10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$2,200.00
Average Mileage:
59,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replacement of camshaft (1 reports)
2002 Dodge Durango engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Dodge Durango Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 022008

Durango SLT Plus 5.9L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,000 miles

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

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Check engine light came on at 59,000 miles. At first it appeared to be "just" a burned valve. Further investigation (requiring teardown of the engine) revealed the camshaft was defective and due to roughness and pitting/scoring of the camshaft, it had been gradually wearing away at the valves. Repairs required a complete valve job and replacement of the camshaft. Total cost $2200 and no help from Chrysler corporation.. tough luck to me since it's out of warranty, even though this obvious engine failure is due to a defective part... No modern car should have its engine fail at 59k miles!!! I have owned Chrysler vehicles my entire life but this is the last of their products I will ever buy.

- , Dallas, TC, USA

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