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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$8,500.00
Average Mileage:
75,512 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace or rebuild motor (2 reports)
2004 Dodge Dakota engine problems

engine problem

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2004 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 072010

Dakota V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 77,000 miles

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

ENGINE SEIZED! Has DODGE helped anyone with this same problem?

- , Absecon, NJ, USA

problem #1

Sep 132009

Dakota SLT 4.7L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 74,023 miles

My truck only has 74,000 miles on it and I now have to either have the motor rebuilt or replace it. I researched my problem on the internet and found a lot of other people with similar problems and they were saying that even with regular oil changes that the extended warranty would not cover engine sludge. Dodge make good on the repairs for this type of problem because of engine design.

- , Arlington, WA, USA

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