hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
79,990 miles

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2006 Dodge Charger fuel system problems

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2006 Dodge Charger Owner Comments (Page 1 of 10)

problem #194

Nov 012016


  • 28,000 miles


My 2006 Dodge Charger keep stalling while driving. I was sitting at a light getting to ready to turn and the car stopped in the middle of the turn. Thankful it was a turn signal or I would have been hit. Also the engine light come on and the car just stalls then - you can wait about 5 min. And it will start back up. Upon doing my research I am unsure to why their has not been a recall. I was on the highway and it starts to stall then I hit the gas and it keeps going.

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

problem #193

Oct 032016


  • 40,000 miles
My 2006 Dodge Charger rt stalls intermittently while I'm turning a corner on a city street or stopped at a red light. When it stalls, I do not have power steering. This is extremely dangerous because I could get hit. Sometimes it stalls more often after I fill up with gas. I do not overfill. I have been filing my gas tank the same way for 10 years and until October of 2016 it has never been a problem.

- Littleton, CO, USA

problem #192

Jan 032014


  • 50,000 miles
While sitting at the traffic light it cuts off. While driving, the vehicle cuts off. This has been going on since 2014. I have taken it to darcars hillcrest hgts and new carrollton but nothing has been done and they have yet to tell me what the problem

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #191

Nov 022016


  • 40,000 miles


Charger is stalling frequently. After filling up with gas. Stalled and went into some safe mode where it wouldn't go into second gear. Stalled on the highway, side roads and while making a turn. While making the turn it stalled in the middle of the intersection while a truck was coming at us. I had my son in the car and we were stranded in the road. We could have been killed!! I have read up on this and it seams to be a faulty sensor at the gas tank fill up. Why has this not been addressed? sounds like you are waiting for someone to get killed before doing anything. Great company!!!

- Frederick, MD, USA

problem #190

Nov 152016


  • 70,805 miles
After filling up gas tank, vehicle will rapidly lose rpms and stall when stopped at lights or stop signs. I then put the vehicle in park and am able to restart it, but it will stall again while moving right after. This causes a loss of power steering which has almost caused me to crash multiple times. I only bought the car 12 days ago and it has done this multiple times. I have read the multiple other complaints, and have tried to fix the problem by replacing the PCM, but that did not work. Others have suggested replacing the gas tank because the stall could be caused by the vapor recovery system failing following refueling. I believe this issue is related to NHTSA action PE13016. The vehicle in its current condition is unsafe to drive as it will stall while moving and lose power steering. The problem first occurred on 11/7/16, and occurred again on 11/15/16, both times after I refueled. It will not occur if the gas is below 3/4 full. I replaced the PCM on 11/10/16, but that did not fix the problem.

- Arlington, VA, USA

problem #189

Aug 012016


  • 102,600 miles
My 2006 Charger will stall and or jolt violently as soon as I leave the gas station, and it is only when I fill up my tank. After restarting the vehicle twice and driving a short while I do not have any problems, it only happens when I fill up my gas tank. I know that newer vehicle fuel tanks are designed not to be force filled due to the special evap system. I only fill the tank till the station pump nozzle clicks off, which is what I was told how to fill these newer vehicles. This problem has been going on for over several months, though I have not had any traffic accidents, I fear that this is an accident waiting to happen.

- Smiths Creek, MI, USA

problem #188

Mar 202016


  • miles


After filling the gas tank up car stalls within minutes on busy hiway interstate and it fluids out where you are stuck in traffic ive had plenty of mechanics to look at the far and they cant detect the problem I need some assistance with this issue are I'm gonna end up causing a bad wreck with the issue of my car please contact me 2516441589

- Theodore, AL, USA

problem #187

Aug 152016


  • 120,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that the fuel tank could only be partially filled due to a leak. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 120,000.

- Fulton, CA, USA

problem #186

Jun 152016


  • 150,000 miles
Car randomly stalls, sometimes while stationary and sometimes while driving. Very dangerous.

- Antioch, TN, USA

problem #185

Jun 132016


  • 91,000 miles
Fuel system issue pertaining to lack of fuel to engine. There have been multiple occasions where the vehicle had hard starting and stalling, now the vehicle won't start. After investigating common issues (I.e., air, fuel, spark) it was determined that fuel was not traveling to the fuel rail at the engine. The fuel pump was replaced and the issue persisted. Currently the vehicle in non-operational due to the lack of fuel. I fell this issue is very similar to the NHTSA PE13016 investigation where the determination was to replace the fuel tank as the integrated multifunction control valve (mfcv) was found to be defective. The manufacturer offered a lifetime warranty for the issue, however it was stated that the vehicles included in the extended warranty were equipped with the 5.7L and 6.1L 8-cylider engines. We find this inaccurate as our vehicle is equipped with the 3.5L 6-cylinder and is suspect to have the identical issues as stated in the all of the investigative documents for PE13016.

