really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
71,665 miles

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problem #4

Mar 272015


  • 187,000 miles
Was driving down wayne road when suddenly my car started slowing down everything seem to be working except the gas paddle. I had my feet on gas but it was not responding I quickly pulled to the right as it was hard to turn steering wheel. It was cars behind me and it was scary knowing someone could hit me. I called my husband and he came thought he could just give me a jump but he said its nothing wrong with battery. It looks like im not getting any gas. It wont turn over so he pushed me in the mall. Until I get off from work. I was blessed that it happen to do that on the day he was off because I just started a new job and I didn't need to miss a day as soon as I start working. I also read many similar complaints on this is. This should be taken care of and fast. I thank the lord for watching over me in trial moments.

- Ypsilanti, MI, USA

problem #3

Jun 052010


  • 99,600 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Dodge Durango. The contact stated that one month ago the rpms increased to 2000 while the vehicle was in park and recurred when it was in drive. The vehicle accelerated without driver intent even when his foot was on the brake pedal. The contact was advised that the throttle sensor needed to be cleaned which temporarily corrected the failure. Chrysler was not notified. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileages were approximately 99, 687.

- Albertus , PA, USA

problem #2

Feb 252002

Durango 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60 miles
Electronic controls of safety equipment do not funtion properly. Turn signals, lights, cruise. Gauges, windows, radio, airbag etc.. all have malfuntioned since the car was picked up from the dealer. It is obvious that a electrical problem exists in the vehicle but doddge/Chrysler is un willing to address the issue.this is an ongoing issue. I have numerous witnesses and have started video recording the problems.

- Ocala, FL, USA

problem #1

Jun 192002

Durango 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While towing a trailer downhill at 55 mph with cruisecontrol set, accelerator pedal went to the floor, consumer hit cancel cruise button 3 times, but vehicle increased speed, rpms went to 4500. Consumer then applied brakes, but that did not slow vehicle down. Trailer began to fishtail, vehicle flipped, rpms were still over 4000. Consumer shut off engine, vehicle then caught on fire under the hood. No injuries, vehicle and trailer were totalled.

- Bountiful, UT, USA