Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
5 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,451 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.

2006 Dodge Durango fuel system problems

fuel system problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2006 Dodge Durango:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

2006 Dodge Durango Owner Comments (Page 13 of 19)

« Read the previous 20 complaints

problem #134

Jul 192006


  • 50,000 miles


Im sick of gas coming back out of gas filler neck I can not believe Dodge has not addressed this problem as they did on the 2005 Durangos I believe this could be dangerous and gas is a known carcinogen it happens everytime I fill up I was told at the dealer there was no recall im just tired of it.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #133

Jul 012010


  • 51,842 miles
The fuel spits out when refueling. The auto shut off does not stop the refueling until the fuel has already begun to spit out of my 2006 Dodge Durango.

- Woodbridge, VA, USA

problem #132

Jun 182010


  • 56,444 miles
2006 Dodge Durango - every time I fill up the gas tank to full, after it kicks off, gas spews out of the tank and goes all over the place. It sprays all over the side of the car and on to whoever is filling up the tank. This is very unsafe as gas has sprayed on to my face and mouth. I have seen Dodge has had this problem with earlier years and has rectified the problem, but they won't acknowledge for 2006 models. I have to slowly fill up the tank and try to quit before it reaches full to avoid the gas spraying on me. This is ongoing and not just a single incidence.

- Russia, OH, USA

problem #131

Mar 152010

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • 55,000 miles


During every fill up at the gas station, gas spits out of the tank of my 2006 Dodge Durango. It doesn't matter what gas station or which pump I use. I have tried pulling the pump out in the middle of the fueling to vent the tank and this doesn't work either. There was a recall of 2005 Dodge Durangos for this very same problem. Obviously it was not corrected.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #130

Jun 162010


  • 62,979 miles
I have a 2006 Dodge Durango that every time I fill up at the gas station, when the tank gets full, the nozzle clicks and a rush of gas spills out. The Dodge dealer says it's not covered under a recall covering the same problem on other vehicles. I see there is a recall for 2005 Durango's but not 2006's. I have investigated this complaint on the internet and find many 2006 Durango owners having the same problem. I am seriously concerned that there will be an explosion due to the amount of gas spraying out. The dealer indicated that they were "unable to duplicate" the problem, but it happens at every time I fill up at every gas station that I have been using.

- Silver Lake, WI, USA

problem #129

Jun 012009


  • 30,000 miles
Every time I gas up my 2006 Dodge Durango, the gas pump will shut off from being full, but a couple seconds later, gas will spray out of the tank with the nozzle still in place, usually spraying myself or my wife and gasoline with then run down the side of the car causing issues with paint, but also leaving a puddle of gasoline. I fear this is a hazard, not only for the reasons of a possible fire, but I fear that the gasoline on myself or my wife will ignite or that it will otherwise cause respiratory or skin issues. This has been going on for a few months now, just after the warranty expired (of course). I fear no recourse with Dodge, they will not do anything to help since it is out of warranty, but I know this happens to many many others.

- Friendswood, TX, USA

problem #128

Jun 012009


  • 35,000 miles


Around 35 K miles gas tank started spewing gas at the end of fill-up. About 1/2 gallon of gas spews several feet and all over side of Durango. Does this on every fill at all gas stations.

- Anoka, MN, USA

problem #127

Jun 102009


  • 36,000 miles
I have a 2006 Dodge Durango that when filling with fuel the fuel comes pouring out of the fuel filler. This occurs every time I let the pump try to stop on it own. I tried many gas stations to make sure it was not the pumps fault and found it happens at all gas stations. This is not safe as quote of fuel comes out that could start a fire or splash into the face of a short person. I talked to the dealer ship and they say I must replace the tank and possibly the fuel filler tube. This happens every time the vehicle is filled with fuel.

- Lake In The Hills, IL, USA

problem #126

May 182010


  • miles
Gas spills out of gas tank when filling up tank. Known incident and recall issued on other years.

