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Dodge Durango repairs by problem area

Engine (32%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (1%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (34%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 167 repairs.
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Dodge Durango engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (19%)

< $100 (55%)

Chart based on 47 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

5000 mi Engine check light came on. There was an air leak in a hose. 
4000 mi Started to leak oil and found out the oil filter was Crack. This was before the first oil change and no other work had ever been performed. 
9200 mi Oil leak from the a loose oil filter. 

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2015 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

4400 mi check engine light came on. 

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2014 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

21000 mi Check engine light indicated problem with oil pressure sensor circuit. Also oil pressure gauge noted 99 psi all the time. Dealer replaced oil pressure sensor pls a couple computer updates. 

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2014 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

13100 mi Check engine light. Remote start will not work. Oil pressure stays at 100 psi. Dealer cleared codes and re-flashed computer. 

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2014 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

14000 mi Emissions control. 
18800 mi Emission control. 
17000 mi oil pressure sensor went bad, replaced under warranty 

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2014 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

3000 mi Water pump failed ... not clear if result of repair following accident or it failed on its own. 
51000 mi

US $100
check engine light, replaced failed component of emission control system 
51300 mi

US $100
check engine light, replaced another failed component of emission control system 
29000 mi Ignition coil failed 

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2012 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

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

99200 mi

US $600
replace radiator 
57000 mi

US $600
Water Pump replaced due to bearing failure noise. 
138000 mi Engine had catastrophic failure, traded car in on a 2017 Durango. 

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2012 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

52500 mi Leaking oil. Upper and Lower oil pans resealed 

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2012 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

99000 mi

US $84
Check engine light came on. No problems found. Said it was probably the gas cap. Also updated the computer. 

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2011 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

360-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

54000 mi replaced 2 broken motor mounts 

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2011 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

67000 mi

US $100
The engine was leaking oil from Timing Chain cover so gaskets had to be changed and resealed. While work was done had belt changed for additional $40.00. Have extended warranty so only $100.00 deductable was the cost for the actual work. 
61300 mi Software Update 
68000 mi

US $250
Engine code associated with small vapor leak 
60000 mi Check engine light came on, was a sensor in the fuel system. 
52800 mi

US $800
All software was updated on the car 
65000 mi

US $40
Thermostat failed in open position. 

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2007 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

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

81000 mi

US $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

112200 mi

US $80
CEL for code P0456, evap leak. Tried gas cap, no good. Online research found this is a persistent code and the only "common" solution I could find was the trim seal ring on the fuel pump tends to get brittle and crack, causing a leak. Replaced pump. 
84000 mi

US $150
Manifold bolts broke and was causing a "click" from an exhaust leak 
50700 mi

US $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 mi

US $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 
176100 mi

US $125
The sensor that controls the mix of gas and air into the engine. 

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2006 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

89000.0 mi

US $35
Replace Throttle Position Sensor to remedy a problem where truck would sometimes stall at idle. Also improved quality of transmission shiftin 

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2004 Dodge Durango

Engine not specified

59500 mi

US $850
O2 sensors, $200. 
64500 mi

US $200
Fan clutch replaced. The engine kept over-heating, usually while idling at extended periods or while in heavy backed-up traffic. Added a gallon of antifreeze. 
76000 mi Car was overheating while idling. It was low on antifreeze so he added a half gallon. There must be a very small leak in the radiator somewhere. I haven't had it fixed yet.  
80000 mi

US $600
Loud ticking noise coming from engine area when engine was cold (i.e every morning). The bolts holding the manifold were rusted and broken off. The mechanic replaced all of the bolts and gaskets. 

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2004 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

330-horsepower 5.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

181500 mi

US $1500
Blew engine gasket. Needed new water pump, thermostat, gaskets and new head. 
198000 mi

US $1900
fan clutch,  

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2004 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

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

35000 mi

US $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 
104000 mi

US $534
Leak Detection Pump 
101000 mi

US $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 
136500 mi

US $80
egr valve replaced 
140500 mi

US $600
check engine light on.had to replace oxygen sensor and fuel gauge with fuel pump because cover had deteriorated and was leaking. 
50000 mi 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 mi Slow leak of engine coolant when cold 
115300 mi

US $750
Drivers side exhausted header bolts snapped. Replaced bolts. 

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2004 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

42000 mi

US $380
Running hot 
195000 mi

US $50
Crankshaft position sensor failed; engine suddenly hard to start and ran very rough. 

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2004 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic AWD w/low range

130000 mi Engine leaking fluids from rear cylinder heads; no work done. 

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2003 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time

75000.0 mi

US $50
Had another vacuum hose crack causing the check engine light to come on. Local repair shop fixed it this time. 

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2002 Dodge Durango 4dr SUV

235-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time

55000.0 mi

US $150
Fuel injectors failed 
71000.0 mi

US $150
Head gasket replaced. Leak in number 3 cylinder. 

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