definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,052 miles

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problem #27

Feb 142023


  • miles
my 2015 dodge Durango is making a ticking noise from the engine at all times. The truck only has 122088 miles and upsetting that something like this is messed up so early on. The noise seems like it must be the engine lifters. Have done some research and it-€™s common issue in similar make and models.

- Wimauma , FL, USA

problem #26

Feb 132023


  • miles
Front passenger seat belt won-€™t retract. Rocker arms ticking. They were fixed 15 months ago and ticking again

- Port Neches, TX, USA

problem #25

Jul 012022


  • miles
With hard acceleration, engine begins to overheat with temp gauge going all the way up to H, triggering overheating warning on instrument cluster. Vehicle ran normal, under any driving condition, up until 2-3 months ago when incident first occurred. I believe this is a major safety issue and other drivers are having the same issue. I believe this warrants a recall to ensure the safety of the vehicle and passengers.

- Jamaica , NY, USA

problem #24

Jul 022022


  • miles
There-€™s a tIck on the engine, sometimes there-€™s a strong smell of gasoline and idle is rough. There-€™s been a P0302 code. It-€™s already been inspected and a lot of components replaced but nothing seems to fix it. After research there-€™s plenty of people with this same problem apparently caused by premature rocker arms wear.

- Odessa, TX, USA

problem #23

Jun 012022


  • 96,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Dodge Durango. The contact stated while driving approximately 25 MPH, the vehicle lost motive power and stalled inadvertently. After several minutes the was vehicle restarted. The contact stated that the message to shift to park(P) was displayed; along with a message stating the vehicle was driving too fast. The vehicle was taken to the local mechanic who diagnosed the vehicle with a defective fuel pump relay. The fuel pump was replaced; however, the fuel pump relay was not replaced. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 96,000.

- Westland, MI, USA

problem #22

Aug 072020


  • 58,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Dodge Durango. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the engine was misfiring. There were no warning lights illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the motor mounts had failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who replaced the motor mounts; however, the failure reoccurred while driving. The contact stated that she also noticed a strong fuel odor while driving and her friend who was sitting in the rear seat of the vehicle informed her that he could hear fluid running while she was driving. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who diagnosed that fuel was leaking and the fuel tank needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified of the failure but provided no assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 58,000.

- Peoria, AZ, USA

problem #21

Dec 052021


  • miles
The key fob would be in the car, foot on break and the car wouldn't start. Even with a replaced key fob battery. It didn't give any indication that the key fob wasn't detected but the car wouldn't start. It happened a total of 5 times. Twice leaving me stranded with 3 kids in the car.

- Union, MO, USA

problem #20

Oct 282021


  • miles
Engine code P0306 (cylinder misfire #6) Replaced the coil pack and spark plug, still misfiring. Moved the cylinder #6 injector to another cylinder head and it still misfires on #6. Know problems with the 3.6L Pentastar Engine but they say my vin isn't listed in Chrysler's extended warranty covering it. Also a lawsuit about it currently going on it Montana https://www.classaction.org/news/fca-us-hit-with-class-action-over-allegedly-refusing-warranty-coverage-for-pentastar-v-6-engine-ticking-defect Dodge refuses to fix it under any warranty and wants $4,000+!!! There are THOUSANDS of people having the same problem!!!!!!

- Cochranton, PA, USA

problem #19

Sep 242021


  • miles
There is a ticking sound coming from my engine. The dealer told me I need to replace my rocker arms. I've search and seen a lot of people having this problem with the rocker arms failing in the engine. If "a lot" of people are having this problem it sounds to me like a part defect by the manufacturer...

- Baldwin Park, CA, USA

problem #18

Dec 112020


  • 40,000 miles
I was exiting a parking garage and applied my brake to stop to pay the parking fee. When I came to a stop the truck unexpectedly accelerated with my foot on the brake. I pushed as hard as I could on the foot brake but the engine was registering 4 to 5,000 rpms. My truck moved on thru the parking gate breaking the gate and then my truck entered into the main road. I almost hit two people walking on the sidewalk in front of the parking garage. I was able to move the truck into neutral once through the gate and the rpms went back to normal. Second event: In June of 2020 I was entering a different parking garage. I had to put the truck in park to open my door to retrieve the parking ticket. I got back in and put the truck in drive when I pushed on the gas pedal the truck again accelerated up to 4,000 to 5,000 rpms. I was able to brake and move the transmission into neutral and everything returned to normal. Third event occurred about two years ago. I had stopped at a red light with a car in front of me. The engine accelerated to 4,000 to 5,000 rpms. This time I had both feet on the foot brake. I then moved one foot over to engage the emergency brake. While stopped I could not move the truck from drive to neutral. Once the light turned green the car in front of me moved on. I was able to pull the truck over to the right curb and then I was able to move it into neutral. If I had not engaged the emergency brake I would have Ram the car in front of me. I took my truck to a Dodge dealer and they could not duplicate this event. These events are very alarming and very random. Any help would be appreciated.

