hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
65,200 miles

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problem #5

Apr 222008

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 189,000 miles
While driving South on the New Jersey turnpike on 0/22/08, the hood on my Dodge Ram 1500 opened crashing my windshield completely and damaging the hood itself. I was able to drive all the way to my destination in Texas. While in Texas, I was trying to find a replacement hood but was never successful until I decided to look for information online about my truck and came to the carfact website where I found the was a recall on the secondary hood latch on it. When I contacted the Chrysler company about the recall the decided not to replaced the damaged hood and re-imburse me for the damaged windshield.

- New London, CT, USA

problem #4

Mar 282006

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 137,000 miles
: the contact stated while driving 45mph, the hood safety latch failed allowing the hood to fly upward into the air. The vehicle was taken to a dealer and the latch was replaced under a recall, however the dealer would not replace the hinges or hood. The NHTSA recall campaign id# is not available.

- East Hampton, CT, USA

problem #3

May 012002

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Hood blew up while driving 40 mph, no injuries.

- Ada, OK, USA

problem #2

Sep 272001

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
Spring on hood corroded, causing hood not remain in the down position.

- Manassas, VA, USA

problem #1

Apr 042001

Ram 1500 4WD

  • miles
Damaged hood, windshield, hood hinges, wiper arms

- Huntington Station, NY, USA