Tag Archives: Dodge

Recall Alert: 2013-14 Dodge Dart – Vacuum-tube Assembly

FCA US LLC is voluntarily recalling an estimated 105,458 compact sedans in the U.S. to inspect and replace vacuum-tube assemblies and certain other components, as required. Some of the affected vehicles may be subject to oil migration that could affect their brake systems’ power-assist feature. Foundation brake function is unaffected. However, if this condition occurs, the driver may notice hard pedal-feel

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Recall Alert: 2012-2015 Dodge Journey – Anti-Lock Brake System

FCA US LLC is voluntarily recalling an estimated 275,614 cross-utility vehicles (CUVs) in the U.S. to apply a moisture sealant and replace, as required, certain electrical components. An FCA US investigation of warranty repairs discovered electrical components on certain older-model vehicles may be subject to moisture buildup that has potential implications for their Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) modules. Water intrusion

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<3% of IIHS-Tested LATCH Hardware Earns "Good" Rating

Less than three percent! Three! Before we get high on our “the American people deserve better” horse, let’s break down the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety‘s (IIHS) evaluation and rating process. LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) is a system designed to make it easier to install a child seat properly. Studies have shown that child restraints installed with LATCH, rather than

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IIHS Tests Show Major Minivan Safety Flaws

As part of it’s yearly crash safety testing, the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety tests minivans and this year the testing yielded alarming results. The Nissan Quest, Chrysler Town & Country, Toyota Sienna, and Dodge Grand Caravan were all tested for protection in small overlap front crashes and showed, “the worst possible outcomes for this type of crash, with only one vehicle

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Ward’s Auto World’s 10 Best Engines Reveals Two Surprises

For the last 20 years, publisher Ward’s Auto World has rated powertrains in their 10 Best Engines feature. Entrants are chosen from the previous year winners and all-new or improved engines in US market vehicles with a base price under $60,000. To come up with the best of what consumers can buy, the 10 winners from 2014 and 27 new entries

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Dodge Ram Spin-Off Now Paying Off for Chrysler

In 2009, Dodge made the controversial decision to separate Ram into its own division. The decision was controversial because at the time is was made Chrysler faced bankruptcy- a circumstance that usually sees consolidation and streamlining. The Ram Truck brand set out with the stated goal “to build the best pickup trucks and commercial vehicles in the industry. The Ram

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