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Most Common Dodge Challenger R/T Problems

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.
A honk, hiss, or groan noise may be noted from the steering during low speed parking lot maneuvers. Our technicians tell us that replacing the power steering return hose may correct this concern, I...
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0113 and/or P0153. Our technicians tell us a powertrain control module (PCM) software upgrade is available to correct this issue.
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1 Known Dodge Challenger R/T Brakes Problem

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 is av...

1 Known Dodge Challenger R/T Drive Train 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.

2 Known Dodge Challenger R/T Electrical & Lights Problems

Our technicians tell us the "MyGig" radio may become damaged when disconnecting and reconnecting the battery due to electrical spikes. Removal of the radio fuse is recommended before disconne...
The "Trip B" function may not reset correctly. A software update for the cabin compartment node (CCN) - gauges cluster - is available to correct this concern.

1 Known Dodge Challenger R/T Engine Problem

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0113 and/or P0153. Our technicians tell us a powertrain control module (PCM) software upgrade is available to correct this issue.

1 Known Dodge Challenger R/T Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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 ...

0 Known Dodge Challenger R/T Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Dodge Challenger R/T Maintenance Problems

0 Known Dodge Challenger R/T Miscellaneous Problems

3 Known Dodge Challenger R/T Suspension & Steering Problems

A honk, hiss, or groan noise may be noted from the steering during low speed parking lot maneuvers. Our technicians tell us that replacing the power steering return hose may correct this concern, I...
The steering wheel may not return to center as expected. Our technicians tell us that installing an external power steering cooler and replacing both power steering return lines should correct th...
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 th...

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Known Dodge Challenger R/T Problems & Complaints

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.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0113 and/or P0153. Our technicians tell us a powertrain control module (PCM) software upgrade is available to correct this issue.
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 is av...
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 ...
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 th...
A honk, hiss, or groan noise may be noted from the steering during low speed parking lot maneuvers. Our technicians tell us that replacing the power steering return hose may correct this concern, I...
The steering wheel may not return to center as expected. Our technicians tell us that installing an external power steering cooler and replacing both power steering return lines should correct th...
Our technicians tell us the "MyGig" radio may become damaged when disconnecting and reconnecting the battery due to electrical spikes. Removal of the radio fuse is recommended before disconne...
The "Trip B" function may not reset correctly. A software update for the cabin compartment node (CCN) - gauges cluster - is available to correct this concern.
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