Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: This is a classic example of why you should avoid the first model year of a new car. Sure, it's new and shiny but there's going to be some growing pains.

The 2005 Magnum has problems with the gear shifter getting stuck, a shaky and sometimes stalled engine and transmission failure at 75,000 miles.

Let someone else deal with those headaches.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,162 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2005 Dodge Magnum brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Dodge Magnum Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 192007

Magnum 8-cyl

  • 30,000 miles


I have spent considerable time working with rancho Dodge in san diego w/O success. The parking brake assembly still does not work, it failed originally under warranty, the repalced parts, had my car for weeks at a time and it still does not work.

- San Diege, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 262010


  • 62,324 miles
My car was doing fine until I went to back up and it wouldn't come out of park. I had never had it happen before. I couldn't get it out of park. No warning lights and no noise just wouldn't come out of park. The shifter needed to be replaced. A shifter assembly needed replaced

- Fayetteville, NC, USA

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