definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,333 miles

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problem #3

Apr 302012

Dakota 8-cyl

  • 41,000 miles
Purchased this 2000 Dodge Dakota, engine light constantly on stating large leak in evap system. P0455. Fuel leak at gas cap. No way to fix this, odor is strong smell the gas leaking out. Unable to pass nys inspection!

- Pomona, NY, USA

problem #2

Jul 272003

Dakota 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer stated that while driving the vehicle would only shift to neutral. Dealer notified. When the vehicle was in 3rd gear it went to neutral and the engine RPM's increased for a short period of time when the transmission should have changed to 4th gear. The vehicle had been to the service dealer 6 times for repairs. There was a vibration in the front of the vehicle due to warped rotors. Faulty wheel bearings caused a popping noise in the steering when the consumer made left turns.

- Reidsville, NC, USA

problem #1

May 102002

Dakota 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,000 miles
There was a strong gas smell in cab with all windows closed. I closed the vent, but it was still very strong and getting worse. No fuel leaks found. This has occurred 5 times. Seems to be intermittent and not directly connected with re/fueling, or fuel tank level. I was told it was possibly the orvr. Sounds like a good combination for a explosion.

- Marysville, WA, USA