2005 Dodge Magnum Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Dodge Magnum
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2005 Dodge Magnum ProblemsSoftware Updates Will Solve Electrical/Lighting Problems
Software updates are available which may correct various electrical problems with the interior features and lighting.
Carbon buildup on the valves may illuminate the Check Engine Light, indicating "Multiple Cylinder Misfires." The combustion chamber must be cleaned of carbon. There are updated valve spring retainers that will help prevent a recurrence.
The thermostat may fail to close completely, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. This problem will prevent the engine from reaching normal operating temperature; a new thermostat should be installed.
2005 Dodge Magnum QuestionsBad gas smell can't drive too strong . Do not see leak (1 answer)
Can not dive smell overwhelming parked for 2 days can still smell gas
My car started but my key got lock. It wouldn't move. I thought it was just a problem with the lock so I call a lock smith and they stay that's not the problem. It needs a new housing.
2005 Dodge Magnum RecallsPassenger 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.
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.
Upon deployment the driver's front airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the driver's front airbag inflator to correct this concern. Note: this recall supersedes, in part, recall #14V-354.