really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,250 miles

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problem #4

Aug 262005

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles
Purchased 1996 Dodge Intrepid in May 2005. Following week had to take car back to dealer re: Brakes, to no avail. A mechanic stated brakes will need to be replaced. Was advised that tires were not in such great condition either. Kept hearing strange sounds (rattling noises) from the car. In August, smoke started coming from under the hood. Car would not steer at all. Had to take car to mechanic, who told us fan belt had come off while driving. Power steering pump had to be replaced and power steering line. He also advised that rack and pinion would need to be replaced. Finally, on August 26th, was getting in car to drive and did not get very far, when the car came to a sudden stop and made a loud noise. Got out of the car and found two bolts on the ground. Please help !!! distressed. Do we have any recourse here? have receipts, but do not have old parts.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #3

Mar 011997

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • miles
On several occasions while driving there is a gas odor. Recall campaign 98V184000 fuel injection was performed, but after recall repair the fuel odor returned, the recall repair has been done four times yet the problem still exist. The heater didn't work properly, the power door lock wouldn't lock, the doors wouldn't open, the water pump was leaking, the headlights were too dim, the doors squeaked, there was a vibration coming from the brakes, there was play in the front end of the vehicle from the inner tie rods and power steering gear bushings.

- Raytown, MO, USA

problem #2

Sep 201998


  • miles
Brake failure.

- Gaylord, MI, USA

problem #1

Mar 071998

(reported on)


  • miles
Brakes pulsate when coming to a stop.

- Hettinger, ND, USA