Dodge Magnum Repair and Maintenance
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Dodge Magnum ProblemsSoftware Updates For Powertrain Control Module to Address Erroneous CEL
"False" trouble codes may cause erroneous illumination of the Check Engine Light. Updating the PCM software can often correct this concern.
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.
Dodge Magnum QuestionsCar started making a clacking noise like a playing card on bikecycle wheel spokes once going over 50 mph. Slow down stop n starting non aT all (1 answer)
I'm a little under 98K miles now. Quote for parts and labor was $1200. Is this necessary or how soon should I get changed?
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.
Dodge Magnum RecallsDriver'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.
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.
The ignition key may stick between desired positions in the ignition key cylinder mechanism, and may move between positions while driving. This can cause the engine to shut off and electrical accessories to stop operating. Dealers will repair this concern free of charge (a repair procedure is still under development as of the time of this writing).