Dodge Charger Repair and Maintenance

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

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Dodge Charger Problems

Software Updates Are Available Which May Solve Various Electrical/Lighting Problems

Software updates are available which may correct various electrical problems with the interior features and lighting.

PCM/TCM Software Updates May Address Shifting Problems

If you experience rough shift and/or shuddering during gear shifting, software updates to the powertrain control and transmission control modules (PCM and TCM) are available which may address these problems. On higher mileage vehicles, a mechanical failure may exhibit similar symptoms. Proper diagnoses should be performed before any repairs or software upgrades are attempted.

Rough Idle, shuttering.

I purchased a 2010 dodge charger sxt with 42k miles.. after a week of owning it, it developed a rough idle and occasional shutter and hesitation during acceleration and braking. Rough Idle upon leaving the brakes from a stop, and slow down from fast speeds. Rough Idle around 550RPMs until about 900,1000 RPMs. Have had brakes, throttle body, idle valve, engine mounts, brakes checked, rotors and discs all checked and resulted in no concern on t...

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Dodge Charger Questions

ESM intermittently freezes up. (1 answer)

All the segments light up on the gearshift indicator and transmission will not shift until gearshift is put back in park and then back to drive.

My car turned off while running (1 answer)

I was driving into town my car turned off and luckly I was able to pull into a store but had to leave my Car there because it wouldn't turn on went back a couple hours later still didn't turn on so my car is sitting at a store I know it's not the battery because everything turns on ex...

my car started making a winey noise while driving so I pulled over then my dash (2 answers)

lights blinked turned off car didn't start back up tried jumping it. still didn't start

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Dodge Charger 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.

Vehicle Does Not Notify When Not In Park With The Door Open

The vehicle may not notify the occupants that the vehicle is not shifted to the park position when a door is opened, resulting in an occupant not knowing that the vehicle is not secured in park, the vehicle possibly rolling away and risking injury. Dealers will update the vehicle software to mitigate the risk of vehicle roll-away free of charge to resolve the concern.

Vehicle May Fall Using Supplied Tire Jack

When using the supplied tire jack without chocking the wheels, the vehicle's body side sill may give out and cause the tire jack to fail and the car to fall. Dealers will provide owners with wheel chocks free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Dodge Charger Reviews

I have a 2007 Dodge Charger, it's been half a year they can't fix my car or can't find the problem to it. First the car wouldn't move nothing, so we took it to a mechanic guy who said it was the transmission. So we got the transmission, but then later the car wouldn't run more then 40. Long story short they put a new computer that probably that was the issue. Once again the same, we had changed...
Brakes went at 19,000 refused to cover warrenty numerous ball joints, tie rods issues under recall for igintion problems sometime some things like windshield wipers heating do not work. high cost of maintence last american car i will buy
I have the SXT model with the 6-cylinder 3.5L HO (High Output) engine with the 4-speed 42RLE Chrysler transmission. This car is really fun to drive. Lots of power (250h, which really is impressive for a 6cyl) engine has a nice subtle "purr" to it during normal driving, but at a quick acceleration and WOT (wide open throttle) you can definitely here the engine growl. strong brakes make for a ...

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