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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
68,596 miles

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2006 Dodge Magnum electrical problems

electrical problem

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2006 Dodge Magnum Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #4

Dec 012008


  • 28,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Magnum. The contact has experienced several failures with her vehicle and electrical components. The driver's side seat belt was inoperable and failed to move when she attempted to pull and secure it over her body. She would have to turn off the vehicle and play with the belt for a while before it would operate properly. The dealer replaced the entire seat belt module, but the seat belt failed several times after the repair was performed. The manufacturer suggested that the failure could be related to the computer system in the vehicle. The contact was concerned that the seat belt would not operate correctly in the event of a crash. The dealer stated that they did not know what else to do to correct the failure. She was able to locate a technical service bulletin for the seat belt retractor. In addition, the sun roof was inoperable and would open and close intermittently. The failure and current mileages were less than 28,000.

- Livermore, CA, USA

problem #3

Mar 162006


  • 61,000 miles
Driving on highway car runs very rough when throttle indicator light flashes along with bas light on. Vibration of car nearly causes an accident. It occurs everytime I drive the car. It also occurs when at a stop light or sign. Sometimes it will stall or come close to stalling. I am very concerned with this. I have researched this on the internet and their are many people with these same problems. Having problems with dirty egr seals and or dirty throttle bodies.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #2

Feb 142007

Magnum 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When the esp (electronic stabilization package) is engaged and I am pulling out into traffic and the tires slip, at all, the throttle releases and the car gets no power and will not accelerate. This lasts for approximately 3-5 second. I have to turn the esp off as not to get hit by oncoming traffic. The dealership said this was normal even though will I had it in to be checked I drove a Chrysler 300 with esp and it did this but the throttle control came back within fractions of a second.

- Rochester Hills, MI, USA

problem #1

Feb 252006

Magnum 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,000 miles
- the contact owns a 2006 Dodge. The esp, electronic stabilization package failed when driving at 5 mph. Whenthe tire slipped a little when accelerating, the throttle failed and the vehicle did not move forward, but the engine continued to run. For approximately 3 to 5 seconds the throttle would not release gas and the vehicle would not move forward. The mechanic and the star engineer stated that the vehicle was operating normally. The failure has occurred approximately 50 times, and occurred every time the vehiclewas driven. The current and failure mileage were both 15,000. Updated 03/19/07.

- Rochester Hills , MI, USA

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