2008 Chrysler Aspen Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chrysler Aspen

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2008 Chrysler Aspen Problems

Excess drain on battery due to faulty radio
A weak or dead battery may be caused by power draw from the radio. If the radio display flickers with the key removed and the doors closed, radio replacement will be needed.
Transmission May be in Neutral When Reverse is Selected

Under certain conditions, some models may shift into neutral even though reverse is selected with the gear selector. A software update for the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) to correct this issue will allow reverse engagement as long as the transmission has sufficient hydraulic pressure.

Dome lights won't turn off

The dome lights in the back and front stay on even when I'm driving. All the doors are closed so I don't understand.

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2008 Chrysler Aspen Questions

yesterday my truck shut down completely while driving at 45mph. Brakes lock up (1 answer)

My aspen has been shutting down on me for a few weeks now I would place it back in park and turn it back on again this will happen I come to lights, stop signs and etc. yesterday while heading to work coming across a bridge it cut off completely I had know brakes and once I was able to get the t...

back hatch door wont stay open, just slams back down (1 answer)

Valve spring failure (1 answer)

Wife was driving and heard ticking noise after leaving the dealer for oil change. Car surges and shuts off. Will not restart and 4 days later the dealer says the valve spring broke and we need a new engine. 87 k miles and all service done at dealer

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2008 Chrysler Aspen Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Front Air Bag Defect

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

Front Airbag Inflator Module

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Honda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

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2008 Chrysler Aspen Reviews

I bought my 2008 chrysler aspen in 2009 with 12 miles and brand new off the lot. I have had no mechanical problems with the vehicle until 2014. My overhead interior light went out on the passenger side and my sway bar and bushing went out at the same time. I took my vehicle to the dealer with the expectation that these items were covered in my bumper to bumper warranty but oooh no they were not...
I have a 2008 Aspen and I have only had it a year when i bought it there was 66,000 miles, which is not alot of miles for this year..however i now don't have an air conditional, i had to replace the engine fan, and now the water pump is going out, i have to replace the gas cap. i wonder everyday what will be next. when i bought the vehicle from Westway Ford the vehicle has issues from the very ...
okay..... so i have a 2008 chrysler aspen it's only 4 years old. The left wiper works when it fells like it some days works fine an hour later rapid blinking??? wipers stop when they want to then start again front dash lights up and radio flickers... i think chrysler needs to address these issue for safety reasons.. call chrysler service they say " well we need to do a inspestion $98.00 if its...

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