News About Dodge Problems, Recalls, and Lawsuits

A collection of stories that owners should hear about including recalls, lawsuits, investigations, and top complaints.

  1. 2019

    1. April

    2. March

    3. January

  2. 2018

    1. January

  3. 2016

    1. November

      • Like a rushed parent on Christmas Eve, Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) made a mistake when assembling the 3.6L V6 engine for the 2016 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee. Some crossover tubes were damaged...

      • The windshield washer pump in the 2016 Dodge Dart is way too amped.

        “In April 2016, engineers were able to duplicate the failure of the [windshield wiper] body control module and in May ...

      • As 2016 wraps up, the last thing we need is another diesel emissions scandal. Volkswagen’s coverup of their NOx-spewing diesel cars made headlines. So. Many. Headlines. And now, according to a r...

      • If the passenger airbag deploys in any car it means you’ve had a bad day. However, if you own a 2016 Viper, it’s been a really bad day.

        “The 2016 Vipers have defective welds on the passe...

    2. October

    3. September

    4. July

      • Have a beige interior Stratus? Your car may have been recalled a second time for failing passenger side sun visors.

        The cars were previously repaired for a June 2015 recall using an inco...

      • FCA says their transmission pumps “may not conform to specifications” and need to be recalled in the 2015-2016 Journey and Grand Caravan.

        FCA thanks the discovery of the problem to an ex...

    5. June

    6. May

    7. April

    8. March

      • Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) says certain Dodge Darts are missing a software backup in the powertrain control module (PCM).

        “FCA is recalling 1,200 model year 2016 Dodge Dart cars equipped with 2...

      • Continental Automotive systems did the right thing by announcing their airbags had corrosion issues, but there’s just one problem — they’ve known about this for years:

        “According to docu...

    9. February

      • Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) used expired primer to install the windshields in the 2015-2016 Chrysler Town and Country and 2014-2015 Dodge Grand Caravan. And guess what? It’s doing a terrible job stoppin...

      • Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) used expired primer to install the 2014-2015 Dodge Grand Caravan’s windshields. And guess what? It’s doing a terrible job preventing windshields from falling out.

      • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened an investigation into e-Shift last summer. They have since upgraded the investigation to an engineering analysis and have includ...

      • Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is recalling 112,000 vehicles with defective Continental airbags:

        “Chrysler opened an internal investigation in July 2015 to find out why a 2009 Dodge Journey airbag ...

      • More than 500,000 Dodge Chargers are part of an interesting recall:

        “The Dodge Charger owner’s manual clearly says ‘wheel chocks’ should be used when changing a tire using a tire jack. F...

  4. 2015

    1. December

    2. October

      • Fiat-Chrysler is recalling 275k SUVs because of a BS issue. Oh wait, an ABS issue. My mistake.

        “FCA says 275,614 model year 2012-2015 Dodge Journey SUVs could lose control because of wat...

      • Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is recalling over 1,600 vans because their hoods keep flying up while on the road.

        Listen, I enjoy a good game of peek-a-boo with my toddler, but peek-a-boo with the ...

    3. September

    4. August

    5. July

      • Engine covers are mainly for looks. I mean, sure, there’s some heat retention, dirt prevention and noise reduction qualities, but let’s be honest — they’re mostly for show.

        Maybe that’s ...

    6. June

    7. April

    8. March

      • The 2015 Charger and Challenger SRTs have more power than most drivers would know what to do with. But all that power isn’t going to do you any good when all your fuel leaks out of a bad hose se...

  5. 2014

    1. December

    2. June

    3. May

    4. March

      • Chrysler is recalling 43,000 Dodge Chargers with failing halogen headlights. A wiring harness can overheat and burn out the low-beam headlights in the 2011-12 model years. That leaves you with t...