9 4 4 2 9

Follow TrueDelta

TrueDelta at Facebook TrueDelta at Google+ TrueDelta at Twitter

Chrysler 300 Transmission Problems

474 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chrysler 300. 32 of these members (6.8%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 42 transmission repairs to Chrysler 300s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Chrysler 300 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Chrysler 300 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 510 repairs.

Chrysler 300 transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 51 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 repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

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). 

Return to top

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   leaking a pink/red fluid. they replaced plug adapter/guide bushing and all new fluid. 

Return to top

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   Transmission fluid leak at base of dipstick rod connecting to transmission. Dealer tightened and topped up with transmission fluid. 
19840   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 C $700 Plug into transmission for electrical components was leaking and had to be repaired 

Return to top

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 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   Good dealer Replaced the Transmission torque converter under warranty. Charged $250 for transmission service as it was due. Problem fixed! 
71920   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   Transmission shudders on partial power application around 60-85 km/h. Caused by Torque converter shudder 

Return to top

2005 Chrysler 300

Engine not specified

70000 mi US $150 Pinion seal in differential had to be replaced. 

Return to top

2005 Chrysler 300 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

10000 mi   Transmission leak. 

Return to top