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2008 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2008 Dodge Dakota

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2008 Dodge Dakota is between $392 and $479 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
26
2008 Dodge Dakota
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$436
Annual Repair Cost
on average
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November 28, 2012
2008 Dodge Dakota
Dealers don't have repair parts to fix backup lights. Can't get a state inspection sticker until sometime next year. Am disabled and can't get to my doctors or to the ER if I need to, without a ...