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Chrysler 300 Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

456 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Chrysler 300. 68 of these members (14.9%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 85 suspension and steering repairs to Chrysler 300s--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Chrysler 300 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Chrysler 300 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Chrysler 300 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Chrysler 300 repairs by problem area

19% of the Chrysler 300 repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 21% to the suspension, 22% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 12% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 406 repairs.

Chrysler 300 suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the Chrysler 300 suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 19% cost less than $100, 37% between $100 and $499, 24% between $500 and $999, and 20% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 70 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

Chrysler 300 in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 17360    
19220 0 The right front outer tie rod end was showing signs of wear and was replaced under new car warranty. 
34720 250 A rear shock absorber was leaking oil. Part was ordered and installed. Covered by warranty. 
38740 0 a leaking left front strut resulted in both front struts being replaced under extended warranty. 
44020 0 The mechanic discovered a loose tie rod end during the multi point inspection and replaced it under extended warranty. 
52880 0 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. 
80600  

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2007 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

Chrysler 300 in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2007 0    
20000 0 Front end sway bar links and bushings. 
24000 0 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

Chrysler 300 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2006 2000    
14000 150 Also they had to replace a horizontal strut (in the fro... 
21000 0 Had to replace both front knuckles... Ball joints bad... seals were leaking. 
36000 150 inner tie rod replaced... transmission plug replaced 2nd time 
55000  
Chrysler 300 in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2005 2000    
13500 0 Noise coming from under car. Replaced Sway bar link noise still there ordered tie rod ends parts on national back order! 
14000 0 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. 
14500 0 Tie rod ends replaced problem solved. 
15000 0 Replaced outer tie rod ends. 
 
Chrysler 300 in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2006 0    
3100 0 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 0 A rubber grommet on the steering column was replaced. Problem solved. 
13020 0 I reported a shimmy from the left front tire. The mechanic reported a worn tie-rod end and replaced it under warranty. 
26040 0 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 0 A worn right outer tie rod end was replaced under manufacturer warranty. 
34100 0 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

Chrysler 300 in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 32240    
35340 0 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 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 1880 R&R upper control arms both sides as the factory pressed the balljoints in. Joints are not serviceable.  
86180 249 Car pulled to left and still rattled over bumps. Changed out Stabilizer links on both side front. Still rattles.. 
96720 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

Chrysler 300 in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2006 13000    
30000 0 Loose tie rod was replaced. 
 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

Chrysler 300 in Great Britain
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 10000    
10000 0 TRACK ROD END FAILURE X2 (TRACK ROD END IS A UK TERM,MAY BE TRANSLATED TO TIE RODS IN USA) 
13000 0 EXCESSIVE FREEPLAY IN OFFSIDE INNER TIE ROD/STEERING RACK. 
14000 0 Complete steering rack replaced. 
15000 0 EXCESSIVE PLAY IN STEERING RACK(2ND TIME) 
22000 0 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

Chrysler 300M in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 108500    
108500 250 Vibration and noise at speeds > 50 km/hr. Replaced front driver wheel bearing assembly. 
 

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