- Herriman, UT, USA

problem #184

Jun 202016


  • miles


After filling my vehicle my car will stall and random intervals. Simply drive away from the gas station and the vehicle would stall so I'd start it and then continue to drive. This largely happened while I'm stationary so I wasn't very concerned until I had it stall while I was turning on to a street and almost got side swiped by an on coming car. This is extremely dangerous and should be dealt with by the company as they have acknowledged it as an issue and I have seen multiple people file complaints about this issue and nothing is being done. This in my opinion is more dangerous than the sir bag issue my vehicle has already had a recall for. Chrysler and Dodge has acknowledge the issue and stated it's a valve I can't recall the name of the specific part and having to replace the gas tank.

- Lancaster, PA, USA

problem #183

Jun 092016


  • 110,353 miles
After filling up gas tank drove off from gas station car stalled started car right back up drove some more and it stalled again started car right back up drove and once again car stalled this time I was in the middle of traffic very scary it almost caused me to get hit by other drivers, went online to see if anyone else has had this problem and found many other owners with the same issue with the exact same scenario, car is well maintained and runs great other then this issue

- Port Saint Lucie, FL, USA

problem #182

Dec 012015


  • 86,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. While driving approximately 55 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact found a recall related to the fuel tank. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and the fuel tank was replaced; however, the vehicle began to slow down to approximately 35 mph when reaching high speeds. Additionally, the rpms would continue to increase without the acceleration matching the RPM increase. The contact informed the manufacturer who opened a case on the contact's behalf and informed the contact that there was no recall relating to the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 86,000.

- Stonybrook, NY, USA

problem #181

May 152016


  • 101,100 miles
Pulled in to gas station because my gas light came on with my wife and 3 of my children, one being only 1 year old, and a trunk full of fresh meats and fish from the market on a hot ga day 45 miles from home, put in $30 worth of gas which almost filled it up, went to start my car and it started jerking, clicking and shaking real bad before it just died. As scary as it was that this was happening I tried to start again and got the same result. With this kind of load and a baby on a hot day, broke and no other way home, I tried a few more times until it stopped turning over and just made a click sound, 1 click. A tire shop guy across the street seen I needed help, due to the baby now hungry and crying, came over to see if he could help. After trying to start again he said may be my battery, alternator or starter so he went to the parts store and got an H7 loaner battery. Once installed tried starting and again it started jerking, clicking and shaking real bad before dying. Another guy walked over to help, again due to the baby crying, and said that sounds like your fuel pump and said "I heard of people having problems with this when filling up with gas and they(dealership) have to replace your gas tank for free". I had to pay well over $100 for a tow truck and had to pay a complete stranger to follow me home with my family because there was no room in the tow truck for them. I've never had issues like this with my car but now as I'm researching for diy resolutions I'm finding that there are others who have had similar issues. This needs to be fixed immediately. I'm now out of money. I have 5 children and am the only one in my house working and this is my only means of transportation that I am still paying a note on. By the way, tried to start my car again and its still doing the same effing thing. Chrysler needs to do something fast!!!

- Austell, GA, USA

problem #180

May 142016


  • 107,000 miles
I went and filled my gas tank and drove away from store about 200 feet and car completely shut off while driving had to pay 100 dollars to get towed only 2miles away from local repair shop

- Midlothian, VA, USA

problem #179

May 062016


  • 126,000 miles
Filled tank up with gas day before this happened. Driving down road at 25 mph the car stalled. It would restart and stall again.

- Blytheville, AR, USA

problem #178

May 052016


  • 43,595 miles
After refilling my tank with gas, my car suddenly began to stall. Immediately after refilling, I started my car and within a few seconds it shut off. After many attempts of starting it and remaining stationary, my car finally remained on for more than 5 minutes and I assumed it was safe to begin driving. 5 minutes into driving on a city street the car began to jerk and stalled in the middle of the street, fortunately it didn't cause an accident. I was able to restart it and turn into the nearest shopping center where I contacted chrystler, who claimed they had no knowledge of this issue. I've seen a multitude of complaints with similar, if not the same, issues I continue to experience.

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #177

May 022016


  • 93,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Charger. When the contact filled the fuel tank using the automatic shut off, the vehicle would stall or shut off with the oil warning light illuminated. The vehicle was able to restart. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The failure continued to occur intermittently. The approximate failure mileage was 93,000.

- Fargo, ND, USA

problem #176

Apr 252016


  • 87,200 miles
After refueling vehicle, engine stalled while making left hand turn in front of oncoming traffic, leaving me stuck in middle of intersection. Engine will stall coming to a stop, accelerating from a stop, turning corners, and a couple times while just driving down the road. When you restart motor, transmission will not reengage right away. Doesn't seem to happen if you keep fuel level below 14 gallons. Dodge dealership has said it might be a valve on top of fuel tank. Been happening for a while but seems to be getting worse.

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #175

Mar 092016


  • 30,000 miles
After fuel up, car stalls. This is very unsafe as I was turning in front of on-coming traffic and car stalls and car just stops. Was able to have cars avoid hitting me and eventually started car again - only to have it stall once again. Car only has 30,000 miles on it for a 10 year car - this is a limited edition daytona. Very unhappy to find out about the number of complaints and Dodge hasn't done anything to remedy this 'manufacturer failure'! seriously considering selling this vehicle and swearing off all Dodge makes in the future.......have been a loyal Dodge consumer since the 70's!

- Milford, OH, USA

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