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Heat And Air
I have a 2005 Dodge Durango and my front heat and a/c quit working but my back heat and a/c still work fine. If I roll my windows down and I am driving my vehicle you can feel cold air coming thur...
2001 Durango Won't Re-start After Shutting It Off
Hi! My 2001 Durango starts perfectly but, when I shut it off and try to re-start it right-a-way, it won't start. I have to wait at least half an hour and it starts perfectly. The battery is great, p...
Red Security Light Not Working...
Red system armed light not working at all.
Sometimes during the start up on my 4.7 it has momentary roughness. When increasing RPM it clear up. It will run great for some time, Then when not expected,momentary roughness. Put car in park, rai...
I have a knocking on my 02 dodge durango and I've had people tell me that it was the lifters I've had people tell me it's a rod and I have absolutely no IDea what it is. It drives perfectly fine no...
Dodge Durango Overview
It's an SUV that looks like a truck, acts like a truck, gets the gas mileage of a truck...so is it a truck? Originally based on the Dakota pickup truck platform, the Dodge Durango was introduced in 1998 as a mid-size SUV that offered the power and towing capacity of a full-size truck, but the handling and manueverability of a compact SUV, with the interior comfort and luxury of a car. It's all things for all types.
Its popularity stemmed from its enormous cargo space, three rows of seating, and engine power, headlined by a 5.9-liter, 335-hp Hemi V8. Claiming to be the biggest, fastest, and strongest of its class, the Durango delivered on its promises, with lots of storage compartments and front seat legroom, quick acceleration on straightaways or uphill, and the ability to tow up to 8900 pounds.
Later models of the Durango moved away from its truck heritage, emphasizing its full-size SUV profile. Post-2004 models received a redesigned platform, safety features, and suspension and steering system to provide a smoother ride and more car-like handling capabilities, without sacrificing power, attitude, or interior space. Miserable fuel economy being a number one concern, the Dodge Durango is working on more fuel efficient engines and a hybrid model for 2008.