really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,740 miles

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2008 Chrysler 300 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2008 Chrysler 300 Owner Comments

problem #5

Oct 052010

300 6-cyl

  • 20,000 miles


The car stutters when braking, the dealer informed me this was not uncommon and is related to the ABS system and is not a safety hazard. I have seen other comments on this web site that causes me concern?

- Collegeville, PA, USA

problem #4

Jul 072009

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,681 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300C. While the contact was driving approximately 45 mph, the front end of the vehicle began to shake during braking. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer on three separate occasions for the same failure where the front brake pads were replaced each time. On the third recurrence, the front rotors were resurfaced with the replacement of the front brake pads. The failure recurred after 11,000 miles. The vehicle had not been repaired for the most recent failure. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and they informed the contact that there were no recalls related to the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 6,681....updated 09/21/11 the consumer stated on August 26, 2011 he paid $834.78 to have the rotors and pads replaced. Updated 12/13/11.

- Newburgh , NY, USA

problem #3

Apr 092011


  • 40,800 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. While driving approximately 60 mph, the contact applied the brakes but the vehicle did not stop until crashing. A police report was filed and the contact suffered a concussion. Due to the contacts injuries, the contact was unaware of the full details of of the crash. The vehicle was towed to a towing company lot but the failure was not diagnosed and the vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 40,800.

- Katy, TX, USA

problem #2

Aug 042008


  • 19,218 miles
I stated their was a rubbing type noise in right/left front wheel when turning. The result was nothing. The second occurrence was August 13, 2008 with the same problem. The third time day Chrysler resurfaced front and rear rotors. The subsided but occurred again. The brakes drag and pulsate when stopping. I continue to have noisy front wheels while driving forward. When backing the automobile up the front brake pads are not stationary meaning they should not move in brake calipers. The steering knocks when turning. I have complained to the Chrysler corporation.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #1

Sep 062008


  • 12,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler 300. While driving 60 mph downhill, the vehicle began vibrating and shaking severely when the brake pedal was depressed. The steering wheel also shook. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and they replaced the rotor. The failure recurred and the rotor was replaced once again. The manufacturer stated that the failure was caused by how the contact was stopping the vehicle. The failure recurred and the dealer changed the brake pad and rotor again, but the failure persists. The failure mileage was 12,000.

- Turlock, CA, USA

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