fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,000 miles

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2004 Dodge Dakota suspension problems

suspension problem

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2004 Dodge Dakota Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 112006

Dakota 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,000 miles


Squealing sound coming from left front wheel. Jacked up vehicle to inspect and wheel was wobbling back and forth. Took it to dealer and learned that the bearings needed to be replaced on both front wheels. Vehicle has 38,000 miles and has been driven almost entirely on paved roads.

- Washington, IN, USA

problem #2

Apr 182004

Dakota 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles
Bought Dakota new Jan,04 at 10000,15000, and 18000rotors were replaced for shake in tk when braking still has problem front hubs and bearings replaced has popping noise in front end when turning sometimes when applying brakes truck pulls to left front driveshaft and driver window regulater has been replaced also 2 sensors in trans replaced.temperature guage went all the way to hot 1 time when truck was started. Wish Dodge would just buy it back.my first and last Dodge ever.

- Ravenswood, WV, USA

problem #1

Dec 092004


  • miles
I am concerned the 2004 Dodge durango and Dakota are not being investigated. They have the same ball-joints!!. also Dodge know about the ball joint problem in 2003 but continue installing the ball-joints during the 2004 production run.

- Panama City, FL, USA

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