fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,941 miles

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problem #7

Mar 262004

Dakota 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 22,000 miles
My 2002 Dodge Dakota 4X4 at 20,000 miles began experiencing a pulsation in the brake pedal when the brakes were applied. I took my vehicle to the dealership who told me that my rotors were warped and pitted and that my calipers were grooved. Dodge told me that this was not a warranty item and that this was normal wear. I spoke to two shops specializing in brakes and they stated this is not a normal wear problem.

- Racine, WI, USA

problem #6

Nov 032003

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Front brakes and rotors need replaced at 16,000 miles. This truck is not driven hard or a lot. Dealer refuses to replace under warranty, claims no knowledge of reported problems.

- Mcdonald, PA, USA

problem #5

Aug 122003


  • miles
While driving and applying the brakes steering wheel shook, had some pulsation either to the right or left. Dealer has inspected vehicle several times, and could not duplicate or correct the problem.

- High Springs, FL, USA

problem #4

Aug 062003

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,500 miles
Truck has 24000 miles and brakes are completely shot on vehicle, started having problems after 8500 miles on brand new truck

- Branford, CT, USA

problem #3

Jul 092003


  • 22,085 miles
Consumer states front brakes are warped. Dealer notified.

- Stillwater, NY, USA

problem #2

Jul 242003

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission not shifting properly for several blocks brakes are pulsating when makeing normal start, has 13500 miles.

- Gold Canyon , AZ, USA

problem #1

Feb 172003

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles
Front brake rotors warped for second time. First occurence was at 10,000 miles, second was quite noticeable by 20,000 miles. I had a 2000 Dakota which Chrysler re-purchased for the same reason (had 5 repairs in 30,000 miles on my 2000). Chrysler offering a non-warrantied solution.

- Snohomish, WA, USA