Dodge Charger 1986

Model Charger made in 1986 by Dodge got 1 investigation as well as 3 recalls. The car had one investigation (suspension). There were some recalls concerningelectrical system and suspension. The car has 2 modeles with engines 1.6l and 2.2l.

Model 1986

Engine [L]CylindersTransmissionDriveEstimate MPG (city/highway/combined)Unadjusted MPG (city/highway/combined)FuelFuel costClassRelease date
( 1.6L) 4Manual, 4 gearsFWD31/39/3434/50/40Regular$ 5513850812
( 1.6L) 4Manual, 4 gearsFWD28/33/3031/43/35Regular$ 6243850812
( 2.2L) 4Automatic, 3 gearsFWD24/30/2627/38/31Regular$ 7223850812
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gearsFWD26/36/3029/46/35Regular$ 6243850812
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gearsFWD22/30/2525/38/30Premium$ 8103850812
( 2.2L) 4Manual, 5 gearsFWD20/27/2222/35/26Premium$ 9213850825


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
86V053000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 03/01/1986 to 03/01/1986V (Vehicle)3214903/26/1986MFRCHRYSLER GROUP LLC04/10/198604/24/1986
Defect SummaryBattery cap vents may be partially or completely blocked with plastic flashing. consequence of defect: a build up of internal gas pressure could occur which could result in case rupture, particularly during post charging. should a person be in the vicinity of the battery when the case ruptures, they may be injured by the released gases and/or acid.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryRework batteries by probing both vent orifices to eliminate any vent obstruction.
NotesSystem: battery, vents. vehicle description: passenger cars with batteries from a single supplier.
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
91V056000CHRYSLER CORPORATIONfrom 08/01/1985 to 11/01/1985V (Vehicle)5500008/30/1991ODICHRYSLER GROUP LLC04/11/199104/16/1991
Defect SummaryRear suspension trailing arm-to-hanger bracket pivot bolts may fail from stress corrosion cracking possibly caused by processing deviations in the construction of the pivot bolt.
Consequence SummaryFailure of bolts may result in partial separation of therear suspension from the vehicle, resulting in loss of vehicle control withoutwarning and a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryReplace the rear suspension trailing arm-to-hanger bracket pivot bolt with a properly processed bolt.
NotesSystem: rear suspension.vehicle description: passenger cars.


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