Dodge Dakota - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Dodge Dakota owners have reported a total of 6,249 problems for their cars built in the 16 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Dodge Dakota. The 2002 Dodge Dakota cars have the most problems reported (948 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Dodge Dakota

  Common problems of Dodge Dakota

The following chart shows the 25 most common problems for Dodge Dakota cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's suspension (1,432 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (951 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Dodge Dakota

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Suspension
1,432
  Service Brakes
951
  Air Bag
634
  Power Train
589
  Steering
492
  Engine And Engine Cooling
450
  Electrical System
359
  Structure
284
  Visibility
141
  Equipment
132
   
  Tire
126
  Gasoline Fuel System
105
  Exterior Lighting
98
  Seats
92
  Vehicle Speed Control
78
  Seat Belt
70
  Wheel
50
  Latches/locks/linkage
39
  Unknown Or Other
38
  Air Brake
29
  Other Fuel System
25
  Parking Brake
20
  Electronic Stability Control
11
  Diesel Fuel System
3
  Interior Lighting
1


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