intermittent starting problem

Asked by Jul 31, 2013 at 11:28 AM about the 2006 Chrysler 300

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

starter only clicks sometimes starts and some times nothing happens.
Changed the battery  and it started but again started giving a clicking sound with out
turning the motor. tried to start in neutral it started.
Now nothing happens either in Park or neutral.
Can it be neutral switch?
Please help.
Thanks

2 Answers

the black battery cable 1/0 wire (fat) connects to the frame at a spot that must be wirebrushed clean and re-assembled...also the 1/0 cable leading to the motor block (near the alternator) must be corrosion free before bolting them back together~

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Got a 2006 Chrysler 300 touring. This might sound crazy -- I thought it was -- but I know these cars have very sophisticated anti-theft starting systems. My car was having intermittent starting problems. Off and on. Then I realized something -- the spare key was on the same key ring as the main fob. I removed it and tried again. It started right up and kept running. The next few days, I started it every two hours, started right up and kept running. If I try to start it with the spare key, it starts but shuts right down. I think, in my case, the starting system was sensing the spare key which was right next to the main key and wouldn't accept it. Since that key has been removed from the fob, I haven't had a single problem. In my case, it's a bad spare key adjacent to the main key. The anti-theft system must be sensing it and shutting it down. Have thrown away that key, and haven't had a single issue since. Anyone having this problem, please check your key ring for a spare. It worked in my case, and may work in yours. Good luck.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chrysler 300 Questions

Chrysler 300 Experts

#1 Jetlounge
Jetlounge
Reputation 1,810
#2 Eddie_G1
Eddie_G1
Reputation 890
#3 Whatisit
Whatisit
Reputation 830
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Charger
531 Great Deals out of 28,888 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Mustang
736 Great Deals out of 44,993 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
602 Great Deals out of 35,698 listings starting at $899
Used Cadillac CTS
255 Great Deals out of 10,514 listings starting at $1,595
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,097 Great Deals out of 73,608 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Accord
1,067 Great Deals out of 68,731 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Maxima
340 Great Deals out of 24,536 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
588 Great Deals out of 33,115 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,179 Great Deals out of 194,802 listings starting at $290
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,970 Great Deals out of 183,483 listings starting at $1,495
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,202 Great Deals out of 79,687 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Durango
278 Great Deals out of 21,250 listings starting at $1,375

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chrysler 300 For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 5,513 listings starting at $21,999
2016 Chrysler 300 For Sale
84 Great Deals out of 2,685 listings starting at $15,995
2015 Chrysler 300 For Sale
30 Great Deals out of 1,322 listings starting at $12,900
2014 Chrysler 300 For Sale
60 Great Deals out of 1,854 listings starting at $8,900
2013 Chrysler 300 For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 1,104 listings starting at $8,997

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.