My 2008 dodge charger will not start suddenly. I had a very flawed FOB key, I went to turn on the car and it wouldn't turn over. After a few attempts I decided it was the key that was the issues.

Asked by Jul 05, 2014 at 04:57 PM about the 2008 Dodge Charger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Call the lock smith to replace my
FOB key. He explained that it was an
ignition problem and that it was a
anti theft feature in the car because I
tried to turn it on too many times with
a bum key.  The key works with the
doors and the lights come on. My
dash indicators showed a check
engine light and a red dot next to it.
He wants to charge me $600 to fix it.
I feel I'm being scammed because
I'm a woman and that the issues is
greater than he explained. What
should I do? Is this legit? Any
suggest word of the wise will help.
Thank you

1 Answer

285,835

Red light is the Sentry Key Immobilizer System error. I'd take the car to a Dodge dealer and have them reset the system for you. Probably a lot Cheaper than $600.

Your Answer

Dodge Charger Experts

  • #1
    Supanovah
    Reputation
    2,310
  • #2
    Willie Francis
    Reputation
    2,140
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    880
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Challenger
111 Great Deals out of 25,139 listings starting at $7,995
Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used Chrysler 300
313 Great Deals out of 19,328 listings starting at $1,899
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
831 Great Deals out of 75,649 listings starting at $899
Used Dodge Durango
218 Great Deals out of 25,141 listings starting at $800
Used Chevrolet Impala
397 Great Deals out of 25,595 listings starting at $799
Used Chevrolet Corvette
101 Great Deals out of 15,518 listings starting at $3,900
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,781 Great Deals out of 149,286 listings starting at $1,495
Used Honda Accord
424 Great Deals out of 101,059 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford F-150
2,344 Great Deals out of 215,477 listings starting at $1,300
Used Nissan Maxima
200 Great Deals out of 17,499 listings starting at $1,900
Used BMW 3 Series
833 Great Deals out of 32,432 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
528 Great Deals out of 36,655 listings starting at $1,375
Used Dodge Ram 1500
316 Great Deals out of 9,549 listings starting at $800

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Dodge Charger For Sale
19,462 listings starting at $18,979
2017 Dodge Charger For Sale
57 Great Deals out of 3,417 listings starting at $15,791
2016 Dodge Charger For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 2,025 listings starting at $13,499
2015 Dodge Charger For Sale
30 Great Deals out of 1,540 listings starting at $11,488
2014 Dodge Charger For Sale
46 Great Deals out of 1,885 listings starting at $8,200

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.