really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,000 miles

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problem #4

May 212002


  • 78,000 miles
Light switch on 1996 Dodge dakato, wires on switch was burning up took to Dodge dealer and was ask if I towed anything my answer was yes his response was that the switch was not compatible for towing which cause my connection to burn.

- West Palm Beach, FL, USA

problem #3

May 032004

Dakota 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 34,000 miles
More history on my 1996 Dodge truck with engine stalling problems. The engine light keeps coming on and the truck is now running rough. The last Dodge dealership in miami, Oklahoma couldn't find the problem. They now tell me that they would prefer I not bring my truck back to them. Dodge Corp's customer service was rude, telling me that he truck is out of warranty now (even though it was in for this same problem while under warranty and they can't find/fix the problem); the rep tells me that it's our tough luck now--very rude. When I asked to speak with the supervisor or district manager for my area, the rep told me she had the final say, I didn't have a warranty, and she didn't have to help me locate the district manager for my area. You have my extensive history/complaints on file with this truck (peeling paint, flat bearing in overdrive, 4 bent wheels, recurring engine stalls to name only a few of the major issues). What is a consumer to do now. Don't tell me to find an attorney--too expensive and I won't end up with enough money to fix the truck the way it should be fixed. Can't sell to anyone for what it should be worth due to these issues, and won't sell this way due to my conscious. This truck is going to kill us one way or another.

- Joplin, MO, USA

problem #2

May 101999

(reported on)


  • miles
Electrical system failed. Nlm

- Irvington, NJ, USA

problem #1

Sep 251997


  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Electrical: Vehicle parked under car port, heard a noise like a gas explosion, went out and the vehicle was in flames.seem like fire started at the front passenger side of the bed.

- Log Lane Village, CO, USA