Often misdiagnosed as a transmission oil pan gasket leak, the electrical connector on the automatic transmission may leak.
2008 Dodge Magnum Problem Reports
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If you experience rough shift and/or shuddering during gear shifting, software updates to the powertrain control and transmission control modules (PCM and TCM) are available which may address these problems. On higher mileage vehicles, a mechanical failure may exhibit similar symptoms. Proper diagnoses should be performed before any repairs or software upgrades are attempted.
Software updates are available which may correct various electrical problems with the interior features and lighting.
Metallic window tint film can short circuit the radio antenna on the rear window glass, possibly causing poor (or no) radio reception.
Rear differential and axle seals are prone to repeated leaks.
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.
An inoperative power window would commonly be caused by failure of the cable in the window regulator, or the window motor itself. The window regulator will need to be replaced as an assembly to correct this concern.
A squeak may be heard from the base of the steering column while turning the steering wheel. The noise may be coming from the lower seal on the steering shaft. Lubrication of the seal will commonly correct this problem.