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Car Will Not Start Problems of Dodge Journey - part 1

Dodge Journey owners have reported 150 problems related to car will not start (under the electrical system category).

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2013 Dodge Journey 1
Failure Date: 09/07/2017

The contact owns a 2013 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start. The hazard lights and all of the warning indicators on the instrument panel illuminated. The contact stated that jumper cables were placed on the battery in an attempt to start the vehicle; however, the jumper cables caught fire inadvertently. The contact used a rag to remove the jumper cables from the battery and the fire was extinguished. The contact sustained a minor burn to her thumb that did not require medical attention. A police report was not filed. The dealer was not contacted. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 89,730.

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car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2012 Dodge Journey 2
Failure Date: 08/06/2017

My Journey doesn't want to start. According to the mechanic it's the module that doesn't read the key. We had our family vacation in baja California and we were stranded there because my 2012 Dodge Journey wouldn't start.

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car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 3
Failure Date: 07/19/2017

The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that after the vehicle was turned off, the vehicle failed to restart. The failure occurred without warning. The failure recurred several other times. The vehicle was taken to the rochester hills Chrysler Jeep Dodge ram dealer located at 1301 s rochester rd, rochester, mi 48307 where the dealer stated that the vehicle was not under a recall and repairs would be at the contacts expense. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted and was not made aware of the failure. Approximately the failure mileage was 140,000.

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car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 4
Failure Date: 06/23/2017

My 2009 Dodge Journey will not shut off when you take the key out. The windows will not go up and down. I brought into a Dodge dealership and had the recall on the ignition switch and the wiring harness in the driver door replaced. My car still will not shut off and windows still don't work but now won't go into gear after dealer repaired. I took it to a second dealer and now after 3 week they are saying I need a tipm for $1700. But they don't know if that will fix the problem? plus now the car will not start. My car is in worse shape then when I brought it into the dealership to repair? I called the corporate office and they are not willing to do anything.

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car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 5
Failure Date: 04/23/2017

I have had several incidents with this vehicle. On two different occasions as I was driving, as I began to brake, I lost all power and on two other occasions the vehicle wouldn't start and I had to call to get a jump, but was told my battery is good both times. The last incident happened on 4/23/2017 at 8:30 pm est. I got in to start it, but it wouldn't start and I called a service tech, who came out to jump start it, only to tell me that my battery is fine and that according to his equipment working properly. He was unable to start the car; however, I started it without incident this morning, but who knows how long before it wont star or just stops running as I'm driving and I lose lights, brakes, etc.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2014 Dodge Journey 6
Failure Date: 01/10/2017

Since 2015 this car has drained approximately 5 batteries. I purchased this automobile brand new 11/11/14 with 14 miles on it. This car was first taken to orange park Chrysler Jeep Dodge ram 7233 blanding blvd. , (904) 777-5500 in jacksonville, FL because of a drained battery and the car has to be started by pop-a-lock per my state farm insurance provider. The record shows that this occurred approximately three (3) times. Each time the car was returned with supposedly a new battery with no problem found with the last incident on 11/6/16. I relocated to north augusta, SC and on 11/23/16 and on 12/12/16 my car battery was drained again, state farm roadside assistance (all american road se 706-631-3580) was called once again and the car was taken to bob richards Chrysler Dodge Jeep ram 1666 jefferson davis highway in graniteville, SC (803) 349-4910. This dealership stated they found no problems, and after keeping the car the entire week end returning it to me "fixed". 1/9/17 this car will not start again, notified state farm roadside assistance they again referred me to all american roads se 706-631-3580 the car was jumped and started, but the "check engine" light remained on. 1/10/17 the car will not start again and I called Chrysler customer care where an appointment was set for the car to be serviced on Thursday 1/12/17 @ 10:00 am with milton rueben Chrysler Dodge Jeep ram 3508 washington road augusta, GA 30809. Pease help me, I am 67 year old senior and don't know what to do. The vehicle was stationary each time.

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car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 7
Failure Date: 12/26/2016

Car will not start. Just clicking noise in gear shifter and near glove box. After about 50 times trying then vehicle starts and is fine until next time which may be weeks, months or days.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 8
Failure Date: 08/13/2016

The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the engine failed to start. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 59,000.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 9
Failure Date: 08/02/2016

My Dodge Journey will not always start it will just click then after several attempts it will start. My drivers side door the power window does not work it just stopped working. Now my gear shift does not want to shift into gear, start the car up the cas traction light is on and the gear will be stuck. So I have to turn the car off several times then I am able to move the gear shift. It is very frustrating to get in your car and you cannot either start it or it just do not move .

