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Dodge Durango Engine Problems and Repair Histories

250 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Dodge Durango. 32 of these members (12.8%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 20 engine repairs to Dodge Durangos--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Dodge Durango problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Dodge Durango problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Dodge Durango problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Dodge Durango repairs by problem area

38% of the Dodge Durango repairs were to the engine, 17% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 13% to the suspension, 15% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 52 repairs.

Dodge Durango engine repair cost distribution

Of the Dodge Durango engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 26% cost less than $100, 21% between $100 and $499, 26% between $500 and $999, 16% between $1000 and $2499, and 11% more than $2500.

Chart based on 19 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

335-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed automatic AWD w/low range

Dodge Durango in Delaware, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 66000    
81000 20 Slight leak around thermostat housing. Replaced thermostat and O-ring. 
 

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2007 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic AWD

Dodge Durango in West Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 51000    
84000 150 Manifold bolts broke and was causing a "click" from an exhaust leak 
 
Dodge Durango in Nebraska, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 33000    
51700 40 Vehicle sputtered once or twice a trip (never stalled) and check engine light was on. Mechanic said not a big deal, may be bad fuel. Ran 1-2 tanks of fuel from known supplier through & sputter went away. 
72000 30 Fuel fill was slow. Fuel tank breather was plugged. Mechanic removed the breather, cleaned it, and all was well. It took maybe 10-15 minutes to diagnose and fix 
107000  

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2004 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

330-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed automatic AWD w/low range

Dodge Durango in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 80000    
101000 6500 Engine threw a rod. No warning-just tried starting and huge rattling noise in engine. Found out this is not unusual for 04 Durango HEMIs, but Dodge not helpful and warranty for engine 70k 
 
Dodge Durango in New Hampshire, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 110000    
136500 80 egr valve replaced 
141000 600 check engine light on.had to replace oxygen sensor and fuel gauge with fuel pump because cover had deteriorated and was leaking. 
156000  
Dodge Durango in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 31000    
35000 85 5.7 L HEMI low speed stalling happened. Found TSB 18-013-05A, had the dealer perform TSB, involved flashing the PCM with new firmware to avoid idle undershoot. No problem since 
 
Dodge Durango in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 46000    
50000 0 We purchased the vehicle used in July and noticed a drivetrain rattle within a week. I discovered a TSB that seemed related so I asked the dealer to check it. Since we paid to transfer the factory powertrain warranty, the repair was covered. 
88000 0 Slow leak of engine coolant when cold 
102000  

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2004 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

Dodge Durango in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 36000    
42000 380 Running hot 
 

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