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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 (6%)

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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.
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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 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. 

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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 

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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 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 
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. 
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.  

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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 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 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

14000 mi Complete steering rack replaced. 
22000 mi 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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