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How do I replace my thermostat housing on my 2008 Chrysler 300
Hi there. Replacing this part does not require a lot of knowledge of cars, but you do need to have some mechanical experience to keep you from damaging anything. The thermostat housing can easily be broken when installing it if...
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Won't start and has not electrical power.
Hi there. Check the battery and see if there is a voltage. If there is not voltage or a very little voltage, then I recommend replacing the battery. If there is a voltage and it is lower than 12.4 volts,...
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I replace the thermostat and was told to drive it for engine light to go out but its still on after 5 days what can i do?
Anytime a vehicle repair is performed to remedy faults that arise from a check engine light (CEL) diagnostic, at the conclusion of the repair, a professional mechanic uses an appropriate scan tool to turn OFF the check engine light. The...
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Passenger seatbelt light stays on
Typically, when you have a passenger seat warning light on, there will be diagnostic warning codes associated with it, that can be pulled using a diagnostic scan tool. Normally, they will show that there is a problem with a seat...
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All engine sensor failure, transmission problems after a car wash.
Hi there. The only thing that could cause the severe issues that you are having with your vehicle is a leak in the exhaust system and having cold water enter the catalytic converter causing the chamber to collapse. Check the...
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Pink froth around belt
The only pink fluid I can think of that is near the belt would be the power steering fluid. If your red battery light came on, it is likely that your belt has slipped off of the power steering pulley...
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My car is overheating. What could be the problem?
Hi there. With the information that you have provided, it seems that the head gasket has failed on your engine, either the left bank, right bank, or both banks. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your...
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How much dose it cost to have the fuel filter replaced on my 2009 town and country mini van?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the fuel filter on a 2009, Chrysler, 300 - town and country mini van.
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I think my motor is toast.
It's possible you have major engine damage but to rule this in or out, the best thing to do is schedule an engine diagnostic. One quick test you can do is a compression test. Obviously, if compression is super low...
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What is the best year for Chrysler 300?
Hi there. Every vehicle has a maintenance schedule regardless of the year, but for your question, the year that had the least amount of work done on the Chrysler 300 is 2007 and 2010. Every vehicle is different and breaks...
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Shop says my coolant system hoses need to be replaced immediately. What does that mean? 2010 Chrysler 300
Hi there - your shop may be legitimately looking out for you by warning that your radiator/coolant hoses need replacement. They do "age" with both heat cycles (hot/cold/hot/cold) and time - ozone in the air damages all rubber over time....
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2006 Chrysler 300 limited edition radio screen went black.
Hello. The issue you are having with your radio is a common problem with Chrysler radios of that era. Chrysler is aware of the problem and released a TSB regarding the radio not working. TSB 08 - 018 - 06....
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What if I don't know what's wrong?
Alternators can make noise, due to defective bearings, belt, etc., and still charge the battery. If you are hearing noise from the area of the engine when the car is stationary, if the sound is not really obvious, that is...
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Yea, I'm wondering how to stop my stock factory alarm from going off. I don't know what I moved that started my alarm to go off in the 1st place.
Hi there. Remove the battery cables and leave the cables off for about 13 minutes. This will clear the immobilizer and the ECM (computer) to a learning mode. Then hook up the battery cables. If the alarm is turned off,...
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Cant get to the starter
Hi there. You might want to review this video on removing a starter for a Chrysler 300. Hope this helps.
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car won't start.
A possibility is a faulty ignition switch. If the switch opens after the car starts, the engine will shut off. But, that is just a possibility and a diagnostic would have to be performed to rule that in or out....
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Car flashed bunch of warning light when turned off has power to nothing also had a electrical smell under hood
Typically when you smell electrical smoke, that's a pretty good indication that a wire, relay or electrically powered system has been damaged. Looking at your symptoms, it's likely that a relay is damaged or the source of your issues. However,...
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None of the windows on my 2005 300 will go down. How do I fix this?
Check the fuses in the fuse box on the inside of the cab. Look for the fuse to be burned on the window circuit. If the fuse is good, then remove the master cluster switch from the driver door and...
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Drove car with little 2 no oil & made pop noise & started smoking then adventually died
Little to no oil may have damaged internal engine components. Timing chain tensioners for example, are typically oil pressure fed. They rely on the proper oil level and pressure to maintain correct tension on the timing chains. Incorrect tension can...

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