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2.3

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,750 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2000 Dodge Durango cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2000 Dodge Durango Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 082008

Durango

  • 127,000 miles

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

ECU computer dies after heat soaked. Engine just dies and we lose steering and brakes in a few seconds due to the loss of engine operation. No advance warning, just a warning on the odometer "no bus" - all instruments are dead.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #3

Jun 302006

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,000 miles
The coolant eroded a hole in the timing chain cover from the inside to the outside. This caused coolant to freely stream from the engine. When the shop tried to order the part they were put on a "national back order list" along with seventy-five other units.

- Butte, MT, USA

problem #2

Jan 032005

Durango

  • miles
2000 Dodge Durango front suspension upper ball joints failed. The power door locks operated on their own without activation, at times the driver door lock would not operate at the same time as the passenger side the power windows will intermittently roll up. The thermostat was replaced twice.

- Indianola, MS, USA

problem #1

Jul 192004

Durango 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 73,000 miles
Vehicle has 73,000 miles and power steering pump shaft slowly worked loose causing puncture into plastic cooling tank/shroud. Puncture appears to be from contact with shaft and has about a nickel size hole in plastic tank. Caused vehicle to over heat and loss of coolant. Alarm indication failed to light on instrument cluster. Taking to dealer to further investigate this problem.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

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