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5.5

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,375 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.

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2006 Dodge Dakota windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2006 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments

problem #4

Feb 012008

Dakota

  • miles

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

Wipers and turn signals stop working and then come back on when they get ready. Malfunctioning.

- Columbus, OH, USA

problem #3

Aug 172010

Dakota

  • 20,000 miles
Windshield wipers will turn on randomly. This issue happens in all weather conditions and will cycle twice before shutting off. Because this is not during any specific condition dealers would need to take the truck and drive it until the issue arose.

- Osawatomie, KS, USA

problem #2

Nov 012009

Dakota

  • 35,500 miles
I noticed that the windshiled wipers would come on by it self, as time went on the dashboard lights and stereo would go off for about 4 seconds; later the horn would blow and the wipe fluid would squirt, then I would get a aweful shock when I touch the gear shifter. All these occur whenever I start the truck after sitting for more than 7 hours, then at any given time while driving with at least 4-5 times and ever increasing as mileage travelling.

- Junction City, KS, USA

problem #1

Jan 162008

Dakota

  • 10,000 miles
Windshield wipers turn on unexpectedly while the vehicle is moving obscuring the driver's vision which could lead to a loss of control or crash.

- Sierra Vista, AZ, USA

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