definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,665 miles

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problem #2

Mar 012005

Dakota 4WD

  • 45,000 miles
Dodge Dakota quad cab 2000, problem with transfer case shifting. The truck began to shift out of normal gear. When the vehicle did go out of gear, the consumer had to coast to the side of the road and come to a complete stop before he could get the vehicle to shift back into gear. The consumer stated a truck of this age and mileage should not require this type of repair.

- Delaware, OH, USA

problem #1

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