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Dodge Takata Recalls

Parts supplier, Takata, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that need to be recalled. The issue affects 34 million+ vehicles spread out across 24 brands, making it one of the largest (and most dangerous) recalls in automotive history.

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A dangerous design

Confusing Electronic Gear Shifter

The monostable electronic gear shifter is Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) vehicles has been disastrous. The confusing design is responsible for hundreds of rollaway incidents and widely believed to have caused actor Anton Yelchin’s death.

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Gear Shift Module Stuck in Park

Find out why your Dodge’s gear shifter is stuck and how other owners FIXED IT without having to call a tow truck.

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Power Problems from Defective TIPMs

What is a TIPM exactly? And why is it giving so many Dodge owners headaches? We have details, plus news about recalls and a SETTLEMENT.

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The Most Recalled Models

Dodge generations that are better suited for the scrap yard

Recent Dodge News

It’s Happening Again. More Dodge Vehicles Recalled with Dangerous Takata Airbags.

Did you know it’s been almost five years since the first Takatarecall? And just like the ongoing nightmare it’s become, we find ourselves staring down the barrel of yet another recall expansion.

Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is recalling 317,000 vehicles, including the Dodge Challenger, Charger, Dakota, and older Ram trucks. David Woods of has the full breakdown of which model years and in what zones.

Overall FCA has a pretty small piece of the 3.3 million vehicle recall pie that’s happening across the entire industry right now. Takata inflators have been in the news a lot lately for new casualties, stop-driving orders, and questions from US Senators.

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Journey Leaks Power Steering Fluid When It’s Cold Outside

The 2009-2016 Dodge Journey likes to leak when it’s cold, according to Fiat-Chrysler (FCA). Good thing summer is on the way:

FCA says an investigation determined power steering fluid lines can leak when the engine is started in cold weather. The automaker says steering will be more difficult but a driver won’t lose steering control and no accidents or injuries have been reported.

Steering will be more difficult when the power steering goes out? Next you’ll tell me the sun is hot, or that traffic is a real drag.

FCA didn’t say when the recall will begin, but you can give ‘em a ring at 800-853-1403.

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Electronic Gear Shifter Rollaways Lead to Massive FCA Recall

Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is recalling 1.1 million vehicles with electronic gear selectors. While the system is working as it was designed, it’s the design that’s the problem.

A driver should know the gear-selection based on multiple sets of indicator lights, unlike normal shifters that use a gear-selector position. However, hundreds of drivers have caused their vehicles to roll away because of not realizing the vehicles aren’t in Park.

An investigation was opened earlier this year. One or two rollaways might be an accident, but hundreds? That screams of a “back to the drawing board” situation for the FCA team.

The recall includes the 2012-2014 Dodge Charger, 2012-2014 Chrysler 300, and the 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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