10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
13 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
8 / 1
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #13

Dec 292004

Dakota

  • miles
The airbag system was defective on 1996 Dodge Dakota. Upon impact the airbag failed to deploy.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #12

May 081999

Dakota

  • miles
While at a stop a vehicle coming from the rear and traveling about 65 mph rear ended consumer's vehicle, causing vehicle to go forward and slam into the vehicle in front. Upon impact, driver's airbag did not deploy, which did not protect consumer in crash.

- North Fort Meyers, FL, USA

problem #11

Jul 041999

Dakota

  • miles
Was going 50mp when vehicle started to hydroplane, hit an 18 wheeler. Tire blewout, and front end of truck hit ground. Ran into culbrecht at 50mph. Upon impact neither air bag deployed. Also, air conditioner did not work. Air bag light kept coming on. Insurance inspector checked vehicle. Chrysler inspector informed owner not enough force for air bags to deploy. Driver sustained the following injuries, fractured nose/disorientation and bruises.

- Pearl River, LA, USA

problem #10

Jul 041999

Dakota

  • miles
Was going 50mp when vehicle started to hydroplane, hit an 18 wheeler. Tire blewout, and front end of truck hit ground. Ran into culbrecht at 50mph. Upon impact neither air bag deployed. Also, air conditioner did not work. Air bag light kept coming on. Insurance inspector checked vehicle. Chrysler inspector informed owner not enough force for air bags to deploy. Driver sustained the following injuries, fractured nose/disorientation and bruises.

- Pearl River, LA, USA

problem #9

Nov 101998

Dakota

  • miles
The consumer has been experiencing problem with air bag sensor and T anti-lock brake system. When consumer applied brakes they locked up causing vehicle to collide with othe R vehicles in an intersection. In addition, driver's side airbag failed to deploy. The manufacturer has been contacted.

- Sandy, UT, USA

problem #8

Oct 281997

Dakota

  • miles
During frontal impact at 45 mph, the driver's side air bag did not deploy. Cause unknown.

- St Martinville, LA, USA

problem #7

Jul 071997

(reported on)

Dakota

  • miles
Owner was involved in an direct frontal impact and there was no deployment of driver's side airbag. Owner was traveling at 40 mph at time of accident. The cause has not been determined.

- Hesperia, CA, USA

problem #6

Aug 051996

Dakota

  • miles
Vehicle hit a stone wall head on and the driver's side air bag did not deploy.

- Akron , OH, USA

problem #5

Apr 181996

Dakota

  • miles
The vehicle hit another car head-on at 30mph and the airbags did not deploy.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #4

Mar 041996

Dakota

  • miles
During impact, the driver's side air bag did not deploy. Please decribe.

- Lincoln, NE, USA

problem #3

Mar 041996

Dakota

  • miles
During impact, the driver's side air bag did not deploy. Please decribe.

- Lincoln, NE, USA

problem #2

Feb 281996

Dakota

  • miles
No deployment of passenger's air bag during a collision.

- Longview, TX, USA

problem #1

Feb 281996

Dakota

  • miles
No deployment of driver's air bag during a collision, resulting in some rib bruises.

- Longview, TX, USA