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2009 Dodge Journey Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 8 official 2009 Dodge Journey recalls. Find out if your 2009 Dodge Journey needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 6, 2016

A power steering hose may rupture and leak at the time of engine start up after being exposed to cold temperatures. This would increases steering effort, and leaking fluid could cause a fire hazard.

Recalls on your Dodge must be performed by a Dodge dealership. Dodge began notifying known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2016. If you did receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Dodge dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is S08.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 29, 2016

The vehicle air bags may not deploy in an accident, increasing risk of occupant injury.  Additionally, the air bags may deploy without need, increasing risk of a crash.

Recalls on your Dodge, Chrysler or Volkswagen must be performed by a the appropriate Dodge, Chrysler or Volkswagen dealership, respectively. Chrysler and Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact the appropriate local Dodge, Chrysler or Volkswagen dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 26, 2014

The ignition switch may unexpectedly move out of the run position turning off the engine. This can affect the operation of the airbag and other safety system. Until this recall is completed, all items, including the key fob (if applicable) should be removed from the ignition key ring.

As of this writing Chrysler has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your Chrysler dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Chrysler recall number is L25. This is an expansion of recall L02.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 23, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 1, 2009

A wiring problem may cause the driver's air bag not to deploy. If the driver's air bag does not inflate when needed, the risk of injuries to the driver is increased.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the air bag may not deploy as designed. Please contact your Dodge or Jeep dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 30, 2009

Vehicles without the optional 115-volt auxiliary power outlet can develop an overheated electrical connector and potentially catch fire.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The vehicle could catch fire without warning. Please contact your Chrysler dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 10, 2008
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 3, 2008

The wiring harness for the engine may contact a transaxle mount and as a result cause a fire hazard.

Chrysler notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2008. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Chrysler recall number is H21.