2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8

2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Problems

Honk, Hiss, or Groan Noise From when Steering at Low Speeds

A honk, hiss, or groan noise may be noted from the steering during low speed parking lot maneuvers. Our technicians tell us that replacing the power steering return hose may correct this concern, If it does not the steering rack and pinion may require replacement.

Vibration in Steering Wheel at Freeway Speeds

A slight vibration in the steering wheel may be noted at freeway speeds. Our technicians tell us removing the assembly retainers on the brake rotors/drums and reinstalling the wheels can correct this issue.

ESP Warning Light May Flash and/or Noise From Pump

The Electronic Stability Program (ESP) warning light may flash, or the pump may howl or groan after a turn. Our technicians tell us that updated anti-lock brake system control module software is available for these concerns.

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2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Drivers Side Air Bag Inflator Defective

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

Start/Stop Button Usage While Vehicle Isn't in Park Can Cause Safety Hazard

The "Start/Stop" button may be utilized to shut the vehicle off while not in the "Park" gear. If this occurs, the vehicle could roll away unexpectedly. Dealers will reprogram the wireless ignition node module to eliminate this possibility. The Chrysler recall number is H29. This recall began on September 15, 2008.

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