Recall List for the 2012 Dodge Journey

Official recalls have been issued for the 2012 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. 2012 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. 2012 Dodge Journey SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK, ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL NHTSA Campaign #15V675000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 19, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 275,187

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured April 21, 2012, to April 14, 2015. In the affected vehicles, water may enter the wiring harness for the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) module and leak into the module, disabling the ABS and/or the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system.

    Consequence: If the ABS or ESC is disabled, a loss of vehicle stability could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will seal the ABS wiring harness to prevent water from entering and will replace the ABS module and repair the headlamp and dash wiring harness, as necessary. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on December 21, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R61. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V675000 »

  3. 2012 Dodge Journey ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE NHTSA Campaign #15V431000

    • Date Announced: JULY 07, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 145,379

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured July 19, 2010, to May 26, 2015 and equipped with 2.4L engines. In the affected vehicles, the engine cover may detach from the engine and contact the exhaust manifold.

    Consequence: If the displaced engine cover contacts the exhaust manifold, there would be an increased risk of a vehicle fire.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install an improved mounting system for the engine cover, free of charge. The recall began on October 15, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R32. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V431000 »

  4. 2012 Dodge Journey SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID NHTSA Campaign #11V550000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 340

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2012 Dodge Journey and Fiat 500 vehicles manufactured from October 24, 2011, through October 26, 2011. Some vehicles were assembled with contaminated brake fluid and may experience a degradation of the sealing components within the brake system.

    Consequence: This could lead to loss of braking ability increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners and replace all brake components that come in contact with hydraulic brake fluid. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on March 1, 2012. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V550000 »

  5. 2012 Dodge Journey ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA Campaign #11V487000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 667

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2012 Chrysler vehicles, including 200 and town and country models, Dodge vehicles, including charger, durango, Grand Caravan and Journey models and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured from August 31, 2011, through September 13, 2011, that are equipped with 3.6L engines. These engines may experience connecting rod bearing failure due to debris inside the engine block.

    Consequence: Connecting rod failure may lead to engine seizure which may increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners and replace the engine free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about November 18, 2011. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V487000 »

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