The Most Common Shadow Problem

We've pulled together a list of the problems Shadow owners.

  1. Stuck in Park

    Can't shift the car into reverse or drive! Now what? This is most commonly reported from Dodge Avenger owners, but there have also been similar complaints about other Dodge makes as well as other Chrysler and Jeep vehicles having a similar …

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  2. What Are We Missing?

    We know there's more problems than this. Let us know which one you'd like to see us cover next.

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What Shadow Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

What Breaks

Years to Avoid

Shadow Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Shadow has 1 generation available in North American markets.

  1. 1st Generation Shadow

    Years
    1987–1994
    Reliability
    12th of 54
    PainRank
    0.91
    Complaints
    24
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Shadow Key Numbers

  1. 22 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 42 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 12 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.