hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
98,602 miles

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problem #2

Oct 132005

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 197,205 miles
1. the event occurred while backing into my driveway 2. 1996 Dodge Intrepid, 3.5L, 196,000 miles. The lower control arm mount that is a structural element of the car's subframe had metal fatigued and separated from the subrfame. This caused the bottom of the front passenger side wheel to move outward and lodge against the fender. When the wheel moved outward, the half-shaft pulled out of the constant velocity joint disengaging the drivetrain from the front wheel. 3. the replacement cost of the subframe was prohibitively expensive, so the car is going to be scraped.

- Kennesaw, GA, USA

problem #1

Nov 222002

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
NHTSA recall campaign 99V215000 lower control arm bracket; front left lower control arm is deteriorating with just a matter of time of complete failure w/tire speration.

- Acworth, GA, USA