2005 CHRYSLER 300

Report Date:
June 20, 2014
Campaign Number:
14V354000
Component:
AIR BAGS

Summary:
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is conducting a limited regional recall for vehicles originally sold or currently registered in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment of the driver side and/or passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence Summary:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of one of the affected frontal air bags, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag inflator(s), free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.

2005 CHRYSLER 300

Report Date:
October 06, 2005
Campaign Number:
05V460000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary:
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 42RLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, THE CUP PLUG THAT RETAINS THE PARK PAWL ANCHOR SHAFT MAY BE IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. IF THE SHAFT MOVES OUT OF POSITION, THE VEHICLE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE 'PARK' POSITION.

Consequence Summary:
IF THIS OCCURS AND THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT APPLIED, THE VEHICLE MAY ROLL AWAY AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TRANSMISSIONS AND INSTALL A BRACKET TO ENSURE THE PARK PAWL ANCHOR SHAFT IS RETAINED IN THE PROPER POSITION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 28, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

2005 CHRYSLER 300

Report Date:
July 09, 2004
Campaign Number:
04V334000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BATTERY CABLE FASTENERS AT THE BULKHEAD STUD MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TIGHTENED.

Consequence Summary:
A LOOSE FASTENER CAN CAUSE AN INSTRUMENT PANEL FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE BULKHEAD STUD BATTERY CABLE FASTENERS TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JULY 6, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

2005 CHRYSLER 300

Report Date:
July 08, 2004
Campaign Number:
04V335000
Component:
SEAT BELTS:FRONT

Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FRONT SHOULDER BELT ADJUSTABLE TURNING LOOP (ATL) BOLTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TIGHTENED.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD CAUSE SHOULDER BELT SEPARATION IN CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS, WHICH CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO FRONT SEAT OCCUPANTS.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE SHOULDER BELT ADJUSTER TURNING LOOP BOLTS TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JULY 6, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

2005 CHRYSLER 300

Report Date:
July 08, 2004
Campaign Number:
04V333000
Component:
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A SPOT WELDING OPERATION FOR THE REAR FLOORPAN REINFORCEMENT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PERFORMED.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD CAUSE THE REAR SEAT BELT ANCHORS AND/OR THE CHILD SEAT ANCHORS TO SEPARATE IN CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS, WHICH CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO REAR SEAT PASSENGERS.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR FLOORPAN REINFORCEMENT FOR MISSING WELDS AND INSTALL STRUCTURAL RIVETS IF NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JULY 6, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.