10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
14 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
21 / 2
Average Mileage:
49,356 miles

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problem #96

Feb 132020

Charger

  • 1,652,901 miles
Tranmation.. bad air light on all the time.. bad transmission hard shift

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #95

Mar 242019

Charger

  • 294,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that the air bag indicator was illuminated when the vehicle was first purchased. The manufacturer was called and promised to call the contact back, but that had not happened. The dealer was not contacted. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The failure mileage was 294,000.

- Ashville, NC, USA

problem #94

Apr 032019

Charger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. The contact received recall notifications for NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) and NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags). The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. Jim falk motors of maui (260 hana hwy, kahului, hi 96732, (808) 270-2600) was contacted and confirmed that the parts were not available for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and was not able to confirm when the parts were to become available. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Hoolehua, HI, USA

problem #93

Apr 142018

Charger

  • 146,000 miles
Some days you come out and crank vehicle and it just cuts off on you will you run down the road it makes a beep noise and cuts off on you if you stop at a light it cuts off on you this happens recently almost everyday

- Santee, SC, USA

problem #92

Nov 052016

Charger 8-cyl

  • miles
The occupant classification system was defective and failed to recognize a passenger was seated in the front seat during a crash. As a result, the passenger's airbag failed to deploy in a severe frontal impact collision. The vehicle was involved in a severe, direct frontal impact with another vehicle while traveling at highway speeds. The impact was severe, deformed frame rails and was directly frontal. The driver's airbag deployed, but the passenger airbag failed to deploy. The passenger, an adult female, was belted but her head hit the dash in the area of the airbag flap and she suffered fatal head injuries. The ECM was downloaded and revealed the occupant classification system had failed to recognize a passenger was in the front seat at the time of the crash. The eprom data read "front passenger occupant class: Undetermined" even though an adult female was seated in the front passenger seat at the time of the crash. Investigation revealed that TRW automotive U.S. llc and kelsey-hayes company are the suppliers responsible for the occupant classification system and related parts that failed. See also ODI 11002482. **

- Tyler, TX, USA

problem #91

Aug 012017

Charger

  • miles
Gear shifter frozen in park, release button did not work had to have car towed on flat bed air bag light still on even after air bag recall

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #90

Jun 302016

Charger

  • 100,000 miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags) exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the repair. The contact received the recall notification in June of 2016. The dealer (greenbrier motor company, 9841 seneca trail, lewisburg, wv, 24901) stated that the parts were unavailable for the repair. The manufacturer was also contacted and made aware of the failure, and stated that they would order parts directly in the contact's name and send the parts directly to the dealer, however the manufacturer had not made parts available or sent to the dealer. The air bag warning light was illuminated. The failure mileage was approximately 100,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Renick, WV, USA

problem #89

Jun 142016

Charger

  • 155,000 miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. While driving various speeds, the headlights failed to illuminate and all the instrument panel warning indicators illuminated. The contact stated that the failure occurred when the vehicle was serviced at milledgeville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram (located at 2818 N columbia St, milledgeville, ga 31061) for the repair of the front driver side air bag. The vehicle was not taken back to the dealer. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags); however, the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 155,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Eatonton, GA, USA

problem #88

Nov 052016

Charger

  • miles
The vehicle was involved in a severe, direct frontal impact while travelling at highway speeds due to a drunk driver coming the wrong way on a freeway. The impact was severe, deformed frame rails and was directly frontal. The driver's airbag deployed, but the passenger airbag failed to deploy. The passenger, an adult female, was belted but her head hit the dash in the area of the airbag flap and she suffered fatal head injuries. See also ODI 11062044.

- Tyler, TX, USA

problem #87

May 062017

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall I received another postcard this week reminding me that I need to get my airbags replaced. I checked your website for parts availability and found that both S43 and R45 are both available. I called firkins in bradenton fl to schedule my replacement of both airbags, only to find out that they only have the driver's side airbag in stock. I have been waiting for both parts to be available so that I would only have to make one appointment. Can you find out when the passenger side airbag replacement will be available? thank you.

- Bradenton, FL, USA

problem #86

Apr 102017

Charger

  • 64,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that the air bag warning indicator was constantly illluminated. The vehicle was repaired per NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags); however, the failure recurred. The dealer stated that a diagnostic fee would be applied. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 64,000.

- Ludowici, GA, USA

problem #85

Mar 192017

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall fca has yet to repair my airbag inflators as of 19 March 2017 in response to takata passenger airbag recall S43 issued on 26 May 2016. This is an unacceptable amount of time to wait given the severity of the issue.

- Pensacola, FL, USA

problem #84

Aug 152016

Charger

  • 110,000 miles
Takata recall. Based on an original E-mail I sent NHTSA on 3/6/17, as suggested, I am "filing a complaint" I received a safety recall notice (S43 / NHTSA 16V-352) for the airbag in my 2006 Dodge Charger sometime in the late summer / early fall of 2016. Since that time I have called the local Chrysler (port jeff Chrysler Jeep Dodge) dealership on at least 4 occasions to schedule the airbag replacement. The first 2 calls were made sometime late summer / early fall 2016, a third call was made on Dec 2, 2016, and a 4th call was made on Feb 17, 2017. During this last phone conversation (Feb 17) the dealership service representative told me "we have no idea when we are getting the parts". in the "important safety recall" notice I received it states "if your dealer fails or is unable to remedy this defect without charge and within a reasonable time, you may submit a written complaint to the administrator, NHTSA...." I am familiar with the extensive takata airbag recall. But is the delay I am experiencing at the local dealership at an acceptable level. I will add that I am the car's original owner and that I did not purchase the car from the above mentioned dealership, as the local Dodge dealership where the car was purchased was closed by Chrysler several years back. Since that closing I have taken my car to port jeff Chrysler for numerous services as well as recalls, and have been very happy with their timely service. I am just concerned that one of the more critical safety features in a vehicle is taking so long to correct. Please advise if this is an acceptable time frame for the recall to be corrected. Ps: an entry for the "when did this happen" field below is required. I posted Aug 15, 2016 as an on or about date in which, to the best of my recollection, is when I received the recall notice

- Port Jefferson Station, NY, USA

problem #83

Sep 012016

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags). The manufacturer was unable to supply the parts to the dealer within a reasonable timeframe. The contact was uncertain if a failure would occur. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Black River Falls, WI, USA

problem #82

Mar 012016

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (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 not made aware of the issue. The VIN was unknown. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Albernale, NC, USA

problem #81

Feb 282017

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) for the driver side air bag inflator and 16V352000 (air bags) for the passenger side air bag inflator. The parts for the repair were 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.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #80

Feb 082017

Charger

  • miles
Two recalls for the driver and passenger airbags; however, no parts are available to repair. Dealer cannot provide any date or time frame when parts will be available.

- Jacksonville, IL, USA

problem #79

Jul 112016

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags) and stated that 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 after calling several times for months. 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.

- Topton, PA, USA

problem #78

Feb 062017

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available. 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.

- Vancouver, WA, USA

problem #77

Jan 312017

Charger

  • miles
The dealer says the parts are not available, ,,, I'm terrified to drive the car, ,, I have to take my elder parents to doctor.....I have been waiting for over a year!

- Jupiter, FL, USA

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