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2004 Dodge Durango Problems and Repair Histories

45 TrueDelta members own a 2004 Dodge Durango. 18 of these members (40%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 43 repairs to 2004 Dodge Durangos--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2004 Dodge Durango problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2004 Dodge Durango problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2004 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 2004 Dodge Durango repairs by problem area

37% of the 2004 Dodge Durango repairs were to the engine, 21% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 12% to the suspension, 19% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 43 repairs.

2004 Dodge Durango repair cost distribution

Of the 2004 Dodge Durango repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 7% cost less than $100, 41% between $100 and $499, 30% between $500 and $999, 11% between $1000 and $2499, and 11% more than $2500.

Chart based on 27 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2004 Dodge Durango problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2004 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

330-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

Dodge Durango in Bahrain
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 31000    
32240 260 Gas leakage, expansion valve was replaced 
40920 100 The alternator rectifier got damaged. The agent did not have the part, except the whole alternator which cost US 400, I asked the mechanic to replace the rectifier with any other vehicle rectifier. He put Ford parts, the car now runs well. 
44640 400 AC evaporator was replaced, it needed opening the dashboard 

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2004 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

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

Dodge Durango in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 50220    
64480 400 Lower ball joint and two front shocks replaced due to a front end clunking 
72540  
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 discovered with a week that the 4WD did not work. It needed a new 4WD drive motor. SInce we had paid to transfer the remaining factory powertrain warranty, the repair was covered. 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. 
66000 369 A/C started blowing hot. (on the hottest day of the year, no less) Coupler to rear A/C was broken and leaking. it was replaced. 
79500 511 Front Brake pads worn out quickly Rear A/C not working 
88000 0 Slow leak of engine coolant when cold 
94300 515 A/C clutch and clutch coli replaced. Had melted. 
102000  
Dodge Durango in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 172000    
183000 1350 Transmission front pump failed. Transmission was replaced 
 
Dodge Durango in Delaware, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009    
100 $100 deductible. Transmission valve body replacement needed due to shifting issues. Also under hard braking the engine would stall. This was due to the trans valve body. 
87000 3500 Transmissions Rebuild 
 
Dodge Durango in New Hampshire, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 110000    
127000 120 rear axle seal, transmission gasket 
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. 
147000 326 locked in 4 wheel drive and svc 4x4 light on.had to replace transfer case motor. 
152700 380 replace right lower ball joint plus alignment 
156000  
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 
117000 200 Brakes noisy 
 
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 
 

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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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2004 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic AWD

Dodge Durango in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 151000    
152000 995 The vehicle would randomly and momentarily hard lurch at highway speeds 65 to 70 mph, and randomly stall out at stop signs. The lurching was so aggressive it felt like the vehicle was going to flip. Replaced transmission valve body. 
155000 75 Front brake pads. 
184000 2000 Jumping out of, slipping, stalling. 

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