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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Chrysler 300M transmission problems

transmission problem

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2001 Chrysler 300M Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 162004

300M 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles


While driving the torque converter failed. As the consumer accelerated, the vehicle stalled in traffic. The consumer had to place the gear in park and shift back to drive to make the vehicle proceed. The consumer was almost rear ended. The clutch on the torque converter failed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for the engine light. The consumer was told that the electrical surges caused the light to come on. This seemed to be a common problem.

- Bellflower, CA, USA

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