2012 Dodge CHARGER Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 Dodge CHARGER Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1112760
 Internal NHTSA #10637843
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 Model Year2012
 File date20/09/14
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI left out the house to go pick up a friend when started up my car i saw smoke coming from under the hood then it went away as i drove out of the parking lot battery saving mode popped up on the dash board so i drive it to my friend house who lives 5 minutes down the street from where i stay as i was turning to his home the abs and traction control light would keep popping up on dash board so i parked my car at my friend house then turned the car off and checked under hood and all i could smell was burning wires and smoke was coming from the alternator then i tried to start up my car and it was completely dead no power at all i called my insurance to get a jump start they tried but that didn't work so i called to get it towed to my house i had a mechanic come out to check to see what it was wrong he discovered that it was the alternator.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure72000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateHYATTVILLLE , MD
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?Y
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase03/03/24
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders6
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 Vehicle speed25
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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