Dodge Charger Repair and Maintenance
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Dodge Charger ProblemsCheck 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.
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.
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.
Dodge Charger Questionsmy 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
The car wont start at all, believe it is something with the engine. i just wanna know what could it possibly be and how much it would cost me.
I disconnected the battery first, I also replaced the map sensor and the PCM had a little water in it and was cleaned with sensor cleaner. the lightning bolt went off and everything was fine after clearing the codes. so I thought it was just the PCM, ran fine. I put the original clean one on toda...
Dodge Charger RecallsPassenger 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.
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.
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.