2006 Dodge Charger Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Dodge Charger

2006 Dodge Charger Problems

Cable Failure in Window Regulator/Motor May Cause Power Windows to Become Inoperative

One or more of the power windows may become inoperative, it is commonly caused by failure of the window motor or a cable in the window regulator. The window motor & regulator may need to be replaced as assembly.

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Thermostat

The thermostat may fail to close completely, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. This problem will prevent the engine from reaching normal operating temperature; a new thermostat should be installed.

Transmission Shift Quality Issues

A harsh 4-3 downshift or other shift quality issues may develop. Revised transmission control module (TCM) software has been released to address these concerns.

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2006 Dodge Charger Questions

Need a shop that can work on fuel injection? (1 answer)

Car is cutting off and seeming as though it is out of gas. Sometimes it runs and other times it does not.

My motor in my car is nit good. I just had the car for just 5 months. What to do (1 answer)

It make a noise as if somethings loose. I put three quarts of oil in my saturday. It was working fine til the end of the day. It was makjng more noise. Help me please. I can't afford another car nor afford for new motor.

What's the best cost to fix high rods in a 06 charger? (1 answer)

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2006 Dodge Charger Recalls

Driver's Front Air Bag Defect

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.

Front Airbag Inflator Module

Upon deployment the driver's front airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the driver's front airbag inflator to correct this concern. Note: this recall supersedes, in part, recall #14V-354. 

Gearshift Position Display May Be Incorrect

On vehicles equipped with the police option package and a column mounted shifter, the gearshift cable may become disconnected from its mounting bracket, causing the position display to be incorrect. This can result in the vehicle moving in a unexpected direction, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will add a redundant locking mechanism to the gearshift cable at the mounting bracket. The recall is expected to begin on November 10, 2008. The Dodge recall number is H37.

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2006 Dodge Charger Reviews

2006 Dodge Charger, Sun roof leaks, when the wind blows the sand gets inside the car even in the glove compartment, the Gear Shift lock up, because the cheap plastic pin broke. I had to replace the ECM/PCM and the darn car still isn't performing right, Dealer can't fine the problem. I had this car in and out of the dealership for 3 years now, and the dealer still can't locate the problem, they...
I have a 2006 Dodge Charger SE 3.5L V6. It only has 67,000 miles on it and I was just told by my mechanic that my engine is blown! I've read several reviews and found that this is a common problem in the 2006 Charger. NOT good!
If you are into looks, this is the car for you. It is one sexy car. If you are like the rest of us that actually worries about money out of your pocket stay the heck away from this car. I bought my 2006 Dodge Charger SE in 2006 with about a couple of thousands miles on it. Since then at 150K I've had to change brakes almost yearly. There are some other minor issues like squeaking and rattling s...

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