10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
21 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
16 / 2
Average Mileage:
3,500 miles

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1998 Dodge Dakota seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #8

Jul 251999

Dakota

  • miles

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

Vehicle was involved in a frontal collision, and the airbags did not deploy. Dealer and manufacturer have been notified.

- Meredian, MS, USA

problem #7

Oct 141998

(reported on)

Dakota

  • miles
Consumer was involved in a 40 mph rear end collision in which the driver's or passenger's air bags did not deploy.

- Conesus, NY, USA

problem #6

Oct 141998

(reported on)

Dakota

  • miles
Consumer was involved in a 40 mph rear end collision in which the driver's or passenger's air bags did not deploy.

- Conesus, NY, USA

problem #5

Aug 261998

Dakota

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving at about 25mph, a car ran a stop sign and the truck broadsided the car. The driver and passenger side air bag didn't deploy in the truck.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #4

Sep 051998

Dakota

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was involved in 50 mph frontal collision in which the driver's or passenger's air bags did not deploy. Cause unknown.

- Harrison Valley, PA, USA

problem #3

Sep 051998

Dakota

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was involved in 50 mph frontal collision in which the driver's or passenger's air bags did not deploy. Cause unknown.

- Harrison Valley, PA, USA

problem #2

Mar 011998

Dakota

  • miles
Going 50mph, hit brakes to avoid hitting deer & vehicle swerved. Brakes locked up & went down embankment. Front end hit ditch & then flipped over, front to rear. Air bags did not deploy upon impact. Vehicle totaled.

- Culver, IN, USA

problem #1

Mar 011998

Dakota

  • miles
Going 50mph, hit brakes to avoid hitting deer & vehicle swerved. Brakes locked up & went down embankment. Front end hit ditch & then flipped over, front to rear. Air bags did not deploy upon impact. Vehicle totaled.

- Culver, IN, USA

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