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

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problem #4

Jul 072004


  • miles
While driving at 45 mph ball joints on driver's side exploded underneath the pickup, breaking into bits and pieces. The tire completely disengaged. The axle was bent, and the inner tie rod had to be replaced.

- Harrison, AR, USA

problem #3

Feb 252003

Dakota 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rear tire on passengers side sticks out about 2 inches more than the drivers side. Dealer called factory. Dealer told me that this is normal condition.

- Milwaukee, WI, USA

problem #2

Dec 272002

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 330 miles
Latest problem is stalling at stops. One occurred while crossing railroad tracks. The problem was traced to the transmission.

- Carnesville, GA, USA

problem #1

Feb 032001

Dakota 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
There was a loud noise in rear axle. Manfacturer's representative was sent out and acknowleged the problem, but could not fix it. The rear axle was replaced after keeping the vehicle for a period of nine days, come to find out the axle was not replace the axle was just repainted that just justifies that rear axle is noisy the front suspension is the same.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA