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2.4

hardy worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
63,687 miles

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2007 Dodge Charger Owner Comments

problem #10

Oct 242013

Charger

  • 63,770 miles

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

While traveling at 40+ mph I attempted to accelerate by pressing the accelerator pedal all the way, the Dodge Charger rt(5.7L V8) did not react and kept accelerating at the normal rate before I pressed the accelerator. Since it was not reacting to my input, I took my foot completely off the accelerator but the vehicle kept accelerating at a constant rate. Then after two seconds, the vehicle accelerated at full throttle, in automatic, downshifted, and continued to speed up at full throttle. Brakes were pressed but seemed to have zero effect on the vehicle's uncontrolled acceleration. Finally I decided to shift into neutral and the engine resumed normal operation. I then shifted into drive again from neutral, and operation of the vehicle resumed to normal. First time this has happened and is extremely unsafe, luckily, no car was in front of me and I had time to control the car before I came to the upcoming red light/intersection.

- Aurora, IL, USA

problem #9

May 132013

Charger 6-cyl

  • 104,000 miles
While driving to work the instrument panel gauges and warning lights began to go haywire. The gauges dropped to 0 and the warning lights and bells began to flicker and ring. The fan/heater began fluctuating up and down as well. Early on, this would occur intermittently. Now it is more consistent. It is occurring daily-- more so in the early morning hours. It is quite scary because you have no idea what will happen next. I acquired a video of this event. It can be found at: www.youtube.com/watch?V=qdz-uczi2de.

- Moreno Valley, CA, USA

problem #8

Apr 302013

Charger 6-cyl

  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that while driving 35 mph, the vehicle failed to accelerate and shift appropriately as the check engine warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnosis where it was advised to the contact that the speed sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 90,000. Kmj

- Indianapolis , IN, USA

problem #7

Feb 102011

Charger 8-cyl

  • 32,000 miles

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

After filling up at a gas station, the car started stuttering and later on stalled at a red light in the city. Has become this way only after filling up the fuel tank completely, it will stutter and sometimes stall at complete stops. I have stopped from filling up completely to avoid this problem for approximately two years now. It is a 2007 Dodge Charger rt rwd.

- Aurora, IL, USA

problem #6

Oct 222012

Charger

  • 82,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the electric throttle control warning lamp illuminated and the vehicle suddenly decelerated. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The technician diagnosed that the electric throttle module was defective and needed to be replaced. The manufacture was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 82,000 and the current mileage was 87,000.

- Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

problem #5

Dec 032012

Charger

  • 95,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Charger. While driving approximately 65 mph, the throttle and traction control warning lights illuminated as the engine rpms decreased. The contact stopped the vehicle on the road shoulder and shut the engine off. After restarting the vehicle, the warning lights were no longer illuminated. The contact was able to drive the vehicle normally. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 95,000.

- Newark, OH, USA

problem #4

Dec 152011

Charger

  • 65,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Charger. The contact stated while driving 30 mph, the electronic throttle control light illuminated and the vehicle began shaking abnormally, before stalling. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer. The dealer replaced the main computer to the throttle but the repair did not remedy the stalling. The contact took the vehicle back to the dealer for a diagnostic test. The dealer stated the stalling was caused by a wiring issue. The contact took the vehicle to local mechanic. The mechanic stated that the accelerator sensor was faulty. The failure mileage was 65,000.

- Redwood City, CA, USA

problem #3

May 152009

Charger

  • 25,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that the electronic throttle body warning light illuminated while driving at various speeds, reducing the amount of power the engine received. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer on numerous occasions, but they were unable to diagnose the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 25,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #2

Dec 202011

Charger

  • 51,100 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Charger. The contact stated that while driving 60 mph, the vehicle momentarily stopped responding to acceleration attempts. The contact was unable to accelerate further for a few moments until the failure stopped and the vehicle operated as normal. The failure occurred a total of three times. The vehicle was not taken to have the failure diagnose or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure and the current mileages were 51,100.

- Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #1

Jul 102009

Charger

  • 29,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Charger. The contact was driving approximately between 60-65 mph on normal road conditions. The vehicle began to accelerate uncontrollably. Immediately, pressure was applied to the brake pedal, followed by no power response. The vehicle slowed down after several attempts. The driver was able to gain control and pulled over to the side of the road. The engine was turned off. The vehicle restarted and resumed normal operation. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer on two separate occasions for the identical failures. The technician cleaned the fuel injection and performed an oil change. In addition, there was a replacement of the accelerator pedal. The contact had concern of the safety risk involved. The failure mileage was 29,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Jupiter, FL, USA

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