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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
51,011 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.

2011 Chrysler 300 steering problems

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2011 Chrysler 300 Owner Comments

problem #4

May 032016


  • 61,200 miles


Chrysler safety recall P60 failed twice (NHTSA recall #14V-634). Unfortunately today (less than 1 week after 2nd replacement) the alternator failed again leaving the vehicle acting erratically without power steering or power brakes or the ability the shift gears while driving kids to school. Thankfully it was on local streets and able to pull over safely. Sansone (Chrysler dealership) has now twice performed this Chrysler 300 safety recall P60 (electrical/alternator) repair without success. We have opened a new case with Chrysler asking to have it performed at a trusted repair shop in metuchen and receive reimbursement. They have sent us the authorization. If Chrysler dealerships cannot properly diagnose/repair/replace the safety recall problem/parts installed twice (last one last week) that failed again today, at no cost and without delay, dealer should send a vehicle to pickup the car (it cannot be driven more than a few feet before everything shuts down) and we should be permitted to proceed with a reimbursement option at a trusted repair shop. Apologize if it seems rash, but very upset of the potentially dangerous situation if it had failed on the highway at high speeds.

- Metuchen, NJ, USA

problem #3

Sep 152014

300 6-cyl

  • 52,000 miles
Driving 40 mph when battery light illuminated and a burning smell coming from car, I immediately opened the door and began to veer off the road. All the lights illuminated on the dash, the radio shut off, gauges stopped working, power steering stopped, brakes were not functioning, wipers came on and car came to a complete stall and began to vibrate. All doors locked and windows were not functioning. The car was completely dead and I almost got trapped in it. Took it to the dealer and they said it was a bad alternator which ruined my battery. Was charged nearly $1,000.

- Hauula, HI, USA

problem #2

Sep 122014

300 6-cyl

  • 69,000 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Chrysler 300. While driving approximately 60 mph, the collision, ABS, and traction warning indicators illuminated. Additionally, the power steering failed and the wipers activated independently. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failures. The approximate failure mileage was 69,000. Updated 10/31/14 updated 4/28/2015

- Ranson, WV, USA

problem #1

Jun 062014


  • 21,843 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Chrysler 300. The contact stated while driving approximately 35 mph, there was a loss of power steering as the ABS warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer. The vehicle was being diagnosed. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 21,843.

- Fort Smith, AR, USA

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