definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,104 miles

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problem #10

Dec 262011


  • 42,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Dodge Intrepid. The contact stated that while driving approximately 5 mph into a parking space, the engine stalled without warning. Upon restarting, the vehicle resumed normal function. The failure recurred twelve times. In addition, whenever accessing the exterior front and rear passenger locked power doors, they failed to release open with the key fob. The failure recurred twelve times. The vehicle had not been diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 42,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Columbia, SC, USA

problem #9

Jun 202008


  • 122,541 miles
Had mild tapping sound from engine a few months ago, took vehicle to the mechanic and that is where I learned the reputation of the 2.7 liter engine. He advised that we should look for another vehicle before we became the latest victim. Unfortunately, on the way home from work one afternoon the engine started developing an even more pronounced clattering, knock and vibration; as if it were about to tear itself apart. Pulled over to avoid subjecting engine to even more damage. Had to have it towed home. Will not spend another dollar on this vehicle until Chrysler hands me a check from a lawsuit settlement.

- Suwanee, GA, USA

problem #8

Sep 052003

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,000 miles
There is an issue with the automatic front driver/passenger door locks, two of them have stopped operating-they can be locked and unlocked manually, but they do not unlock with the keyless entry. While driving down the road, the door locks lock makes a scary shrill noise that frightens passengers as well as the driver. Took vehicle to a dealer and they offered to replace the locks but it would be at the consumer's expense. Consumer did replace one of the door lock mechanisms, this was on the driver's door. No problems since the repair of that door lock. No explanation as to why the door lock has stopped operating. Consumer has not contacted Chrysler Corp on this issue at this time. Both front power windows have stopped operating as well, the power will raise window up and down but the window glass is off track. One of the two window brackets broke, causing the window to be off track-no repairs for this as well. The consumer was unable to close the window, someone would have to stand on the outside of the vehicle to physically hold the glass on the track.

- Cincinnatti, OH, USA

problem #7

Nov 112002

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Interior lights turned on and off intermittently which often scared and distracted the driver from the road, increasing the chance of a crash. Taken in for repairs three times, but the problem recurred. The consumer stated that the interior lights go on an off while the vehicle is not running. The consumer stated that the control module was replaced at total of 4 times. The consumer stated that the rear door lock has a buzz noise in it. The horn and alarm goes on and off.

- Warren, MI, USA

problem #6

Jan 042005

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 31,000 miles
Today the third power door lock when out on my 2000 Intrepid. Considering there are only four on the car I would think this is more then the norm. The first went out under warranty, the last two are on me. In addition to the locks, over the course of my ownership I have had to replace a power window motor, trunk lifts (that still don't work in cold weather), electrical system moduals, have the doors adjusted several times (they still don't fit right) and various misc. Items. This third out of four power locks is the clincher. My last three cars have been Dodge and this is my last Dodge. Has anyone else had problems with their locks?

- North Aurora, IL, USA

problem #5

Jan 202004


  • 66,000 miles
Power locks failed. As a result, consumer had to use the key in order to get into the vehicle.

- Granite City, IL, USA

problem #4

Dec 282003


  • 37,000 miles
Electronic locks malfunctioned. Consumer was concerned that he might be locked inside the vehicle.

- Turner, ME, USA

problem #3

Jan 242000

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Back lock on passenger side has gone bad. It makes a weird noise when the car automatically locks. It makes the same sound when you unlock the doors. That particular lock will not unlock, you can not pull it up sometimes and that is frightening.

- Aberdeen, MS, USA

problem #2

Dec 072002

Intrepid 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,500 miles
Defective power door locks. Locks produce a loud screeching noise upon locking or unlocking. Doors then fail to unlock when the door handle is pulled. This can create a safety concern when driver and passengers attempt to egress vehicle in an emergency. This is a 3 time recurring problem which first happened while the vehicle was under warranty and has again occurred in January 2003

- North Massapequa, NY, USA

problem #1

Apr 072001


  • miles
Interior electrical light system has failed completely. This effected dome light, /sunroof switch/ vanity mirror light, and dashboard. This problem has happened 5 times. Have been to dealership each time, and mechanic indicated that it was electrical mobile that was defective. Would have it replaced, but problem would always reappear.

- Stanford, CT, USA