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2.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,036 miles

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2002 Dodge Durango brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Dodge Durango Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 242006

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • 55,036 miles

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

I have a 2002 Dodge Durango. It has rear antilock brakes. I have had numerous close calls in hard stop situations where the wheels lock up and the vehicle slides forward. I have taken it to a brake specialist who agreed after a test ride there was a serious problem but said I needed to get the dealer involved. I have taken it to several Dodge dealers over a period of about four years. They have made several recommendations to which I had the service done and it made no difference. Now they keep telling me there is nothing wrong. I got Dodge regional involved last year. They told me to take it back to the dealer and have them check it out. The dealer said that the ABS was engaging early but did nothing to correct the problem. I recently reached Dodge regional again. He says he talked to the service manager at the dealership who told him they recommended the rotors be replaces and I refused. I told him that was a lie that I had the rotors and pads replaced. Dodge regional said there was nothing he could do to help. He said the service manager recommended I bring the car in for inspection again at another $90. I told him I refuse to keep paying these fees to have them tell me there's nothing wrong. I then put in a call to the service manager at the dealer and left him a detailed message asking him to please return my call. He never returned my call. I have attempted to reach Dodge regional for the last few days and his phone just rings with no voicemail picking up. I am out of ideas and patience. I love my vehicle but it is a severe hazard. It seems as though once again nothing will happen until someone is killed or seriously injured before anything gets done. I have plenty of documentation with my complaints to the dealers as backup. I hope someone there can help me get this problem resolved. By the way, I know another person who has the same year Durango as me and she complains of the same problem.

- Oceanside, CA, USA

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