb, KS, USA

problem #457

Dec 052014

300

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

- Waxhaw, NC, USA

problem #456

Apr 282016

300

  • 169,920 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact stated that the vehicle was serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system). The vehicle idled when it stalled and various warning lights illuminated. The failure recurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the starter relay failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. The vehicle had no failures prior to the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 169,920.

- Federal Way, WA, USA

problem #455

May 092016

300

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. While driving various speeds, the vehicle stalled and the check engine light illuminated on the instrument panel. The failure occurred on separate occasions. When attempting to start the vehicle, smoke appeared under the hood. The vehicle was previously serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system), but the remedy failed to repair the vehicle. The vehicle continued to stall after the repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Mobile, AL, USA

problem #454

Jan 012015

300

  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. While driving 55 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The gauges malfunctioned and the vehicle became inoperable. The contact received a recall notification under NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system), but the remedy failed to repair the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to a dealer for diagnostic testing. The diagnostic determined that the failure was an anti-lock brake issue. After a 23 point inspection, the vehicle was still inoperable. The motor fractured and locked after the inspection and the hoses were dry rotted. In addition, there were two bolts on the floorboard of the vehicle. The radiator leaked fluid after the repair with an additional case of spark plug rust. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was 80,000.

- Alvin, TX, USA

problem #453

Feb 102016

300

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact stated that the low beams, turn signals, and gauges on the instrument panel flickered. In addition, the service engine and TPMS warning lights remained illuminated for an extended period of time. The brake pedal was periodically slow to respond and did not fully depress, so the contact constantly had to apply force to ensure that the vehicle stopped. The contact later received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags). The contact called the manufacturer who stated that the parts were not available. The contact was uncertain if the repairs would be completed within a reasonable time frame. The failure mileage was not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Florissant,, MO, USA

problem #452

May 022016

300

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start without warning and was towed to the contact's residence. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system). The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was unavailable.

- Weslaco, TX, USA

problem #451

Apr 212015

300

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system); however, the parts to do the recall repair were not yet available. 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.

- North Sioux City, SD, USA

problem #450

Feb 142014

300

  • 17,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. The contact stated that all four windows failed to roll down when the window switches were depressed. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. On several occasions, the vehicle failed to start when the key was placed in the ignition. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system). The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The approximate failure mileage was 17,000.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #449

Apr 182015

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 notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Trenton, NJ, USA

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