hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
76,406 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2008 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 172015


  • 100,000 miles


Turning right last year signaled left and the blinker blinked right my wife was behind me and later asked why I didn't signal the right way I said I did im not a dumm yi checked things they were fine. About a week later...I put the high beams on and the wipers came on ran through the turn signals sure enough signal left blink right signal right blink left. Put high beam on washer fluid and wipers come on.

- Manchester Ctr., VT, USA

problem #3

Nov 172014

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • 55,623 miles
While driving the outer tie rod failed and the vehicle was unusable, the dealer stated there was no warranty. The vehicle would have crashed if I had not been lucky and brought it to the side of the road quickly. Both tie rod ends were found to be defective as well as the sway bar mounts. In addition this vehicle has routinely had a turn signal problem, when you turn on the left signal the right signal illuminates about 25 percent of the time.

- Boise , ID, USA

problem #2

Aug 122014

Dakota 8-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
Went to use turn signals and they hang up. They do not quit blinking right away. Does not matter which one you turn on-left or right (up or down).

- Mary Esther, FL, USA

problem #1

Apr 072014

Dakota 8-cyl

  • 65,000 miles
Re: 2008 Dodge Dakota been searching for recall on the above vehicle, been stopped numerous of time by officers about signals. Have replaced bulbs and doesn't work. Problems: Turns left signal light on and the right one comes on, this happens 95% of the time. Emergency flashes does not work 75% of the time.

- Greenville, AL, USA

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