Dodge Challenger: Key Stuck in Ignition → Diagnosis

There are a few easy to fix reasons why your Dodge Challenger’s key might get stuck in the ignition.  It’s often easy to unstick the key.  Whatever you do, don’t start trying to rip it out of the ignition.  That can cause bigger problems. This article is written with the assumption that your key is … Read moreDodge Challenger: Key Stuck in Ignition → Diagnosis

Dodge Challenger: Steering Wheel Difficult to Turn

If your Dodge Challenger’s steering wheel is hard to turn, it’s almost always going to be caused by an issue with the power steering system. The power steering system is responsible for taking energy from the engine, converting it to hydraulic pressure, and using that pressure to decrease the amount of force that you need … Read moreDodge Challenger: Steering Wheel Difficult to Turn

Dodge Challenger:  Blue Smoke → Causes & Diagnosis

  A very common problem that affects all vehicles (including the Dodge Challenger) is blue smoke coming from the exhaust.  Reasons for blue exhaust smoke include bad valve seals, valve train wear in general, the PCV valve, burning transmission fluid and more. Blue smoke indicates that your Challenger’s engine is burning oil.  The question is … Read moreDodge Challenger:  Blue Smoke → Causes & Diagnosis

Dodge Challenger: Airbag Light Stays On Diagnosis

Every time you start your Dodge Challenger, the computer system runs a self diagnostic check on all major systems.  If any of these checks fail, you will see a diagnostic warning light on the dash for the corresponding system.  When the airbag system fails this check, you’ll see the airbag light. Depending on the model … Read moreDodge Challenger: Airbag Light Stays On Diagnosis

Dodge Challenger Battery Draining Diagnosis

  If your Dodge Challenger’s battery is draining, it’s something that’ll need addressing right away.  If it is draining while your Challenger is off, it’s usually caused by something that is drawing current that shouldn’t be.  If the battery is draining while you’re driving, that is probably going to be the alternator or battery.  There … Read moreDodge Challenger Battery Draining Diagnosis

Common Reasons Your Dodge Challenger Wont Accelerate

If your Dodge Challenger won’t accelerate, that is a serious cause for concern.  There are a lot of different reasons that can cause this.  Diagnosing the issue can be narrowed down by whether the engine is still revving when you push the gas or not.  There is a section for each scenario with likely causes … Read moreCommon Reasons Your Dodge Challenger Wont Accelerate