Dodge Durango Repair and Maintenance

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

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Dodge Durango Problems

Failed 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.

Steering Knuckle Repair Kit Available if Threads Strip Near Caliper Mounts

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.

Replace Transmission Cooler Return Filter if it Has "AB" Suffix At End

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.

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Dodge Durango Questions

what could cause my front air vents not to blow but the back blow fine? (1 answer)

nothing comes out the front vents at all

my Durango slips going into drive and I cant get reverse. it hesitates then it w (1 answer)

my Durango one day decided it didn't want to go into gear (drive), then it went to reverse. I was slowly losing my ability to go into any gear. what is the problem

My emergency brake light is on and flashing while in drive what to do (1 answer)

Emergency brake I broke under vehicle in middle and the emergency brake got pushed down and can't release cause cable is all broke how do I release to get the flashing e brake light off?

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Dodge Durango Recalls

Passenger 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.

Brake Caliper Cracks And Reduces Braking Ability

The left front brake caliper could crack because the materials used in manufacturing it were incorrect. Dealers will inspect and replace affected left front brake calipers depending on the casting date listed on them free of charge to resolve the concern.

Vanity Lamp Wiring Issue Can Cause Fire Hazard

The wiring for the sun visor vanity mirror may short and cause a vehicle fire. Dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge and will resolve the concern.

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Dodge Durango Reviews

2003 Durango since 2004 , with 8,000 miles on it. Still have same 13 year old Truck , with 112,000 miles and have never had any major engine issues, all repairs have been normal ware & tear . this baby has been driven cross. Country twice & numerous times from Virginia to Pennsylvania. I would definitely recommend 2003 model. I had all recall parts replaced free of charge at dodge dealer. I lov...
we bought our Durango (2005) in 2014 and everything seemed fine at first, but the A/C stopped working, then the car would just cut off out of no where. And I recently wrecked it due to the car stalling on me and the steering wheel wouldn't move or the breaks would not work. So needless to say I would not be buying another Durango after seeing all the recalls on them.
Bought my 2007 new May 2007. It now has nearly 110,000 on it. Still runs like new. Never been in the shop except for routine maintenance. Tows my trailer like a champ, room for all the kids and the dog. Very comfortable seats. 4x4 handles anything it encounters. Looks great on the road. I would recommend to anyone. Only downside is typical poor gas mileage with the V8.

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