2004 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Dodge Dakota

2004 Dodge Dakota Problems

Exhaust Manifold Bolts May Break

3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8
Exhaust manifold bolts commonly break, exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced and replace bolts as needed.

Cam Sensor Failure Causing no Start or Stalling

On 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8 engines the camshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to crank but not start or it can cause intermittent stalling. A failed camshaft position sensor will require replacement.

Clunk or Popping Noise From Intermidiate Steering Shaft

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.

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2004 Dodge Dakota Questions

I have no fan at all. (1 answer)

Was working on and off. Now nothing on any fan settings. Is that still the resistor? Or something much bigger?

Had it started in driveway and it stalled now it wont start no crank lights work (1 answer)

I started the truck in driveway and then it stalled, now It won't start. I changed battery, it has no crank , lights work.

Cam sensor code 0344 (1 answer)

I put new sensor in an the code comes right back on

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2004 Dodge Dakota Recalls

Chrysler Recalls 2002-2004 Dodge Models Because the Windshield Wipers May Stop Working

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 Reviews

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!
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 b...
Great truck.

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