definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,303 miles

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problem #7

Oct 062005

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 79,118 miles
Regular driving. Noise from rear end. Dealership replaced rear carrier and all bearings/races.

- Roseville, CA, USA

problem #6

Feb 152005


  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles
While driving a loud noise was produced. The dealer stated rear upper ball joints failed, and needed to be replaced.

- Alma, GA, USA

problem #5

Jun 062003

Durango 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,000 miles
Driving down the road about 30 mph, I hit a dip in the road and the whole passenger side front wheel assembly (tire/wheel/steering knuckle/brake components) flew off. The upper ball joint broke. EA03-023

- Arlington, VA, USA

problem #4

Aug 222002


  • miles
While driving at 40 mph vehicle suddenly came to a holt. Vehicle would not go into reverse or drive. Vehicle was towed to dealer. Dealer stated it was rear alignment.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #3

Oct 252001

Durango 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states fender fell off drivers side, dealer installed two wheel well fasteners, consumer states that rail dust covers vehicle at rear, consumer states rattling, squeaking, crunching or moaning noise throughout vehicle over bumps, dealer replaced anti rattle clip, and both rear left springs, vehicle lunges forward with brake on at stops, dealer found throttle valve was scored and replaced valve body, transmission hesitates or will not engage when brakes are applied, dealer replaced all seals, clutches, and cleaned and inspected overdrive, shift linkage out of adjustment, on several occasions, engine pings on acceleration, dealer unable to duplicate, concerns with broken rear seat latches and seat not flipping forward, dealer performed clockspring safety recall 01V153000.

- Tulsa, OK, USA

problem #2

May 012000


  • miles
Air conditioning blows out hot air. Never has been that cold. Rear end has a howling noise between 45 and 55 mph.

- Austell, GA, USA

problem #1

Mar 202000

Durango 4WD

  • miles
Vehicle has severe whining noise from rear diffrential.also has grinding/clicking noise to date, rear differential ring and pinion has been replaced (not fixed); complete rear end assembly installed 05/01/00 (not fixed), dealer contacted me and told me they would "rebuild the new assembly to try to correct the problem, and would not give me the vehicle back until it has been corrected." This is 3 attempts at the same problem, I.e., new gear set; new rear end assembly; currently rebuilding the new rear end assembly (without ever having returned vehicle to me with new rear end installed).

- Chesapeake, VA, USA