Recall List for the 2009 Dodge Journey

Official recalls have been issued for the 2009 Dodge Journey by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Dodge service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Dodge customer service.

  1. 2009 Dodge Journey STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS NHTSA Campaign #16V273000

    • Date Announced: MAY 06, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 8,569

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2009-2016 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured July 31, 2007, to November 12, 2016. After exposure to cold temperatures, the power steering return hose may rupture at engine start-up causing a loss of power steering assist.

    Consequence: A loss of power steering assist may require extra steering effort, especially at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power steering return hoses, steel tubes, and power steering oil cooler, free of charge. The recall began on May 24, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S08. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V273000 »

  2. 2009 Dodge Journey AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #16V047000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 111,519

    Summary: FCA US LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2009 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured December 31, 2007, to August 31, 2008, 2008-2009 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country vehicles manufactured June 18, 2007, to August 31, 2008. In the affected vehicles, the air bag control units may corrode and fail.

    Consequence: If the air bag control unit fails, the air bags may not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of occupant injury. Additionally, the air bags may inadvertently deploy, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control unit, free of charge. The recall began on December 6, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S07. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V047000 »

  3. 2009 Dodge Journey ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH, AIR BAGS NHTSA Campaign #14V373000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 26, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 722,705

    Summary: This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured June 29, 2007, to June 17, 2010, and 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country vehicles manufactured January 26, 2007, to June 17, 2010. Road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.

    Consequence: If the ignition key inadvertently moves into the OFF or ACCESSORY position, the engine will turn off, which will then depower various key safety systems including but not limited to air bags, power steering, and power braking. Loss of functionality of these systems may increase the risk of crash and/or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ignition switch and key FOBs, free of charge. The recall began on May 26, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R03. Note: This is an expansion of recall 11V-139. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V373000 »

  4. 2009 Dodge Journey ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING NHTSA Campaign #10V658000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 24, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 64,934

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009 Dodge Journey vehicles manufacturer from November 1, 2007, through November 7, 2008. The wires within the front door wire harnesses may fatigue and break, which can interrupt the circuits for the side impact sensor(s), resulting in an airbag warning lamp illumination and loss of side crash sensing capability.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash, the side airbag may not deploy, reducing the protection intended for the occupant and increasing the risk of injuries.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners and replace the left and right door wiring harnesses free of charge. The safety recall began on February 18, 2011. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V658000 »

  5. 2009 Dodge Journey ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING, AIR BAGS, AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #09V118000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 09, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 4,314

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 4,314 MY 2009 Dodge Journey, Jeep Grand Cherokee, commander and Wrangler vehicles. Wiring may be reversed on the steering column control module driver airbag squib connector. The driver's airbag may not deploy as intended.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash, the driver's airbag may not properly inflate and may not be able to properly protect an occupant, increasing the risk of injuries.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the driver's airbag squib wires and replace the steering column control module free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during May 2009. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V118000 »

  6. 2009 Dodge Journey ELECTRICAL SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #09V082000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 12, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,852

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 16,852 MY 2009 Dodge Journey vehicles equipped without optional 115 volt auxiliary power outlet. An unused electrical connector for the optional 115 volt auxiliary power outlet option may become corroded and could short circuit.

    Consequence: If the fuse for this circuit does not blow, the connector could overheat and potentially catch fire.

    Actions: Dealers will re-route and stow the 115 volt auxiliary power outlet connector and pull the 25 amp fuse to remove power from this unused circuit free of charge. The recall began on March 30, 2009. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V082000 »

  7. 2009 Dodge Journey POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) NHTSA Campaign #08V528000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 712

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 712 MY 2009 sebring, Dodge caliber, avenger, Journey, Jeep patriot, and compass vehicles. A new adhesive used in the power train control module (PCM) manufacturing process can cause the printed circuit board to break.

    Consequence: This can cause the engine to stall and cause a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the PCM free of charge. The recall began on November 10, 2008. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V528000 »

  8. 2009 Dodge Journey ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING NHTSA Campaign #08V247000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 03, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 6,692

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 6,692 MY 2009 Dodge Journey vehicles equipped with a 3.5L engine. The engine wiring harness may contact the left transaxle mount.

    Consequence: Damage to the wiring harness could result in an engine compartment fire.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the engine wiring harness for damage. If the harness is damaged, the wiring will be repaired and a tie wrap installed to secure the harness away from the left transaxle mount. If no damage is found, a tie wrap will be installed to secure the harness away from the left transaxle mount. The recall began on July 7, 2008. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V247000 »

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