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Chrysler 300 Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

456 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Chrysler 300. 50 of these members (11%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 34 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Chrysler 300s--an average of 0.1 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

20% of the Chrysler 300 repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 10% to the brakes, 21% to the suspension, 22% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 13% to the body and trim, and 8% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 400 repairs.

Chrysler 300 transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the Chrysler 300 transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 23% cost less than $100, 46% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, 6% between $1000 and $2499, and 2% more than $2500.

Chart based on 48 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Chrysler 300 Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

Chrysler 300 in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 0    
6000 0 Transmission fluid leak. Could not identify source or duplicate the first call back to me. Told them to look again. Found problem (known issue to them). 
 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

Chrysler 300 in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 0    
11000 0 When getting an oil change, mechanic noticed fluid on rear axle. Suggested having it looked at, dealership said differential was over filled and that was seepage. While checking the possible fluid leak at the axle, the dealership noticed a transmission fluid leak at a connector. Was repaired. 
 
Chrysler 300 in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2006 0    
7000 0 leaking a pink/red fluid. they replaced plug adapter/guide bushing and all new fluid. 
 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

Chrysler 300 in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 2000    
11000 0 noticed a puddle under my car that looked like anti-freeze. It was determined to be transmission fluid due to a leaking cap which was replaced by the dealer and fluid added. No apparent damage to the transmission. 
58000  
Chrysler 300 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2006 3720    
9920 0 Transmission fluid leak at base of dipstick rod connecting to transmission. Dealer tightened and topped up with transmission fluid. 
19840 0 Slightly rough transmission upshift when easing up on the gas during accelleration as transmission is shifting from 1st to 2nd or 2nd to 3rd. 
41540 700 Plug into transmission for electrical components was leaking and had to be repaired 
62000  

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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 Transmission shudders between 70-100 km/h. Fluid added and told to "watch for more wear." 
44640 190 Transmission still shudders. Told to pay $250 to change fluid even though it is covered under TSB. I declined the repair. Was charged $84. Will go to a more reputable dealer. 
47740 0 Good dealer Replaced the Transmission torque converter under warranty. Charged $250 for transmission service as it was due. Problem fixed! 
71920 189 Transmission Shudder is back. Was told that to correct the shudder would require a tune up and cleaning of injectors. Could not/would not do any further repair without $200 cash for the tune up. 
108500 420 Transmission shudders on partial power application around 60-85 km/h. Caused by Torque converter shudder 
 

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2005 Chrysler 300

Engine not specified

Chrysler 300 in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 67000    
70000 150 Pinion seal in differential had to be 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 Transmission leak. 
 

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