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2006 Dodge Charger Problems

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Most Common 2006 Dodge Charger 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 the...
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 rep...
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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2 Known 2006 Dodge Charger Brakes Problems

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...
In cold weather, vehicles equipped with premium brakes may experience a rear brake squeal. Replacing the brake pads will not commonly fix the problem; instead, revised rear rotors are available.

5 Known 2006 Dodge Charger Drive Train 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 the...
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.
Rear differential and axle seals are prone to repeated leaks.

1 Known 2006 Dodge Charger Electrical & Lights Problem

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

3 Known 2006 Dodge Charger Engine Problems

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 ...
A whine type noise may develop form the engine area when the car is idling (typically in warmer temperatures, after the engine has warmed up). It's possible that the noise may be from the engine ...

3 Known 2006 Dodge Charger Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The fuel tank may become hard to fill and/or the fuel fill nozzle may shut off repeatedly while fueling. Our technicians tell us that various items including the fuel tank, vapor recirculation tube...
"False" trouble codes may cause erroneous illumination of the Check Engine Light. Updating the PCM software can often correct this concern.
There may be an intermittent three- to five-second delay between when you turn the key and when the engine actually cranks. If the Check Engine Light illuminates, the brake switch should be inspect...

1 Known 2006 Dodge Charger Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

0 Known 2006 Dodge Charger Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2006 Dodge Charger Miscellaneous Problems

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 rep...
Spilling beverages around the cup holder may cause the lid to stick or bind.

2 Known 2006 Dodge Charger Suspension & Steering 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...
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 t...

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Known 2006 Dodge Charger Problems & Complaints

The fuel tank may become hard to fill and/or the fuel fill nozzle may shut off repeatedly while fueling. Our technicians tell us that various items including the fuel tank, vapor recirculation tube...
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 ...
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 the...
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.
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 rep...
Software updates are available which may correct various electrical problems with the interior features and lighting.
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...
Rear differential and axle seals are prone to repeated leaks.
Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.
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...
Spilling beverages around the cup holder may cause the lid to stick or bind.
There may be an intermittent three- to five-second delay between when you turn the key and when the engine actually cranks. If the Check Engine Light illuminates, the brake switch should be inspect...
"False" trouble codes may cause erroneous illumination of the Check Engine Light. Updating the PCM software can often correct this concern.
A transmission fluid leak can develop at the electrical connector on the automatic transmission. Replacement of the electrical connector may be necessary to correct the leak.
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