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Engine light came on , was hesitant when i pulled off , sometimes cut off when at stop lights
Hi and thanks for your question. Sounds like there could be a fuel or spark issue with your engine. First you would need to scan the computer for what the engine light code has stored to have a starting place...
Would there be something wrong with a 2005 Chrysler 300c if the gear doesn't shift till about 5-6 RPM?
This can be caused by a few things such as low transmission fluid, a transmission vacuum leak or a faulty transmission control solenoid. Modern automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required,...
Engine misfire - 2005 Chrysler 300
Code P0300 relates to a random cylinder misfiring which can be caused by many different issues such as the following: Faulty spark plug (s) Faulty ignition coil (s) Clogged or faulty fuel injector (s) Intake air leak...
I unhook the positive cable to the battery to stop the engine from running did it affect any of the electrical components or anyth
You may have caused electrical voltage spikes in the system. If you could not get the vehicle to go in park, then you may have a transmission or computer system failure and can be covered under one of the recalls...
Car won't start and key fob won't open or lock doors even after changing its batteries
Hello. If there was a delay in the engagement of the starter, but it was fine once it did engage, then most of the time this is caused by an issue with the starter relay or the ignition switch. Both...
I have Chrysler 300c. Battery light came on, changed battery and alternator but power still getting drained and battery light still comes on.
Hi, thanks for writing in. This may be a sign of a failing starter relay. The starter relay is a small unit near the starter that directs power to the starter from the battery. When this fails, it may cause...
My inside lights flickered and now they don't work
While it is possible that the bulbs have gone out, it is more likely that one of the switches have gone out. If the lights were activated by the door opening, the switch you are concerned with will be by...
Is slightly excessive lifting engine noise a problem? What is the best fix for it?
Hello. Slightly excessive noise, of any kind, from the engine may be an indication of accelerated wear to the engine. Keep in mind, however, that all engines operate differently, and some will generate more noise in their normal operation than...
car making a vibrating noise/feeling
Hello. Vibrations can be caused by a wide variety of issues. If they are happening under all of those circumstances it may be possible that they are suspension related. Perhaps some of the suspension components, or even the tires, have...
What are the consumables and replacement parts
The difference between a consumables and replacement part is that any component that does not need to be replaced on a regular schedule is considered a replacement part. Examples of consumables are: brake pads, rotors, tires, wiper blades, air/fuel...
2005 Chrysler 300C changed battery and alternator. Car started, ran, and then battery light came on. Shut car off and wouldn't start.
Hi. There is a couple of things that could be wrong here. The battery or alternator that was just installed could be defective. Theses parts need to be tested for proper operation. There also could be a fuse, fusible link,...
Getting Red Lighting Bolt Warning Light and Check Engine Light
Hi there. Assuming the Check Engine Light and red lightning bolt were on before your vehicle experienced the no start condition. This would indicate a malfunction in the electronic throttle control system. The computer has recognized the fault and stored...
Air bag light comes on intermittently on newly purchased car.
Hello. The seats have sensors in them that tells the computer that someone is in the passenger seat and some vehicles will even sense how heavy that person is to adjust the air bag deployment force. You may have a...
Is my car totaled?
Hi, thanks for writing in. I recommend having the vehicle checked for the damage done. The engine oil pan may have been damaged and can be repaired by replacing the pan. The body damage is the expensive part of the...
How can you tell if my tires need to be rotated?
Hi, thanks for writing in. If it has been more than 5000 miles, then it is time. Also, you can take a look at the front and rear tires and move your hand over top of the tires in one...
I accidentally push the Key ignition in when pulling out my key
Hello, thanks for writing in about your starting issue. This is a known issue with the Chrysler 300's and was actually the subject of a recall. I would suggest taking your car to the Chrysler dealer to see if he...
When I brake it makes a loud grinding noise
Hi, thanks for writing in. This is a sign of bad or warped brake rotors. When brake rotors get hot due to friction and then col down repeatedly, they can develop low spots in them which can cause them to...
Drives, but doesnt shift out of first gear
Automatic transmissions are tricky. It may be the same problem again. If it is you need to look further into why the solenoid is continuing to fail. There is going to be a power supply or similar issue that is...
Engine rod knock
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The oil to use is a thick 15/40W oil for diesels. This oil is thicker than normal engine oil and can keep an engine from knocking for a little while. If the engine...
Lost communication with the tcm
Depending on whether or not you have made any modifications to your car (i.e. aftermarket tune, other performance upgrades, etc), this may be a problem with the main power-train control module (PCM) not communicating with the transmission control module (TCM)....

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