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Problems You've Had (Or Will Have Soon)

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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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Journey Premature Brake and Rotor Wear

Premature brake and rotor wear is a trending problem with 2009-10 Journeys. Find out WHY it’s happening and what Dodge is doing about it.

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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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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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The Most Recalled Models

Dodge generations that are better suited for the scrap yard

Recent Dodge News

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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Busted Brake Recall for the 2015-16 Dodge Durango

Dodge Durango owners just can’t seem to catch a break. That is, unless, you’re talking about the break in their braking system.

Chrysler (FCA US) is recalling over 14,700 model year 2015-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs because the front brake calipers can break. Chrysler blames the problem on a supplier that manufactured the caliper with the wrong materials.

Warning signs include the “low brake fluid” warning light, leaking brake fluid, and oh yeah … a sudden inability to stop.

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