definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,500 miles

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problem #2

Mar 042000

Dakota 4WD 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 45,000 miles
Clutch failure (broken center) after only 45000 miles, also took out slave cylinder in the process. Vehicle was not used for towing (other than the occasional stalled car), the dealer had never seen this before and clutches were on a national back-order status. Problem manifest itself as a "cant get transmission into gear". was intermittent also, problem would happen and not happen again for 2 months.

- North Salt Lake, UT, USA

problem #1

Aug 102001


  • miles
Clutch system/flywheel failed due to excessive heat. Vehicle had not been used for towing or hauling, and had relatively low miles. Front brake rotors and rear brake drums were warped and had to be machined to specifications. No work was covered by manufacturers warranty or extended warranty.

- Fairmont, WV, USA