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Electrical System Problems of Chrysler 300M



Chrysler 300M owners have reported 23 problems related to electrical system (under the electrical system category).

car image   Electrical System problem of the 1999 Chrysler 300M 1
Failure Date: 08/14/2014

1st time pulling into traffic it stalled I lucked out had momentum to make it across. 2nd time not so lucky stopped at light attempted u turn stalled half way through stopped all traffic it would not restart for 4 min. So the rest is the same story put in shop cannot diagnose. Very bad safety issue. Stalling and hard starting both intermitant and with out any warning and seems to happen more frequently (3 to 6 times a day).

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2002 Chrysler 300M 2
Failure Date: 08/05/2014

Headlights blink on there own.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2001 Chrysler 300M 3
Failure Date: 08/08/2013

Tl-the contact owns a 2001 Chrysler 300. The contact stated while driving approximately 40 mph, she noticed flames and smoke emitted from underneath the hood. The vehicle was maneuvered to the side of the road. The driver exited the vehicle immediately without sustaining any injury. The fire department extinguished the fire. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. The cause of failure had not been determined. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The failure mileage and VIN were unavailable. Js.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Chrysler 300M 4
Failure Date: 05/24/2013

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 tooken advance of and this is not right . My car is good but it need to be fix.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Chrysler 300M 5
Failure Date: 10/23/2012

1) a growing crack in dashboard above passenger side airbag. 2) heat/air cluster will not illuminate.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Chrysler 300M 6
Failure Date: 10/17/2012

Was traveling in third gear when the transmission downshifted to second gear independently. Transmission 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.


car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Chrysler 300M 7
Failure Date: 09/10/2011

Dashboard developed a 10 -12" crack just to the left of the passenger side airbag. Do not know if the airbag system will work or not. In any event this seems to be a manufacturing problem, by the number of complaints. Dealer(s) are of no help as the vehicle is out of warranty. This vehicle has also had the common problem of the headlamps/instrumentation lights flickering. Headlamps would flash on/off along with instrument lighting. Headlight switch panel replaced, but the problem returned.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2000 Chrysler 300M 8
Failure Date: 01/26/2011

The contact owns a 2000 Chrysler 300 m. The contact stated while driving 35 mph, the passenger seat began emitting smoke from underneath. The contact pulled over and put the fire out by pouring water on it and disconnected the seat motor. The contact had not called the manufacturer or the dealer. The failure mileage was 180,000.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2002 Chrysler 300M 9
Failure Date: 07/22/2010

The contact owns 2002 Chrysler 300m. While the vehicle was parked the contact stated that the headlights would turn on and off on without assistance. The radio, cruise control and traction control also turned on and off as well. The tire pressure light illuminated on the dashboard but the tire pressure was checked and there was not a problem. The failure occurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where the technicians were able to duplicate the failure but could not diagnose the failure since it was electrical. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 48,000.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Chrysler 300M 10
Failure Date: 07/17/2010

Car stalled on major roadway. Once. The car was towed to my mechanic. They had the car four days. There was no code to show problem. Replaced cam sensor. Car is now running fine. I found out that this is a common problem.


 
car image   Electrical System problem of the 2003 Chrysler 300M 11
Failure Date: 06/08/2010

The car was in the garage carport during the night. At about 5:25 in the morning the car start to burning by itself and it looks like an electricity failure has happened. The car burned all the front parts from the front bumper to the dash.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Chrysler 300M 12
Failure Date: 10/01/2008

Just after the warranty expired for my vehicle both front speakers quit working. Now both back speakers are experiencing the same problems. A friend who has been a mechanic for over 30 years recommended me to this site. I see no record of similar problems but he said in his years of service he has never had to put 4 speakers in a car--especially one of the age and caliber of this car.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2003 Chrysler 300M 13
Failure Date: 06/06/2008

The preset drivers seat and mirror does not go to the preset position when the key fob has been pushed(unlocked) it works sometimes,(50%).

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2000 Chrysler 300M 14
Failure Date: 02/01/2007

(1) my heater in my 2000 Chrysler 300m comes on every 8 seconds automatically. I took it to a mechanic and after two days, he advised that he cannot fix the problem. What he thought would be the appropriate part -- wasn't. (2) my dashboard on my 2000 Chrysler 300m has two long cracks in it. They are approximately 10" (or more) long. I am afraid that they may affect the deployment of the airbags, should they be needed. I believe this could be a safety hazard.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 1999 Chrysler 300M 15
Failure Date: 01/31/2007

- the contact has a 1999 Chrysler 300m . While at a complete stop the vehicle completely lost power without prior warning. The contact was able to put vehicle into park and restart it. Then took it to the dealership. At the dealership they couldn't detect any failure. Also, on 01/25/07 while vehicle was parked, all indicator lights flashed.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2001 Chrysler 300M 16
Failure Date: 12/01/2006

2001 Chrysler 300 m had a crack in the vinyl of the vehicle's dashboard directly over the passenger side air bag. The dealer told the consumer it was a cosmetic problem, which her warranty did not cover. The consumer was informed that it could be repaired, but more than likely, it would crack again due to the vibration generated by the normal use of the vehicle. The consumer stated the vehicle also has an electrical problem. This involves the flashing on and off of the digital display on the radio when the lights are on. The display goes dim and then becomes bright.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Chrysler 300M 17
Failure Date: 05/11/2005

Interior lights random and intermittently flashing and going off and on. Headlights affected also. Day and night.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 1999 Chrysler 300M 18
Failure Date: 03/30/2004

Speedometer drops to 0, transmission stuck in 2nd gear, engine light comes on. This has happened twice in the last 6 months. A/c keeps going out. Thought it was a freon leak, but then the evaporator had to be replaced. A/c has now gone out again. Right, rear power windows are also not operating at this time.

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Failure Date: 01/16/2004

While driving the torque converter failed. As the consumer accelerated, the vehicle stalled in traffic. The consumer had to place the gear in park and shift back to drive to make the vehicle proceed. The consumer was almost rear ended. The clutch on the torque converter failed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for the engine light. The consumer was told that the electrical surges caused the light to come on. This seemed to be a common problem.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2000 Chrysler 300M 20
Failure Date: 04/02/2003

The door locks on the front and rear have stopped working. I suspect the actuators are defective. Dealer is no help.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2002 Chrysler 300M 21
Failure Date: 02/03/2003

Originally the dash on the car would flicker on and off. For the last 16 months the number 7 fuse blows and takes out the dash and the tail lights. If you are driving at night it becomes a very dangerous situation. The dealers have looked at this problem a dozen times or more and it has yet to be resolved.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2001 Chrysler 300M 22
Failure Date: 09/01/2002

While traveling on the highway the vehicle light will shut off and the vehicle will shut down. Please provide additional information. Dealer is aware of the problem. Ts.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2000 Chrysler 300M 23
Failure Date: 06/02/2001

Consumer stated the vehicle was installed with an aftermarket bodyguard electronic corrosion control system, the vehicle's engine caught fire. (claim#51-0490-684).


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