Dodge Recall News
The EPA has announced Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) will recall over 863,000 vehicles for failing to meet U.S. emissions standards. The affected vehicles are from the 2011-2016 model years, with front-wheel-drive and gasoline engines. Each will need … continue reading
Is that a light at the end of the Takata tunnel? Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) says they’ve entered the _ fourth and final stage_ of Takata recalls with a campaign to replace the passenger-side inflators in 1.6 million vehicles.
The bulk of the vehic … continue reading
Did you know it’s been almost five years since the first Takata recall? 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 veh … continue reading
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, and now they're leaking gas.
"The prob … continue reading
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 had identified the cause as transient voltage sp … continue reading
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 passenger airbag chutes that can cause the airbag doo … continue reading
When the engine is running, your vehicle's alternator helps charge the battery and supplies additional power to the vehicle's electrical systems.
But for 86,000 Dodge Ram (and RAM) trucks it's also supplying something else – electrical shor … continue reading
Three fatalities. Five injuries. One massive recall for Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) vehicles.
"The automaker says it opened an investigation in April 2015 after 10 crashes were reported, and after months of research, engineers determined the … continue reading
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 incorrect part that may not prevent the passenger-side su … continue reading
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 examination of warranty data that caused an internal in … continue reading
The 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country have been recalled because they have nuts on the third-row seatback that weren't torqued properly during assembly. The loose bolts may not hold the seatback, even more so in a crash … continue reading
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) announced they will recall 4.3 million vehicles with dangerous Takata airbags, and that includes plenty of Dodge models. … continue reading
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 weathe … continue reading
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 … continue reading
Dodge Durango owners just can't seem to catch a break. That is, unless, you're talking about the break in their braking system. … continue reading
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-liter engines and manual transmissions. In addi … continue reading
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 stopping the windshields from falling out.
The autom … continue reading
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 automaker says lab results showed using uretha … continue reading
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 deployed for no apparent reason. The automaker l … continue reading
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. Failure to chock the wheels can cause the car to … continue reading
Late last year, FCA US (Chrysler) announced a recall of 67,000 trucks because of a problem in the clutch ignition interlock system.
The recall was expected to begin in February 2015, so why bring it up now? It's important to make sure every … continue reading
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 water entering the anti-lock brake system module wi … continue reading
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 road? That's not a good time. According to FCA, the bo … continue reading
The 2013-15 Dodge Dart has been recalled because the car can shift into neutral for no other reason than to mess up your day.
The Darts are all equipped with dual die-clutch transmissions. Correction: dual dry-clutch transmissions. My mista … continue reading
The rear lower control arms in some Jeep and Dodge SUVs received the wrong heat treatment during manufacturing (and we're not talking about a day at the spa). The problem is bad enough that the control arms can break and cause a sudden loss … continue reading
Having a bad day? A little too energized from your morning coffee? Be careful how much force you use to close your car's doors:
"Days ago, Fiat Chrysler (FCA) recalled 667,000 trucks with airbags that can deploy just by slamming the d … continue reading
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 why I'm so upset that Fiat-Chrysler had to recall a … continue reading
One dolt forgot a bolt and now your Challenger might be recalled.
Dodge says about 72 Challengers from the 2015 model year are missing a rear bolt that is a critical part of the driver's side airbag inflated curtain.
To be fair to the part- … continue reading
People buy the SRT Viper because it grabs the road and doesn't let go. Unfortunately, the door latches aren't quite as grabby.
"Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1,762 model year 2013-14 Dodge Viper SRT cars because the doors can fly open wh … continue reading
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 seal. Anytime there's a fuel leak there's also a … continue reading
Dart Aero owners, it's time to bust out your tire pressure gauges:
"Dodge is recalling over 1,000 model year 2015 Dodge Dart Aero cars because of problems with the tire pressure monitoring systems."
The system is doing a really … continue reading
Software issues are being recalled in the 2015 Dodge Challenger:
"Dodge says the instrument cluster software on the Challenger could cause the instrument cluster to go into a “reset” condition and fail to perform a “bulb check” on saf … continue reading
Just a few days after switching its name, FCA US is issuing a massive recall for 3.3 million older vehicles with Takata airbag inflators.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been not-so-subtly suggesting automaker … continue reading
Dodge is part of a new recall of Takata airbag inflators in over 350,000 vehicles. The recall is currently limited to areas of high humidity, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and the territories of … continue reading
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 two options: drive home in the dark or face the … continue reading