10.0

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

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problem #222

Mar 312004

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Advise Chrysler again my ball joints are worn and will not pass a state safety inspection. The wheels could be vertically moved up and down. The mechanic shook the wheel and the ball joint came off. If I would have been driving this, I would have encountered a major fataility.

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

problem #221

Mar 172004

Durango

  • miles
While driving 25 mph vehicle vibrated from the front driver's side. Also, consumer heard a knocking noise coming from the front of the vehicle. Consumer took the vehicle to the dealership, and mechanic determined that the upper ball joints failed.

- Wilmington, MA, USA

problem #220

Mar 172004

Durango 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 68,000 miles
I had my 2000 Dodge Durango inspected for upper ball joint failure. The dealer found excess play in the upper ball joints and reccomended replacement at 68,000 miles. This problem needs a recall before injuries and deaths occor. Dealer stated that the problem is more prone to vehicles driven in a salt environment, but there is none used where this vehicle has been driven.

- Salem, OR, USA

problem #219

Mar 212004

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,700 miles
The vehicle's lower ball joints fail without warning. Please provide any additional information. The consumer had replaced the upper and lower ball joint 6 months prior to the second failure. The lower ball joints were so bad that the one on the driver's side was about to fall off. The consumer feels these need to be recalled.

- Canada, KY, USA

problem #218

Mar 032004

Durango

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The vehicle was taken to the dealer to get new tires. The dealer could not align the front end due to metal fatigue of the upper ball joints. The upper ball joints were replaced. Please provide the VIN# along with any additional information.

- Littleton, CO, USA

problem #217

Mar 232004

Durango 8-cyl

  • miles
Worn upper and lower ball joints in my Dodge Durango (2000) 4X4 with 49,600 miles on it.

- Blairsville, GA, USA

problem #216

Aug 012003

Durango

  • miles
Upper ball joint significantly and prematurely worn. Caused severe tire damage to new tires. I'm afraid for my family's safety.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #215

Mar 222004

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Upper ball joint excessive wear reported by asi certified mechanic needs to be replaced. Check with Dodge for safety recall, the ball joint should not be this worn down with low mileage.

- Albany, GA, USA

problem #214

Mar 062004

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 54,500 miles
Odd steering feel and intermitin noise was coming from the front end. After taking the vehicle to my local mechanic it was ound that the lower ball joints on the vehicle (2000 Dodge Durango) were completely worn out ready to separate. Also the upper ball joints had worn to the point of replacement. Vehicle was unsafe to drive without the necessary repairs made.

- Thiells, NY, USA

problem #213

Mar 182004

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Ball joints were worn on my 2000 Dodge Durango. When going over any bumps, the front end sounded like it was coming apart. I took it to my local dealership and they told me the ball joints were worn.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #212

Feb 242004

Durango

  • 108,000 miles
Upper ball joints broke without warning. As a result, when turning the steering wheel jerked back and forth.

- Lake City, MN, USA

problem #211

Mar 172003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I own a 2000 Dodge Durango, [xxx] this vehicle has both upper ball-joints severely worn. Updated 07/26/2012 information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6)

- Waxhaw, NC, USA

problem #210

Apr 112003

Durango

  • 80,000 miles
The upper and lower ball joints failed at 80,000 miles.

- Chesterfield, VA, USA

problem #209

Mar 162004

(reported on)

Durango

  • miles
While driving steering wheel was loose, causing the vehicle to drift all over the road. Dealer determined that two upper ball joints failed.

- Hampton, VA, USA

problem #208

Mar 162004

(reported on)

Durango

  • 50,000 miles
Consumer took vehicle to for a tire check, and it was determined that the ball joints were defective.

- Farmington, MI, USA

problem #207

Mar 142004

Durango 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
We own a 2000 Dodge Durango and saw several newscasts about the failing ball joints. We took our vehicle to the dealership where we purchased the car and we also have a failing ball joint. Luckily, we were not in an accident but we are being charged over $400 for this defect. Our car only has 50K miles on it. We know this is a chronic problem with the Durango and would like Chrysler to issue a recall and want our complaint noted..

- Newton, MA, USA

problem #206

Apr 202004

(reported on)

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • 50,000 miles
Consumer complained about a ball joint problem. Consumer took vehicle to dealer for a wheel alignment, and mechaniic determined that ball joints needed replacing.

- Bountiful, UT, USA

problem #205

Mar 182002

Durango 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 34,000 miles
Safety problems with Dodge Durango including replacing ball joint twice in 4 years, repalcing front roters twice in 4 years, complaining about problems with brakes and the transmission. This vehicle failed two safety inspections for these problems. These are serious safety concerns and have been down played when I have taken my car in and I have not been notified of the seriousness and that these are reoccuring problems with the Durango. Yet the dealership and Chrysler want to claim no responsibility.

- Amherst, MA, USA

problem #204

Mar 112004

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,014 miles
The upper and lower ball joints on the left side of my 2000 Dodge Durango were worn and had play. I had to have them replaced at my expense since there is not a recall on them at this time.

- Rougemont, NC, USA

problem #203

Mar 092004

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,066 miles
2000 Dodge Durango 4X4 5.9L engine, upper ball joints are so bad my mechanic said the vehicle is not safe to drive.

- Land O Lakes, FL, USA

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