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Check Engine Light On Problems of Dodge Journey



Dodge Journey owners have reported 7 problems related to check engine light on (under the engine and engine cooling category).

car image   Check Engine Light On problem of the 2015 Dodge Journey 1
Failure Date: 11/19/2014

The contact owns a 2015 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the check engine warning light illuminated and the vehicle was violently shaking. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the camshaft position sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 8.

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car image   Check Engine Light On problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 2
Failure Date: 07/06/2013

Tl - the contact owns a 2009 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that while driving approximately 65 mph, there was a sudden loss of power and smelled smoke coming from the end of the vehicle. Also, the contact stated that the low oil pressure and check engine warning light illuminated. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer for a diagnostic. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number : 08v247000 (electrical system). The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 84,000. The VIN was not available. Dr.

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car image   Check Engine Light On problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 3
Failure Date: 02/01/2012

We received notice that there was a voluntary brake recall from Dodge Jan or Feb 2012. At the time my wife was experiencing jerking and pulling to the steering wheel when braking. We took the vehicle to the dealership and we were advised that the front pads and rotors would have to be replaced and Dodge would cover the cost. This was around Feb/Mar 2012 with approximately 17k on the vehicle. On 4 Aug we took the vehicle back to Dodge due to the same braking problems and a check engine light. We were advised that the check engine light was caused by a crack piston head and Dodge stated that the piston would be replaced under warranty. However, we were then advised that the jerking and pulling in the steering was caused by the rear brakes and we would have to paid $534. 00 to have the rear rotors and pads replaced. This didn't sound right to me so I checked for any TSB/recalls, the cas website, and NHTSA website I found out that the brake problems (both front and rear) have been a serious issue with Dodge and repairs and costs have been all over the board with Dodge excepting no real fix except charging car owners on repeated repairs that only fix the problem for 3-9k. If this is the case NHTSA should mandate Dodge to properly fix this problem with correct parts or fully recall all of these vehicles. Dodge is putting my wife and son in danger everytime they set foot in the vehicle, and that is something the agency for highway safety should not allow to continue. We consumers need a real fix and not a bandaide on a defective product and your agency should not allow Dodge to continue to ignore this problem. Nhtsa should not have to wait for someone to lose their life before taking action against Dodge. We are not beans to count, we are people!.

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car image   Check Engine Light On problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 4
Failure Date: 02/01/2012

The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the ignition key failed to start. The engine also vibrated at initial start-up and the check engine warning light remained illuminated. The dealer replaced the engine key however the failure was not corrected. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer for further inspection. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 46,000 and the current mileage was 75,000.

car image   Check Engine Light On problem of the 2011 Dodge Journey 5
Failure Date: 07/06/2011

The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that upon starting the vehicle, the check engine light illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle also hesitated to accelerate from stops. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer and the contact was informed that a wiring harness shaft near the head cylinder was defective. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 15,000 and the current mileage was 17,383.

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car image   Check Engine Light On problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey 6
Failure Date: 06/25/2010

The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Journey. While driving at 65mph the check engine light or traction assist light would come on and the vehicle would stop in the middle of the road. The contact would drift the vehicle to the side of the road. She would wait approximately ten minutes and it would restart, and other times the vehicle had to be towed to the dealer. The dealer ran a diagnostic test but there would be no codes showing and they could not duplicate the failure. The manufacturer was contacted several times and she was told whenever the failure happens take the vehicle back to the dealer for them to check the vehicle. The failure mileage was 39,500.

car image   Check Engine Light On problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey 7
Failure Date: 03/11/2010

The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the check engine light illuminated and the vehicle suddenly shook and stalled. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer several times and each time, a different trouble code was given. The dealer corrected the problems associated with the code but the failure continued and the codes continued to change. The dealer replaced the computer and panel but the failure continued. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was 5,000 and the current mileage was 15,500.