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2002 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2002 Dodge Dakota

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2002 Dodge Dakota is between $392 and $479 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2002 Dodge Dakota
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$436
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If the threads strip where the front brake caliper mounts to the steering knuckle, a steering knuckle repair kit is available. A new steering knuckle is not normally necessary.
Engine overheating can result from coolant leaks which are commonly found at the thermostat housing gasket, water pump, heater return tube O-ring at the water pump, intake manifold gasket, and timi...
A clunk or popping sound heard while turning may mean the intermediate steering shafts need realignment. Replacement of the upper intermediate shaft may be necessary.
Want to buy a 02 dodge Dakota SLT 4x4 V8 4.7 liter but the owner told me it needs Oil sending sen...
flicker. get home shut it off and it will start fine with no apparent issues until it gets hot ag...
gas cap leaks , does not stay tight.
ON CERTAIN VAN AND PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, THE IGNITION/PARK SHIFT I...
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4X4), IF MOIS...
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MODULE MOTOR MAY BE SUS...
Overall (7 Reviews)
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Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
February 11, 2014
2002 Dodge Dakota
I have a 2020 Dodge Dakota club cab, with the 4.7, SLT. I have this truck sinse it had about 17000 on it and now has 138,000. I replaced the front brakes at 60000 and the rear at 100,000 plus a...
September 04, 2011
2002 Dodge Dakota
I got my Truck used in 02 with 12000 miles on it already, it's a single cab,2 door,5 speed,has a 22gal tank,with the 3.9 V6,it came with 16" wheels but caused the truck to bounce like the wheels we...
April 18, 2011
2002 Dodge Dakota
I bought my Dakota with 53k miles on it in Feb 2007. I have had no problems with it until last year when the front right caliper started freezing and the tstat went. I love this truck! It has gi...