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Headlights Problems of Dodge Dakota



Dodge Dakota owners have reported 15 problems related to headlights (under the exterior lighting category).

car image   Headlights problem of the 2002 Dodge Dakota 1
Failure Date: 03/12/2014

No headlights, parking lights, dashboard/instrument lights, fob does not work and service 4x4 light is on, recall on ctm I was told.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2006 Dodge Dakota 2
Failure Date: 01/10/2014

The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Dakota. The contact stated that while driving approximately 45 mph, the headlights suddenly failed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who diagnosed that the headlight connector harness and the light bulbs failed and a software update was needed to remedy the failure. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and was informed that the vehicle was not included in the NHTSA campaign number: 06v039000 (visibility). The contact stated that the vehicle experienced the same failure listed in the recall. The failure mileage was 106,391. Updated 08-20-14 updated 08/26/2014.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2011 Dodge Dakota 3
Failure Date: 01/01/2014

The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Dakota. The contact stated that the driver's side headlight failed. The contact mentioned that the passenger's side housing was repaired previously under warranty. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the entire driver¿s side headlight housing needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the repairs were not covered under any warranty. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 48,000.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2005 Dodge Dakota 4
Failure Date: 07/19/2009

Headlight - passenger side of vehicle, I have replaced 4 headlights in the past year. There has to be a problem with this particular side. This is a Dodge 2005 Dakota, ext cab. The taylor city police stopped me on sun. , gave me a warning my headlight was out.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2002 Dodge Dakota 5
Failure Date: 05/17/2008

Headlights were flickering on and off rapidly, along with interior lights and taillights. Today they do not work. If lights were to have gone out while I was driving at night could have caused serious incident. No solution to problem yet.

car image   Headlights problem of the 2007 Dodge Dakota 6
Failure Date: 03/14/2008

The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Dakota. While driving 70 mph in the rain, the headlights failed. The contact had to stop and turn the switch on and off for one minute until the headlights illuminated again. The current and failure mileages were 142,542.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2001 Dodge Dakota 7
Failure Date: 10/24/2007

I have a 2001 Dodge Dakota. One headlight bulb failed. The vehicle manual instructs one to remove two bolts to access the bulb. This bulb is subject to the weather and has rusted. I need to replace the bolts. Dodge indicates that the bolt is not sold separately and is part of the headlight unit. This unit is $250. 00. I believe this is an absurd amount to pay for a bolt which is required to operate the vehicle with functional headlights.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2003 Dodge Dakota 8
Failure Date: 12/12/2004

Recall 04v216000/windshield wiper module motor: after this recall repair was performed on the consumer vehicle. The consumer states, that whenever the vehicle is being driven in inclement conditions it causes the windshield wipers and the headlight to stop operating. The dealer was not notified at this time.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 2001 Dodge Dakota 9
Failure Date: 11/26/2004

Headlights turning off and on and flashing while driving, power door locks not working during this time. If interior lights are on at this time they would flash on and off also. Found previous year models of Dodge ram's and Dakota's have same problem which was recalled. Central timer module had to be replaced and reprogrammed. A vehicle with 60,000 miles should not have this problem. Could only drive in daylight hours until problem was resolved at my expense.

car image   Headlights problem of the 2002 Dodge Dakota 10
Failure Date: 10/18/2004

The module controlling my 2002 Dodge Dakota's headlight's, windshield wipers, interiot lights failed. Symptoms are shockingly close to those of the recall (I do have a manual transmission). Headlights failed, brights failed, wipers failed. Only turn signals horn and caution lights remain. Dealer refuses to admit it is related to recall. Symptoms are the same! what do I do about this!?.


 
car image   Headlights problem of the 2000 Dodge Dakota 11
Failure Date: 10/25/2003

While driving at any speed, the headlights would intermittently fail after turning on the high beam lights. When the high beams were turned off, the headlights would stop working until the consumer turned the vehicle off and restarted it. The headlights would come on after repeated attempts of using the dimmer switch.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 1998 Dodge Dakota 12
Failure Date: 08/01/2002

No summary listed for above vehicle.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 1998 Dodge Dakota 13
Failure Date: 01/15/2001

Headlights flickering, problems with sway bar links and upper control arms noticed inspection, if parts fail completely total loss of steering would occur.

car image   Headlights problem of the 1997 Dodge Dakota 14
Failure Date: 07/19/2000

While driving at night, the vehicles' headlight goes out without warning. The dealership has replaced the headlight switch 3 times, but the problem recurs. Please provide more details. Ts.

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car image   Headlights problem of the 1998 Dodge Dakota 15

Headlight knob came off.


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