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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,507 miles

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2004 Chrysler 300M drivetrain problems

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2004 Chrysler 300M Owner Comments

problem #6

Jan 292016


  • 75,000 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Chrysler 300M. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds and attempting to slow down, the vehicle would jerk and stay at the same speed or stall without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the vehicle was stuck in third gear. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 75,000.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #5

May 242013


  • 60,512 miles
Used 2004 Chrysler 300M on 06/12/2012 50078 mile on car when brought. On said date tire pressure and belt. Was report to stockton Dodge. In stockton calif. 12/11/12 auto trans, slow down shift you down when you are driving at 40 mph, stockton Dodge said ok nothing wrong 12/12/2012transmisssion seems to be delaying in shift was told all ok, not sensors light for tire still on was check, they put air in tire still on 12/28/2012. Check engine light came on, found a leak detection in fuel pump, ac belt loose. Said all code are clear. Sensors light for tire are still on 12/28/2012. Since I have brought this car I been in the auto shop's and still not one has fix it they just charge me money. I have change the oil like it say and keep up on my part, I fell this car should of not been put on the dealer floor until it was safely for me. Was told it need brakes and cool system need to be done I have not even a year at the time, it is a year 06/12/2013 now took it to pep boys and the tell me the sensor is bad. The ac belt are still making noise. And the tire sensor light are still on. I fell this should been fix before I brought the car I am a woman I was taken advantage of and this is not right. My car is good but it need to be fix.

- Stockton , CA, USA

problem #4

Nov 012012

300M 6-cyl

  • 65,000 miles
Vehicle goes into "limp mode" daily. Seems mostly to occur once coasting or slowing on a off ramp from highway speeds. Can put car in neutral then turn off & restart which seems to reset "limp mode" until speed decreases to roughly 20 - 30 mph. There seems to be multiple other drivers with this car that have the same issue, yet no response from Chrysler.

- Polk City, IA, USA

problem #3

Oct 172012

300M 6-cyl

  • 92,530 miles


Was traveling in third gear when the transmission downshifted to second gear independently locks in 2nd gear (limp mode) when slowing or stopping vehicle.once you turn the car off and back on again, you can drive with normal gears. However, once you hit 50-60 mph, the transmission automatically goes into limp mode and stays locked in second gear. Check engine light came on and it now reads the codes P1776.

- Stockton, CA, USA

problem #2

Jul 202012


  • 140,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chrysler 300M. While driving approximately 35 mph, the RPM reading suddenly increased independently. The contact stopped the vehicle on the shoulder and turned the engine off. After restarting the vehicle, the failure ceased. The failure recurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing. The mechanic was unable to diagnose the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 140,000.

- Prospect Heights, IL, USA

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problem #1

May 172012


  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chrysler 300M. The contact stated that the transmission failed. The contact was traveling in third gear when the transmission downshifted to second gear independently. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer for inspection. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 80,000.

- Huntsville, AL, USA

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