Check Engine Light On Problems of Dodge Journey
Dodge Journey owners have reported 5 problems linked to check engine light on (under the engine and engine cooling category).
#1 - Check Engine Light On problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey
Tl - the vehicle was 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. This issue happened on 07/06/13.
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#2 - Check Engine Light On problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey
The car is a 2010 Dodge Journey. Vehicle identification number (VIN): 3D4PG5FV8A_. 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!. It was Feb. 1, 2012 when this check engine light on issue occurred.
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#3 - Check Engine Light On problem of the 2011 Dodge Journey
The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Dodge Journey is 3D4PH1FG5B_. The vehicle involved is 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. This check engine light on problem happened on Jul. 6, 2011.
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#4 - Check Engine Light On problem of the 2010 Dodge Journey
The vehicle involved is 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. This issue happened on 03/11/10.
#5 - Check Engine Light On problem of the 2009 Dodge Journey
Consumer has 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. This check engine light on problem happened on Friday, June 25, 2010.
Other Engine And Engine Cooling related problems of Dodge Journey:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||32|
|Car Stall problems||19|
|Engine Clicking And Tapping Noises problems||6|
|Check Engine Light On problems||5|
|Engine Stall problems||4|
|Engine Shut Off Without Warning problems||3|
|Loud Engine Noise problems||3|
|Engine Failure problems||2|
|Engine Cooling System problems||1|
|Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) problems||1|
|Vehicle Overheat problems||1|
|Engine Oil Leaking problems||1|
|Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe problems||1|
|Engine Grinding Noise problems||1|