Chrysler 300M Experts

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Chrysler 300M Questions

Anthony Roc
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Car Shuts Down And Want Crank For A Couple Hours Then Crank Right Back Up

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Josh Madden
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I Pulled The Horn Fuse In My Chrysler 300m And Now It Is Dead Even When I P...

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Dominic Walton
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What Could Cause My Car To Overheat If I Had The Water Pump Replace???

I took a look under the hood and seen it seem to be leaking slightly from something smoke comes up from the upper left handside of the car also blows cold air if that means anything

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Neda Miller
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I Have A Chrysler 300m And It Won't Start,i Change The Starter And Got A Us...

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Tony Stork
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2002 Chrysler 300m Power Steering

I've got a 2002 Chrysler 300M, and the power steering has stopped working. I'm being told it's likely to be the rack and pinion leaking and in need of replacement. How badly is that going to set b...

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About the Chrysler 300M

The Chrysler 300 name has certainly stood the test of time.  The badge has its origin in Chrysler's limited production "letter series" of performance luxury cars built from 1955 to 1965.  After the 1965 300L, the series was discontinued.  Thus, the 300M name attempts to connect the car to its roots.
Chrysler was challenged to find the ideal combination of performance and luxury, and in 2002 the series was split into 2 distinct models.  The 300M's counterpart was the performance-focused Special, which added a sport suspension, larger brakes, a more powerful engine, and slightly different interior and exterior details.  Both cars were powered by a 3.5 liter V-6, mated to a four-speed automatic transmission with Chrysler's AutoStick manual shifter.  Despite a marginal horsepower difference, both cars traveled from 0 to 60 in around 7.5 seconds.
The 300M series was the final use use of Chrysler's LH cab-forward design, which maximized interior space.  The 300M's successor would be built atop the former Mercedes E-Class platform, creating an entirely new 300.  Both 300M received much acclaim for comfort and performance, but Chrysler reputation for reliability was hampered by small but frequent nags like mechanical failures, electrical problems, and interior degradation.