definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,000 miles

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problem #3

Feb 252008


  • miles
Premature front wheel bearing failure: Replaced left front wheel bearing at 72,026 miles; needs replacement again at 79,505 miles; 15 months later. (2000 Dodge Dakota: P/N: 52009528ae.

- Middle Grove, NY, USA

problem #2

Jun 252004

Dakota 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 72,000 miles
Only 70000 on the 2000 Dodge Dakota. Tie rods broke without warning. Had to replace 2 outer and 1 inner tie rod. At the same time the ball bearings were found to be in horrible shape. Those had to be replaced too.

- Sullivan, IN, USA

problem #1

Nov 202003

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Front end noises. Clunking sound that continues to get louder. Has been checked by Dodge service center a few times. The last time they replaced front ball joint. Still has a loud clunk. Also, it will not hold an alignment for any lenght of time.

- Greensburg, PA, USA