10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 7
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
65,178 miles

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problem #83

Jun 012021

Journey

  • miles
As I am drive my car will slow down almost as if it-s gonna shut off then began to rev up and feel as if it-s jumps back into gear. I been looking through issues with this car and I see the transmission solenoid has been a problem. Seems as if this is the issue with my vehicle.

- New Orleans , LA, USA

problem #82

May 312021

Journey

  • miles
Vehicle stalls intermittently, when coming to a stop at a light or Stop Sign.This has occurred on multiple occasions and could result in serious injury or Death. The latest date was yesterday May 31,2021.

- West Chester, PA, USA

problem #81

Mar 032021

Journey

  • 21,000 miles
Vehicle turns off while driving without warning, even at full speed. This happens while I am drving anywhere including the highway

- Burlington, MA, USA

problem #80

Jan 142021

Journey

  • miles
Engine light multiple times- emissions control - found online but did not receive a recall: In affected cars, fca will replace the catalytic converter and update software for the powertrain control module — that is, your car’'s primary drivetrain computer. Fca will recycle the old catalytic converter to remove the precious metals common in such devices, a usual practice. “obviously the catalytic converter, that’'s the biggest part of this, ” chernoby said. The replacement converter has a “different mixture of precious metals … to be less susceptible to sulfur in the fuel, ” he added. Due to the number of replacement catalytic converters needed, the automaker is recalling cars in waves. Model-year 2011 cars: First quarter of 2019 model-year 2012 cars Chrysler's number for this recall is T47 Chrysler's number for this recall is S08 Chrysler's number for this recall is R61 Chrysler's number for this recall is R32

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #79

Jan 042021

Journey

  • 149,103 miles
My car is throwing off a check engine light an it indicates it's my catalytic converter, my engine has an knocking sound also, and when I apply pressure on my brakes there's a delay of stopping. While I'm driving city/highway.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #78

Oct 102020

Journey

  • miles
NHTSA id number:11258769 engine light multiple times- emissions control - found online but did not receive a recall: In affected cars, fca will replace the catalytic converter and update software for the powertrain control module — that is, your car’'s primary drivetrain computer. Fca will recycle the old catalytic converter to remove the precious metals common in such devices, a usual practice. “obviously the catalytic converter, that’'s the biggest part of this, ” chernoby said. The replacement converter has a “different mixture of precious metals … to be less susceptible to sulfur in the fuel, ” he added. Due to the number of replacement catalytic converters needed, the automaker is recalling cars in waves. Model-year 2011 cars: First quarter of 2019 model-year 2012 cars: Second quarter of 2019 model-year 2013-14 cars: Third quarter of 2019 model-year 2015-16 cars: Fourth quarter of 2019

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #77

Oct 032020

Journey

  • 110,000 miles
Over heating and running hotter than usual. Unusual smell from engine when accelerating quickly. Popping when making sharp turns. Air conditioner turning on and off or up and down randonly

- Dallas, NC, USA

problem #76

Sep 012014

Journey

  • 50,000 miles
The thermal stat housing has been replaced 2 times. The oil pan gasket does lot last. The alternator has been replaced 2 times. The was an electrical shortage in the sb port but only seemed to worked when it was taken to dealer. The head rest deployed when no one was in the car.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #75

Sep 102019

Journey

  • 80,000 miles
The passenger side heat stopped blowing warm and became only cold air. Found out by having heater core replaced that its because of casting sand left over on engine block and the angle of heater core causes it to buildup and prevent the heat from the core into the passenger side. New heater core already clogged no heat on either side. When they replaced it was Dodge dealer and they flushed everything they said.

- Madison Heights, MI, USA

problem #74

Feb 022020

Journey

  • 149,000 miles
I have been reading about my issue all too often online and have yet to see any resolution at all. I have a 2012 Dodge Journey and honestly it is scary driving it! the car actually shuts off in the middle of the road without warning. The issue it keeps showing is a crank sensor code. The sensor has been replaced 3 times now! it is also not an easy job since on an all wheel drive model, there are many hours involved to replace it. But if you're on the highway and driving normally the car will die at any moments notice and give no warning. Seems like there are many many others having the same issue. If you do a quick search and type Dodge Journey dies while driving you will easily find many people with same issue. Many people spending their hard earned money on repairs that get them nowhere! this really is sad and Dodge has done nothing to help except continue to put peoples lives at risk and taking their money for repairs! please help! I have been having this issue over 30 times in the past few months! the car is not safe to drive

- North Wales, PA, USA

problem #73

Jan 082019

Journey

  • 96,500 miles
Coolant was low so it was filled with coolant. The reservoir was low again the very same day and the car was overheating (as well as the ac not working properly and blew hot air even when using cold) on the highway, barely making it to destination. The first diagnosis was an air vacuum caused a leak. The problem keeps reoccurring after the supposed fix.

- Harrisburg, PA, USA

problem #72

Dec 092019

Journey

  • 89,000 miles
Passenger side of vehicle had no heat just cool air coming out of vents. Drivers side had heat coming out of vents. Vehicle was taken to an independent facility to have cooling system and heater core flushed. Was told by independent shop if problem comes back to take vehicle to dealer and have heater core replaced. After about 2 months problem came back. Took to dealer and found same problem, a clogged heater core. They reaced heater core in December of 2018, all was good till November of 2019. No heat on passenger side of vehicle. Took back to dealer and they flushed heater core. December of 2019 once again no heat on passenger side of vehicle. They reflushed heater core and told us if problem comes back to have radiator replaced and cooling system flushed. This is turning into a major safety problem due to the window keep fogging up in my wifes car making it impossible for her to see clearly and safely while driving. We have spent more than $2000 in repairs and now they want $700+ and said there is no guarantee it will work.

