definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,416 miles

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problem #4

Apr 082004

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 41,744 miles
Today I took my 1998 Dodge Durango (VIN-1bhs28Y6wf132671) for the yearly Virginia safety inspection. The vehicle was taken to dominion Dodge in salem, Virginia where I purchased the vehicle new in 1998.shortly after my arrival and notifiing the service manager what I was there for, he came and told me that my right lower ball joint was "bad" and needed replacement, and he was well aware that this facility had replaced 3 of them April 2002. Including this one that needed replacing 2 years later, 11,203 miles since replaced. When these were replaced in April 2002 the same inferior parts were installed as when the vehicle was bought new!! so this vehicle has a total of 41,780 as of today and I am stating to put a second set of ball joints on my Dodge Durango! when are you people going to do something??

- Roanoke, VA, USA

problem #3

Jul 082003

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 91,921 miles
Noise began in front wheel area and grew very loud within a short period of time. Also experienced steering issues (car shakes and pulls to right). Took vehicle in to check it out - had to replacel front ball joints and tension rods ends. We had to pay over $2000 to repair this defect, and car still does not steer properly. Dealer reported to us that this is a common problem for this vehicle.

- Omro, WI, USA

problem #2

Feb 182000

(reported on)


  • miles
Lower control arm boot on the front wheel leaks oil onto the brakes, damaging the rotors and the pads. Dealer has been notified.

- Suoerior, CO, USA

problem #1

Sep 081999

(reported on)

Durango 4WD

  • miles
Accident--Toyota corolla grazed front left corner of bumper and hit tire. Tire blew, upper and lower control arms were pushed back.

- Santa Barbara, CA, USA