- Roseville, CA, USA

problem #125

May 132010

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • 27,225 miles
I purchased a 2006 Dodge Durango 4X4 limited with a 5.7L V8 on 13 May 2010. On three separate occasions from 13-26 may, the valve assembly failed to close on the gas tank filler pipe while refueling resulting in fuel overflow and spillage. This is the same problem that has been identified in the 2005 model year for Durangos in NHTSA campaign id number: 05V034000. After checking this website and Dodge's, no recalls for this defect exist for my VIN.

- Triangle, VA, USA

problem #124

May 172010


  • miles


I have a 2006 Dodge Durango and gas overflows and sprays out of the filler neck when tank is filled. Several times I have had fuel sprayed on me when fueling.

- Sparta, NJ, USA

problem #123

Sep 152009

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • 50,000 miles
Upon filling up my 2006 Dodge Durango VIN#[xxx] at the gas station gas sprays out of the inlet following pump shut-off. I brought the vehicle to Chrysler to fix and even though this is a widely know problem from my research they do not cover it outside of having a technical bulletin to aid in the repair. I have been sprayed on my person several times with gasoline because of this problem and on occasion have to inform the attendants of the spill due to the volume of gasoline. I see this as a serious safety issue that needs to be resolved on this year and the others that it effects as it is an obvious and dangerous design issue. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Waconia, MN, USA

problem #122

Feb 022010


  • 32,000 miles
Every time when filling the gas tank, the fuel overflows and spills out. Started in early 2010. Have seen hundreds of similar complaints for the 2006 model on various websites. The 2005 model was recalled for this issue.

- Wichita, KS, USA

problem #121

Aug 042009


  • 55,000 miles
When I fill up my fuel tank it fails to stop the gas from bursting out the nozzle when the tank if full.

- Hayden, ID, USA

problem #120

May 212006


  • 80,000 miles
2006 Dodge Durango gas tank doesn't click off when full and overflows.

- Montgomery, IL, USA

problem #119

May 012010

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • 32,000 miles
2006 Dodge Durango - when filling it up with gasoline, just after the pump clicks off a large amount of gas will come spraying out from the filler entrance. This has happened at different gas stations.

- Champlin, MN, USA

problem #118

Jul 012009


  • 36,000 miles
Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6) while refilling the gas tank and using the automatic shut off feature of the pump head at every gas station we've used the gas overflows out on the ground once the release is tripped on the gas pump handle. This occurs at every station we've refilled the tank since the issue has arisen. Typically one cup of gas leaks out of the fuel open on each occurrence. 2006 Dodge Durango, VIN [xxx]. we started to notice this occurrence roughly mid year in 2009, the issue hasn't left since.

- Cedar Falls, IA, USA

problem #117

May 182010


  • 25,500 miles
After completing refueling, gas will flow out of the nozzle under pressure (about one or two cups) and spill on the car and concrete. This occurs about 1/2 times.

- Placerville, CA, USA

problem #116

May 132010


  • miles
While filling my 2006 Dodge Durango everytime I fill it full the nozzle kicks off and within 1-2 seconds gas come back out of the tank covering the nozzle and anything within 1-3 feet in front of the tank. Dropping about 1/2 gallon of gas everywhere.

- Howell, MI, USA

problem #115

May 142010


  • 85,150 miles
Just purchased a 2006 Durango and filled with gas. Gas sprayed all over the vehicle and ground. Online postings shows this to be common but that only 2005 models were recalled, though the exact same problem. As a vehicle owner with a young family this concerns me. As an insurance investigator this disturbs me. I will be taking to a dealer in the next week or two in sioux falls, sd. Can anyone advise me of what I should say, since I anticipate they will not do anything given it's not part of the recall--it being an 06 and not an 05" as an investigator myself, I'd like to know if I can assist in gathering more information on this safety/environmental issue" thank you.

- Sioux Falls, SD, USA

Read the next 20 complaints »

Not what you are looking for?