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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,871 miles

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2013 Dodge Challenger electrical problems

electrical problem

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2013 Dodge Challenger Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #47

Aug 292016

Challenger

  • 35,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

At first the car wouldn't start sof I had to.pump the brakes and force it to start up. Then I get it the vehicle and it is going nuts the lights are check engine light. It goes from full to empty and it's says the tcm is out or needs service

- Fontana, CA, USA

problem #46

May 152015

Challenger

  • 45,000 miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start and the instrument panel lights illuminated. In addition, the check engine warning light flashed. The vehicle was able to be started after several attempts. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the tipm module needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. The vehicle had to be towed several times. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failures. The failure mileage was 45,000.

- Olathe, KS, USA

problem #45

May 202016

Challenger

  • 0 miles
Drivers side door latch keeps activating the window in resulting in a dead battery, I know there was a recall on the 2011 Dodge cahllenger same part, I believe that is dectective on more years than 2011 the Julian maufacture date of latch is 1023A Dodge would not cover it under warranty because I have 47,000 miles on the car and not 36K-- I feel they know that the latch is defective, the cost of the repair including a new battery was aprrox $500, I feel that Dodge is taking adavantage and not wanting to own up thankyou

- Corsicana, TX, USA

problem #44

Jan 092016

Challenger

  • 39,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Car has been to dealer 3 times so far for failure to start. Car will crank continually but never start. Eventually the car will shut itself off. PCM was replaced on first repair. Car ran fine for a few days and then the problem resurfaced. Car was brought in again for repaid and the tipm as well as some wiring was replaced. Car ran fine again for two days and the problem resurfaced. Had the car towed back to the dealer but upon receiving the car the dealer said the car started right up with no issues. The dealer had the car for two weeks in an attempt to reproduce the failure with no success. Car was returned to me with a suggestion to call them directly the next time it fails to start.

- Tewksbury, MA, USA

problem #43

Aug 242015

Challenger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. Upon starting the vehicle, it hesitated as if it would stall. The dealer was notified several times for months and indicated that they only had four parts available for the repair. The dealer stated that it may be longer than a month before they could order the part, which was unreasonable. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and was unable to provide a reasonable time frame to provide the part and recall remedy. The failure mileage was not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Cypress, TX, USA

problem #42

Jan 262015

Challenger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled upon starting. The failure occurred on several occasions. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the battery failed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was not available.

- Macall, MS, USA

problem #41

Aug 062015

Challenger

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact stated that the vehicle was serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system); however, after the repair was performed, the front driver side power window released upward and downward independently. The failure occurred while the vehicle was in operation and when the engine was turned off. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was unavailable.

- Anniston, AL, USA

problem #40

Oct 082014

Challenger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated 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.

- Fontana, CA, USA

problem #39

Oct 082014

Challenger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system); however, the part needed 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 contact had not experienced a failure.

- Burleson, TX, USA

problem #38

May 062015

Challenger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact received a recall letter for NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system); 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 unavailable. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Salisbury , MD, USA

problem #37

Jun 082015

Challenger

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Lincoln, DE, USA

problem #36

Mar 182015

Challenger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system). The contact was informed by the dealer that the parts were not available. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Salisbury, MD, USA

problem #35

Dec 202013

Challenger

  • miles
This vehicle has been under recall since November and the dealer has not even fixed the problem.

- Cedar Hill, TX, USA

problem #34

Mar 222014

Challenger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system); 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 contact had not experienced a failure.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #33

Mar 012015

Challenger

  • 43,000 miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. While in park, the vehicle failed to start. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The failure recurred on numerous occasions. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system) however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 43,000.

- Chesapeake, VA, USA

problem #32

May 052015

Challenger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- West Hills, CA, USA

problem #31

May 052015

Challenger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- West Hills, CA, USA

problem #30

May 052015

Challenger 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 6/30/15 updated 07/01/15

- West Hills, CA, USA

problem #29

Apr 032015

Challenger

  • 44,300 miles
The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Challenger. The contact received a notice for NHTSA campaign number: 14V634000 (electrical system). While driving at an unknown speed to have the recall repairs performed, the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was towed to the dealer who determined that due to the failure, the cpu may have been destroyed. The vehicle was not repaired and the contact felt the failure occurred because of the delay in making the part available. The manufacturer refused to repair the cpu under the recall even though the dealer stated the failure listed in the recall caused the failure. The failure mileage was 44,300.

- Lake Wales, FL, USA

problem #28

Mar 042015

Challenger 8-cyl

  • 27,700 miles
Car stalled on highway without warning, not even a check engine light. Car would not restart. Car was fixed by Dodge do to a faulty tip computer. Car again stalled after repair on 03/22/2015.

- Rockaway Park, NY, USA

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