- Norfolk, VA, USA

problem #17

Nov 202020


  • 49,237 miles
I heard a ticking noise coming from the right side of the engine. Took it to farrish of fairfax, va (703-273-0200) dealership and they did the following, "removed valve cover and inspect valve train. Found worn out rockers on cylinder #5 intake. Camshaft lobe also worn out. Replaced right bank intake camshaft." At the current level, we did not notice any drivability issues and fuel mileage appeared to be normal. We couldn't even hear the ticking from inside the car with the windows up and radio off. We could only hear it form outside the vehicle. This appears to be a common issue. The mechanic knew exactly what it was when I told him we had a ticking noise in a Durango. I didn't tell him the engine and he came back with "if it's a 3.6 motor probably a worn out camshaft caused by rocker arm roller bearings wearing out prematurely. Bring it on in." Here's two links to a similar owners' experiences: Https://www.youtube.com/watch"V=2dphcjldsw4 https://www.youtube.com/watch"V=jzif0gc4bgi we only had 49,237 miles on the vehicle, but were just out of the 5 year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty. Dealership did cover cost of repair.

- Alexandria, VA, USA

problem #16

Oct 012020


  • 92,100 miles
I am at 92,000 miles and I have a ticking sound in my engine. While just in park you can hear the ticking sound as well as when you excel while driving. I do my oil changes every 3,000 miles and I seen this is an issues on a lot of other Dodge Durango models. Should this me a recall with this happening to so many?

- Amarillo, TX, USA

problem #15

Aug 042020


  • 113,000 miles
Rocker arms or lifters causing 'ticking noise/ sound' at 113,000 miles. After online research, many Dodge Durango 2014 and later modes have same issue.

- Stroudsburg, PA, USA

problem #14

Sep 172020


  • 52,000 miles
Engine races while in park

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #13

Sep 122020


  • 121,000 miles
My car doesn't want to shift or it gets stuck in 5th gear I have to pull over and out my car in park and turn it off and it will go back to normal for a little bit then do it all over again and when it does it its like it will down shift jerk me around go back in 5th gear then be stuck in 5th so when I slow down it will not change

- Wichita, KS, USA

problem #12

Sep 022020


  • miles
My engine has started making a ticking noise. I got online and did some research and this is a well known issue for this engine. Why has there not been some sort of recall if this is common?

- Kosciusko, MS, USA

problem #11

Mar 012020

Durango 8-cyl

  • 64,000 miles
While driving the vehicle randomly stalled/died, though the instrument cluster/electronics stayed on. I tried to start the vehicle, but the engine wouldn't turn over. The instrument cluster cycled through random error messages "vehicle phone requires service, service airbag system, oil pressure low, service electronic throttle control". Dodge dealership said they couldn't replicate the issue, and sent me home. On 4/4/2020, and 6/626/2020 the engine wouldn't turn over despite the instrument cluster turning on. On 4/15/2020 the dealership said the battery was defective and charged me to replace it, but the issue is still not resolved. On 5/1/2020 the trunk randomly opened while the vehicle was off and in my driveway, it was raining. On 5/27/2020, while driving in a storm, the instrument cluster said "service electronic brakes, brake fluid low" and the parking brake light kept coming on and off. The errors never showed up again after the vehicle dried off. On 6/26/2020, a day after a thunderstorm, the engine wouldn't turn over even though the instrument cluster came on. The ignition was stuck in "run", and the P/R/N/D lights were all on, and the instrument cluster said "service transmission continue in D do not shift or turn engine off"; but the engine was off. I had to disconnect the battery to turn the vehicle electronics off. *** every single time the vehicle has died while driving or failed to start while parked, I have gotten a U0100 engine code san antonio Dodge Chrysler Jeep has failed to diagnose or fix the issue, and Dodge corporate has failed to provide any resolution except to tell me to take it to a different dealership. Dodge case/reference number is [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Cibolo, TX, USA

problem #10

Apr 202020

Durango 6-cyl

  • miles
Lifters dealership said the warranty ended in February this yr. That's not fair my has 86000 miles on it.

- Simpsonville, SC, USA

problem #9

Apr 032020


  • 10 miles
Afrter 2 months of ownership with 73000 miles on it this SUV its turning off while driving this is the 5th time it happends while is off wipers move by it selfs doors and alarm open and closes just like its haunted took it to the dealer and they say nithing wrong with it im afraid for my life and my kids I have read and seen a lot a lot of complaints about thus issue and Dodge has done nothing about it !! while driving this dead trap

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #8

Aug 062019


  • 97,452 miles
Car will try to start but won't turn all the way over. It does it intermittently. I've taken it to mark Dodge and 2 other auto shops and no one can find the issue. It has done it over 15 times now

- Semmes, AL, USA

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