Beijing Benz DaimlerChrysler is recalling this China-built Chrysler 300 to fix problems with the gearshift and oil cooler. (Photo courtesy of DaimlerChrysler AG)
The cars were assembled by the joint venture between March and May. Imported Chrysler 300s are not affected by the recall.
Authorized service stations of Beijing Benz will provide free replacement parts for customers.
What this means to you: Chinese automakers, even those partnered with Western firms, are still coming to grips with poor assembly and component quality.