Dodge Durango Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Thermostat on Dodge Durango

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

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Dodge Durango Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 78,666 (60,000–107,000)
Engine affected: 3.7L V6
8 model years affected: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, more2008, 2009, 2011, 2012
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Engine light comes on. Mechanic states it's the thermostat and needs to be replaced.
Vehicle stuttered when entering highway. Would not shift into next gear at 3000 RPM. Took to mechanic, could not duplicate so ran and cleared code.
Check engine light came on next day for P0128. Have not had any overheating issues or shifting issues that I can sense.
Check engine light on and remote start doesn't work. Was told I need to replace the thermostat.