fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
69,151 miles
Total Complaints:
5 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (4 reports)
  2. replaced speed sensor (1 reports)
1999 Dodge Dakota brakes problems

brakes problem

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1999 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments

problem #5

Jul 192006

(reported on)


  • 77,000 miles


the abs light stays on and the brake light to and the speedometer does not work under 20 mph I changed tires and went to a little taller tire I don't know if that makes any difference or not.

- , 792 Handley Drive, Bessemer Al., USA

problem #4

Jan 102008

Dakota Sport 4L, 6 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 62,000 miles

ABS & Brake light is on all the time. I have repeatedly checked shoes and pads. shudders a little when brakes are applied. Calipers have had oversized bolts installed due to originals wont hold. Passes NYS inspection even with the ABS & brake lights on.

- , Troy, NY, US

problem #3

Oct 132007

(reported on)

Dakota SLT 5.2L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 84,756 miles

Just bought it. Dealer said replaced a sensor..Not sure what it is but is very annoying.

It comes on at different times as I try different start techniques.

- , Altus, OK, USA

problem #2

Jul 162006

(reported on)

Dakota R/T

  • 62,000 miles

ABS and BRAKE light come on after about 1-2 miles of driving. Speedometer works fine but Cruise control does not engage. Checked trouble codes and got P1687 No MIC bus message no CCD. I have heard that it might be the VSS. But I have also heard otherwise. Not sure what to do.

- , Harmon, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 212006

(reported on)

Dakota 4WD

  • 60,000 miles

ABS and Brake light started staying on at startup. Happened intermittently at first and gradually happened more frequently until they were both on all the time. Eventually, truck would stall at stops and around corners. Speedometer would not work until around the time doors automatically locked (20-25mph). Shop replaced speed sensor. Problem resolved for 30 days. Same thing starting all over again.

- , Burney, CA, USA

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