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Chrysler 300 repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

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 suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (23%)

$500 - $999 (23%)

$100 - $499 (38%)

< $100 (16%)

Chart based on 88 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

30000 mi noise from right front 

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2013 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed automatic AWD

29000 mi Squeak in steering when turning. 

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2012 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

18000 mi Clunking in front end. Dealer replaced Lower Control arm and suspension arm. Clunking now even worse, probably sway bar bushings. 
20000 mi Took my 300C back for clunking in the front end. Kept it a week, tightened all front end parts. Clunk is 90% better but not gone. Service Mgr heard the clunk but only on rough roads. They have done their best. I suspect wrong size sway bar bushings. 
36000 mi Dealer worked with Chrysler and test equipment finally determined defective right front strut. The front strut was replaced and all associated parts problem has finally been solved. This problem started day 1 of new car delivery. 
30000 mi Noisy strut 

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2012 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

15300 mi Front end vibrations came back. Front tires were rebalanced. After less than 1k miles front end vibrations reappeared. 

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2012 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

15000 mi Very harsh ride and high levels of noise and "loose" feeling when driving over broken pavement or expansion strips. Other similar cars driven by myself do not have this problem. 

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2012 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed automatic RWD

23560 mi Dreaded left turn clunk and steering play when turning left on incline or pulling out of driveway. Dealer was unable to replicate. 
27000 mi Loud metal clanging noise (best described as someone tapping a spoon on a pop can) only happening on a left turn. Can hear noise from both rear and front. 
16740 mi

$203
they replaced the some bushes. 
24800 mi sound comming from the front end sound coming from steering wheel. applied lubricant. 

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2011 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

72000 mi

US $300
Sway bars was very loose, moveable by hand. There is a knocking/thumping in the suspension that remains with the car, the dealer believes it's a strut but another (more trusted) mechanic isn't able to isolate the part causing the noise. 

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2010 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

93820 mi

C $1200
Both upper control arms (ball joints) worn, left tie rod end, sway bar bushings, also did an alignment. 

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2010 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

55180 mi

C $1000
Both front stabilizer bars replaced, along with two new tires and alignment. 

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2010 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

178-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

50000 mi

US $133
Had to replace worn tie rod on passenger side. 
70000 mi

US $500
Both front struts replaced. 
73000 mi

US $225
Had to replace both control arm bushings. 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

71500 mi

US $635
Wheel hubs rear 
19220 mi The right front outer tie rod end was showing signs of wear and was replaced under new car warranty. 
34720 mi

C $250
A rear shock absorber was leaking oil. Part was ordered and installed. Covered by warranty. 
38740 mi a leaking left front strut resulted in both front struts being replaced under extended warranty. 
44020 mi The mechanic discovered a loose tie rod end during the multi point inspection and replaced it under extended warranty. 
52880 mi 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 mi

C $500
Repalced two link kits, control arm bushing and replaced L&R calliper pins. 
86800 mi

C $500
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. 
99200 mi

C $700
Clunking sounds in the front end resulted in the replacement of two tie rod ends,sway bar bushings, front end alignment and related dealer charges. 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

115000 mi

US $900
replaced left rear wheel bearings 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

65900 mi

C $1400
both lower ball joints and tie rod ends. owner paid total bill of 1400.00 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

31000 mi Passenger side tie rod replaced 
36762 mi Worn sway bar cushions and strut tension rod. Manufacturer warranty covered. 
40610 mi

C $59
Alignment inspection and correction 
49309 mi

C $92
Right front tie-rod. 
50990 mi

C $150
Replaced clockspring & steering sensor. Right front wheel bearing - replaced under warranty 
55180 mi

C $725
Replaced both front shock absorbers - leaking. Replaced right side lower control arm. 
88660 mi

C $800
Upper control arm replaced (both left & right) 
89280 mi

C $190
Replace right side tie-rod (+alignment after repair) Right upper control arm replaced (replaced part under warranty - see June's trip) 
96100 mi

C $1
passenger side wheel bearing 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

178-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

30000 mi

US $1500
replaced both tie rods, sway bars, etc.. front end was messed up, seems it was dropped from transport vehicle when shipped in from Michigan to PA. 
89000 mi

US $150
loud banging noise from right rear of car, turned out strut was worn out, needed replaced along with other struts and shocks 
120000 mi

US $1400
tire rod ball joint sway bar bushions 

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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 mi lower control arm bushings-left and right sides replaced 
11000 mi After fluid leaked on my driveway and vehicle sounded like a whale when turning, it needed to have the entire rack & pinion assembly replaced. 

