definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,250 miles

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problem #4

Jul 202005

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles
Recently I took my 1996 Dodge Intrepid into a collision repair specialist due to severe paint chipping on my hood. I was informed that this is common with Dodge vehicles - that the hoods and trunks are rusting from the inside out due to the seams being pinched welded which is allowing moisture to get inside. Also found that the trunk is rusting from the inside out, but didn't know this until we were informed of the hood. The car only has 85,000 miles and has been taken care of very well. Other than that - it is in top condition.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #3

Jul 012002


  • miles
Bushings supporting 3 of the 4 connection points of the front subframe cradle have failed, resulting in a clunking sound when moving. The clunking sound has been around for a long time, but has gotten worse recently. In looking under the car I discovered that the lower halves of the rubber bushings have fallen out at three of the four locations. This cradle supports the engine, transmission, and all steering components.

- West Paducah, KY, USA

problem #2

Oct 022001


  • miles
During normal operation of vehicle a rattling noise was coming from front end. A private mechanic diagnosed problem of rear engine cradle bolts corroding. Repairs have not been made at this time. Please provide any additional information / attachments.

- Holden, MA, USA

problem #1

Aug 212001

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Front sub-frame mounts failed.

- Coram, NY, USA