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2008 Chrysler 300 repairs by problem area

Engine (15%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (5%)

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2008 Chrysler 300 suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (13%)

< $100 (46%)

Chart based on 24 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Chrysler 300

Engine not specified

84780 mi

C $1047

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

71500 mi

US $635
Wheel hubs rear 
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. 
99200 mi

C $700
Clunking sounds in the front end resulted in the replacement of two tie rod ends,sway bar bushings, front end alignment and related dealer charges. 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

115000 mi

US $900
replaced left rear wheel bearings 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

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

65900 mi

C $1400
both lower ball joints and tie rod ends. owner paid total bill of 1400.00 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

31000 mi Passenger side tie rod replaced 
36762 mi Worn sway bar cushions and strut tension rod. Manufacturer warranty covered. 
40610 mi

C $59
Alignment inspection and correction 
49309 mi

C $92
Right front tie-rod. 
50990 mi

C $150
Replaced clockspring & steering sensor. Right front wheel bearing - replaced under warranty 
55180 mi

C $725
Replaced both front shock absorbers - leaking. Replaced right side lower control arm. 
88660 mi

C $800
Upper control arm replaced (both left & right) 
89280 mi

C $190
Replace right side tie-rod (+alignment after repair) Right upper control arm replaced (replaced part under warranty - see June's trip) 
96100 mi

C $1
passenger side wheel bearing 

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2008 Chrysler 300 4dr Sedan

178-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

120000 mi

US $1400
tire rod ball joint sway bar bushions 
30000 mi

US $1500
replaced both tie rods, sway bars, etc.. front end was messed up, seems it was dropped from transport vehicle when shipped in from Michigan to PA. 
89000 mi

US $150
loud banging noise from right rear of car, turned out strut was worn out, needed replaced along with other struts and shocks 

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2008 Chrysler 300 Suspension Problems

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