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2007 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

45000 mi

US $90
Had to replace a tie rod to pass state inspection. 
45000 mi

US $121
Had to replace right side tie rod, balance wheels, and rotate tire correctly. 

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2007 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

58000 mi Right tie rod end replaced. 

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2006.5 Chrysler 300 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

70000 mi

£300
total replacement of front suspension and shocks 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

84780 mi

C $1047
ALL OF THE FRONT END PLUS SHOCKS 
14000 mi

US $150
Also they had to replace a horizontal strut (in the fro... 
21000 mi Had to replace both front knuckles... Ball joints bad... seals were leaking. 
36000 mi

US $150
inner tie rod replaced... transmission plug replaced 2nd time 
60970 mi

US $250
Outer tie rod ends replaced. Front tires wearing unevenly. Alignment requested. Play was found in outer tie rod ends. The factory tie rod ends have no grease fittings, but the replacements do. I will have to remember to lube. 
3100 mi 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 mi A rubber grommet on the steering column was replaced. Problem solved. 
13020 mi I reported a shimmy from the left front tire. The mechanic reported a worn tie-rod end and replaced it under warranty. 
26040 mi 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 mi A worn right outer tie rod end was replaced under manufacturer warranty. 
34100 mi 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.  
99200 mi

C $300
Power steering pump and pulley 
14000 mi Noise coming from under car. Replaced Sway bar link noise still there ordered tie rod ends parts on national back order! 
14000 mi 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 mi Tie rod ends replaced problem solved. 
15000 mi Replaced outer tie rod ends. 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

39000 mi

US $240
mechanic discovered right outer tie rod end was worn and should be replaced. prior to repair I noticed front end shaking during braking; after repair the shaking was gone. I had also noticed an "odd feel" during hard right turns. repair OK 
41540 mi

C $700
Replaced left tie rod due to slack (movement) 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

30850 mi

US $302
LF outer tie rod, front end alignment 
36818 mi

US $221
RF outer tie rod, front end alignment 
198400 mi

C $855
worn out parts, all tie rods and strut brace 
200880 mi

C $200
bad clunk in front end. changed most items already, decided to investigate and replace other items.. still no change 
209560 mi

C $550
I could not find the problem on my own, ended up taking to garage, they said they found a problem.. and replaced the part, but did not think that was it.. and I was right.. the clunk is still there.. 
38000 mi

US $525
tie rod replaced. also replaced dead battery. 
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 mi

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 mi

C $1880
R&R upper control arms both sides as the factory pressed the balljoints in. Joints are not serviceable.  
86180 mi

C $249
Car pulled to left and still rattled over bumps. Changed out Stabilizer links on both side front. Still rattles.. 
96720 mi

C $1050
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 4dr Sedan

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

68800 mi

C $1250
Replacement of 2 control arm assemblies, 2 tie rod ends and a new sway bar. Earlier the dealer replaced two struts. 
41000 mi Idler arm needed to be replaced. Symptom was a constant clicking sound from the engine. Lower right control arm had to be replaced 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

43155 mi

C $226
Front tension struts replaced. Stabilizer links & bushings replaced. Wheel balance & 4 wheel alignment performed. 
47047 mi

C $290
Outer tie rod ends replaced. 4 wheel alignment performed. 
56420 mi

C $864
Noticed a loud noise from the front end at low speeds going over bumps (i.e. driveway) with steering wheel turned. Dealership replaced both front upper control arms with revised Chrysler design. 
57660 mi

C $420
Outer tie rod ends replaced. Chose aftermarket parts with lifetime warranty, as Chrysler parts seem to fail early. 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

190-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

103000 mi

US $700
suspension noise tuned out to be a tie rod. It was replaced car runs fine. 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

30000 mi Loose tie rod was replaced. 

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2005.5 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

51000 mi

£600
ball joint 

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2005 Chrysler 300

Engine not specified

79980 mi

C $1000
Replaced lower control arms 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

137000 mi

US $500
Replaced outer tie rods and tension struts w/Bushings 
142000 mi

US $450
Replaced tension struts 
186000 mi

C $1000
Front end ball joints - also need rear wheel bearings and front shocks - 
18000 mi Replaced front end tie rods under warranty 
48000 mi

US $200
Worn inner and outer tie rods and tension struts(aka lower control arms, aka torque arms, aka lateral links) 
75000 mi

US $525
Replaced A arm due to shake and noise. Replaced sway bar end links and bushings due to noise on bumps. 
82000 mi

