Dodge Charger 1985

Dodge Charger 1985 model

Engine [L]CylindersTransmissionDriveEstimate MPG (city/highway/combined)Unadjusted MPG (city/highway/combined)FuelFuel costClassRelease date
( 1.6L) 4Manual, 4 gearsFWD30/40/3434/51/40Regular$ 551385 517
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gearsFWD24/29/2627/37/31Regular$ 722384 813
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gearsFWD25/37/2928/47/34Regular$ 647385 517
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gearsFWD26/37/3029/47/35Regular$ 624384 813
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gearsFWD21/30/2423/38/28Premium$ 844384 813
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gearsFWD19/29/2321/37/26Premium$ 881384 813
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gearsFWD21/25/2323/32/27Regular$ 816384 813
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gearsFWD25/34/2928/44/33Regular$ 647384 813
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gearsFWD21/29/2423/38/28Premium$ 844384 813
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gearsFWD19/29/2321/37/26Premium$ 881384 813

Dodge Charger 1985 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM - EMISSION CONTROL - GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
84V116000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1984 to 08/01/1984V (Vehicle)238509/13/1984MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC09/24/198410/09/1984
Defect SummaryAn emissions system valve may allow an overly rich mixture (excessive fuel) in the engine during deceleration. the mixture of air and excessive fuel can cause the engine to stall while stopping, coasting, or turning.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryAll involved vehicles will be corrected by removing the emissions system valve and installing a vacuum line connector in its place.
NotesVehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with 2.2 liter carburetedengines.system: fuel; emission control vapor canister vacuum purge delay valve.consequences of defect: a stalled vehicle may present a hazard to traffic andcould cause an accident.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
84V147000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 12/01/1983 to 11/01/1984V (Vehicle)34000012/14/1984ODICHRYSLER GROUP LLC11/21/198411/27/1984
Defect SummaryThe potential for fuel leakage exists in the engine compartment at the fuel reservoir seam and its hose connections. the fuel reservoir is a silver colored can mounted to the air cleaner.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryThe hoses and the metal tube that attaches to the fuel reservoir will be replaced with new components. the dealer will also replace or reseal the reservoir.
NotesVehicle description: passenger vehicles and light trucks equipped with 2.2liter carbureted engines.system: fuel system; fuel reservoir.consequences of defect: if fuel leakage develops, a fire could occur in theengine compartment and could cause injury to occupants.note: the dealer should be contacted immediately if fuel odor is present in theengine compartment or if the fuel reservoir is leaking.
SUSPENSION
08E033000FEDERAL-MOGUL CHASSIS PRODUCTS E (Equipment)690305/22/2008MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC04/14/200804/17/2008
Defect SummaryFederal mogul is recalling 6,903 aftermarket ball joint assemblies shipped between november 9, 2007 and march 26, 2008, which may have been packaged with incorrect nuts. the part numbers packaged with incorrect nuts are: k7147, k7329, k8683, and 104353. these parts were made for use on the various vehicles listed above.
Consequence SummaryThe nuts included in the packaging for these ball joint assemblies are missing the intended prevailing torque (self-locking) feature. if the incorrect nut was to become loose, the joining members may loosen leading to a separation of the ball joint. this may result in loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryFederal mogul will notify owners and replace the parts free of charge. the recall began on may 22, 2008. owners can contact federal mogul at 877-489-6659.
NotesThis recall only pertains to aftermarket ball joint assemblies and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles manufactured by the vehicle manufacturers.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Dodge Charger 1985 Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
08/22/19952
 Alternator replaced five times.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION
08/22/19952
 Intermittent stalling.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING
08/22/19952
 Problem with starter wiring.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING - FRONT UNDERHOOD
07/19/1995111/17/1994
 The vehicle had a fire and burned everything from under the hood. tt wiring caught fire and melted all plastic and rubber parts on motor , consumer states it had filled with smoke on two other occasions prior to the fire. *slc
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - COOLING SYSTEM - RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
08/22/19952
 Thermostat failure.
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL - AIR CONDITIONER
08/22/19952
 A/c compressor failed.
EXTERIOR LIGHTING - TAIL LIGHTS
08/22/19952
 Tail light broke from being pushed.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM - INJECTORS
08/22/19952
 Fuel injector failure.
POWER TRAIN - AXLE ASSEMBLY
08/22/19952
 Right front axle replaced twice. *aw
POWER TRAIN - AXLE ASSEMBLY - AXLE SHAFT
08/22/19952
 Wheel bearing failure.
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
08/22/19952
 Brake failure.
STEERING - GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
08/22/19952
 Problem with steering gear box.
VISIBILITY - WINDSHIELD
08/22/19952
 Water leaks through windshield onto computer.