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

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problem #2

Jan 132003

Dakota 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
After 30K miles on my 2000 Dodge Dakota R/T my front rotors were warped and the front seemed to do 100% of the braking so I jacked up the truck and put it on blocks and tested the back brakes they didnt even stop under idle so I took it to my local dealer tom matson's Dodge of auburn, wa and had them fix it the same day I went home to test in the same manor I did in the first time and still no back brakes others from the R/T truck club I belong to also have had this problem with there 2000 models and DC had bought them back because of a "design flaw" if they know its a "design flaw" why do they let thousands of people drive around the streets with of there braking ability? to me that is a serious safety issue and they should do something to fix

- Auburn, WA, USA

problem #1

Jan 132002

Dakota 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
My 2000 Dakota R/T had no rear brakes, Chrysler bought it back and furnished a 03 for me. It has a complete different brake system than the 00 did. Chrysler admitted a problem. Now I have contacted several owners of R/T's 2000 to 2002 with the same problem and they don't know what to do. I know of at least 10 R/T's without rear brakes! what is it going to take to investigate this before someone is killed? I've complained to deaf ears!

- Colstrip, MT, USA