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2006 Dodge Charger repairs by problem area

Engine (14%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (16%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (25%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (17%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (9%)

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2006 Dodge Charger brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (7%)

$100 - $499 (48%)

< $100 (37%)

Chart based on 27 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

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 mi 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

46000 mi

US $250
Parking brakes worn and rusted away to the point where it broke apart inside the rear wheels and was keeping the wheels from spinning freely. 
57000 mi

US $1000
Brakes needed replacing 
112300 mi

US $260
Shift interlock. Also called brake lock out mechanism "pink plastic part". Car was stuck in park. 
74000 mi

US $700
Front pads, rotors. 
10000 mi Very noticable vibration under braking. The rotors were warped. 
12000 mi rotors were warped again. Noticable shake on the steering wheel while stopping. 
18000 mi 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 mi 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

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

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2006 Dodge Charger 4dr Sedan

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

68000 mi normal wear and tear brake job 
100000 mi

US $20
Transmission shift interlock switch needed to be replaced (Common issue with these cars)-- couldn't shift out of park. 
55000 mi

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 mi 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 mi

US $200
rear pads and rotors replaced 
154700 mi

US $200
repair broken front left dust shield that was causing ABS problems 
158500 mi

US $547
R&R front and rear brake pads and rotors  
148800 mi

C $75
Parking brake ineffective. Discovered advanced corrosion of brake shoes, Requires new rotors. Not fixed for now. 
59520 mi

C $260
Front rotor grind - Both rotors replaced with pads 

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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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2006 Dodge Charger Brake Problems

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