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Dodge Durango Rough Idle and/or Stalling Due to Glogged EGR Tube

Dodge Durango Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012

Exhaust & Emissions Affected: 5.7L V8 HEMI

Average Mileage: 95,944 mi (16,573 mi - 167,000 mi)


A rough engine idle and/or engine stalling condition may develop, often associated with illumination of the Check Engine Light and an exhaust gas recirculation (ERG) fault code stored. This is commonly caused by a clogged EGR tube. The repair involves cleaning the clogged EGR tube.

  • Visitor, , 75,000 mi

    Rough idle. Dealer did some "update" in response to but problem persists.

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  • Visitor, , 80,000 mi

    stalls when coming in or out of driveway/parking spaces, on hard turns, and now at stop signs and traffic lights. Starts right back up, but frequently is definitely increasing. Was totally dead last weekend and after jumping, still stalled. Put in a new battery so it starts consistently, but still stalls out.

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  • Visitor, , 77,000 mi

    Wife almost got crushed both times! Making a turn without using throttle it would just die and put her in the middle of the road. I've noticed it stumble a few times when I turn the steering wheel, but it never died on me. I don't think it'd be an EGR problem more of a steering pump issue maybe idle drops off to less than 500 then cuts off.

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  • Visitor, , 100,000 mi

    Cuts off while driving,wheel had to control, usually starts back up but its very dangerous it is more frequent now, there needs to be a recall on this problem.,.afraid to drive. Under these conditions

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  • Visitor, , 16,573 mi

    at stop signs idles but when u press on gas it dies

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  • Visitor, , 135,000 mi

    changed hose

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  • Visitor, , 81,400 mi

    I was using my cruise, travelling from MI to TN (within the mountains/hills), I noticed that my check engine light was on, the car would rev from 3000 hp, to 2000 hp with a "jerking motion" (running rough) and she stalled mid freeway. (thank goodness there wasn't a truck blocking my getting to the shoulder of the road). I'm wondering if it's the same problem anyone else has. Thanks for the tips.

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  •  Rookie

    While driving down the road with air conditioning on the truck starts sputtering and stalls. Turn off the AC and it runs okay.

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  • Whining noise than battery. Light. On

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  • Visitor, , 150,000 mi

    idling high and stalling out

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