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Engine Stalls/Cuts Off While Driving Without Warning
2005 Dodge Durango (Page 1 of 5)
This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Dodge dealer.
CarComplaints.com Notes: The second generation Durango was introduced in 2004 and instantly came under fire for, well, catching on fire.
From 2004-2006 electrical overloading in the driver's side instrument panel caused numerous reports of interior fires. The interior infernos became so commonplace that Chrysler eventually issued a recall.
The problems didn't stop there, however. Owners of the recalled vehicles complained about being treated unfairly and given take-it-or-leave-it low ball settlement offers. "They offered me $2000 under NADA retail as a settlement," said one owner, "and have been rude and hostile to deal with." Nothing says awesome service like treating your customers rudely after their cars have already caught on fire.
- Typical Repair Cost:
- Average Mileage:
- 73,280 miles
- Total Complaints:
- 93 complaints
Most Common Solutions:
- not sure (54 reports)
- the dealership tells me nothing is wrong with the car (17 reports)
- replaced EGR valve myself (5 reports)
- remove, wait, then replace batteries in keys (2 reports)
- replaced a solenoid in the transmission (2 reports)
- throttle bottle cleaner (2 reports)