2004 Dodge Durango Repair and Maintenance
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2004 Dodge Durango ProblemsFailed Door Lock Cylinder Switches
If the door locks intermittently lock and unlock without pressing the door lock switch, the door and liftgate lock cylinder switches may need replacement. This may occur more often when driving in damp conditions like the rain or through a car wash.
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.
The thermostat may fail to close completely, causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. This problem will prevent the engine from reaching normal operating temperature; a new thermostat should be installed.
2004 Dodge Durango Questionswondering if shop is partly at fault for my thrown rod in block. (1 answer)
I had a tune up 2 weeks ago and a tranny flush & new filter w/in last 6 months. when I picked up car it made a ticking noise. they said it could be lifters, or 2 other things but not sure. 6 days ago I threw a rod into block. wondering if during tune up they should have noticed perhaps the r...
want me to bring it in again they keep fixing it but it keeps popping back on
2004 Dodge Durango RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
Upon deployment the driver's front airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the driver's front airbag inflator to correct this concern. Note: this recall supersedes, in part, recall #14V-354.