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Lemon Information for the 2009 Dodge Journey

Component: Steering/Handling

Consequence: This vehicle has had multiple issues. It stopped suddenly while driving up a hill for no apparent reason. The car had to be towed to level ground. Also, the vehicle suffers from a consistently bumpy ride and pulls to the right.

Component: Passenger-Side Front Assembly Strut

Consequence: Strut bearing is made of plastic. The strut spring twisted and punctured the bearing. Both were replaced. The driver-side front spring has also begun to twist.

Component: Tires/Fuel Gauge

Consequence: Vehicle suddenly started vibrating and pulled to the left while the driver was traveling at roughly 60 mph. The tires were replaced, but this did not fix the problem. The same vehicle also has an inaccurate fuel gauge.

Component: Steering/Handling

Consequence: Vehicle lost power at slow speed and would not restart. The power train control module was replaced at the dealership. Additional grinding and whining noises necessitated the replacement of the power steering pump and rack and pinion. The whining noise continues, albeit intermittently while turning left.

Component: Tires

Consequence: One of the tires began to bulge. The driver replaced all four tires.

Component: Automatic Transmission

Consequence: The automatic shifter has been accidentally knocked out of drive and into reverse on several occasions, without the break pedal being depressed. [NOTE: Two Journey owners lodged this same complaint.]

This page was created 01-06-2009, however the content may have been pre-existing on a different page.