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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
76,724 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. disconnect battery (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
2002 Dodge Dakota lights problems

lights problem

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2002 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 142012

Dakota Club Cab 4.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,447 miles


Lights on interior stay on even after removing the key. The headllights usually turn off after a delay, but not the interior. My fix was to turn off the interior lights manually and then back on which works.

- , Supply, NC, USA

problem #1

Mar 132012

Dakota Sport 3.2L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles

I bought this truck with 0 miles in 2002 and it only has 78,000 miles and i already had a transmission repair and now i have an issue with the headlights its very annoying to get home and the lights dont go off when you turn them off so i would like to have a reason why this is going on i dont know why after all these years this would happen please let me know if you would be able to solve this problem.

And this give me the reason why japanese cars are more reliable.

- , Madison, TN, USA

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