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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,518 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.

2001 Dodge Durango wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2001 Dodge Durango Owner Comments

problem #7

Aug 092015


  • miles


I worked for a tire shop in wal-mart and on 08/09/15 a 2001 Dodge Durango came in for tires. The vehicle placard called for 225/75/15 extra load tires and my management approved for us to put a standard load 235/75/15 tire (brand is dextero made by giti, I didn't select it on the tire selection due to it wasn't listed) on the vehicle. It was directly against company policy and unsafe to put an improper tire on that vehicle. This is the third tire that they put on this vehicle. I wasn't involved in the other two but this last one on Sunday they wanted me to install said tire. I refused to do knowing that it was against our policy and I did not want to put the customer in an unsafe position. They forced another technician to do the work then proceeded to terminate me the next day on 08/10/15. The customer is in current possession of the vehicle that has improper tires against what the vehicle required from the manufacturer.

- Brooksville, FL, USA

problem #6

Oct 082008


  • miles
My daughter was driving my wife and grandson home from an errand. She was on the 202 E bound, getting ready to take the alma school exit, when a blow out occurred. The Dodge Durango (2001) rolled several times. My daughter was only slightly injured and my grandson was not injured. The car is totaled.

- Chandler, AZ, USA

problem #5

Sep 192005

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,000 miles
I purchased a used 2001 Dodge Durango with Goodyear Wrangler rts P265/70R16 tires, the SUV had approx. 42,000 miles. Shortly after purchase, one front tire began to lose air and wobble. After inspection by the dealer who sold me the car, I was told that it appeared the belt was broken and the full-size spare was used to replace the tire. This second tire seems to be "doing" the same thing. In addition, I now have a rear tire that has a "flat spot" and cooresponding sidewall bulge on it. The car (and I presume, orginal manufacturer equipment tires) have approx. 50,000 miles on them. I wrote to Goodyear, via website, about this condition, but no one has responded.

- Hyde Park, NY, USA

problem #4

May 202005

Durango 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Contact owns a 2001 Dodge Durango slt, and she is having problems with driver's side rear wheel. There are only two lugs:nuts left holding on the tire, and the stem keeps breaking off. She is unable to drive the vehicle because it is unsafe.

- Amarillo, TX, USA

problem #3

Jul 232003

(reported on)


  • 28,629 miles
Upper ball joint failure caused premature wear of all 4 tires, which needed replacement, per mechanic.

- Brentwood, CA, USA

problem #2

Feb 212001


  • miles
Consumer stated tires were wearing all the way around, dealer stated this was normal wear.

- Allen, TX, USA

problem #1

Feb 212001


  • miles
Consumer stated tires were wearing all the way around, dealer stated this was normal wear.

- Allen, TX, USA

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