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  1. 2014 3.6L Engine Ticking

    Anyone know of any videos showing how to replace the oil pump on a 3.6 AWD?
  2. 2014 3.6L Engine Ticking

    I'm getting the P06DD code. Can that sensor be replaced or do I have to get a whole new pump? I am way out of warranty with 6 years and 190K kms on it.
  3. 2014 3.6L Engine Ticking

    Would you happen to still have the link to that video? Looks like I have the same problem and my dealer wants $900+tax CAD to replace the entire pump.
  4. Loud bang from rear when turning

    They are the same size, but are worn slightly differently
  5. Loud bang from rear when turning

    It is AWD and the rear diff was thoroughly checked. The dual exhaust seems solid and not doing any excessive movement. I was thinking about my tires though. They are pretty bald right now and I'm waiting to get new winters. Would oddly worn/bald tires affect these AWD systems enough to cause this weird behavior?
  6. Loud bang from rear when turning

    I replaced the filter with the flush
  7. Sometimes its a very loud bang and like someone just rammed in the back of the Journey but without the actual inertia of being pushed forward. If I slowly roll through the turn I can reduce or avoid the bang altogether. I have had my mechanic comb through the rear end, change differential oil and inspect everything he can see and he was unable to find anything wrong that would cause this. Also, it just so happened that I left my car at his shop a while before he checked it and he was unable to reproduce the issue, and sure enough it went days without the issue happening and I though the new oil fixed it. It didn't. I recently had my transmission flushed from the dealer and now have new fluid and filter and its still causing the problem. I don't want to play dealer prices to have this diagnosed but I'm at a lose at this point. My mechanic did say if I can reproduce it he would take a ride with me to understand what is happening. I really should find time to go see him again.
  8. 2014 3.6L Engine Ticking

    Unfortunately for me my issue was not as described in the TSB and I was only getting 4% compression loss. So I was on the hook for the diagnostic fee and had to pay another diagnostic fee to determine why my engine was knocking. Turns out I had collapsed lifters and camshaft. They put in 6 new lifters, a new camshaft, 6 new spark plugs and $1500.00 CAD later my engine is running normally again....well sort of. It seems to knock for about 2-5 seconds on cold start up but quickly goes away. Something I didn't notice before my engine troubles. I know it revved higher on startup but the knock seems new. It might just be paranoia that this point. It idles a little rough when heated up and stays at 500 rpm and just 2 days after having the work done it through a P06DD code which went away a few hours later after I had no other choice but to drive it somewhere. Dodge has me scheduled for another appointment next week to check out the rough idle and P06DD, hopefully nothing serious and nothing expensive.
  9. 2014 3.6L Engine Ticking

    Finally had time and called FCA Canada Customer Care to confirm the details on TSB 09-002-14 In Canada the warranty is extended to 120 months (10 years) and 240,000 km (Approx. 150,000 miles) and the fix will be done by the dealership under X56 Warranty Extension. I was concerned they would limit Canada to 150,000 km as companies like to do with other warranty mileage when comparing USA to Canada. I was pleased to see they did the right thing here. I have requested a service appointment from a local dealership and hopefully fix my engine troubles. TSB details in attached PDF TSB_LC_0900214.pdf
  10. Stripped lug nuts

    I haven't had a chance to get back at it yet, thanks to life being so busy, but do you think its possible for the cap to be spinning but not coming off? I had once come off before and when I tried to remove the base nut underneath it was ceased on so hard it stripped and I had a hell of a time with a stripped nut removal socket to get it out. I really don't want that experience again
  11. Stripped lug nuts

    Anyone have any trouble with stripped lugs nuts on the factory 19" rims? A while back a cap slipped off of one and months later when I tried to pull the tire off to replace a wheel bearing it was a huge chore that cost me a lug nut and a stripped nut removal socket and the deep pockets in the rims for the nuts don't do any favors for access either. Now on another wheel one of the caps on one of the nuts is stripping and not gripping at all. I'm toying with a couple of options to have it removed, one of which is to try and pull the nut cap off before I mangle it too much and take my chances with the bare nut underneath. I'm not sure if the cap is turning loosely over the nut underneath or if its simply rounding out. I don't care too much for the lugs, just want to minimize rim damage as much as possible. Any advice on how I should proceed?
  12. 2014 3.6L Engine Ticking

    Without creating an account I went to https://www.mopar.com/en-us/my-vehicle/recalls/search.html and after entering my VIN the TSB doesn't show up. I'm wondering if more information appears if you actually have an account? I do think I'm out of luck though, the knocking seems more on the passenger side and the engine light isn't on, even after letting it idle for an hour. When I get my failing lug nut off so I can change off the flat tire I'll take it for a small drive to see if it triggers anything. If not I'll start shopping for a new engine because the knock sounds pretty bad to me. VID_20180512_185459.mp4
  13. 2014 3.6L Engine Ticking

    Does this work for Canada too? When I try the US one to register the link I am emailed fails saying my registration is invalid or expired even though its only been 2 minutes. Trying the open to register for Canada website instructs me to register for SiriusXM Guardian from my UConnect. I don't have that, is there a software update I'm missing? I haven't updated anything since I purchased in 2012.
  14. 2014 3.6L Engine Ticking

    I don't really have a good relation with my dealer. They've done a few shady things and didn't quite hold up to their word. Is there a way to check this with my VIN without having to go to my dealer until I know for sure I'm covered? I don't trust them to tell me the truth.
  15. 2014 3.6L Engine Ticking

    My 2012 AWD developed a ticking/knocking at 185K/km and I assumed the engine was dead. I was so upset I parked it 6 months ago and been driving my van ever since. Is it possible my model is affected by this warranty? I miss driving my R/T
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