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2006 Dodge Charger Brake Problems

149 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Dodge Charger. 13 of these members (8.7%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 20 brake repairs to 2006 Dodge Chargers--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2006 Dodge Charger problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2006 Dodge Charger repairs by problem area

Chart based on 258 repairs.

2006 Dodge Charger brake repair cost distribution

Chart based on 25 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2006 Dodge Charger repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2006 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

425-horsepower 6.1L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

44000 mi US $760 Replaced front calipers because pistons frozen, $750 for parts, three hours DIY labor. 
5000   TSB for rotors and pads, all replaced with the new slotted rotors 

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2006 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

350-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

57000 mi US $1000 Brakes needed replacing 
10000   Very noticable vibration under braking. The rotors were warped. 
12000   rotors were warped again. Noticable shake on the steering wheel while stopping. 
18000   Rear rotors were replaced. Did not correct loud squealing from front passenger side. Also did not correct steering wheel shudder under braking. New calipers and pads were ordered for the front. Still had squeel and steering wheel vibration after last visit. Dealer turned front rotors and installed new front calipers and pads. The brakes were not bedded by the dealer. After bedding all issues have been corrected. 
24000   Still having problems with the brakes on my car. Currently they squeal very loudly on moderate braking. The squealing started after the last attempt of the shop to fix the rotors warping. Have moved and new dealership will not cover repairs under warranty 

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2006 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

340-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

14000 mi   Brakes have begun to squeal. 
14000   Brakes continually squeal. Reported 3 times now and still being told there is not a problem. 
70000   Advance Auto Wearever Gold pads wore prematurely. Replaced under warranty. 

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2006 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

148800 mi C $75 Parking brake ineffective. Discovered advanced corrosion of brake shoes, Requires new rotors. Not fixed for now. 
59520 C $260 Front rotor grind - Both rotors replaced with pads 
55000 US $371 Front brakes had become noisy, sounded and felt like they were dragging. Pads and one rotor replaced. Brake function back to normal 
96000   Front brakes worn out. Dealer wanted $400+ for pads/rotors Independent shop (not "goofy lube") did the job for $225! Next up: tension strut replacement ): 
111000   rear pads and rotors replaced 

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2006 Dodge Charger 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

30000 mi   Break ABS/ESP program not working 

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