10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
6 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,221 miles

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problem #122

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 #121

Nov 202003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,126 miles
Both upper ball joints are worn out.

- Stoneboro, PA, USA

problem #120

Nov 032003

Durango 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,000 miles
PE 03-032, front suspension/upper ball joint failure: While the consumer was having a front end alignment the mechanic noticed the upper ball joints were showing premature wear.

- Palmyra, VA, USA

problem #119

Jul 132003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,000 miles
The right upper ball joint failed at 32,000 miles. The vehicle could not retain a front end alignment. The dealer determined that the right upper ball joint failed and needed to be replaced.

- Yonkers, NY, USA

problem #118

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 #117

Nov 132003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2000 Dodge Durango...upper ball joint wore out at 38,000 miles. Dealership originally requested $1100 to fix. Called Chrysler's customer care line and explained problem and that I feel I should not have to pay for this repair. They agreed to pay for the repair, less a $100 deductible.

- Elk Grove, CA, USA

problem #116

Nov 132003

Durango 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,000 miles
An independent shop replaced the upper ball joint at 36,000 miles.

- Northbrook, IL, USA

problem #115

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 #114

Oct 222003

Durango

  • 52,000 miles
When driving over bumps would shook. Consumer took vehicle to the dealership for inspection. Mechanic noticed that left upper ball joints were wearing out prematurely. Had the upper ball joints replaced.

- Wyoming, MN, USA

problem #113

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 #112

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 #111

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 #110

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 #109

Dec 022003

(reported on)

Durango

  • miles
While driving, the consumer noticed the front end rumbling when turning right or left. The consumer requested that Dodge cover charges. The front end remained noisy along with a rubbing sound.

- Dexter, OR, USA

problem #108

Nov 042003

Durango 8-cyl

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

- Louisville, TN, USA

problem #107

Oct 212003

Durango

  • 32,000 miles
PE 03-032, front suspension/upper ball joint failure: The upper ball joints wore out prematurely.

- Karnes City, TX, USA

problem #106

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 #105

Oct 312003

Durango

  • miles
I own a 2000 Dodge Durango with just 42,000 miles on it and the upper ball joints are shot already! I have read many more complaints of the same problem. Recall!!!!

- Asland, WI, USA

problem #104

Aug 132002

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 48,809 miles
Had to replace rack and pinion power steering unit on 2000 Dodge Durango when vehicle only had 48,800 miles, also, had to replace upper ball joints, was hard to keep vehicle on the road when hitting any bumps.

- Burr Oak, MI, USA

problem #103

Oct 312003

(reported on)

Durango

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,000 miles
While driving over a bump on the road at about 30 mph vehicle made a squeaking noise. Consumer suspected that the upper ball joints were worn out.

- Wilbraham, MA, USA

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