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2004 Dodge Dakota

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2004 Dodge Dakota Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Exhaust manifold bolts commonly break, exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced and replace bolts as needed.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

If the HVAC (heater) housing is not properly sealed at the bulkhead (firewall), water can leak into the passenger compartment. Foam sealant should be used to seal any gaps and the evaporator drain tube can be modified to prevent further water entry.

Drive Train -- Verified

If the transmission delays initial gear engagement after being parked overnight or longer, it may be due to a suspect transmission cooler return filter. If the transmission was recently serviced and the part number for the cooler return filter contains an "AB" suffix at the end, a new filter should be installed.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8Exhaust manifold bolts commonly break, exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced and replace bolts as needed.

2004 Dodge Dakota Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., July 12, 2004

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Chrysler is recalling certain 2002-2004 Dodge Dakota and 2002-2003 Dodge Durango models because the front windshield wipers may stop working. This is a result of corrosion in the wiper motor due to water intrusion. Failure of the windshield wiper may result in reduced visibility, increasing the chance of a crash. Dealers will replace the front windshield wiper module to correct this concern.

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2004 Dodge Dakota Questions and Answers

Richr_1, 2004 Dodge Dakota, 3.7L V6, Montville, OH

what is the estimate to replace the control module in the transmission?

Thanks!
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DMC9917, 2004 Dodge Dakota, 4.7L V8, Denver, CO

I shut my door the other day and my window fell into the door compartment on my drivers side. I would like to know how to fix it? Danny

tibo613, 2004 Dodge Dakota, 4.7L V8, Swansea, MA

After starting my vehicle, it often gets stuck in park. The steering wheel turns, and I depress the brake but still can't get it out of park.

kenandmeg, 2004 Dodge Dakota, 4.7L V8, Unionville, CT

I have a 2004 Dodge Dakota truck that has no speed control for the heater fan. I checked the fuse and it seems to be fine. I just learned about the heater blower resistor. According to a few answer...

rebel1012, 2004 Dodge Dakota, 4.7L V8, Texarkana, AR

My code reader says misfire cylinder 3, misfire cylinder 8, & multiple misfire

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2004 Dodge Dakota Reviews

I have a 2004 dodge dakota crew cab 4.7 v-8 automatic. My problem is seat belt driver side jammed worked off and on then froze up. Dealer mechanic explained to me before changing or disconnecting the air bag connection on the retractor to be sure to disconnect the battery.I did but air bag light stays on. Seat belt light goes off when I put seat belt on,but air bag light goes off then comes back on. Whats up with that? artturner2012@gmail.com

Best vehicle I have ever owned. 200,000 miles plus and never have had a problem...except heater fan (high speed stopped working)still going strong!

Great truck.

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