6.0

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,333 miles

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problem #6

Apr 062003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles
While vehicle being inspected upper ball joints fell off. No injuries reported. Brakes were pulsating when vehicle trying to stop. It was found that rotors were out of round. Dealer replaced rotors. Vehicle doesn't start occasionally after being driven for a short time. No faults on test found; therefore, dealer couldn't duplicate problem. In addition, molding on windows, doors, and bumper.

- Spencerport, NY, USA

problem #5

Aug 011999

Durango 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving ABS light come on unexpectedly and stayed on. They could not find the problem to fix it correctly. The speedometer jumps to 100mph and falls to 0 mph intermittently. The transmission is slipping and the overdrive harness is stuck. The brake pedal goes to the floor, the dealer replaced the brake components. The interior lights were inoperable, the dealer found a faulty module. The power door locks were inoperable, the dealer found a faulty module. The rear seat wouldn't fold up. The consumer heard a rattling noise coming from the left front wheel area. The right rear panel came loose. Motor oil was found in the master cylinder.

- Vermont, CA, USA

problem #4

Aug 011999

Durango 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving ABS light come on unexpectedly and stayed on. They could not find the problem to fix it correctly. The speedometer jumps to 100mph and falls to 0 mph intermittently. The transmission is slipping and the overdrive harness is stuck. The brake pedal goes to the floor, the dealer replaced the brake components. The interior lights were inoperable, the dealer found a faulty module. The power door locks were inoperable, the dealer found a faulty module. The rear seat wouldn't fold up. The consumer heard a rattling noise coming from the left front wheel area. The right rear panel came loose. Motor oil was found in the master cylinder.

- Vermont, CA, USA

problem #3

Oct 221998

Durango 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Power door lock switch failed. Mjs

- Tempe, AZ, USA

problem #2

Aug 181998

Durango 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Automatic liftgate door lock failed.

- Valencia, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 071998

Durango 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Power locks and power windows failed. Mjs

- Palmdale, CA, USA