hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,667 miles

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1998 Dodge Durango accessories - interior problems

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1998 Dodge Durango Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 282008

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 170,000 miles


The contact owns a 1998 Dodge Durango. While driving uphill at 30 mph, the contact heard a large bang. She looked in the rearview mirror and noticed the spare tire flying off her vehicle down a steep hill. The dealer stated that the cable rotted and broke apart. The contact has pictures. The current and failure mileages were 170,000. Updated 10-07-08 updated 10/09/08.

- Courtland Manor, NY, USA

problem #2

Apr 172004


  • miles
Dangerous flaw with the luggage racks. While driving the luggage rack broke and as a result the carrier came off and bounced down the interstate. No accidents resulted from this failure. The consumer would like to be compensated for the broken luggage rack or the abandoned car top carrier.

- Peoria, IL, USA

problem #1

Apr 151999

Durango 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
1. seatbelts, housing repeatedly fell down. Never replaced, service only pulled it back up and the problem continues 2. all four window regulators replaced prior to recall. Now I have one window that will go down. The rest are stuck in the up posiiton. Of course, my warranty is up. 3. rear differential went out at 63,000. 3,000 past warranty. 4. all four ball joints are bad. Serviceman says unsafe to drive until replaced. Still waiting on a recall. 5. passenger front seat cover came apart at seams. Service said not covered by warranty. 6. hood latch does not release hood. My vehicle is now parked and not being driven at 80,000. I do not have and will never have another Chrysler product in my drive. I bought this vehicle new and took very good care of it. It seems to be falling apart around me. Seems I have heard stories about the ball joints, wheels coming off, etc. No one killed yet, but no recall yet either I see.

- Noble, IL, USA

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