The Worst 1987-1996 Dakota Problems

Stuck in Park

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Can't shift the car into reverse or drive! Now what? This is most commonly reported from Dodge Avenger owners, but there have also been similar complaints about other Dodge makes as well as other Chrysler and Jeep vehicles having a similar …

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What Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

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Worst Years

By the Numbers

  1. 9 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 72 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 17th in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 54 eligible generations.