Maintenance schedules are critical to prolong the life of your Dodge Durango. Maintenance schedules provide an organized timetable of when servicing should be performed. The process of maintaining your Dodge Durango will help keep it in good running condition for years to come.
The maintenance schedule on this page applies to second generation (2004 thru 2008) vehicles. These maintenance directions are based on manufacturer recommendations. Only use these maintenance instructions when servicing your Dodge Durango truck.
The maintenance recommendations herein are were outlined by the manufacture and are provided to the owner so as to maintain their vehicle warrantee, however owners are not obligated to maintain emissions warranty. Keep in mind that inspections and service should be performed anytime the vehicle experiences a malfunction.
Vehicles that are driven under extreme conditions should be maintained more frequently. So for example, if your vehicle is scheduled to change its oil every 5,000 miles, but the vehicle is used as a commercial delivery truck, then you should perform a complete oil change every 3,000 miles.
There are two maintenance programs outlined in factory manual. Maintenance schedule “B” should utilized for all vehicles that…
- Experience day or night temperatures at or below 32° F
- Constant stop and go driving
- When engine has been idling for prolonged use
- When driving in sandy or dusty environments
- Frequent short trips of less than eleven miles
- When the vehicle is used to trailer boats, cars etc.
- If the vehicle is used in commercial service such as delivery truck
- Anytime a vehicle is used in harsh off-road environments
- When the vehicle is mostly driven ion weather temperatures 90° F +
- If the vehicle is operated on E-85 fuel
Why is it important to maintain your vehicle?
Scheduling maintenance and regular tune-ups will help insure that your Dodge Durango last for many more years. By taking care of your SUV you can increase its safety, cut down on unnecessary expenses, boost your truck’s performance and gas millage.
The good news: You can save a ton of money doing the maintenance yourself. Although, never perform maintenance on your vehicle if you are not confident that you are doing it correctly. If it all seems overwhelming, let a professional do the repair work.
The maintenance guide on this page is specific to 2004 Dodge Durango trucks. Although, it can also apply to second generation (2004-2009 models, including the following...
|2004 thru 2008||3.7 Liter Magnum V6||210 hp, 235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm|
|2004 thru 2007||4.7 Liter Magnum V8||235 hp, 300 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm|
|2008 thru 2008||4.7 Liter Corsair V8||303 hp, 330 lb-ft @ 3950 rpm|
|2004 thru 2008||5.7 Liter Hemi V8||335 hp, 370 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm|
|2009||5.7 Liter Hemi V8||376 hp, 401 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm|
|2009 Hybrid||5.7 Liter Hemi V8||339 hp, 390 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm|