Dodge Dakota - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Dodge Dakota owners have reported a total of 6,318 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 (958 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 (1,436 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (953 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Dodge Dakota

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Suspension
1,436
  Service Brakes
953
  Air Bag
642
  Power Train
598
  Steering
498
  Engine And Engine Cooling
458
  Electrical System
372
  Structure
287
  Visibility
141
  Equipment
137
   
  Tire
127
  Gasoline Fuel System
105
  Exterior Lighting
102
  Seats
94
  Vehicle Speed Control
78
  Seat Belt
71
  Wheel
51
  Latches/locks/linkage
39
  Unknown Or Other
38
  Air Brake
29
  Other Fuel System
27
  Parking Brake
20
  Electronic Stability Control
11
  Diesel Fuel System
3
  Interior Lighting
1


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