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2010 Dodge Journey

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2010 Dodge Journey Problems

Brakes -- Verified

A pulsation may be felt in the brake pedal or steering wheel on brake application. This is commonly caused by warped brake rotors. The front rotors are commonly at fault but the rears should be checked also. Warped rotors will need to be re-machined or replaced to correct this concern.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

A whine type noise may develop from the power steering pump. Our technicians tell us a revised pump and powertrain control module (PCM) software update are available to correct this concern. Additional, an updated power steering reservoir is available for some models.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Dampness inside the vehicle may be the result of a water leak, most commonly caused by improperly sealed body seams. Once the source of the leak has been determined the affected area should be properly sealed.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The remote keyless entry system may not work intermittently. Our technicians suggest upgrading the software in the wireless ignition node (WIN) to correct this concern.

Engine -- Verified

An engine overheating condition may develop due to a coolant flow issue. Our technicians tell us that debris may block the cylinder head coolant port at the primary thermostat housing. Removing the debris should correct this concern.

2010 Dodge Journey Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, March 1, 2011

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The ignition key could inadvertently rotate from the "run" to the "accessory" position, causing the engine to shut off without warning. If the engine shuts off while driving, vehicle performance will be affected, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the "WIN" module to correct this concern. The recall is expected to begin in April, 2011. The Chrysler recall number is L02.

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2010 Dodge Journey Questions and Answers

bfarrell301, 2010 Dodge Journey, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Cranford, NJ

I bought a 2010 dodge journey back in June 2010, right off the show room with only 17 miles. My questions is has anyone experienced their car shutting off while driving? I noticed that as I was slo...

stewart20, 2010 Dodge Journey, Fultonville, NY

It does it when I put it in drive also.

stewart20, 2010 Dodge Journey, 3.5L V6, Fultonville, NY

It also does it when I shift into drive.The rear differential was replaced a few months ago and an update was done on the transmission because there was a clunk in the front as well. This was a te...

TimZig, 2010 Dodge Journey, Lockport, IL

We are having issues with rear tire wear on the inside of the tires and the outside looks new. We notice the "VW" look when we look from the back. Is it just camber??? The fronts are wear...

dobi227, 2010 Dodge Journey, 3.5L V6, Lady Lake, FL

Had oil changed at 17000 mi at dealership and was told it is reccomended at 20000mi. Vehicle runs fine. I think it was so they could make another $100. Thanks

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2010 Dodge Journey Reviews

I am at 21k miles, have had Veh. for 3 years, (short work commute). At 15k miles I needed to change all pads, and resurface all rotors(rears were worse). This is way too early for rear brakes. Tires have been a huge problem, I have replaced 2 of them, extremely expensive, and now need to replace the other 2. I am going to change the tire size, and just buy 4 new tires, it will be cheaper this way. If you dont understand why I would do this, just google Dodge Journey Kumho, and you will understand. Again, this is way too early to be replacing tires. Those are the 2 major problems I have had, the rest are just minor annoyances, but still should not be happening. Such annoyances are, but not limited to.....rear shocks or struts, whichever it is, make very loud squeak when going over a speed bump, no matter the speed. All 4 doors make very loud squeak when opening them, I spray them very often. Driver side window, very loud squeaking when opening/closing. Front bumper is detaching from vehicle, causing approx. a half inch gap. This veh. was never in an accident. And last but not least, the driver seat makes some odd noise coming from underneath. I will give Dodge this one, since I am over weight, lol. Like I said, the rest are all a bunch of small annoyances, but these are things that should not be happening at such a low mileage. In the snow, I am very happy with the AWD, and though it is not the fastest car in the world, it is comfortable on the highway, giving you enough pickup to over take easily, and does handle pretty well at higher speeds for an SUV. Overall though, for the price, I would def look at other SUVs first, before settling for this Veh.

Having issues with the rear tires wearing on the inside... The outside tread on the rear look brand new, while the inside tread is looking to be a lot worn. The front tires are worn eeven all the way across. Is the rear just a camber adjustment??

11 months and 11,500 miles and no complaints. At pure highway, getting 26 MPG which is better than sticker's 24MPG rating. City driving about per sticker at 17MPG. Have 6-cylinder engine and has been excellent...plenty of power and no lugging at freeway speeds. Best aspect and main reason I purchased, was head and leg room. If you're tall, this is the crossover type car you need to consider. Only drawback is the interior plastics are not quite same quality look/feel as others and always seems to be reported in Chrysler/Dodge products. BTW---I owned several cars and this is my first Dodge. I am happy with it!

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