pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
87,900 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. replace both rotors,both calipers,and new pads (3 reports)
  2. replace brake hoses (1 reports)
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problem #4

Apr 102017

Dakota SLT 6 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 132,859 miles

When I first bought the truck it had a brake rotor problem, and the new replacement rotors had to be turned. The rotors they have placed on the truck this time, I believe are also bad. This truck will not pass a vehicle inspection. The brakes are not working properly. But I can't get anyone at the service shop to listen. I have paid so much money for this repair and the problem is worse than it was before I brought it in for the repairs. Paid dodge service department $1008.00, to fix the problem and now I'm just out of the money because the brake problem is still there. I believe that if they would turn those rotors they put, it would fix the problem, but no one's listening. I need help.

- carlhicks1ch, Round Rock, US

problem #3

Nov 022016

Dakota SL 4.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 155,000 miles

This is a common problem with the Dakota brakes, the brakes are not heavy enough to handle loads. You can fix the problem by using slotted and dimpled rotors, new pads, and new brake hoses. The hoses break down inside and will not let the brake pressure bleed off after the brakes are applied.

- David A., Berea, KY, US

problem #2

Dec 282009

Dakota SLT V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,000 miles

The caliper went. It got stuck closed and burned the rotor down to nothing, including ruining the brake pads. I have had nothing but problems with the brakes on this truck.

- smileyjas81, Oakmont, PA, US

problem #1

Jan 072010

Dakota SLT 4.6L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 17,545 miles

I haven't had it fixed yet. I have 7-7000 miles on warranty but know the rotors and pads are not covered,but if the calipers are both dragging they might be under warant and everything should be covered? Funny they checked my brakes every time I had my tires rotated and more.I Know they are sticking it to me,I faithfully service my truck every 3000 miles,and I only have 17,545 miles on the truck,which dosn't make them very happy it seems,because of my drive train warranty 7-7000 miles,if anybody else has this prolem please let me know.

- Robert M., Weymouth, MA., US