- Aliquippa, PA, USA

problem #71

Dec 152019

Journey

  • 92,000 miles
Car stalled on highway as we were driving and cut out. Very dangerous..wouldn't restart..then started up 20 mins later and drove fine.engine light came on..dealer says it a crankshaft sensor..super dangerous.

- Purcell, OK, USA

problem #70

Nov 292011

Journey

  • 127,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the heater failed to function and could not defrost the windshield. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the heater core needed to be replaced. The vehicle was taken to courtesy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram (440 28th St SE, grand rapids, mi 49548, (616) 452-2143) where it was diagnosed that the heater core, radiator, thermostat and oil cooler needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and provided case number: 68252569. The failure mileage was approximately 127,000.

- Wayoming, MI, USA

problem #69

Dec 022019

Journey

  • 148,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Dodge Journey. After the vehicle was parked in the driveway, it surged forward. The contact was almost pinned to a fence in her yard. There were no injuries. The contact had just shifted the vehicle into park and exited while the vehicle was still running. The contact had to circle back around to the driver's side, enter the vehicle, depress the brake pedal, and press the push button ignition. The vehicle finally stopped. The dealer and manufacturer were not contacted. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The failure mileage was 148,000.

- Taylor, MI, USA

problem #68

Sep 012019

Journey

  • 139,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Dodge Journey. While driving 50 mph, the vehicle stalled and shut off without warning. The vehicle would not restart and was towed to an independent mechanic. Afterwards, the vehicle was able to be driven to atlantic Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram (555 sunrise hwy, West islip, NY 11795, 631-422-0123) where a diagnostic was performed. The dealer stated that there was an unknown recall regarding the driver's side cylinder head. The recall repair was performed on the driver's side cylinder head; however, the mechanic stated that there was a wire shortage from the PCM to the map sensor. The contact was given a cost estimate to repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and informed the contact that the wiring was not under warranty and offered no assistance. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 139,000.

- Deer Park, NY, USA

problem #67

Sep 072019

Journey

  • 93,000 miles
I was driving my 2012 Dodge Journey and my car power just shut down and it won't start. The brake pedal was hard and stiff.my car is completely disabled had to get it tow to my house. I tried to start the car it's not starting at all no peer no lights nothing completely dead

- Dover, DE, USA

problem #66

Aug 022019

Journey

  • 89,000 miles
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module. There's was a recall for our 2012 Dodge Journey which the previous owners took care of in Oct 2015 (the month and year of recall). We purchased in 2017. A few time the ABS light has come on but only for a minute or 2 since we bought it. Today 8/2/2019 it came on along with the brake light and (no traction light (the swiveling car image light). We have had a lot of heavy rain. We where told by servicing station by diagnostic test it was the ABS control module system malfunction. And if we did not get fixed our brakes could lock up and system freeze up. This is definitely a safety issue that was corrected in past but is now happening again. These lights came on just as we stared to drive. When the car was resting for 30 minutes and I was leaving to drive to service station the break pedal was extremely hard to push down ( break needs to be pressed with touch button start). I almost couldn't start car. The break finally softened and I was able to press down to start car. At that point the light did not come back on for 5 minutes while driving but sadly it did come back. I feel we should not have to pay to fix a problem that has come up again from a previous recall. This is a big safety concern. It was in the past and should be again.

- Deltona, FL, USA

problem #65

Jun 132019

Journey

  • 113,000 miles
Yesterday, while waiting at a stop sign my 2012 Journey shut off. I had no idea it had even shut off! I pressed the gas to go and the car wouldn't move. I was a little baffled because the radio was still playing. I put the car in park and pressed the ignition and the car started again. This is latest and most unsafe issue that I have experienced with this car. The radio randomly changes stations and it doesn't shut off when the car is shut off. I have to turn the radio off before I turn the car off because it will continue to play. This started about 8 months ago. The car was turned off and the drivers door was opened, but the radio kept playing. If I forget to turn it off before the ignition, I have to restart the car and let the radio play for a min or so before I can turn it off. Also, the rear air suddenly comes on. When I turn it off it comes back on. If it's synced with the front air, it will randomly go to the high setting. The Journey also does a jerking motion while driving. This happens on the highway or neighborhood roads too. We thought that maybe it was the transmission, but we had it checked and it's fine! after yesterday's sudden shutoff, I'm wondering if all that jerking was a sign of what was to come. The brake light has been coming on for a few weeks as well. I could be driving on a city street or highway and the break light comes on. It usually happens while driving straight, acceleration or driving at a constant speed. It happens so frequently that my kids are like, here we go again because we, our bodies, start jerking with the car. We bought this car brand new at the end of 2011. I loved it at first, but now I'm afraid to put my kids in it something needs to be done. There are issues with diff. Model years, so if the problems are being fixed on some, it should be fixed on all. After all, the company made $ on all of them & our lives are valuable

- St Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #64

Mar 192019

Journey

  • 86,269 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Dodge Journey. The contact stated that the vehicle hesitated while driving. The accelerator pedal traveled to the floorboard and the vehicle decelerated. There were no warning indicators illuminated. The vehicle was taken to antwerpen Dodge Ram (5717 baltimore national pike, catonsville, md 21228, (410) 744-7400) where it was diagnosed that the catalytic converter needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. The vehicle was currently making a loud abnormal humming sound. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 86,269. The VIN was invalid.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

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