hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
82,117 miles

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2005 Chrysler 300 fuel system problems

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2005 Chrysler 300 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #9

Dec 142011


  • 120,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Chrysler 300. While the vehicle was parked in a garage, the contact smelled an extremely strong odor of fuel outside of the vehicle. In addition, a small amount of fuel leaked onto the ground. The fire department stated the fuel leakage originated from the top portion of the fuel tank. The vehicle had not been diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the permanent defect. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Mccordsville, IN, USA

problem #8

Aug 032011

300 8-cyl

  • 65,000 miles
My wife filled up her Chrysler 300C on Aug 3 2011 and when she got to the post office about 1 mile it died she got it restarted and drove home then it died again in the driveway we thought it was bad gas so I checked with the gas station he checked his tanks and all was good now it happens when ever she fills it up this did not start until the car had 65000 miles on it we are going to try not filling it up all the way to see if it stops happening but I am not holding my breath.

- Howard Lake, MN, USA

problem #7

Jan 092011

300 6-cyl

  • 99,500 miles
When I filled up my 2005 Chrysler with gas on Jan. 9th with the tank just 1/2 full at the time, I didn't even make it out of the gas station and it killed on me. Then I restarted it and within 2 blocks it killed again losing all power to the car. I have filled up twice since then, with the gas tank being at 1/4-1/2 full each time. It has stalled out each time, twice within 2 blocks of each other. Right before it kills, it chugs and lurches and then just quits running. The last time was yesterday, Jan. 18th. This time I was almost hit from behind as I pulled to the side of the road and put on my hazard lights.

- Lakeville, MN, USA

problem #6

Feb 212010


  • 100,000 miles


The contact owns 2005 Chrysler 300. When the gas tank was full, the vehicle stalled and shut down without warning. The recent failure occurred while driving 35 mph out of the gas station and the vehicle shut down several times. She was able to get home. She took the vehicle to the dealer; however the diagnose did not the locate the failure. She also took the vehicle to a local mechanic to be diagnosed and the failure was not located. She also stated that she experienced failure with the driver and passenger side seats. The failure mileage was 75,000 and the current mileage was 100,000.

- Woodbridge, VA, USA

problem #5

Jan 102010


  • 60,000 miles
Chrysler 300C 2005. After a fuel tank fillup starting from less than 1/2 tank, for the 1st 10 minutes of run time, the car stalls repeatedly with loss of power, braking, and steering. After a small amount of driving the problem stops and normal driving continues. When the engine stalls, there is a complete loss of power and steering. While no accident occurred, it could have easily caused one. I searched on line and found that this could be caused by a recirc valve. This has been replaced and the problem has not been resolved. Every fill up from lot level results in stalling for several minutes of driving time.

- Ballston Lake, NY, USA

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problem #4

Nov 152009


  • 72,000 miles
Automobile stalls every time after fill-up. This is a known problem that is being ignored by manufacturer. Many references to this problem on reputable message boards. No accident yet, but repeated stalling with difficulty starting after stall is very dangerous. Only happens after fuel tank is filled.

- Dayton, OH, USA

problem #3

Oct 232008


  • 35,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Chrysler 300. While driving 35 mph, the vehicle hesitated and shut off. The contact had just fueled the vehicle. He was able to restart it and continued driving. The failure occurred each time fuel was placed in the vehicle. After the fourth time of taking the vehicle to the dealer, he was informed that the gas tank needed to be replaced. The contact believes that the failure was caused by a manufacturer defect, but they refused any responsibility. The VIN was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 35,000.

- Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

problem #2

Sep 012004

300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles
The contact stated when the check engine light illuminated the vehicle started shaking, loses power, and noise came from the engine. This occurred at various speeds. The first time the vehicle was taken for repairs the dealership could not duplicate the problem. The second time, they replaced the spark plugs, cleaned the fuel system, and the valve. The dealer repaired the vehicle in the same manner when the problem returned the third time. The problem has not recurred.

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #1

Oct 012005

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 19,000 miles
Engine stalls repeatedly after filling tank. When at stop light within 1/2 mile of gas station engine quits while at stop light. Will not idle. After restart when driving the engine will sputter. Eventually engine will start running normally.

- Costa Mesa, CA, USA

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