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2009 Dodge Journey Repair Histories

2009 Dodge Journey Repair Histories 2009 Dodge Journey Repair Histories

139 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2009 Dodge Journey. 89 of these members (64%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 323 repairs to 2009 Dodge Journeys--an average of 2.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2009 Dodge Journey repairs by problem area

Chart based on 323 repairs.
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2009 Dodge Journey 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Dodge Journey in Maryland, United States
Jun 2008 - Sep 2013
Oct 2008   Noise began after a week or so. I took info about tsb into the dealer and they ordered the part 
Dodge Journey in Maryland, United States
May 2008 - Jan 2009
Jul 2008   Dent on rear pass door opening.. 
Dodge Journey in Virginia, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2011
Mar 2008   Brake Light Switch replaced - brake lights not lighting until pedal depressed 3/4 inch. Replaced under warranty. 
Apr 2008   Airbag light remaining on after initial start up when ambient temp less than 50 F. Dealer flashed PCM with updates. 
Mar 2011   all idiot warning lights on the dash began to cycle on and off with the wipers activating every 5 seconds even though they were manually turned off. Research showed the problem is with the CAN C bus. Car out of warranty so we traded it. 
Dodge Journey in Alabama, United States
Apr 2008 - Aug 2010
May 2008   Slight rattle at higher speeds coming from right front of the vehicle. 
Oct 2008   TSB performed. Didnt know when taking the car in there was one though. 
Dec 2009   Rear door lock quit working 

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2009 Dodge Journey 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Dodge Journey in New York, United States
Jun 2008 - Dec 2010
Sep 2008   No audio on am/fm/sat/nav system. Replaced am/fm/sat/nav MyGig. 
Aug 2010   All wheel drive transfer case leaking oil. 
Dec 2010   Transmission bad. No replacement transmission available. Car taken in on 11/29/10. Traded it in on 12/23/10. No more Journeys for this family! 
Dodge Journey in Illinois, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
Sep 2008   Noise when vehicle made left turn. Power steering pump needs to be slightly over filled to solve. 
Dec 2008   Problems with REU unit. 
Feb 2009   Problems with REU radio not working at intermittant times. Noise while making left turn, modified power steering pump. 
May 2009 US $55 New front brake pads, rotors turned 
Jul 2009   Replaced rack and pinion steering 
Aug 2009   check engine light came back on a day after dealer supposedly repaired a malfunction. 
Jan 2010   check engine light on, they flashed the computer, lasted a few days, light back on 
Feb 2010   Front rotors warped, replaced rotors and pads. As of April 13, front rotors feel warped again. 
Apr 2010   Case cracked on PTO, car was undrivable. Third time REU radio unit replaced. 
Oct 2010   Repaired 
Nov 2010   Air bag light was on, replaced wiring harness 
Dodge Journey in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2008 - Jun 2011
May 2008   Crunching in front axles, bad vibration in trans on left turns, very bad burning gear oil odor. 
Jun 2008   Terrible odor enough to cause nausea & headaches, Chrysler District Manager claims its a normal new car smell that will go away. {It's getting worse}. Grinding & vibration on left turns still there. Going back to dealer service dept. on 07/07/08 
Jul 2008   Dealer found apparently used gear oil in power transfer unit {transfer case} that was causing odor. Gear oil was replaced. Unknown if problem will recur. Engine developed a knock at 2000 miles,dealer replaced complete engine assembly with authorization of Chrysler district manager. I have only put 200 miles on car since I got it back so I don't know if problem has been corrected. 
Dec 2008    
Dodge Journey in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2008 - Oct 2010
Oct 2008   Radio stopped working after app. 15-20 minutes of operation. 
Nov 2009 C $600 Front Brakes were worn out 
Feb 2010   Air Bag light stayed ON. Replaced broken wire in driver door near hinge where harness comes into door. 

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2009 Dodge Journey 4dr SUV

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Dodge Journey in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
May 2008   An earlier recall had not been performed prior to my purchase of the vehicle. There was a problem with a brake sensor. My understanding is that the car thought I was constantly using the brakes. 

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2009 Dodge Journey 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Dodge Journey in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
Jun 2008   Faulty brake fluid level switch 
Jul 2009   The pto drive for the awd had a seal leak. The seal could not be replaced, so the complete unit was replaced. The replacement drive had a different part number. Manufactured by Gertrag. 

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