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.
How do you reset the deployed headrest on a Dodge?
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.
What is an active head restraint in a Dodge Journey?
When a rear-end collision is detected by the active head restraint system’s sensor, the hook releases the striker pin, and the front portion of the headrest deploys to catch the driver or passenger’s head.
What causes headrest to 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 is a Dodge Caravan head restraint?
The front driver and passenger seats are equipped with Active Head Restraints (AHR), which will automatically extend forward in the event of a rear impact, minimizing the gap between the back of the occupant’s head and the AHR. Following a rear impact, the AHRs will automatically return to their normal position.
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.
How do you adjust the headrest on a Mercedes C Class?
Mechanically adjusting the front seat head restraints
- To raise, pull the head restraint up. To lower, press release knob 1 in the direction of the arrow and push the head restraint down. To move forward, pull the head restraint forward.
Can you replace headrests?
If you want to replace your vehicle’s headrests because the current ones are old or damaged, or because they are uncomfortable, make sure the replacements are compatible with your vehicle’s model, and that they are safe to install while still providing added protection during a rear-end collision.
What does active headrest mean?
Some vehicles have active headrests, which are designed to move forward in the event of a rear collision to reduce the risk of whiplash injury.
What cars have active head restraints?
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Active Head Restraint (AHR), NECK-PRO, Opel, Ford, SEAT, Nissan, Subaru, Hyundai, and Peugeot u2014 Active Head Restraint (SAHR), Volvo and Jaguar u2014 Whiplash Protection System/Whiplash Prevention System (WHIPS), and Saab (Responsible for the first active head restraint).