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1.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
88,445 miles

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2002 Chrysler 300M drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2002 Chrysler 300M Owner Comments

problem #6

May 162015

300M

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 Chrysler 300M. The contact stated that the vehicle shifted down into a lower gear several times without warning and then the vehicle stalled repeatedly. The contact had to constantly pull the vehicle over, turn off the vehicle, and reset the computer in the vehicle to prevent the failure. The contact indicated that the failure became progressively worse. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for further inspection. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was not available.

- Jackson, KY, USA

problem #5

Feb 162015

300M 6-cyl

  • 174,000 miles
Whom it may concern: When I first purchased my car the transmission went out 3 weeks after sale the dealership repaired it and sent me on my way. I have now yet over 5K worth of receipts of repairs completed prior to the transmission going out yet again this time while driving with my children the car shut off in motion in middle of a 4 way. The electrical system while driving all light S interior pops on while driving and cause friction in the speed. This has been actively doing this for approx. 2 years when I took to have the car looked at the mechanic advised its a poorly built car and would need the whole electric system re-wired. The biggest thing is the transmission is slipping in 1st gear and reverse the first time the engine blew I was in the fast lane at 65 miles per hour dropped to 40 miles and everyone behind me was quick as I could have lost my life amongst others. I feel that I have been a victim of under the dodd-frank wall street reform and consumer protection act (dodd-frank act), all covered persons or service providers are legally required to refrain from committing unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices (collectively, udaaps) in violation of the act. The consumer financial protection bureau (cfpb or bureau) is issuing this bulletin to clarify the Contour of that obligation in the context of collecting consumer debts.any false, deceptive, or misleading representation.a substantial injury typically takes the form of monetary harm, such as fees or costs paid by consumers because of the unfair act or practice I have now filed over 4 complaints and would like a fair resolution of repairing my transmission into a new one with all cost covered by Chrysler in doing so I will cease any further action litigation lawsuit against them and drop my cases with the agreement that the transmission and electrical system is repaired and or replaced.

- Elk Grove , CA, USA

problem #4

Jan 012013

300M

  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chrysler 300M. While driving approximately 50 mph, the transmission slipped when the accelerator pedal was depressed. The vehicle stalled and the warning indicators illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was able to be restarted, but the failure recurred numerous times. The dealer stated that the transmission was the cause of the failure. In addition, the driver's seat began reclining unexpectedly. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 03V035000 (seats). The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000.

- Buena Park, CA, USA

problem #3

Nov 142013

300M

  • 106,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 Chrysler 300M. The contact stated that while driving approximately 10 mph, the vehicle suddenly began to jerk and would not accelerate. The contact indicated that the defect continued while driving at low speeds. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the defect. The failure mileage was 106,000.

- Blackshear , GA, USA

problem #2

Jul 312012

300M

  • 73,600 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chrysler 300 M. the contact stated that he heard an abnormal noise coming from the frontal part of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis. The dealer stated they had to replace the left side transmission shift outer bearing. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact was awaiting a return call from the manufacturer. The failure and the current mileage was 73,600.

- Caribou , ME, USA

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problem #1

Apr 272012

300M 6-cyl

  • 97,070 miles
Transmission shifter cable malfunction, tranny stuck in auto shift mode. No warning light on but shifter free shifts cannot put in park. Turned car off will not start, the word done pops up on dash. Researched online same problems with other 300M model years from 1999 to 2004.

- Jamaica, NY, USA

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