US $500
Noise on bumps. Occasional shaking in wheel. Replaced L/R lower ball joints, L/R front rearward lower control arms, L upper control arm(A arm). After replacement, noise was lessened, but persisted. 
83300 mi

US $450
Shocks, struts, and springs were replaced with aftermarket coilover suspension because of noise on bumps and rough ride quality. Noise and ride quality improved, but noise still present on bumps. 
84700 mi

US $75
Sway bar end links replaced due to noise on bumps. Noise stopped. 
70000 mi Tire wear & vibration during hard braking. Inner and outer tie rod ends replaced. 
57040 mi

C $1350
Change both upper control arms, both outer tie rodss both lower ball joint and removed old parking brake without replacement. 
83080 mi

C $375
TWO FRONT OESpectrum Strut Strut-Mate Strut Mounting Kit Strut-Mate Coil Spring Insulator 
85560 mi

C $145
sway bore links and bushing 
85760 mi

C $3
upper control arms left and right 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

64500 mi

US $140
clunking like something loose in rack and pinion 
93000 mi

US $675
sway bar bushings upper and lower control arm front left and right.bushings and ball joint worn out.front end shaking shocks rear..struts front rough ride 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

83213 mi

C $418
Replace right front strut bar 
100738 mi

C $720
Replace left front strut bar Replace left upper control arm/ ball joint assembly 
53940 mi

C $2000
Ball joints and tie-rods worn out. too much play in front end. Manufacturing defect according to dealer. 
72840 mi

C $700
Tie rod replacement on left front and ball joint replacement on right front suspension. 
79980 mi

C $1320
Replace tie-rod, original failed- drivers side. Passenger side replaced two years ago. 
92380 mi

C $700
rattle in the front end when I hit bumps in the road. The inner tie rods were previously done, The outer tie rods needed replacement. 
36000 mi

US $2000
Struts needed replacing. Sway bars needed replacing. CV joint needed replacing. Front fog light had fallen out and needed replacing. 
40000 mi

US $600
Power steering pulley and associated components were failing and needed to be replaced. Caused power steering to operate incorrectly. 
64480 mi

C $750
inner and outer tie rod, low front control arm, superior control arm, all for both sides (right-left) 
170000 mi

US $3100
complete front suspension replaced, rods, bushings, etc. 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

83000 mi

US $1000
Total front end alignment repair 
122300 mi

US $140
Left and right lower Control Arms replace 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

190-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

101000 mi

US $2400
Replaced ball joints, control arms, steering stabilizer, etc 
110000 mi

US $475
the front tie rods were worn..made a grinding noise when turning left...decided to have both replaced.  
60000 mi

US $40
Tie rod end was worn.  
97300 mi

US $1100
struts/strut mounts replaced ball joints/control arms/tension arms/ bushings 
108000 mi

US $200
Left and right lower control arms. 
110000 mi

US $80
Inner tie rods worn. 
145000 mi

US $10
Sway bar bushings were worn and making noise 

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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 mi EXCESSIVE FREEPLAY IN OFFSIDE INNER TIE ROD/STEERING RACK. 
14000 mi Complete steering rack replaced. 
15000 mi EXCESSIVE PLAY IN STEERING RACK(2ND TIME) 
22000 mi Tension struts. Right hand side top wishbone. 

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2004 Chrysler 300M 4dr Sedan

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

96720 mi

C $1200
Replaced 4 struts (preventive), isolators, 2 tie rod ends, sway bar links (preventive) and bushings 

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2002 Chrysler 300M 4dr Sedan

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

224700 mi

US $565
The power steering hose had to be replaced after only less than 3 years. Plus now my interior lights come on there own while driving. 

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2000 Chrysler 300M 4dr Sedan

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

116000 mi

US $500
Tie rods replaced, big surprise in a car driven in Jersey City for most of its life. Some really nasty jolts... very bad roads... surprised we never broke anything. 
137000 mi Shocks, struts, isolators worn. Chose not to repair. 
108500 mi

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

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1999 Chrysler 300

Engine not specified

175000 mi

US $200
Hydraulic liquid leak 
109700 mi

US $1200
balljoint inner outter wheel bearings complete frount end work alignment 
80000 mi

US $2400
Front tires worn bald, bad tie rod, bad bearing, all struts replaced. 

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1999 Chrysler 300 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

196000 mi

US $22
Inner tie rod bushings needed replacement. 
200000 mi Replaced original CV half shafts and wheel hub assemblies with 199,500 miles. Replaced lower control arm/ball joint assemblies. Replaced sway bar bushings. 
118000 mi

US $600
Replaced worn parts. 

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