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Chrysler 300 transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 58 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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2007 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

6000 mi 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

11000 mi 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. 
7000 mi 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

11000 mi 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. 
9920 mi Transmission fluid leak at base of dipstick rod connecting to transmission. Dealer tightened and topped up with transmission fluid. 
19840 mi 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 mi

C $700
Plug into transmission for electrical components was leaking and had to be repaired 

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2006 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

35340 mi Transmission shudders between 70-100 km/h. Fluid added and told to "watch for more wear." 
44640 mi

C $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 mi Good dealer Replaced the Transmission torque converter under warranty. Charged $250 for transmission service as it was due. Problem fixed! 
71920 mi

C $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 mi

C $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

70000 mi

US $150
Pinion seal in differential had to be replaced. 

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2005 Chrysler 300 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

10000 mi Transmission leak. 

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Chrysler 300 Transmission Problems

522 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chrysler 300. 39 of these members (7.5%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 50 transmission repairs to Chrysler 300s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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