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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
9 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
9 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,818 miles

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2008 Dodge Charger seat belts / air bags problems

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2008 Dodge Charger Owner Comments (Page 1 of 5)

problem #96

Oct 282016

Charger

  • 126,526 miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system), 15V313000 (air bags), and 16V352000 (air bags); however, the parts for the recall repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. When turning the ignition key, the vehicle would not start or take an abnormal amount of time to start. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 126,526. Parts distribution disconnect and VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Philadelphia, MS, USA

problem #95

Sep 152016

Charger

  • miles
Chrysler has issued a recall regard the ignition switch which includes a list of their vehicles including the 2008 Dodge Charger, which I drive. The recall states: Chrysler says ignitions keys on certain vehicles may not fully return to the "on" position after they are turned to start the engine. Instead, the key ends up between the "on" and "start" position. In that case, the windshield defroster and windshield wipers won't work. The greater danger, which Chrysler calls "less probable, " is that the key moves to the "accessory" or "off" position. If that happens, the car's engine will turn off, it will lose power steering and the air bags won't deploy. I am experienced this problem while driving my vehicle which prompted me to see if there was a recall. I reached out to Chrysler and questioned why I received recall a recall notification for the airbags but not for the ignition. I was advised that my VIN is not on the list for the ignition concerns. The Chrysler agent advised me that my VIN # was not on the list for the ignition problem. I advised the agent that I am experiencing the issues outlined in the recall. She advised that it was nothing Chrysler can do until my VIN number is added to the recall list. I asked if there was an escalation process, since driving with a faulty ignition is extremely dangerous. She advised me that there was not a process to escalate my concerns even though I provided her with my VIN number and she could clearly see that it was for a 2008 Dodge Charger sedan. Please assist in the resolution of the ignition switch concern.

- Hampton, VA, USA

problem #94

Aug 192016

Charger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 and 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 repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #93

Jul 252016

Charger

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that the service engine soon warning indicator illuminated. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags); however, the dealer refused to schedule an appointment for two weeks due to the volume of repairs that needed to be performed. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Walled Lake, MI, USA

problem #92

Jul 252016

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 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 not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Myrtle Beach, SC, USA

problem #91

Nov 102014

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags) however, 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 issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Woodstock, GA, USA

problem #90

Nov 042015

Charger

  • 119,000 miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. While driving approximately 45 mph, the electrical system failed. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system), 15V313000 (air bags), and 16V352000 (air bags). The parts needed for the repair were 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 approximate failure mileage was 119,000. Parts distribution disconnect. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #89

Jul 012016

Charger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags); however, the part to do 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.

- Brandon, MS, USA

problem #88

Jul 012016

Charger

  • 200,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. While driving approximately 30 mph, the contact's vehicle crashed into a second vehicle. The driver side air bag partially deployed, causing a burn to the driver's left leg that required medical attention. A police report was filed. The cause of the failure was not diagnosed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 200,000.

- Chatanooga, TN, USA

problem #87

Oct 062014

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V567000 (electrical system); however, 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 not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. The VIN was unavailable. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Foxboro, WI, USA

problem #86

Jun 182016

Charger

  • miles

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

Takata recall: I have made contact with three different Dodge dealerships in the dallas-fort worth area over the course of several months at different times and each time the service managers have not gotten back to me. Dodge locations in grapevine, plano and dallas have failed to remedy the problem or even schedule it to come in. I have driven up to each location to request the recalled problem be dealt with but they have not scheduled it to be fixed, saying that they still didn't have the parts and were being inundated with problem vehicles. What is the point of issuing a recall if the dealerships won't deal with the problem?

- Colleyville, TX, USA

problem #85

Oct 222015

Charger

  • miles
I received two recall notices and I went to the dealer three times to have the car serviced. Every time I returned for my appointment I was advised that the part is not in and they would call me when it was available. Because this occurrence happened more than one time I feel they are not trying to resolve my issue. Because of the safety hazard I would like to get this fixed immeadiately.

- Bay Shore, NY, USA

problem #84

May 262016

Charger

  • miles
Takata airbag R25/nhtsa15V-313 wireless ignition node module P57/NHTSA 14V-567 I have had notice of these recalls for almost a year. I have contacted dealer on numerous occasions and keep getting told parts are not available. These need to be fixed or we will go lawsuit.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #83

Nov 102014

Charger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags). However the parts to do the recall repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Columbus, GA, USA

problem #82

Apr 192016

Charger

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); 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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Tyrone, OK, USA

problem #81

Nov 102014

Charger

  • miles
The contact's son owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact's son received a recall notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 and 15V313000 (air bags, electrical system); however, the parts needed to repair the vehicle were 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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Ridewood, NY, USA

problem #80

Aug 032015

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part for the recall was not available. 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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Haverhill, FL, USA

problem #79

Apr 142015

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V567000 (electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags) however, the parts to do the repairs were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for recall repairs. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Attalla, AL, USA

problem #78

Dec 152014

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V567000 (electrical system) but the dealer was unable determine when the parts would be available. The manufacturer was contacted and was unable to provide a reasonable time frame for the recall repairs. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Tulsa, OK, USA

problem #77

Jan 102014

Charger

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Charger. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V567000 (electrical system). The dealer was unable to supply the parts within a reasonable time frame. The contact noticed a progressing failure in which the vehicle stalled several times while waiting to receive the recall repair from the dealer. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

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