Showing articles & questions for topic
Journey

Related articles

A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Dodge Journey
The 2012 Dodge Journey is easy to drive, and it’s not so large that you will have a difficult time parking it. It’s an attractive vehicle that has the power you need whether...
2012 GMC Acadia vs. 2012 Dodge Journey: Which One Should I Buy?
The GMC Acadia is classed as a midsize SUV, which is able to seat between six and seven passengers comfortably. The 2012 Acadia offers three rows of seating, so passengers will feel the roominess that is typical in...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Dog Owners
Dog owners are a special breed of drivers. When they shop for a used car they have a list of requirements that can be quite different from other drivers, which tends...

Related questions

Question
What is causing my car to overheat?
Hi there: There are several issues that could be causing your Journey to overheat. If the thermostat does not open when it should, it could cause the engine to overheat. Also if the radiator fan does not turn on when...
Question
Had the steering rack replaced and now the steering angle sensor is acting up after a front end alignment.
Hi there. If the codes are coming on for the steering angle due to either the sensor failing or the plug not plugged in all the way. Check the harness on the steering sensor and see if its plugged in....
Question
A loud 'pop' occurred, and car will not drive foreword or back. Did my axle break? 2012 Dodge Journey
Hello - this scenario seems to me to be a failure of a CV joint the axle, or the transmission itself. Turning and accelerating puts a great load on CV joints. If this is no longer a warranty-covered item, I...
Question
My truck is running hot ns the water is bubbling over!!
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The vehicle can overheat for many reasons. One of which may be the thermostat. The cooling system relies on the circulation of coolant for heat transfer to occur correctly. If the thermostat is not...
Question
Need to know type oil and filter
You should either visit your local parts store to purchase the oil and filter for your vehicle or have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come and perform the service for you. The engine will use 0w20 oil and filter...
Question
Throttle Body
Hi there: It really depends on what part of the throttle body he is quoting your for pricing. In general, the housing itself is what might be damaged or the electronic throttle control portion; which shouldn't be more than $400...
Question
Vehicle started to overheat and shut off
Hey there. Are you certain the vehicle actually overheated? The gauge would have gone over to the red or H side and if bad enough, an overheating engine may expel very hot steam. The camshaft position sensor can fail and...
Question
I have a pink fluid leaking from the bottom of my vehicle. Don't know where its coming from?
Hey there. This may be one of three things. You may have a coolant leak, a power steering leak or a transmission fluid leak. If the liquid is a water like substance and consistency with a pink color, this suggests...
Question
Belt keeps on sliding off and breaking the belt.
Hello. Dodge unfortunately had a strange history with this issue in one way or another. The type and quality of belts you are installing may be playing a factor, and you may want to upgrade to a better belt. The...
Question
Can I drive 500 miles with a bad ignition coil?
Unfortunately, a faulty ignition coil is known for randomly failing with or without warning. There are usually indications that it may be failing, however, it is often times difficult to know just how long it may last once it begins...
Question
Engine will not turn over with FOB, electrical is working, but no dinging and starter doesn't click.
Hi there. Possibly when the switch was installed in line with the fan, the circuit now has too much resistance and the computer has cut out the ignition circuit to keep the engine from starting to prevent it from overheating...
Question
Why would my engine light come on
Your check engine light may come on for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter, bad spark plugs or wires and many other reasons. Unfortunately due to the...
Question
Looking for a price to replace primary and secondary thermostat and radiator flush. Just an average cost.
Hi there: For the services you listed, and the fact the quote is from a dealership, yes; that is about average for the two thermostats and radiator flush to be completed BY A DEALERSHIP. You can get a quote from...
Question
I a hit a curve and now I got a rubbing vibration on my front tire.
Hi there: If you have damaged your wheel and it wasn't replaced after hitting the curb, then the bent wheel or the tire / wheel combination is most likely the source of the vibration. When a curb, pothole or other...
Question
Throttle Body
This relates to the throttle control actuator. This is a module that controls the opening and closing of the throttle plate which is what allows air and fuel into the engine. When this is not working properly, this may cause...
Question
Can't start the car
There is a sensor mounted to the brake pedal assembly called a stop lamp switch, or brake lamp switch. It is mounted to the bracket that holds the brake pedal assembly to the firewall. There will be a three wire...
Question
What is the mechanics book time to replace V6 2013 Dodge Journey spark plugs
Hi...it requires 1.4 hours to remove and replace all spark plugs on the 3.6L. If you desire that the spark plugs be replaced by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, please request spark plug replacement and...
Question
ESC light is staying on.
Hi There, Your ESC light represents the Electronic Stability Control system in your car, otherwise known as a form of traction control. As you may know, this system is controlled by a series of sensors located at each of the...
Question
Fuel gauge reads empty way too soon.
Hi there. The diagnoses and repair for the inaccurate fuel gauge should be entirely covered by the manufacturer's warranty. They have three chances to correct this problem, before it falls under the lemon law category. The most likely cause would...
Question
Throttle Warning light
Your vehicle is equipped with electric throttle control (ETC). Instead of using a traditional mechanical throttle cable, a motor is used to open and close the throttle. The control module receives input from the accelerator position sensor and throttle position...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question