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Hey everyone, over the past couple of days I have noticed a couple of weird issues in my 2014 R/T. Whenever I open the door, it continues to attempt to unlock the door until I let go of the door handle and if I grab the door handle again it will continue to actuate the door locks. If the FOB is in the car it will stop. I know its an option to have the door unlock but should it continue to try and unlock even after the door is open?

Second when I filled up with fuel and turned the ignition on the fuel gauge took a solid minute to register full and its never done that before. Then last night when I started the engine some of my warning lights stayed lit on the panel. I shut the car off and started back up and they all went off. Now it seems that the recirculate isn't working with the A/C. The light comes on and off but I cant hear the flap moving. With the blower running it feels like the air blows harder with fresh air and quiets down with recirculate on. I have always noticed the exact opposite with my other vehicles.

It seems like I have a gremlin somewhere and I have no idea where to start. Am I imagining this crap or has someone else experience this?
 

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Hey everyone, over the past couple of days I have noticed a couple of weird issues in my 2014 R/T. Whenever I open the door, it continues to attempt to unlock the door until I let go of the door handle and if I grab the door handle again it will continue to actuate the door locks. If the FOB is in the car it will stop. I know its an option to have the door unlock but should it continue to try and unlock even after the door is open?
Second when I filled up with fuel and turned the ignition on the fuel gauge took a solid minute to register full and its never done that before. Then last night when I started the engine some of my warning lights stayed lit on the panel. I shut the car off and started back up and they all went off. Now it seems that the recirculate isn't working with the A/C. The light comes on and off but I cant hear the flap moving. With the blower running it feels like the air blows harder with fresh air and quiets down with recirculate on. I have always noticed the exact opposite with my other vehicles.
It seems like I have a gremlin somewhere and I have no idea where to start. Am I imagining this crap or has someone else experience this?
Hi Caliber,
We regret to hear of these concerns you are experiencing. We understand that you are just reaching out to other forum members for feedback. However, if you do choose to visit a dealer to have this addressed further, please send us a private message. We would be more than happy to offer an additional layer of assistance.
Julie
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There's a couple things to investigate - your symptoms could stem from low voltage condition.

>condition of your battery; since your car is 5 years old - should load test to determine if battery is still good or not

>there's a recall campaign for alternators that affects '11 - '14 models, including 5.7s. You may have an alternator that's starting to go out and battery is running down
 

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No weird electrical behavior from my Dodge thank goodness.

With another car odd door lock behavior: Doors locking on their own; and odd window behavior: Windows not dropping when the door handle was pulled or dropping but going up again after the door was open; proved to be a bad door lock controller in the door.

With some cars water in the door can cause initially odd/weird door window, door lock behavior but if left unaddressed the "gremlins" can migrate to other areas of the car.

Has the car been outside in the rain? Did you wash the car recently?

Check the door bottoms for signs of dampness. In a quiet place give the doors a shake and listen for any signs of water in the door.

Yet another possible explanation is again water, but in this case water gets in the car via blocked body water drains. I'm real OCD about removing leaves that end up near the base of the windshield, on the or in the plastic panel that resides under the trailing edge of the front hood, and with the hood open any leaves that are anywhere in the engine compartment. This is to keep these from possibly blocking water from draining from the body panels/windshield down to the basin and out/down the drain tubes to the pavement.

One more... mice. I don't know the history of your car but a car parked during the off season is a good candidate to get visited by mice. They'll gnaw plastic, rubber, scrape fuzz from the carpet. Wiring harness insulation is especially attractive and the resulting damage can have the car manifesting all sorts of odd/weird behavior.

With the door lock controller a Dodge tech might be able to diagnose this using some factory diagnostic computer which can query the security system controller for any errors, or possibly in some way exercise the door lock controller to confirm it is working properly.

If water in the doors is possible I'm sure your's is not the first car to suffer form this so the tech will check for this condition. Water in the doors could also result in error codes.

You can check the car over for mice sign. Look on top of the engine for mice litter. Run your hand along the wiring harness feeling for roughness -- signs of gnawing -- in the electrical wiring harness covering.

Look for patches of carpet with the fuzz removed. Under the car look on top of the under body plastic panels for mice litter. The critters love the plastic panels cause they can use these to move around "under" the car without having to actually leave the car.
 

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Hey everyone, over the past couple of days I have noticed a couple of weird issues in my 2014 R/T. Whenever I open the door, it continues to attempt to unlock the door until I let go of the door handle and if I grab the door handle again it will continue to actuate the door locks. If the FOB is in the car it will stop. I know its an option to have the door unlock but should it continue to try and unlock even after the door is open?



Second when I filled up with fuel and turned the ignition on the fuel gauge took a solid minute to register full and its never done that before. Then last night when I started the engine some of my warning lights stayed lit on the panel. I shut the car off and started back up and they all went off. Now it seems that the recirculate isn't working with the A/C. The light comes on and off but I cant hear the flap moving. With the blower running it feels like the air blows harder with fresh air and quiets down with recirculate on. I have always noticed the exact opposite with my other vehicles.



It seems like I have a gremlin somewhere and I have no idea where to start. Am I imagining this crap or has someone else experience this?


I’m certain I have gremlins as well I disconnected my battery to change out a headlight, after reconnecting my issues with surging at stops came back even after reinstalling my tune. The surging was present after my cam but disappeared after I changed my timing set, and came back after I disconnected my battery. This car is strange


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Hi Caliber,

We regret to hear of these concerns you are experiencing. We understand that you are just reaching out to other forum members for feedback. However, if you do choose to visit a dealer to have this addressed further, please send us a private message. We would be more than happy to offer an additional layer of assistance.

Julie

Dodge Social Care Specialist


Tried to send you a PM said your message box was full.


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