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10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Dodge Dakota seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 012001

Dakota

  • Manual transmission
  • miles

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

Consumer's shoulder belt on driver side wasn't retracting once it has been pulled to secure occupant. Dealer has been contacted, and there was only a 36,000 mile warranty for seat belts. No recall has been initiated.

- Aiken, SC, USA

problem #1

Jan 271998

(reported on)

Dakota

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying the brakes to avoid a vehicle collision the passenger's seat belt did not retract.

- Mobile, AL, USA

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