Check Engine Light


Asked by Apr 05, 2016 at 08:13 PM about the 2008 Dodge Charger SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Can anyone help or any suggestions........I have a
2008 Dodge Charger and my check engine light
came on after a few days it went off, it came on
again and I took it to my mechanic, he said its
reading cylinder 1 miss fire, he changed my head
gaskets, light went off a few days later it came back
on reading the samething, so we decided to change
the o2 censors, light went off and now it's back in
again. Can any one give me some suggestions.

5 Answers


What? If the CEL indicated a Cylinder misfire #1, that would mean the spark plug on cylinder one was worn or bad, or the coil for that cylinder would need replacing. He replaced your head gasket for big money and an O2 sensor? Sheesh, you need to use another mechanic.

Best Answer Mark helpful

Thank You and we also changed the spark I guess our next step is to change the coils. My husband actually wanted to change the head gaskets and sensors. I have a really good mechanic and honestly my charges have really been at a low cost compared to what the dealership was giving me.


Also when I look up the coil I'm giving like 5 different types of confused


Probably different brand names all the same tough. I'd replace #1 coil and not all. Make sure you get the correct one for your engine size.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Ok great so I have a 6 cylinder, so I'm assuming it's 6 coils and I should just replace #1 coil. Thanks for your help

Your Answer


Looking for a Used Charger in your area?

CarGurus has 35,168 nationwide Charger listings starting at $2,000.


Dodge Charger Experts

  • #1
  • #2
    Willie Francis
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Challenger
230 Great Deals out of 25,596 listings starting at $7,950
Used Ford Mustang
454 Great Deals out of 42,977 listings starting at $1,488
Used Chrysler 300
380 Great Deals out of 19,303 listings starting at $2,300
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
946 Great Deals out of 67,996 listings starting at $950
Used Chevrolet Impala
540 Great Deals out of 33,338 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Durango
359 Great Deals out of 23,858 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
900 Great Deals out of 79,953 listings starting at $1,295
Used Chevrolet Corvette
126 Great Deals out of 16,195 listings starting at $3,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,950 Great Deals out of 163,038 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
3,309 Great Deals out of 227,152 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
900 Great Deals out of 39,723 listings starting at $2,300
Used Nissan Maxima
355 Great Deals out of 20,947 listings starting at $1,175
Used Dodge Ram 1500
388 Great Deals out of 10,997 listings starting at $1,699
Used Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
612 Great Deals out of 55,157 listings starting at $8,991

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Dodge Charger SE For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 863 listings starting at $18,944
2016 Dodge Charger SE For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 332 listings starting at $13,995
2015 Dodge Charger SE For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 503 listings starting at $10,995
2014 Dodge Charger SE For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 856 listings starting at $8,997

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.