2012 Dodge Journey Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Dodge Journey

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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.

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.

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.

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took car for state inspection, told the front brakes are not totally touching the entire rotor. Brake pad taken off shows where the rotor is not touching the brakes by at least half of an inch. Trying to verify if this is something that may have happenned when the car was manufactured or not,

Just a day ago (5/26/15) the ABS light and symbol came on. They have stayed on and we thought there was a slight smell of smoke. What could be the problem? How is it resolved?

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A cover that mounts to the engine may become detached and fall on the exhaust manifold, resulting in a fire hazard. Dealers will install an improved mounting system for the engine cover free of charge to resolve the concern.

Certain vehicles were assembled with contaminated brake fluid and may experience a degradation of the sealing components within the brake system. This could lead to a loss of braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash. To address this problem, dealers will replace all of the brake components that come in contact with the brake fluid.

667 vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine are being recalled because a connecting rod bearing can fail due to debris inside the engine block. Connecting rod failure may lead to engine seizure, which can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the engine to correct this concern. The Chrysler recall number is L33.

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have dodge journey 2012, when switching from reverse to drive, makes clunking sound and shifts hard

I HAD DODGE JOURNEY 2012 SE PLUS 2.4L. THE TRANSMISSION JURK WHILE CHANGING FROM PARK TO DRIVE AND FROM DRIVE TO REVERSE AND FROM REVERSE TO PARK. DEALER NOTICE THE PROBLEM AND UPDATE THE SOFTWARE BUT THE SAME PROBLEM IS THERE. THE SUSPENSION MAKES NOISE WHEN IT GOES TO SOME BUMP AND IT IS HARD SUSPENSION. ENGINE NOISES COME IN THE COMPARTMENT. BAD ENGINEERING.

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