10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,597 miles

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problem #44

Dec 232003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Purchased truck on 1/17/03 - ball joints were replaced when purchased, had Durango inspected on 12/23/03 lower ball joints failed inspection and needed to be replaced. That makes twice in 1 year. Both cases were for the lower ball joints.

- Harrisburg, PA, USA

problem #43

Dec 232003

Durango

  • miles
Consumer states she took her vehicle to the dealer/mechanic for the regular maintenance, and was told that the ball joints are wearing out. She states she would not have known it, had it not been for the mechanic. She thinks this is dangerous.

- Wellsville, NY, USA

problem #42

Jan 062004

(reported on)

Durango 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 53,000 miles
Upper ball joints failed at 53,000 miles. Sometime after thanksgiving the consumer was feeling something different when driving the truck. The consumer thought it was the steering. The vehicle was taken to the dealer on Dec 1, 2003 and the consumer was told that all four of the upper and lower ball joints were out, and that they should be replaced immediately at a cost of $800. Instead the consumer went somewhere else to have repairs. It took a little longer for the car to be repaired because the parts weren't available. The total cost for repairs were $542.82.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #41

Dec 052003

(reported on)

Durango

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,000 miles
The upper ball joints and one lower ball joint wore out, and damaged the front tires. An independent mechanic replaced the ball joints.

- Willis, MI, USA

problem #40

Dec 032003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,137 miles
Consumer stated both lower ball joints and the sway bar needed to be replaced and the warranty expired. The consumer had jenkins Chrysler to check these items at 41000 - 61000 and the vehicle was still under warranty.

- Old Fields, WV, USA

problem #39

Nov 262003

Durango 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Front ball joints being replaced at 63000 miles. One side wore out the other side almost as bad. No accident, just had front end noise checked by mechanic.

- Monitor, WA, USA

problem #38

Nov 052003

Durango

  • miles
Was making a sharp turn consumer noticed that vehicle was not ridding smoothly. After being inspected by mechanic, consumer was told that the ball joints needed replacement.

- Hoquiam, WA, USA

problem #37

Aug 272003

Durango

  • 43,000 miles
PE 03-032, front suspension/ball joint failure: While driving at any speed consumer heard a noise coming from the front wheel. Vehicle was taken to a repair shop, mechanic informed the consumer that the ball joints were worn out.

- Osceola, IN, USA

problem #36

Nov 102003

Durango 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2000 Dodge Durango has bad ball joints with only 41000 miles on it.

- Osceola, IN, USA

problem #35

Sep 112003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,000 miles
I had brought my 2000 Durango into my dealership and I had my ball joints checked, my upper and lower ball joints failed in addition to my front tires being damaged as a result. I was told by the Chrysler dealer that they could not fix it, there were 40,000 miles on the vehicle. I also spoke to the district service manager and he said there was nothing they could do to help pay for the repairs.

- Fargo, ND, USA

problem #34

Mar 102003

Durango 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,591 miles
In March of 2003 I took my 2000 Dodge Durango into Goodyear to have new tires put on and alignment done. I was told that alignment could not be done because all four control arms were worn and needed to be replaced and the cost would be $2000. I then took the Durango to marshall motors in salina, ks, who is the Dodge dealer for an alignment and they said the upper left control arm was beyond tolerance and must be replaced and advised the other control arms were beginning to show wear and should be replaced in the near future. I had the upper left control arm replaced at the cost of $435.05 on March 25, 2003. If the present control are replaced will the replacement parts be a revised part or will it be replaced with the same faulty part that was originally on the vehicle when manufactured" also, has this part been perfected so the danger of this happening again, as occurred on the original equipment? if replacement of faulty parts is done and there should be a recall on the Dodge Durango, will I be reimbursed for the expenses that I've incurred in order to make this vehicle safe" thank you.

- Hesston, KS, USA

problem #33

Nov 072003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Failure of a upper ball joint and fear of separation on a 2000 Dodge Durango with 55743 miles, also failureof lower ball joint and fear of separation. Both resulting in possible personal injury.

- Elysian, MN, USA

problem #32

Nov 042003

Durango 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 71,000 miles
Upper and lower ball joinst failed.

- Louisville, TN, USA

problem #31

Mar 132003

Durango

  • Automatic transmission
  • 113,000 miles
PE 03-032, front suspension/lowerball joint failure: The lower ball joints wore out prematurely.

- Gardner, KS, USA

problem #30

Nov 032003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2000 Dodge Durango, had vehicle in shop numerous times trying to track down a noise in the front end which was becoming increasingly worse. On this date found the ball joint was in dangerously bad shape and was replaced.

- Ferrum, VA, USA

problem #29

Oct 092003

Durango 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Premature replacement required for 2000 Dodge Durango upper and lower ball joints (50,000 miles).

- Shelby, NC, USA

problem #28

Nov 122002

Durango 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles
While driving 5 mph and turning left into a parking space driver's side front wheel separated from the suspension. Dealer stated that ball joints separated. There was no injuries. EA03-023

- Wilmington, NC, USA

problem #27

Aug 042003

Durango

  • miles
It all started with a squeezing noise in the front end, one day the front right end ball joint collapsed and caused the front right wheel to completely fold underneath itself and caused the front end to collapse. There was roughly miles on the vehicle and in very good condition. Luckily I was simply pulling out of my driveway and not driving down the highway. No one was hurt, but the potential for injury was astronomical. EA03-023

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #26

Oct 262003

Durango

  • 5,600 miles
While driving 15 mph consumer heard a loud popping noise. The consumer pulled over to check, and saw that front ball joints broke. EA03-023

- Blacklick, OH, USA

problem #25

Oct 162003

Durango 8-cyl

  • 50,000 miles
2000 Dodge Durango ball joints.

- Bay City, MI, USA

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