About Chrysler 300
Chrysler 300 is a full-size luxury sedan manufactured by FCA US LLC since 2004. The first Chrysler 300 was unveiled at the 2003 New York Auto Show as a concept car and went on sale in 2004. Though it has only less than 20-year history, it has won Motor Trend magazine's Car of the Year for 2005. In 2005 and 2006, it also was on Car and Driver's Ten Best List and won North American Car of the Year and Canadian Car of the Year Best New Luxury Car awards. Until now, it has been through two generations.
The first generation Chrysler 300 (2004-2010) was introduced in 2003 as a 2004 model. It was Chrysler's first rear-wheel-drive full-size sedan. There were five trim levels available including Base (renamed to LX for 2008), Touring, Limited, 300C and SRT-8. It was powered by 2.7 L EER V6, 3.5 L EGG V6, 5.7 L EZB Hemi V8, 6.1 L ESP Hemi V8 and 3.0 L OM624 turbodiesel V6 engines mated to 4-speed and 5-speed automatic transmissions. In 2011, a redesigned Chrysler 300 saw the introduction of the second generation (2011-present). It now offers Touring, Limited, 300C, 300CAWD, SRT, SRT-8, 300 Motown Edition, 300S Glacier Edition and Mopar'12 for 2012. Available powertrain included V6 and V8 engines as well as 5-speed and 8-speed automatic transmissions.
Chrysler 300 Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Like any other vehicles, Chrysler 300 starts to emerge problems after driving for a certain time. To help to diagnose and solve problems, we have collected some common problems from Chrysler 300 vehicle owners:
First, engine overheating and failure. Engine is usually the first part that goes wrong in any vehicle. Drivers described that they could find leaking coolant and engine overheating. In addition, engine performance suffered such as it would misfire or have a decrease in power and acceleration as well as a reduction in fuel efficiency even stalling. At the same while, the Low Coolant Light would come on. If same situations occur to your Chrysler 300 as well, you can check if your radiator hose is collapsed or intake manifold is leaking.
Second, electrical issues. If you also experience difficulty in starting and powering the Chrysler 300 and find corrosion on the battery terminals, you need to replace the broken battery cable. In other cases, illuminated Check Engine Light and an obvious reduction in Chrysler 300 quality are indicating you to check the camshaft position sensor.
Door lock in modern car is usually advanced and effective in preventing from theft. Once you hear unusual noises coming from inside the car door and find the power door locks do not work or behave erratically. In other cases, you key cannot unlock the door and gets stuck. You should take notice the door lock actuator and door lock cylinder for your property safety.
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