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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,752 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2011 Dodge Charger electrical problems

electrical problem

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2011 Dodge Charger Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #7

Jul 222014

Charger

  • 79,000 miles

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

This complaint is being marked for deletion because it is an inadvertent duplicate of ODI number: 10622340. TL* the contact owns a 2011 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that while attempting to park, the vehicle stalled and the steering wheel became hard to turn. The contact also mentioned that the ABS deactivated and the battery save mode light illuminated. The contact determined that the alternator failed, causing the problem to recur multiple times after the battery was recharged. The alternator was replaced but failed to remedy the problem. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 79,000.

- Fayettevilee, NC, USA

problem #6

Aug 082014

Charger

  • 112,801 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Charger. The contact heard a high pitched noise underneath the hood of the vehicle. While driving 30 mph, the battery saver mode, traction control, and ABS sensors illuminated. The dealer stated that the alternator needed to be replaced. The authorized dealer did not state why the three sensors illuminated or why the codes were displayed in the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 112,801.

- Brookhaven, MS, USA

problem #5

Jul 172014

Charger

  • 42,350 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Charger. While driving 35 mph, the vehicle went into the battery saver mode. Additionally, the ABS and traction control warning indicators illuminated. The vehicle was restarted and resumed normal operation; however, the vehicle stalled and failed to restart. The failure occurred on two separate occasions. The dealer stated that the alternator needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 42,350.

- Louisvile, KY, USA

problem #4

Aug 072014

Charger

  • 42,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that while driving approximately 30 mph, the ABS and the ESC warning lights illuminated. In addition, a chime sounded and the power steering failed. The vehicle was shifted into park and the vehicle stalled. The contact stated that there was smoke and an odor of burning wires coming from the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the alternator and battery needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 42,000.

- Staten Island, NY, USA

problem #3

Jun 012014

Charger

  • 59,400 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that while driving 35 mph, there was smoke emitting from under the hood. The contact discovered that the alternator was smoking. The vehicle was towed to the contact's home. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 59,400.

- Las Cruces, NM, USA

problem #2

Jul 242014

Charger

  • 89,000 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Charger. While driving 35 mph, the ABS and traction control indicators suddenly illuminated. Shortly afterwards, the vehicle decelerated on its own and stalled. The contact was unable to restart the vehicle. An independent mechanic stated that the alternator needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 89,000.

- Peoria, IL, USA

problem #1

May 092013

Charger

  • 65,000 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that while braking to a stop, the vehicle started smoking as all of the lights on the instrument panel and dashboard started to flicker. The contact then crashed into the rear of another vehicle. There were no injuries. The contact and several child passengers became locked into the vehicle for several minutes due to the door locks failing. The door was opened after multiple attempts. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic where the contact was advised that the battery and alternator failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired however, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 65,000. Kmj

- Fresno, CA, USA

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