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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,750 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.

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2002 Chrysler 300M engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Chrysler 300M Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 052006


  • miles


Squeaky sounds coming from windows, motor goes in the windows, 2002 Chrysler 300M special edition repaired at 300 a window. Two rear windows were affected. Overheated engine.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #3

May 022006

300M 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chrysler 300 M. the contact stated that the vehicle shut off without warning while driving between 1-15 mph. The failure occurred a year ago during the winter. The steering and power brakes became difficult to maneuver, and the engine lost power. The failure caused the contacts vehicle to cross into oncoming traffic. The last repair was performed in October 2006. Since the repair no failures occurred until recently. While driving 15 mph down hill the contact depressed the accelerator pedal and nothing happened. The instrument panel lights illuminated and the vehicle shut off. He then shifted into neutral and restarted the vehicle. The contact stated that the vehicle always restarted. The vehicle was taken to hoffman automotive and was awaiting a diagnostic. The dealer kept the vehicle four to five times for the same failure and installed a co-Pilot on it to monitor the engine functions. The current mileage is 43,100, and failure mileage was 35,000. The consumer provided copies of the invoices of the repairs. Updated 05/23/07

- Hagerstown, MD, USA

problem #2

Jun 122003


  • miles
Engine check light will not go off, she has had it in the shop 3 times, and the mechanic can not seem to find out why. Vehicle is still in the shop, and mechanic is not telling her the truth about the vehicle. Vehicle is in auto land 170 route 22, springfield, NJ 07081 973 476 2900.

- Newark, NJ, USA

problem #1

May 062003


  • miles
While traveling on the highway the vehicle stalled without warning.

- Washington, DC, USA

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