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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
115,000 miles

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2008 Dodge Charger electrical problems

electrical problem

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2008 Dodge Charger Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 132015


  • 115,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (electrical system) and the dealer indicated that the parts were not available to schedule the recall repair for several months. The contact was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired. The contact later experienced the key not turning to start the vehicle. In addition, the vehicle stalled numerous times and the contact had to make several attempts to restart. In addition, the contact was driving at 45 mph when a fire erupted in the front and the rear of the vehicle. The fire department was able to extinguish the flames and indicated that the fire initiated under the hood at the fuse box near the relay for the wireless ignition system and in the rear trunk area by the battery. A fire report was filed. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 115,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Bradford, AR, USA

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