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Chrysler 300 repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (7%)

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Chrysler 300 electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (45%)

< $100 (27%)

Chart based on 75 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

363-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

11300 mi adaptive headlights needed adjustment 
35300 mi backup camera quit working, had to be replaced 

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2014 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

300-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

64000 mi

US $300
Alternator not charging. Replacement required. 
7300 mi

US $21
Recirculation motor to open and close the fresh air vent was not working and replaced. 

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2014 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

300-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

10000 mi Exterior trunk release switch came loose and 

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2013 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

363-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

300 mi CD player would not eject a disk. After 6 weeks, a new UConnect unit arrived at the dealership and the unit was replaced. 
6500 mi Car would not start in sub-zero weather after sitting for 2 days.. Roadside jumped the car. Dealer checked battery and charging system and said they were OK. Updated software on the computer to reduce standby current drain. 
9500 mi Car would not start, but was able to be jumped. Diagnostics discovered a bad cell in the battery, which was replaced. I believe that this was the cause of the same problem I had in February. 

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2013 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

363-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

27000 mi From the time of purchase the motorized adjustable pedals didn't function properly. The gas pedal would move but the brake pedal was inop. Since it was in a position I needed anyway I didn't attempt a repair. 
86000 mi

US $40
HVAC Actuator motor behind glovebox needed replaced. Common problem with constant heat issue. Dealer wants $1000+ to replace. 

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2013 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

300-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

22320 mi Trunk latch sensor failed, triggering alarm. Trunk latch assembly replaced. 
26040 mi trunk randomly popping open, replaced other side of trunk latch 
27280 mi replaced climate control distributor 

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2013 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

26000 mi Air conditioning sensor bad causing auto climate control not to work properly 

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2013 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed automatic RWD

22000 mi AC system would not stop cooling/heating at set temperature. Mechanic performed an actuator calibration on the recirculation door (part of the AC system), and then replaced the recirculation door actuator due to defect. Problem fixed. 
32000 mi Actuator that moves A/C system flaps malfunctioned. Replaced and re-calibrated under warranty. 
19220 mi Trunk Lid opens on its own. Trunk Passive Entry Switch was shorted. Part # 68087978AC Switch-Passive Entry replaced. 
21700 mi Intermittent fault with the satellite antenna. 

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2013 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed automatic AWD

9000 mi External door locking button in door handle stopped working. Dealer checked it out said he had to replace door handle locking mechanism. 
17000 mi the HVAC recirculating door and actuator was replaced. 
29000 mi Air blend door motor and door broken Return trip for unresolved blend door issue 
35000 mi Heat control actuator 

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2012 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

470-horsepower 6.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

6000 mi They are still trying to figure out what the problem is? 
14000 mi problems with Sirius Travel Link-----AGAIN! 
3720 mi warranty recall for airbag connectors under fron seats. airbag light had been coming on. 

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2012 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

363-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

18000 mi The cruise control would not turn on. No codes defective ON/Off button in steering wheel. Replaced all is well. 
36000 mi Cruise control inop. Replaced switch on Steering Wheel. 2nd time for this failure and now on 3rd switch 

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2012 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

19000 mi 8.4 Inch Display and Radio - FM tuner is very noisy and has the poorest reception (range) of any FM radio that I have ever experienced. AM tuner does not work at all on any station. No signal received. 

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2012 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed automatic RWD

1240 mi bluetooth wasnt working. 
13020 mi

$300
trunk opened while driving, dealer lubed latch outside odors come in after about 20 minutes even when recirculation is chosen 
24800 mi after receiving my car. i noticed a loud banging coming from the dashboard. they replaced the duct vent distributor motor. i have the safty-tech trim. warning messages sometimes appears such "battery saver mode" "clean front sensor" "blind spot detection is disabled". they found nothing. Suggested replacing the battery for ~ $266. i refused as i know i 
23560 mi Rear trunk link activated while driving down the 401 without any trunk open button activation. trunk doesn't close properly at times. On several occasions need to slam trunk shut three times for it to remain closed. 
40734 mi

C $180
The phone module in uconnect was frozen. Update was run as per uconnect customer service. Took to dealer and was advised car out of warranty but goodwill gesture would allow for me to get part at no cost and pay only for labour. $180.00 
41734 mi

C $180
Uconnect bluetooth module was found to be faulty. Dealer offered to provide part for free (car out of warranty at this time) and invoiced 1.5 units labour. 
46500 mi Car did not turn over. Battery discharged over a 5 day span parked in a garage. Boost resolved issue. Unclear why battry discharged as car has been left for almost 2 weeks at a time unattended. 
49600 mi Heater blows cold air, fluctuates to extreme heat. Trunk open light turns on while driving and alarm randomly triggered when left alone parked in garage. 

