Chrysler Aspen Repair and Maintenance

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

Chrysler Aspen Problems

Exhaust Manifold Bolts May Break

Exhaust manifold bolts commonly break, exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced and replace bolts as needed.

Cleaner/Disinfectant Issued to Address Musty Odor in AC System

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

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.

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Chrysler Aspen Questions

Water / Condensation under passenger floor mat (1 answer)

I was cleaning truck this morning and noticed condensation under the passenger floor mat. I have never seen this before. Any ideas what it could be?

Passenger Floorboard gets hot from driving (1 answer)

We took a weekend trip out of town and I noticed that the passenger's floor board is hot to the touch. My wife says this has been going on for awhile. Any ideas on what it could be? Concerned on if there could be extensive damage being done under the truck.

Heated seat quit working. (1 answer)

Worked last year. Just quit

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Chrysler Aspen Recalls

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

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. 

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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Chrysler Aspen Reviews

Rained for two days and was driving along when all lights on the dash blinked on and off several times, got home and tried to restart my 2009 Aspen and it would not turn over. Went out the next morning and it started up with no problem. The Evic went blank and hasn't come on since then. Any suggestions??
The turning circle is amazing. The styling is so current everyone thinks it is new and they want one. We drove this car 13 hours to Atlantic City and arrived so comfortable we went out all night. The towing capacity is near 10,000 lbs! It hauls! The sound is excellent (at home I have Tannoys so I am very picky.) If I had to think of something to complain about it would be the mileage but we fee...
This is my first Chrysler and i will never buy another one. I've had so many issues with it and spent do much money, i could have purchased another car. First of all, the radio keep shuting off and/or shut off and start up without notice, the lift gate had to be replaced, the AC does not blow cold and now I am having issues with it starting. I have a 2008 Aspen and this should not happen. i als...

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