Front Seat Head Restraint Problems of Dodge Journey – part 1
Owners of the 2015 Dodge Journey have reported 124 issues with the front seat head restraint (under the seats category), with the most recently reported issues listed below. Also, please see the statistics and reliability analysis of the Dodge Journey based on all problems reported for the Journey. See all 2015 Dodge Journey problems. A class action lawsuit has been filed for the same problem.
The passenger side headrest popped out while I was sitting in a drive through and my passenger side seat headrest in front popped out! I can’t get it back on! this should be recalled.
What is an active head restraint on a Dodge Journey?
If an object, such as a hand, foot, or loose cargo, strikes the Active Head Restraint, it may deploy. To avoid accidental deployment of the Active Head Restraint, ensure that all cargo is secured, as loose cargo may contact the Active Head Restraint during sudden stops.
Why would a headrest deploy?
Under prolonged tension, the plastic pin and hinge pieces that keep the headrest from deploying when there isn’t a rear-end collision will break and shatter, causing the headrest to deploy unexpectedly.
What causes headrest to deploy?
Dodge active head restraints will randomly deploy as if the car has been in a rear-end collision, and a cheap plastic bracket holding the AHR in place will break under prolonged pressure, leaving owners disoriented and possibly suffering from concussions.
What is an active head restraint in a Jeep Grand Cherokee?
Active head restraints, such as electronic stability control, require the vehicle occupants to take some action to activate. Passive head restraints, on the other hand, do not require the vehicle occupants to take any action to activate; they simply activate when a set of criteria or sequence of events is met.
Is there a recall on 2015 Dodge Journey?
Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles equipped with 2.4L engines, which were manufactured between July 19, 2010, and May 26, 2015. The engine cover may detach from the engine and contact the exhaust manifold in the affected vehicles.
How do you get a seatbelt unstuck from a headrest?
If the seatbelt is buckled in, simply unlatch it from the cartridge and gently pull it away from the seat to release more of the belt, then allow it to gradually go back into form behind the seat.
How do you reset active head restraints?
AHR (Active Head Restraints) Reset
- Grasp the deployed AHR from the back seat.
- Place your hands on the top of the deployed AHR in a comfortable position.
- Pull down, then backward, then down to engage the locking mechanism.
Why do Mercedes Headrest deployed?
The active headrest restraint system, known as Neck-Pro, is designed to protect Mercedes occupants’ heads and necks in rear-end collisions by rapidly springing forward when a sensor detects the vehicle has been hit from behind, catching the occupants’ heads and preventing whiplash.