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2016 Dodge Charger Reliability Ratings

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2016 Dodge Charger Recalls

There have been 6 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) Recall Date: 07/11/2018
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain Mopar Stage 1 Kit Performance Packages Powertrain Control Modules (PCM) Part Numbers P5160023, P5160025, and Demon Crate PCM Part Number 68412287AA. The PCMs are being recalled to address a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging. If, when using cruise control, there is a short circuit within the vehicle's wiring, the driver may not be able to shut off the cruise control either by depressing the brake pedal or manually turning the system off once it has been engaged, resulting in either the vehicle maintaining its current speed or possibly accelerating.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 1930
  • Consequence: If the vehicle maintains its speed or accelerates despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will either perform a software update or replace the PCM, free of charge. The recall began July 26 , 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U82, and U83.
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: U82, U83
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18E053000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING Recall Date: 05/16/2018
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Dodge Journey, Charger and Durango, RAM 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis (more than 10,000lb), 4500 Cab Chassis and 5500 Cab Chassis, Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee and Chrysler 300, 2014-2019 RAM 1500, 2015-2018 Dodge Challenger, 2015-2017 Chrysler 200, 2016-2018 RAM 3500 Cab Chassis (less than 10,000 lb), 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica and 2018 Jeep Wrangler vehicles. These vehicles are being recalled to address a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging. If, when using cruise control, there is a short circuit within the vehicle's wiring, the driver may not be able to shut off the cruise control either by depressing the brake pedal or manually turning the system off once it has been engaged, resulting in either the vehicle maintaining its current speed or possibly accelerating.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 4846885
  • Consequence: If the vehicle maintains its speed or accelerates despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the software, and perform a software flash on the engine or powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall began June 4, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Note: Owners are advised to stop using cruise control until the software update has been performed. In the event that cruise control cannot be disengaged while driving, owners should firmly and steadily apply the brakes and shift the transmission to neutral, placing the vehicle in park once it has stopped.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 03, 2013 to MAY 23, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: U49
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V332000
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT Recall Date: 04/30/2018
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Dodge Charger pursuit police vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive and V8 engines. The front driveshaft universal joint may seize or fracture causing the shaft to detach from the vehicle.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 13928
  • Consequence: If the front driveshaft detaches from the vehicle it may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driveshaft, free of charge. The recall began June 27, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U37.
  • Dates of Manufacture: AUG 04, 2014 to MAR 07, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: U37
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V281000
EQUIPMENT Recall Date: 12/20/2017
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling various Dodge, Chrysler, and RAM vehicles equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. A list of the affected trailer models is available at: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17V824-0103.pdf. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 61791
  • Consequence: If the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury in the event of a fire.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall began February 14, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403 or Kidde customer service service toll-free at 1-855-262-3540, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. Chrysler's number for this recall is T82.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 12, 2016 to SEP 12, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: T82
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V824000
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT Recall Date: 02/13/2017
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD). The front driveshaft bolts may loosen and allow the front driveshaft to disconnect, potentially causing a loss of motive power.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 69298
  • Consequence: A loss of motive power can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace all eight front driveshaft bolts, free of charge. The recall began April 7, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T03.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 31, 2014 to JUN 29, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: T03
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V097000
STRUCTURE Recall Date: 01/27/2016
  • Summary: FCA US LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 Dodge Charger vehicles manufactured August 23, 2010, to January 7, 2016. When an affected vehicle is lifted using the supplied tire jack without chocking the wheels, the vehicle's body-side sill may give causing the tire jack to fail and the car to fall.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 441578
  • Consequence: A car that falls unexpectedly increases the risk of injury.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will provide owners with wheel chocks and instructions for their use, free of charge. The recall began on March 21, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S03.
  • Dates of Manufacture: AUG 22, 2010 to JAN 06, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: S03
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V043000

2016 Dodge Charger Warranty

Warranty information last updated: 4/27/18

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