Chrysler 300M Model Overview

Chrysler 300M Questions

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What Is The Average Temp The Car Should Be Running

My dash gauge reads just below the middle. I have a diagnostic (thing that fits under the dash - Smart Trek) from AAA and it keeps telling me the car is running at 221 degrees and should be closer to ...

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Fuse Location

My speedometer and gauges won't light up where would I find the fuses for the dash the odometer numbers to light up

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How To Fix My Truck Light.

Hello I have a Chrysler 300m 1999. For some reason my truck will open randomly and the truck ajar light remains on (only when the car is on or running). I cant seem to find a fuse for this light or ...

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My 2001 Chrysler 300m Is Overheating Constantly. We Think It Could Be A Pro...

Should both fans be running at all times? Only one is spinning while the car is in park whether the a/c is on or off.

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A/c Compressor Wiring

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Chrysler 300M Overview

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.

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