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Dodge Charger repairs by problem area

Engine (16%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (8%)

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Dodge Charger suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (43%)

< $100 (21%)

Chart based on 67 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

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

27000 mi Passenger side outer tierod end was bad and needed to be replaced. 
57000 mi

US $600
New outer tie-rod ends. 

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2007 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

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

14880 mi Left front tie rod end was loose. 
22940 mi Power steering return line had a pin-hole sized leak. It would leak about a pint of fluid in 10km's 
37200 mi Power steering return line blew apart causing a loss of power steering. Condition of the fluid indicated possible other internal issues so the pump and rack were replaced also. 
71300 mi

C $700
Yet another set of tie rod ends. This car has had 3 pairs installed since new Swaybar bushings and end links were worn out. Replaced with new aftermarket units. Rear wheel bearings had play. Replaced with new SKF units. 
79360 mi

C $350
Power steering pressure line split at the crimp by the rack. 

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2006 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

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

43000 mi

US $100
Both outer tie rod ends were worn out. 
50000 mi

US $300
Inner tie rod ends loose. Required replacing power steering rack and pinion since inner tie rod ends are not available as a service part. 
30000 mi Upon tire rotation, dealer noticed bad outer right tie rod end. They replaced the tie rod end and aligned the front end at no charge to me. 
71000 mi

US $100
After I noticed a clunking sound, the dealer replaced BOTH left and right tie rods. This is the second time the right has been replaced. I paid the $100 deductible for the Chrysler Service Contract. 
96000 mi

US $50
Once again the right tie rod end was bad. My brother (mechanic) replaced it. 
48000 mi

US $1100
Front end clunking over bumps was the problem. Dealer installed Steering Rack because of leak in existing. This DID NOT fix the problem. Looking for mechanical help elsewhere. MK: rack was leaking, so count that aspect as successful. 

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2006 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

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

27000 mi Mechanic stated we needed 4 new tires due to uneven wear caused by faulty tie rods. Dealership ordered new rack and pinion. A week later we traded the vehicle in for a new car as the warranty was going to expire soon and we don't want to take on all ... 
25000 mi Front wheel bearing on driver's side had to be replaced 

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