10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
9 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
5 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,266 miles

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2005 Dodge Dakota seat belts / air bags problems

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2005 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments (Page 3 of 6)

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problem #69

Jun 152015

Dakota

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received an interim notification for NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) several months ago and the dealer was unable to receive the part from the manufacturer for an extended period of time. The contact was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired. The manufacturer was unable to provide a specific time frame for sending the second notice indicating when the parts would be supplied to the dealer, which was unreasonable for the contact. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Lake Katrine, NY, USA

problem #68

May 272015

Dakota

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Marblehead, MA, USA

problem #67

Dec 282014

Dakota

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- North Branford, CT, USA

problem #66

Nov 272014

Dakota

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. The VIN was not available.

- Captain Cook, HI, USA

problem #65

May 292015

Dakota

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) however, the parts to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Monticella, IN, USA

problem #64

May 012015

Dakota

  • miles
Dealer has failed to remedy this defect within a reasonable time. ( over six months)

- Penn Laird, VA, USA

problem #63

Oct 012015

Dakota

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) however, the parts to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Greenbriar, TN, USA

problem #62

Oct 172015

Dakota

  • 140,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact stated that while driving at 40 mph, the air bag warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was serviced under an air bags manufacturers recall but when the vehicle was driven to the contact's residence, the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken back the dealer where the clock springs in the steering wheel needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 140,000.

- St Louis, MO, USA

problem #61

Jun 292015

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Update 01/15/16 MA updated 01/27/16.

- Leominster, MA, USA

problem #60

Aug 032015

Dakota

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V373000 (air bags, electrical system) and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the recall repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer had exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Harrisonville, MO, USA

problem #59

Jul 112015

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts needed were not available. The contact mentioned that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The dealer placed the contact on a waiting list. The manufacturer was made aware of the delay and was unable to provide a time frame for when the parts would become available. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 02/19/16 updated 02/22/16.

- Marion, OH, USA

problem #58

May 112015

Dakota

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) and stated that the part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer could not provide an estimated date for when the vehicle would receive the recall repair. The VIN was unknown. The contact was not experiencing a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Update 01/13/16

- Creston, IA, USA

problem #57

Jul 022015

Dakota

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made available of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Anderson, SC, USA

problem #56

Jul 292015

Dakota

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags). The dealer scheduled an appointment on July 29, 2015 and then canceled the appointment due to part unavailability. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer could not provide an estimated date for when the contact's vehicle would receive the recall repair. The contact was not experiencing a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Hampton, GA, USA

problem #55

Oct 202015

Dakota

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) however, the part was unavailable to perform the repairs. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Clinton, MT, USA

problem #54

May 292015

Dakota

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags), however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Southport, NC, USA

problem #53

Sep 282015

Dakota

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. 10778051 update 01/15/16

- Kings Mountain , NC, USA

problem #52

Nov 152014

Dakota

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Melvindale, MI, USA

problem #51

May 292015

Dakota

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure....updated 01/20/16

- Rosman, NC, USA

problem #50

Jun 252015

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • 139,972 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Dakota. The contact stated that the air bag light constantly remained illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the repair shop where it was diagnosed that the air bag on and off switch malfunctioned and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number :15V313000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN was invalid. The failure mileage was 139,972. Updated 11/20/15 the air bags were replaced by the dealer. Updated 12/08/15.

- Macomb, MI, USA

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