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I just replaced all of my 02 sensors on my 2011 300c and a few weeks later boom! Check engine light on again.
It sounds like you may possibly have some other condition causing the motor to run excessively rich and that it was not the O2 sensor that was faulty. This is rare, but is definitely a possibility. Things like leaking fuel...
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I have a 05 Chrysler 300 with a check engine light on indicating tcc solenoid is out of range. What does this mean?
Hi there. This article would be a good one for you to read, as it will outline what the P2761 OBD-II code means, what causes the TCC solenoid problem and possible repair solutions.
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I got my upper and lower control arms, shucks,swaybar links changed on my 06 Chrysler 300 but the front height is not normal. what
Hi there. To be completely honest, that is a very odd symptom after replacing multiple suspension components. The only thing that would possibly cause this would be if aftermarket components were used as opposed to OEM. Sometimes a strut or...
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2008 Chrysler 300 5.7 hemi if the timing chain breaks will the valves or pistons be damaged
Your engine is an interference engine and so it is possible that the valves can hit the pistons if the timing chain breaks. Used engines can be sourced via Car-part.com or like databases. To let you know precisely of any...
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My 06 cyshler 300 base idles bad in drive when stoped but drives good when moving
It is possible that diagnostic trouble codes have set and a mechanic should attempt to retrieve those codes first using an appropriate scan tool. When the engine is cold, the engine coolant temperature sensor must be working properly to signal...
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Forgot to put radiator cap on car now car keeps running hot
Depending on how long the radiator cap was off for, this may have cause the coolant to leak or evaporate resulting in the engine overheating. If this continued for a period of time long enough, this may have caused a...
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Red Lightning Bolt in dash
Hi There, The red lightning bolt indicates that there is a problem wit the electronic throttle control unit. This may be for a specific reason or may be due to a slight glitch. Try resetting the throttle control unit by...
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Temperature gauge
Rapid fluctuations in the gauge reading likely indicate an electrical/sensor fault although it is possible to have both a failing thermostat and a sensor problem at the same time. You should have the issue looked at in the context of...
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Changed plugs now one cylinder is blowing air out of plug hole 2005 Chrysler 300
Hi there. If compression is getting through around the plug then there is a thread problem. I would typically remove the plug and inspect the threads with a scope. If they are damaged then a steal insert would be needed...
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I had my oil pan gasket replaced and car is still leaking oil
Hello, thank you for writing in. An oil leak like this can be tricky. First know that the oil pan, by design, is the lowest component in the oil system, so that gravity will collect the oil in the pan...
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Locate power window fuse
Hi there. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com. Although I understand your frustration about the cost of replacing an electrical relay, I can't recommend removing the single fuse to attempt to resolve this problem for two reasons. First, the fuse...
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Chrysler 300 C 2012.... battery saver mode
If there is an unusual odor (you refer to a burning odor), I would not drive the car. Other than the odor issue, based on what you are describing you are not going to worsen the situation. A particular concern,...
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Radiator fan assembly
Hi there. It could be that simple in most cases. A lot of mechanics and car owners try to repair one small part of the assembly which often fails and causes more issues down the line. It's probably best, if...
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My car system beeped with the low coolant warning light and went to cold and then it completely shut off
Hello. If the coolant was low enough and if the engine started to get hot then it will shut down. Hopefully the engine turned off before any damage occurred. If the coolant was that low then there is a leak....
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2008 Chrysler 300
An automotive scope should be used to see the actual secondary ignition waveform in that misfiring cylinder. Even new coils and new injectors will not function if the circuit supplying those components has a fault. The other possibility is there...
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Car is misfiring, was told it was the o2 sensor, it's not.
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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My 2006 chysler 300 has been staling it happens when its cold outside it will start right up and within mins rpm drops shuts down
It is very possible that you could have a weak fuel pump or faulty fuel pressure regulator. I would recommend having the fuel pressure tested by a qualified professional to determine if it meets the manufacturer's specifications. If the fuel...
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Electronic throttle control
Hi Janice, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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Chrysler 300 overheating, what's the cause and how much to repair. Fans are working and has coolant
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is impossible to give a proper quote without knowing exactly what is wrong with the vehicle. Overheating may be caused by a clog, a bad water pump, a failed thermostat, or more complex...
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2009 chrysler 300c timing chain recall, does this reset the computer? (I need smog test soon after)
Yes this would reset the computer monitors for your smog test to pass. You should drive the vehicle for at least a week or more driving in all types of situations. Have a mechanic scan the computer to see if...

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