10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
7 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
7 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,892 miles

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problem #41

Mar 212018

Charger

  • miles
2009 Dodge Charger. Consumer writes in regards to airbag safety recall.

- Clovis, CA, USA

problem #40

Aug 072017

Charger

  • 158,900 miles
While driving on a highway I heard a rattle in the engine, then it heard something break off, my brakes became hard I was having trouble stopping. After I couldn't accelerate and the car turned off. While trying to restart my car I could only hear a click then the engine started to smoke. I had recently experienced a harsh gear shift while driving.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #39

Apr 032017

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags); however, the part for the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Vanceburg, KY, USA

problem #38

May 262016

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #37

May 262015

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 16V352000 (air bags). The parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was made aware of the issues. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- St. Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #36

Jan 202017

Charger 6-cyl

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags). The part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 04/19/17 updated 08/31/2017

- Rome, NY, USA

problem #35

Aug 152016

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags). The part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- New Port Richey, FL, USA

problem #34

Jul 252016

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Locust Grove, VA, USA

problem #33

Dec 052016

Charger 6-cyl

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags). The part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue the VIN was unknown the contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 02/16/17 updated 02/21/17.

- Cape Coral, FL, USA

problem #32

Aug 012016

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags). The part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The contact was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired. The manufacturer could not provide an estimated date for when the contact's vehicle would receive the recall repair. The contact was not experiencing a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Pensacola, FL, USA

problem #31

Nov 142016

Charger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags); however, the part for the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Mt. Vernon, IL, USA

problem #30

Nov 022016

Charger 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect. Updated 01/06/2017

- Glendora, CA, USA

problem #29

Sep 252016

Charger

  • 120,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. While the contact's vehicle was parked, it was crashed into by another vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact was not injured. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to a towing lot. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 120,000.

- Palatine, IL, USA

problem #28

Oct 052016

Charger

  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that while driving approximately 10 mph and making a right turn, a popping noise was present coming from the steering column before the air bag and traction control warning lights illuminated. The steering wheel suddenly could not be turned in either direction. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that clock wheel needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 60,000.

- Pheonix, AZ, USA

problem #27

Jul 132015

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 16V352000 (air bags). The parts were not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the parts would become available. The manufacturer could not provide an estimated date for when the vehicle would receive the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Oneida, TN, USA

problem #26

May 012015

Charger

  • 100,000 miles
Dodge dealership in watsonville ca told me never to bring my car to be fixed by them again, mostly because I have a lifetime warranty and purchased an additional small parts lifetime warranty and every time I take it in to be fixed, it comes out with the same problem. But I digress.. I do not beleive they will call me at all for the recall airbag driver's side repair. It has been at least a year and a half, since the recall was issued.

- Watsonville, CA, USA

problem #25

Jul 152016

Charger

  • 125,000 miles
The contact owned a 2009 Dodge Charger. While at a stop sign, another vehicle crashed into the rear of the contact's vehicle. As a result, the contact crashed into the rear of the preceding vehicle. The air bags did not deploy. A police report was filed. The contact sustained injuries that required medical attention. The vehicle was towed and totaled by the insurance company. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 125,000.

- Goodyear, AZ, USA

problem #24

Sep 212015

Charger

  • 91,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Charger. While driving 30 mph, the contact rear ended another vehicle. The air bags did not deploy. A police report was filed and there were no injuries. The vehicle was taken to a dealer to be repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was 91,000.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #23

Jan 072016

Charger

  • 120,000 miles
My family and I were involved in an accident and the airbags did not deploy, not one and it was the front end of car that was impacted on us hwy 19 in the rain. We did sustain injuries and are still working on our recovery, but had the airbags went off we may have been saved from some of the damage to our bodies. I just wanted to let you all know and I have already passed the info along to my lawyer, I just hope something is done so that when airbags are needed people receive them deployed on time unlike ours that never even thought about coming out.

- New Port Richey, FL, USA

problem #22

Jun 152016

Charger

  • miles
I have contacted the Dodge dealship in lugoff SC twice regarding the recall on the airbag. They put me on list to call when they have a replacement or a way to fix it. It has been over a year. I still have not received a call but I got a 3rd recall notice.

- Camden, SC, USA

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