Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling 10,944 model year 2009-2016 Dodge Journeys 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.
A loss of power steering assist may require extra steering effort, especially at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
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.