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 10
Failure Date: 05/13/2016

The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Journey. After the vehicle was repaired per NHTSA campaign number: 14v373000 (air bags, electrical system), the vehicle failed to start after numerous attempts. The contact stated that the engine stalled twice without warning. The vehicle was towed to a dealer where the cause of the failure could not be determined. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 143,389.


 
car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 11
Failure Date: 02/12/2016

The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Journey. While driving approximately 30 mph, the vehicle stalled. The contact switched to park and the vehicle started normally. The vehicle was driven home. The same afternoon, the vehicle failed to start. The vehicle restarted again the next day and was driven to the dealer. The contact also stated that the vehicle was repaired under a recall for the wireless ignition node. The vehicle failed again and the dealer wanted to charge for the repairs. The vehicle left the vehicle at the dealer where it has not been repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 84,000.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 12
Failure Date: 12/23/2015

Tl-call back / the contact owns a 2009 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that while parked, the vehicle could not be started. The vehicle was towed to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the ignition node wireless nod receiver needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v373000 (electrical system). The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 92,000. Ed.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 13
Failure Date: 12/21/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2009 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that while driving approximately 65 mph the vehicle stalled. The contact had to maneuver to the side of the road. The vehicle was towed to the house. The vehicle was towed to the used auto sales dealer. The vehicle was repaired. The contact also stated that a question mark warning indicator was illuminated at all times since the vehicle was purchased. The vehicle failure reoccurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The vehicle would not start this time. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 161,952. Bp.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 14
Failure Date: 12/18/2015

The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start without warning. The vehicle was taken to westborn Chrysler Dodge Jeep ram (23300 michigan Ave, dearborn, mi 48124 (877) 295-7806) where it was diagnosed, but no failure codes were found. The contact mentioned that the battery was replaced and ground wiring was installed, but the failure persisted. The contact was informed by the mechanic that this was ongoing issue with Dodge Journeys. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and referred the contact to NHTSA. The failure mileage was approximately 70,000.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 15
Failure Date: 10/06/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2010 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start until after numerous attempts. The failure recurred however, the vehicle would not restart. The vehicle was towed to the dealer and repaired under the NHTSA campaign number: 14v373000 (air bags , electrical system). The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 92,830. The VIN was unavailable. Js.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2011 Dodge Journey 16
Failure Date: 09/21/2015

My vehicle has been in the shop twice in 2 weeks. It started with a transmission issue. I was driving to work last Monday when the car would not shift into gear. The engine continued to idle, but it would not go into the next gear. After having it towed to carmax where it was purchased. They sent it to the transmission shop who later confirmed my torque convertor was faulty. So it was replaced. My truck was in the shop from 9/21-9/25. I was finally able to pick it up on Monday 9/28. Well, I picked it up and it was driving fine. Then all of a sudden yesterday 9/30, I go outside on my lunch break and it will not start at all. The lights, clock, radio, seats. . . Etc all work fine. But, the vehicle will not start. No clicking noises or anything. It is not trying to turn over at all. I took it back to the transmission shop who last worked on it and they can not figure out what is wrong. They say the diagnostic machine is not picking up on anything! I have to wait until the morning to call the Dodge dealership to see if they can now take a look at it. This is very frustrating!!!! I will update again once I know what the problem is.

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car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 17
Failure Date: 09/04/2015

Tipm was diagnosed as the problem at dealership. Car would not start intermittently. Recall notice informs a bad tipm could cause many safety problems. The vehicle is unsafe to drive. It has been at the dealership over a month. We used the vehicle for every day transportation family of 6. Ultimately I had to buy another car for transportation. No loaner from dealership . I lost use of the vehicle no end in sight. They tell me every day they are waiting on the part.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 18
Failure Date: 08/23/2015

The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Journey. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v373000 (air bags, electrical system); however, the part needed to do the repair was not made available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time. In addition, the contact stated that when the vehicle failed to start several times. The approximate failure mileage was 92,000.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 19
Failure Date: 08/12/2015

The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Journey awd. The contact stated that while the vehicle was parked, the engine failed to start. The failure recurred several times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v373000 (air bags, electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was 112,352. Parts distribution disconnect.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 20
Failure Date: 08/03/2015

The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Journey. While parked, the vehicle failed to start. The vehicle was serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 14v373000 (air bags, electrical system), but the remedy failed to repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 21
Failure Date: 07/31/2015

Made a left hand turn and suddenly the air conditioner, radio, lights, windows stopped working. Drove to a lot and pulled over and everything came back on. Then move the steering wheel and everything shut off again. Turned the car off and everything came back and has worked fine so far. However, the car wouldn't start earlier when turned on. Had to start the car 3 times before it came on.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 22
Failure Date: 07/24/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2009 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the vehicle would not start. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer or diagnosed. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v373000 ( electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 216,000.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 23
Failure Date: 07/13/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2009 Dodge Journey. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign id number: 14v373000 (electrical system) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact also stated that the vehicle would not start anymore for the past two weeks. Bp.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 24
Failure Date: 07/01/2015

The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v373000 (air bags, electrical system) and stated that the parts needed for the recall repair were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacture was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 90,000.

car image   Car Will Not Start problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 25
Failure Date: 06/18/2015

The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Journey. On three separate occasions, the vehicle failed to start. The electric throttle control warning light illuminated. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v373000 (electrical system); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 50,582.

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