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2012 Dodge Charger Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Dodge Charger

2012 Dodge Charger Problems

A squeak may be heard from the base of the steering column while turning the steering wheel. The noise may be coming from the lower seal on the steering shaft. Lubrication of the seal will commonly correct this problem.

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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2012 Dodge Charger Questions

I went through a big puddle on my way into work this morning. I didn't see it so I didn't slow down at all. The car is still driving normally, but whenever it's moving, there's this loud noise throughout the whole car that sounds like static. It stops when my car is completely sto...

Been a cold winter, and every time we start our car it plays a flute like sound when it starts. Once it runs for a bit and warms up it stops. The second start of the day is usually quiet. Anyone know what causes this? Or how to fix.

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2012 Dodge Charger Recalls

The supplemental restraint system, commonly called the "airbag", consists of several "bags" that are very quickly inflated to help protect the vehicle occupants in the event of a crash. An on board computer uses information from various sensors to determine if and when the airbags should deploy. The affected vehicles may have a poor electrical connection in the front seat which could affect deployment of the side airbags and/or cause the airbag warning light to illuminate. Dealers will replace the airbag withing harness in both the driver and passenger front seats to correct this concern.

These vehicles may lose anti-lock brake and electronic stability control system function due to an overheated power distribution center. This could lead to loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will relocate the ABE/ESC system fuse to correct this concern. The Chrysler recall number is M10.

On vehicles equipped with the police option package, the low beam headlamps could fail due to an overheated harness connector. ABS/ESC system function may also be lost due to an overheated power distribution center. This could lead to a loss of visibility and/or braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the headlamp jumper harness and relocate the ABS/ESC system fuse within the power distribution center to correct these concerns. The Chrysler recall number is M01.

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