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2012 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed automatic AWD

19840 mi There was a ticking from the engine area. Dealer diagnostics indicated a bad bearing in the alternator which was replaced under warranty. 
13640 mi iPod connection was fusing out and would not play iPod 

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2011 Chrysler 300

Engine not specified

5000 mi Check engine light came on with a false report of a burned out brake light. The 2nd time this has happened. Check engine light is back on with the same code. Think it needs a new computer. 

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2011 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

363-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

5000 mi A/C stopped working. It was due to a leaking/faulty component, which was replaced. The trunk sporadically pops open while the car is at speed. 
25000 mi Uconnect 8.4N system replaced with refurbished unit. 
26000 mi Rear view camera failed and was replaced 

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2011 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

21700 mi Recall of the ESC and ABS. Upon repair of this recall, the Cruise Control ceased to function. It was repaired two weeks after the recall repair due to the part (Cruise Control Function button) not being available. Cruise Control not working 
23700 mi Cruise control button replaced, works for a week or two, then ceases to work at all. 
60512 mi

C $284
Replaced recirculation actuator 
12000 mi Airbag light was on. Saudering of electrical connection for airbag corrected problem 
3000 mi Auto climate is very inconsistent 
7000 mi Rear-view camera was out 
45700 mi

US $350
Airbag light keeps going on. 
48000 mi

US $250
Airbag light keeps coming on. Second trip. There is a recall, however the recall is for 2011 vehicles Manufactured Apr 2011 and after. This car was Mar 2011. 
50000 mi Airbag AGAIN. It was never fixed. Called Chrysler told to take it back to the dealer. When dealer called Chrysler they said they had no record of our call (even though we had a call number) Did not have dealer fix it (more $$) 
58000 mi

US $98
Sound stopped coming from radio unit. Display was OK and all other functions worked, just no sound. Service Tech stated that vehicle may require a battery disconnect and software update. 
66700 mi Message center displayed "battery saver mode" 
73000 mi

US $100
Parkview rear backup camera stopped displaying picture. Prior to stopping completely, the image would be intermittent. Problem has not been corrected as of this date. 
75000 mi

US $100
Replaced rear view camera, because camera had failed and was defective. Also, replaced alternator due to recall order that had been issued by manufacturer. 

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2010 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

61000 mi

US $1423
Actuator motor inside dash controlling vent baffles went bad. Extensive labor reqd. 

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2010 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

178-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

85000 mi Driver's side window regulator failed 

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2008 Chrysler 300M

Engine not specified

64000 mi

US $75
TPS monitoring system replaced 

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2008 Chrysler 300

Engine not specified

5000 mi Driver side auto window up feature. Installed a new module. 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

425-horsepower 6.1L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

48300 mi

US $750
Loud ticking in dashboard above the glovebox when AC was on/off. 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

340-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

4000 mi Both windows would not auto close would start up then come down. 
6000 mi Problem with remote entry, dealer replaced remote. 
34720 mi

C $250
The HID ballast was defective. Part was ordered and installed by dealer. No warranty. Customer paid for repair. 
44020 mi I indicated that all music files have been deleted several times. Service advisor indicated that a TSB existed for the problem and that a flash disc would be ordered from Chrysler. I am waiting for a follow up call from dealer. 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

340-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

115000 mi

US $900
Seemed weak 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

106000 mi

US $85
Switch went out on driver's side for the front two windows. 
1000 mi Sirius radio not working when car was delivered. Dealer ordered parts. Parts for Sirius radio installed, still not working. Have to take back in. 
5000 mi Dealer had to order parts again. Parts on order for a 4 weeks. Parts still not in and radio not working 
8000 mi Dealer replaced complete radio. Repair successful 
36762 mi Replace radio (REN 430) - HDD was not working.rnReplaced under warranty. 
50990 mi

