definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,357 miles

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problem #3

Jul 082005

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,572 miles
Multiple suspension component failures please reopen investigations into Dodge Dakota/durango products. Stabilizer bushings have been replaced three times, upper ball joints failed and were replaced, steering input shaft failed and replaced once.

- South Easton, MA, USA

problem #2

Oct 252004

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 41,500 miles
In a recent news article I read that the NHTSA is considering recalling Dodge Dakotas for faulty upper ball joints. I would like to share my experience with my 2002 Dodge Dakota quad cab concerning this issue. I recently took my 2002 Dodge Dakota quad cab in for a front end alligment. At the time of service the vehicle had 36,500 miles on the odometer. The service tech notified me that the right upper ball joint had excessive play and will require replacement. I feel this is a major component of the vehicle and should not require replacement at the stated mileage. I hope this issue can be remedied soon.

- Columbia, MD, USA

problem #1

Apr 132002

Dakota 4WD

  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicles.

- Wenonah, NJ, USA