really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,943 miles

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problem #6

Jun 022019


  • 60,000 miles
While driving on the interstate at night, our 09' Chrysler 300 completely shutoff unexpectedly. Engine shutoff, loss of power steering, no power brakes...and worst of all, all lights shutoff! I drift off into the emergency lane (luckily minimal traffic) and stop. Put in in park and restart the vehicle...no warning lights, no issues, as if nothing happened. Continue on with life... now a while later, I'm driving around a tight roundabout at a low rate of speed. And it happens again! loss of power steering in a turn at low speed, and the wheel gets ripped out of my hand as the car drives up over the curbs before I can stop with the now non-powered brakes on the car. Minimal damage to vehicle but enough to piss me off to know that this can literally happen at any time... changing between having power steering to instantly none is a major hazard in a turn. I can deal with an engine turnoff, but this is a complete shutdown, as if the car was shutoff not recognizing a the key is there. Lights, radio, dashboard, etc....all turn off (I'm guessing airbags too?) I have now researched this and I am far from the only one with this issue. It is pretty much narrowed down to a disconnect between the wireless ignition node and the key fob, and the module thinking the fob has been turned off when it fact it hasn't. Chrysler has recalled this part for model years prior, and after 09', but have seemed to skip the 300C for 2009. Well guess what, 2009 300C win module's are faulty also... and just as dangerous an issue as any other vehicle that completely shuts down randomly. This needs to be looked into and there needs to be a recall for 2009 Chrysler 300's for the win module and the key fobs! regards

- Knoxville, TN, USA

problem #5

Aug 232018


  • 65,000 miles
Engine and all electrical including lights shut off while driving at any speed. Will restart after slowing down & shifting to neutral. Have almost been run over several times! this has happened many times.

- Groves, TX, USA

problem #4

Oct 032017


  • 61,030 miles
While driving at highway speed engine and lights and all power equip shuts down like turning off the ignition. Lights also shut off! usually can shift to neutral and restart engine. Sometimes it takes several tries before it keeps running. Dealer cannot find problem. No error codes stored. Afraid I will be run over on freeway!happens at different speeds at anytime. Need help!

- Groves, TX, USA

problem #3

Jul 102017


  • 59,600 miles
While driving down road engine just stops running as if ignition was turned off! radio stays on. Shift to neutral and able to restart it if not run over by then! very bad safety problem! has happened multiple times. No pattern that I can tell.

- Groves, TX, USA

problem #2

Jul 092014


  • 80,000 miles
Win module failure, key sticks in ignition and will not release key in off position.

- Crestview, FL, USA

problem #1

Aug 012015


  • 94,030 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chrysler 300C. When the vehicle was parked, it took several attempts to get the key out of the ignition switch. The failure occurred on multiple occasions. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the key fobs and win module needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 94,030.

- Webster City, IA, USA