Dodge News in 2016

  1. 2016

    1. November

      • Like a rushed parent on Christmas Eve, Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) made a mistake when assembling the 3.6L V6 engine for the 2016 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee. Some crossover tubes were damaged...

      • The windshield washer pump in the 2016 Dodge Dart is way too amped.

        “In April 2016, engineers were able to duplicate the failure of the [windshield wiper] body control module and in May ...

      • As 2016 wraps up, the last thing we need is another diesel emissions scandal. Volkswagen’s coverup of their NOx-spewing diesel cars made headlines. So. Many. Headlines. And now, according to a r...

      • If the passenger airbag deploys in any car it means you’ve had a bad day. However, if you own a 2016 Viper, it’s been a really bad day.

        “The 2016 Vipers have defective welds on the passe...

    2. October

    3. September

    4. July

      • Have a beige interior Stratus? Your car may have been recalled a second time for failing passenger side sun visors.

        The cars were previously repaired for a June 2015 recall using an inco...

      • FCA says their transmission pumps “may not conform to specifications” and need to be recalled in the 2015-2016 Journey and Grand Caravan.

        FCA thanks the discovery of the problem to an ex...

    5. June

    6. May

    7. April

    8. March

      • Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) says certain Dodge Darts are missing a software backup in the powertrain control module (PCM).

        “FCA is recalling 1,200 model year 2016 Dodge Dart cars equipped with 2...

      • Continental Automotive systems did the right thing by announcing their airbags had corrosion issues, but there’s just one problem — they’ve known about this for years:

        “According to docu...

    9. February

      • Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) used expired primer to install the windshields in the 2015-2016 Chrysler Town and Country and 2014-2015 Dodge Grand Caravan. And guess what? It’s doing a terrible job stoppin...

      • Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) used expired primer to install the 2014-2015 Dodge Grand Caravan’s windshields. And guess what? It’s doing a terrible job preventing windshields from falling out.

      • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened an investigation into e-Shift last summer. They have since upgraded the investigation to an engineering analysis and have includ...

      • Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is recalling 112,000 vehicles with defective Continental airbags:

        “Chrysler opened an internal investigation in July 2015 to find out why a 2009 Dodge Journey airbag ...

      • More than 500,000 Dodge Chargers are part of an interesting recall:

        “The Dodge Charger owner’s manual clearly says ‘wheel chocks’ should be used when changing a tire using a tire jack. F...