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Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance Costs

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

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 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
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Dodge Dakota
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$436
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Engine overheating can result from coolant leaks which are commonly found at the thermostat housing gasket, water pump, heater return tube O-ring at the water pump, intake manifold gasket, and timi...
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.
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.
I have a 2002 dodge Dakota SLT extcab. It's got the 4.7 v8 magnum in it. I had a 35 hp power chip...
It makes a sputtering sound when I'm driving down the street like it wants to cut off
Breaks go to floor. Loud whooshing sound at pedal. No fluid leaks. Master cylinder full.
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Overall Score (69 Reviews)
February 17, 2016
2001 Dodge Dakota
MAJOR COMPLAINT BAD BRAKES, THEY HAVE BEEN A NIGHTMARE MAKING THE TRUCK NOT ONLY UN-SAFE BUT NOT TRYSTWIRTHY TO DRIVE MORE THAN 10 MILES IN CITY TRAFFIC. 4WD Electronic engagement never worked...
August 03, 2015
1993 Dodge Dakota
I Love my 1993 Dodge Dakota. I am female and have got completely ripped off on repairs. I was lied to ,cheated out of a lot,alot, of money. All say,"its a Dodge" like a problem child. The only prob...
March 29, 2015
2000 Dodge Dakota
Bought my 2000 Dakota in 2003 with 40000 miles on it. I do the maintenance at the recommended time. The transmission went at 56000miles and was rebuilt under the extended warranty. At 61000 miles...

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