definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,425 miles

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2003 Dodge Dakota electrical problems

electrical problem

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2003 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 122007

Dakota 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 47,250 miles


25jan06 tell Dodge dealer that pass window inop from pass side switch works from drivers side switch. Dodge replace switch. 20apr06 tell Dodge dealer pass window inop from pass side but works from drivers side. Dodge couldn't find anything wrong. Persists up to 7dec07, hopefully my mechanic found the trouble. 1dec07 "service 4WD" light came on 3dec07 called to get apptmt for truck 4dec07 remote door entry wouldn't work or door lock for all doors on driver arm rest, windshield washer and wiper pulse wouldn't work 5dec07 headlights did not come on during evening traffic commute, turn signals worked 7dec07 take truck to shop finds short to ground in circuit to into lights (fuse#1) pnk wire near parking brake petal, replace central timer module (P/N 56049072al).

- Sparks, NV, USA

problem #1

Dec 102003

(reported on)

Dakota 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 3,600 miles
The dealership refused to perform the wiring harness recall 03 V 389 000 because the consumer didn't purchase the vehicle from them.

- Rathdrum, ID, USA

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