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Chrysler 300 Suspension Problems

484 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chrysler 300. 58 of these members (12%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 120 suspension repairs to Chrysler 300s--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Chrysler 300 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Percentage of Chrysler 300 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 537 repairs.

Chrysler 300 suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 80 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

19220 mi   The right front outer tie rod end was showing signs of wear and was replaced under new car warranty. 
34720 C $250 A rear shock absorber was leaking oil. Part was ordered and installed. Covered by warranty. 
38740   a leaking left front strut resulted in both front struts being replaced under extended warranty. 
44020   The mechanic discovered a loose tie rod end during the multi point inspection and replaced it under extended warranty. 
52880   I discovered a loose tie rod end during tire change over. Reported the issue to the dealer and returned to have it repaired under extended warranty. 
82460   Repalced two link kits, control arm bushing and replaced L&R calliper pins. 
86800   The rear shocks were replaced with original equipment parts. The job should have taken one hour but the attempt by the manager to up sell me unwarranted repairs to the front struts extended the repair job by another hour. 

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2007 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

20000 mi   Front end sway bar links and bushings. 
24000   lower control arm bushings-left and right sides replaced 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

14000 mi US $150 Also they had to replace a horizontal strut (in the fro... 
21000   Had to replace both front knuckles... Ball joints bad... seals were leaking. 
36000   inner tie rod replaced... transmission plug replaced 2nd time 
14000   Noise coming from under car. Replaced Sway bar link noise still there ordered tie rod ends parts on national back order! 
14000   Noise coming from under car after inspection both tie rod ends need replacing. At 14,000 miles seems to be a quality issue of the part lots of people getting them replaced as they were on national back-order. 
14000   Tie rod ends replaced problem solved. 
15000   Replaced outer tie rod ends. 
3100   The repair issue is a squeaky sound at the steering column when turning the steering wheel and usually only when cold such as overnight parking. The mechanic claims he could not duplicate the problem. I said, fine I'll be back another day to prove the p 
6820   A rubber grommet on the steering column was replaced. Problem solved. 
13020   I reported a shimmy from the left front tire. The mechanic reported a worn tie-rod end and replaced it under warranty. 
26040   I noticed a knocking in the front suspension. I made an appointment, reported the problem and the right outer tie rod end under warranty 
26040   A worn right outer tie rod end was replaced under manufacturer warranty. 
34100   While in the shop for an oil change and check for ticking in the engine, the mechanics did a routine service check and discovered an inner and outer tie rod end which had to be replaced. The parts were in stock and replaced.  

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

35340 mi   Car made noise and vibration in turns or whenever hitting sharp bumps. (Drive up/down driveway to sidewalk transition.) Initially blamed this on brake "lubrication" but ended up tightening the rack and replacing 2 tie rod ends. 
62620 C $441 Had a problem with rattling over bumps. Eventually turned to looseness in steering. Diagnosed as bad inner tie rod ends. Dealer replaced steering rack under ext warranty. 
83700   R&R upper control arms both sides as the factory pressed the balljoints in. Joints are not serviceable.  
86180   Car pulled to left and still rattled over bumps. Changed out Stabilizer links on both side front. Still rattles.. 
96720   Replaced Tension Strut (Lateral arms) on both sides as well as outer tie rods, both sides. Second time in 3 years these 4 parts required repair! 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

30000 mi   Loose tie rod was replaced. 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

10000 mi   TRACK ROD END FAILURE X2 (TRACK ROD END IS A UK TERM,MAY BE TRANSLATED TO TIE RODS IN USA) 
13000   EXCESSIVE FREEPLAY IN OFFSIDE INNER TIE ROD/STEERING RACK. 
14000   Complete steering rack replaced. 
15000   EXCESSIVE PLAY IN STEERING RACK(2ND TIME) 
22000   Tension struts. Right hand side top wishbone. 

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2000 Chrysler 300M 4dr Sedan

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

108500 mi C $250 Vibration and noise at speeds > 50 km/hr. Replaced front driver wheel bearing assembly. 

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