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  1. Alternator gone

    Diesel Models OM642 (CRD) & VM (2nd Generation) (C
    I had a bit of a breakdown on Saturday when the battery light come on and the volts were all over the place. Managed to get to my destination and just connecting my code reader when it cut out and battery was 8volts, I came to conclusion I was going no further. Here’s how things happened when...
  2. Pink thingy / drained battery connection?

    General Discussion
    Newbie here with an 05 Chrysler 300, base model. Bought it used last year, and according to the carfax report, not much work was done with it since it was purchased, so most of its parts are original. My shift interlock latch (pink thingy) broke about a month ago. I took it apart the gear...
  3. Faulty heater blower motor?

    CRD Electrics / Electronics / Lighting
    Hi guys, I have a 2008 CRD SRT Design and recently I've been having some problems with the voltage dropping on idle when the inside heater blower is on and the radiator fan kicks in. With the blower off, car idles fine and voltage remains at 14.6-14.8V. When I turn the blower on the voltage...
  4. Alternator problem fixed

    CRD Electrics / Electronics / Lighting
    After a few weeks of low-battery problems I figured the problem was with the alternator, which must have suffered from an old fuel leak dripping on it, but I was shocked at the dealer quote of about 750.00 to replace it. I got a used alternator from a high mileage 300c wreck for 50.00 then used...
  5. Car wont start after replacing oil pressure sensor

    General Discussion on Issues / Trouble Shooting
    hello, im new to the thread, ok so i have a 2005 chrysler 300c 5.7l hemi engine. i have about 100,000 on it now. i recently had my check engine light come on after doing burn outs in first gear. went and got the code and it was the short circuit in the oild pressure sensor. so i went and bought...
  6. Battery Issues

    Problems / Dealer Service
    Hi all, I recently heard a loud whurring noise from under the hood, then the battery light started to come on intermitently, then stayed on solid. The day it stayed on solid it died, BAS,ESP,ABS, Battery, and Lightning bolt all came on with a very rough idle, then shut down. I had the alternator...