C $150
Wiring problem - power window did not work. Work completed under warranty 
59088 mi

C $150
AC was not working - broken wire at C13 circuit to AC control head. Broken wire was repaired, re-taped and harness was reinstalled.rnrnCovered by extended warranty except for deductible of $150 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

178-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

86000 mi

US $60
AC stopped working, no leaks, needs evaporator 
116000 mi

US $100
Remote keyfob not opening doors nor locking. Delay when starting vehicle 

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2007 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

350-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

2000 mi Heat control module for both front seats failed . Heated Seats 
9000 mi The automatic front windows often become stuck in manual mode. I witness this problem often, but every time I bring the car into the dealership, they cannot replicate. 
13000 mi Rain-sensing wipers often wipe for no reason. Automatic-up windows sometimes stop going up before fully closed (even when there is no obstruction). Radio (w/Navigation) sometimes shows a blank screen - can't see what channel I'm listening to. 

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2007 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

15500 mi Replaced door speaker  

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2007 Chrysler 300 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

13000 mi NEARSIDE ELECTRIC DOOR MIRROR WOULD NOT FOLD BACK ELECTRICALLY. 
23000 mi immobilzer decided to go down, its still at dealers 
7000 mi failure of drivers side window to "express" up. 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

425-horsepower 6.1L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

159300 mi

US $400
Tire Pressure Monitoring was not working and showing a flat tire when in fact tire was fine, $400. 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

340-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

15700 mi

US $130
Right side rear power window motor replaced 
6200 mi Routine ,required oil change and tire rotation. However, the mechanic discovered that the vehicle did not have any brake lights because there was never a fuse for it!!!. Fuse was installed and the brake system was funtional. 
11000 mi Rear driver side window would roll down but not back up without assitance. Was told be dealer that the regulator had to be replaced. 
4000 mi AC cold and then on long trips & hot days, it freezes up TSB 24-012-05 Reprogrammed ATC Repair successful. 
4000 mi New wiper switch ordered, turn signal was activating wipers. Repair successful. 
8000 mi Turn signal stalk had to be replaced as wipers would go on when signaling 
11000 mi Right rear window would not go down ordered a regulator and replaced, repair successful. 
11000 mi Remote start does not shut down on over rev dealer checking into it with somebody. Dealer reprogrammed remote start module. Repair successful! 
15000 mi Reprogram Remote Starter. 
3000 mi Switch in door that operators memory of seats had to replace the switch in the door that operates the memory seat 
56700 mi

US $80
The main electrical feed into the fuse box had become loose and was intermittently breaking contact. This would set off a lot of dash lights and would read as a loss of communications to the main ecu. 
126000 mi Tpm notworking onfront passenger tire 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

340-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

6000 mi up-down buttons on steering wheel may be a problem; dealer now feels the radio unit may be defective; will continue to diagnos auto sensor windshield wipers sometimes activate when turn signal used or lights switched to/from high beams; cannot duplicate issue; dealer will continue to diagnos 
11000 mi radio will still not always tune properly; dealer is unable to repair because they simply do not want to replace an expensive radio and cannot consistently duplicate the problem. I am going to pester them until it's fixed or replaced 
19000 mi The inside button for the trunk release did not release the trunk. Determined to be a loose connection. 
60000 mi

US $140
replaced leaking seal 
13020 mi Auto up on power window not consistently working. Dealer reprogrammed something, but it seems the problem is still occuring infrequently. Does not cause a big problem as the window will still close by holding the switch in the up position. 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

177320 mi headlamps and dsh lighting flickering, related to bad switch... tried to find replacement, but 680 on backorder. with switch removed, communications go to default on and that is where it is right now 
177720 mi

C $86
item on backorder from previous trip.. part came in. paid and replaced it. 
190520 mi

