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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Dodge Dakota body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1998 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 312003

Dakota 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I own a 1998 Dodge Dakota sport with paint fading on the hood in several places. There was no damage to these areas that would cause a paint problem. I am very dissapointed that I am having this problem with a vehicle that is only 4 years old. I have searched for a possible recall since this appears to be a factory problem. I have found many other owners reporting simular problems but no recall at this time. I would like to know if Dodge is planning on resolving this problem soon.

- Hastings, NE, USA

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