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2.2

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
71,876 miles

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2007 Dodge Magnum engine problems

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2007 Dodge Magnum Owner Comments

problem #6

Aug 142014

Magnum 6-cyl

  • 136,962 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Magnum. The contact stated that while driving approximately 45 mph, the vehicle made a loud abnormal noise. After inspecting the vehicle, the contact noticed that the radiator fan had separated causing damage to the radiator. The contact replaced both the radiator fan and radiator. The manufacturer had been notified of the failure. The approximately failure mileage was 136,962...updated 11/11/14 updated 12/02/14

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #5

May 012013

Magnum 8-cyl

  • 102,000 miles
First instance, while slowing down for a stop light felt a shudder and engine shut off, all other systems appeared normal. Coasted to stop, engine restarted without trouble. Near full tank of fuel. Second instance, while in a parking lot shifting from park to reverse engine shut off, all other systems appeared normal and engine restarted without trouble. Filled fuel tank the previous day, 3/4 tank today. Has happened on other occasions while driving at slow speeds but I do not remember the quantity of fuel, each time that car has restarted without instance and each time everything else appeared normal. The engine always seems to run properly and all of the cars other systems seem to operate normally.

- Cobbs Creek, VA, USA

problem #4

Oct 192012

Magnum 6-cyl

  • 87,795 miles
Car would not shift out of park. Plastic retainer inside the shifter assembly was broken. Removed shifter assembly and disassembled. Replaced broken plastic part with new metal part, reassembled and reinstalled shifter and verified operation. Parts $11.79 misc $13.86 labor $277.20 Dodge refused any goodwill, should be a recall due to defective original parts being replaced with new and improved parts. The consumer stated recently, the check engine and etc lights illuminated. The local Dodge dealer consumer the consumer the vehicle a very low compression in cylinder #5 and recommended having a valve job, as well as replacing the water pump and timing belt, at a cost of $3,500. The consumer found a local repair shop that was willing to do the work for $2,103. While fixing the vehicle, it was discovered that one of the valve guides on cylinder #5 had let the stem run at an angle cutting a collar into the aluminum rocker arm. Updated 03/19/13

- Dardenne Prairie, MO, USA

problem #3

Aug 202011

Magnum

  • 55,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Magnum rt. The contact was driving 50 mph when the vehicle overheated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the cooling fan was fractured and had punctured the radiator. As a result, the radiator, fan and fan motor needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance since the vehicle was not included in any recalls. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 55,000.

- Helotes, TX, USA

problem #2

Oct 012008

Magnum 6-cyl

  • 35,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Magnum. The contact stated the vehicle would roar and then decelerate when attempting to accelerate from a stop. The dealer performed a software update however, the failure persisted. The vehicle was taken to the dealer a second time and the contact was informed that she needed to replace the actuator idle sensor and the upper intake manifold. The vehicle was also taken to a private mechanic who informed the contact that the vehicle was unsafe to drive. No repairs were performed. The manufacturer was aware of the failure. The current mileage was 75,900. The approximate failure mileage was 35,000. Updated 01/03/12 updated 01/11/12

- Dothan, AL, USA

problem #1

Mar 072009

Magnum

  • 14,500 miles
2007 Dodge Magnum when coming to a stop or idling engine revs up and goes forward a little.

- Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

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