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2003 Dodge Dakota Club Cab

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By OneCoolGi
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2003 Dodge Dakota Club Cab 2dr Club Cab R/T Rwd SB (5.9L 8cyl 4A)


Review

Put on many good miles on this truck with next to zero problems. The worst problem I have had was a radiator leak. Engine and trans are solid. This truck is fast and handles great. It can take a corner at 55mph. I moved from San Diego to NJ towing 3k lbs, averaged 80 mph and the truck felt like there was nothing there. It took on mountains like flat terrain. Great truck!


Favorite Features

The engine and handling.


Suggested Improvements

Fuel economy (11.5 city, 15 highway), Road noise.


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nice truck
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By BILL
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2003 Dodge Dakota Club Cab 2dr Club Cab Rwd SB (3.9L 6cyl 5M)


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This is a nice truck, inside and out. On rough rodes the front end tends to bounce in one direction. I have the V-6 in my truck and it seems to be under powered. The ride is nice.


Favorite Features

overhead console


Suggested Improvements

gas milage


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Blue
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By BOB
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2003 Dodge Dakota Club Cab 2dr Club Cab SLT Rwd SB (3.9L 6cyl 5M)


Review

well its very reliable, but theres no weight in the back, its only summer and it spins on gravel. and the trans slips hope theres a recall soon


Favorite Features

love the rims and exterer


Suggested Improvements

better trans, more weight in the back


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Awesome Silver R/T w. orange stripes
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By silverrt03
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2003 Dodge Dakota Club Cab 2dr Club Cab R/T Rwd SB (5.9L 8cyl 4A)


Review

I can honestly say I think my truck is awesome. It majorly burns rubber. 360 V8 kicks major rump. Since there were a limited amount of these for the last official R/T i am proud to own one. Leather seats, another rarity are very comfortable. Infinity sound system awesome dude. the only bad point is that my truck only gets about 13 miles per gallon on average. in the city try 10mpg. Other than that i really like my Dakota.


Favorite Features

Leather, 360 V8,


Suggested Improvements

Improved gas mileage but that wont happen because they dont make them anymore.


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Friday afternoon off the assembly line
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By Ken
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2003 Dodge Dakota Club Cab 2dr Club Cab Sport 4WD SB (3.9L 6cyl 5M)


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Nice truck, but at 31k the tranny would lock in 2nd gear (they called it limp mode) any time it went through a large puddle. Replaced 2 sensors several times to no avail. Dealer stopped covering the replacements after the third event. They contacted Dodge in 2007 and told if the sensors lose sight of the ground, they do this to avoid an overspeed. Told them to bypass the sensors all together, seemed to work. However, in 6 years it went through 2 wiper motors, 2 blower relays, the tail gate failed twice, seat broke once and it leaked (they tried to fix that twice). Guess it was the Friday pm one. Anyway, traded it in the day I got the title. Have a Tacoma now.


Favorite Features

It looked nice.


Suggested Improvements

For mine? Don't know where to start, maybe the tranny issue.


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