Dodge Repair and Maintenance

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Dodge Problems

Oil filter adapter may seep oil between adapter and engine block

On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8 it is often misdiagnosed as a leaking oil filter gasket, the oil filter adapter can seep from between the adapter and engine block.

Automatic Transmission May Have Shifting Problems

The automatic transmission can develop problems like erratic shifting, rough shifting, or delayed gear engagement. Repairs for many of these problems are outlined in service bulletins.

Rough Idle, shuttering.

I purchased a 2010 dodge charger sxt with 42k miles.. after a week of owning it, it developed a rough idle and occasional shutter and hesitation during acceleration and braking. Rough Idle upon leaving the brakes from a stop, and slow down from fast speeds. Rough Idle around 550RPMs until about 900,1000 RPMs. Have had brakes, throttle body, idle valve, engine mounts, brakes checked, rotors and discs all checked and resulted in no concern on t...

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Dodge Questions

Check all issues that can cause vehicle not to solution need help! (1 answer)

Changed starter still not starting,checked starter relay, its fine , battery life is good. Need help with this one.

Cost of repairing a jumped time. Mechanic said motor still has good compression (1 answer)

Was not running when it jumped, diagnostic machine just says it needs crank sensor. He believes motor is still in good shape and was rebuilt in September of last yr. New fuel pump, and almost all sensors.

Replaced starter and battery and now the car won't turn over. Why? (1 answer)

What could the problem be.??

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Dodge Recalls

Transmission Pump Fails

A hydraulic transmission pump could seize and cause the transmission to stop functioning. Dealers will replace the transmission pump free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Sun Visor Propels Rearward In An Accident When The Air Bag Is Deployed

The passenger sun visor may be propelled rearward in an accident when contacted by the deployed passenger frontal air bag. Dealers will install the correct tether strap to retain the passenger sun visor free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Dodge Reviews

Everyone always knocking Dodge cars and trucks. I'm a total and loyal Dodge Mopar buyer,driver and fan! I have never had any major problems with anything I've owned! Except the paint issues! But I take care of my vehicles! Service them when needed! I've owned many in my 50 years. And I have a 2000 intrepid now with 247000 miles and the only thing I've replaced is battery,shocks and wipers! And ...
2003 Durango since 2004 , with 8,000 miles on it. Still have same 13 year old Truck , with 112,000 miles and have never had any major engine issues, all repairs have been normal ware & tear . this baby has been driven cross. Country twice & numerous times from Virginia to Pennsylvania. I would definitely recommend 2003 model. I had all recall parts replaced free of charge at dodge dealer. I lov...
MAJOR COMPLAINT BAD BRAKES, THEY HAVE BEEN A NIGHTMARE MAKING THE TRUCK NOT ONLY UN-SAFE BUT NOT TRYSTWIRTHY TO DRIVE MORE THAN 10 MILES IN CITY TRAFFIC. 4WD Electronic engagement never worked. Had it in 4WD 6 Times, the motor that engages it went out 4 times making it un-usable. Brake issue explained.bought my 2001 Dodge Dakota in 2001 with 7k miles on it and was pleased with it until ...

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