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2012 Dodge Charger Repair Histories

26 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Dodge Charger. 12 of these members (46.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 24 repairs to 2012 Dodge Chargers--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2012 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

470-horsepower 6.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Dodge Charger in Maryland, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2014
13300 mi   Passenger headlight was replaced under warranty. The headlight could not be adjusted properly. 

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2012 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

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

Dodge Charger in Texas, United States
Mar 2012 - Jan 2014
8000 mi   Brakes were vibrating when stopping. They cut the rotors but the problem persists. 
14000   Replaced brake pads and rotors. 
Dodge Charger in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2012 - Feb 2014
  Inside door handles (*not* latches) loose on driver's side front and rear door. Dealer tightened handles. 
5000 mi   Engine knocking. Dealer replaced crankshaft, rod bearings and one piston assembly due to scoring on factory parts. 
5000   Knocking persisted after bottom end rebuild performed back in March. Dealer installed reman factory shortblock. Knock improved, but now leaks and burns oil. Do not consider fixed. Oil leak from LH valve cover. Dealer replaced gasket. Still leaking. Car currently consumes 2qt per 1,000 miles.  
12000   CEL illuminated and stored P0137. Took to dealer; CEL went out so dealer did not replace part. CEL illuminated again with same code; returned to dealer next day and part was finally replaced. 
16000   repaired warped head (lh) replaced plug on block for dipstick tube CEL illuminated again; P0137. Dealer replaced O2 sensor. 

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2012 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Dodge Charger in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2012 - Mar 2014
620 mi   Check engine light came on. Dealer scanned the problem & traced it to a negative ground fault error. All fixed under warranty. 
5580   Wiper blades were torn, replaced both under warranty. Hood has a paint blemish about the size of a dime. Dealer took digital pics & I am waiting to hear back from Chrysler Canada on the course of action. Can take about 2 weeks. 

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2012 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed automatic RWD

Dodge Charger in Indiana, United States
Aug 2012 - Jan 2014
16000 mi   Rear differential left axle seal leak. 
Dodge Charger in Rhode Island, United States
Jul 2012 - Apr 2014
8500 mi   Airbarg warning light would turn on and off. Repaired with recall. 
Dodge Charger in New York, United States
Oct 2012 - Dec 2012
  rattle and buzz from dash board area 
Dodge Charger in Georgia, United States
Apr 2013 - Jun 2014
24000 mi   Creaky sound from driver's seatback. 
26000   A new seatback frame was ordered and installed by the dealership. Problem with creaking in the seatback was solved by the replacement/repair. 
Dodge Charger in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2014
15000 mi   The cap which covers the backseat outlet broke off and was replaced under warranty. The piece broke off from a passenger kicking sideways in the back seat. 
20700   Whirring sound when turning at low speeds. Couldn't identify the cause. No cost or repairs. 

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2012 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

292-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Dodge Charger in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2012 - Jun 2014
5000 mi US $120 A stud that supports the splash rear passenger shield broke (or had been broken) and was replaced. 
23000   Found initial oil leak - dealer diagnosed timing cover leaking and discovered coolant leaking into the engine by the water jacket gasket. The inner coolant passage gasket was replaced and the timing cover was resealed. 

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