C $200
both rear door locks intermittent 
198400 mi

C $100
replaced both rear electric door locks 
26441 mi replace battery 
35340 mi A/C control panel head all lights burnt out. Needed replacement. 
38440 mi A/C control head was replaced. with another defective unit. i'm too bothered to return so we'll call it a success. next time i'm in i'll mention it and see if it gets fixed correctly. 
62620 mi

C $441
A/C control head had no lights working. Dealer replaced in dash unit. (3rd time for this to be replaced) 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

73780 mi Starter motor replacement. 
86000 mi

US $2700
AC blowing hot. Evaporator replaced in April for $1600, compressor replaced in June for another $1,100 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

190-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

106000 mi

US $79
wipers stayed on when turned off, even with the key in the off position. replaced the turn signal and wiper switch but still does the same thing. have to take the fuse out for them to stop working. 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

340-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

66000 mi

US $125
Remote keyless entry for driver's side door did not work. Replaced door latch motor. Did not solve problem. Found broken wire between door & body. Soldered in new wire. Problem solved. 
26000 mi Base buzzing from right rear speaker. Dealer replaced speaker under warranty. Did not solve problem. Don't usually drive the car in winter, so did not bring back to the dealer. 
60000 mi Disc player quit working. Will cost about $600 to fix. I'm listening to cds on a portable player. 
85000 mi

US $1400
AC wasn't cooling. Whole new system installed. 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

340-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

76000 mi

US $50
hid headlight left side replaced bulb. 
78000 mi

US $200
New bulb went out in 2 months.replaced both as a set 5000k HID seems to work ok .seems both have to be done at the same time the system is very fussy. 
90300 mi passenger air bag light staying on...cleared code light came back on.... 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

78700 mi

US $600
Compressor was dead. 
28000 mi Replaced navigation unit (broken zoom/adjust knob) 
88660 mi

C $85
A yellow marker light bolt in the head light went, not big deal at all but changed it while having oil changed. 
48000 mi

US $350
ac fan motor replaced 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

122300 mi

US $140
Got Headlight switch replace, I was having issues with my headlights, they keep flicking on and off 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

190-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

120000 mi

US $85
Windshield wiper and washer switch malfunction. Entire turn signal stalk needed to be replaced to fix problem 
129000 mi Windshield wiper and washer switch malfunction. Entire turn signal stalk needed to be replaced to fix problem...AGAIN! 
84000 mi

US $300
Car would not shift out of park. Sensor was bad. 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

40000 mi drivers seat stopped moving 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

6200 mi air con fails when used for more than 3 hours continuously on hot days - CHrysler TSB exists with solution for same but dealer unaware of TSB until I pointed it out to them. Parts not to hand so had to order in from Singapore. Told "7 to 10 days" and to c 
14260 mi air con control bezel replaced 

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2004 Chrysler 300M 4dr Sedan

255-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

82460 mi replaced TPMS in spare tire 

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2004 Chrysler 300M 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

123000 mi

US $87
Headlight switch problem solved by TSB#08-022-03 service. 
130000 mi

US $125
Brake lights were staying on intermittently. problem was found to be a broken brake light switch. 

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2002 Chrysler 300M 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

118700 mi

US $250
A/C evaperator 

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2000 Chrysler 300M 4dr Sedan

253-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

248000 mi

US $650
It was reported that the starter solenoid was bad, which ruined the starter, due to the battery going bad. So, the old battery and starter were replaced. 
113000 mi drivers window regulator replaced 

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1999 Chrysler 300

Engine not specified

112000 mi

US $65
a/c was not cooling at peak efficiency refrigerant needs recharging 
115000 mi

US $140
HVAC sending cold air to outer vents, heated air to center vents Fault code set caused hvac heat only no a/c--reset body cpu to remove code. 
125000 mi AC was sending all discharge to windshield vents at high temp.--reset BCM to regain temp. control, but have to free up internal directioal flaps in the heater/AC box for full control. 

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1999 Chrysler 300 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

127000 mi

US $350
Starter failed 
136000 mi

US $1000
AC repair, no cold air, compressor making loud noises. Low on freon, only recharged it even though clear to me that compressor is "dying." Replaced alternator 
128000 mi

US $100
new battery 
132000 mi

US $350
The starter was replaced. 
99000 mi

US $150
Replaced motor for front passenger window and greased tracks. 

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