pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
56,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. new wheel bearings (2 reports)
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problem #2

Jul 112011

Dakota SLT V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 68,000 miles

The wheel bearing started squeaking very loudly. Took it in once and they greased it. That only fixed it for about a month and then it started making noise again. Took it to a different mechanic. The mechanic determined the wheel bearing was so bad, that it almost broke off the truck. My wheel would have come off. I was so surprised how bad it got so fast.

- smileyjas81, Oakmont, PA, US

problem #1

Feb 182011

Dakota SLT 4.7L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,000 miles

I had to have ball joints replaced after 35,000 miles. Now I need wheel bearings after just 44,000 miles. One was really howling. For over $300 each to get replaced at such low mileage, I find that totally ridiculous. It's bad enough that to change the axle fluid reccommended every 15000 miles, it's over $300 each time. (4 wheel drive)

- krit08, Elmira, NY, US