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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,888 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2010 Dodge Charger engine problems

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2010 Dodge Charger Owner Comments

problem #8

Dec 122011


  • miles


2010 Dodge Charger had repairs done at darcars of new carrollton and precision engine machine company from 12/05/2011 to 01/03/2012 and now 01/11/2012 to present.

- Maryland, MD, USA

problem #7

Oct 272011


  • miles
Purchased car 4 months ago heard noise from day one dealership could find problem referred to Dodge had cylinder head replaced 3 weeks ago now car is acting again now supposedly I need new spark plugs problems with fuel system prior to me buying car the total integrated power module was replaced please help horrible experience a nightmare.

- Linden, NJ, USA

problem #6

Feb 152010

Charger 8-cyl

  • 1,250 miles
This December 2011, I have owned the car for two years. It has stalled in traffic three times while turning to the left and once while turning to the right. It felt like the vehicle had run out of gasoline, however there was plenty of gasoline. I have avoided three collisions, the last two because I was able to restart the vehicle quickly, due to experience. I have taken the vehicle to the dealer ("redlands Dodge" California) however they say the computer has no record and of the problem and they can't recreate the problem. I have found on the "internet" several sites of owners of the same vehicle and year with the same problem. This problem is not being addressed by Dodge because the dealership told me there is no fix at this time or recall.

- Highland, CA, USA

problem #5

Sep 072011


  • 26,680 miles


The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that the vehicle would lunge forward when idling or braking to a stop. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer several times over a two week time frame. The fuel pump and the heads were replaced but the failure persisted. The dealer informed the contact that the failure was caused by manufacturing defects. The failure mileage was 26,680. Updated 10/18/11 updated 3/30/12

- Ruston, LA, USA

problem #4

Feb 012011


  • 600 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Charger srt-8. the contact stated that while in drive, the vehicle stalled with the illumination of the check oil warning indicator. In order to reset the vehicle, the contact had to shift into park, power off and restart the vehicle as it continued as normal. The failure recurred intermittently. The dealer was unable to duplicate the failure and there were no repairs performed. The manufacturer was made aware of failure. The current mileage was 7,185 and the approximate failure mileage was 600.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #3

Apr 012010


  • 13,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Charger. While parked with the vehicle turned on the check engine light began to illuminate on the dashboard and the vehicle began to shake. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where he was informed multiple cylinders were misfiring. The vehicle was repaired. The failure has since recurred 5 times. After each failure the vehicle was taken back to an authorized dealer to be repaired. The failure mileage was 13,000 and the current mileage was 19,268.

- Pearl, MS, USA

problem #2

Sep 032010


  • 5,472 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Charger with a police interceptor package. While the vehicle was parked he smelled strong exhaust fumes. He was unable to determine where the fumes were coming from. This failure was not diagnosed by the dealer since it was a part of a fleet package of twelve to thirteen vehicles that have experienced the identical failure. Several vehicles within the fleet Transport police K9 dogs and the odor in the vehicle presented a safety risk for the driver and the K9 dog. The contact was advised that an engineer from Chrysler would notify them and investigate the failure approximately two to three months ago. He was told that he could continue driving the vehicle at this time due to the delay in Chrysler engineer conducting an investigation. The maintenance division spoke to the Dodge dealership in an attempt to have the vehicle diagnosed and they were told that they were unable to offer any assistance. The current mileage was 6110 and the failure mileage was 5742.

- Pearl , MS, USA

problem #1

Jul 152010


  • 100 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Charger police package. While the vehicle was parked with the ignition on he stated that you could smell exhaust fumes inside the vehicle. He stated that the odor was like smelling the exhaust pipe. The contact turned the vehicle off and was able to remove the passenger from the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer and the problem was not explained well to the dealer and who was unable to find the failure. The contact planned to take the vehicle back to the dealer and explain the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 100 and the current mileage was 5,000.

- Pearl, MS, USA

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