10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
16 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
15 / 0
Average Mileage:
212 miles

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problem #56

Nov 111995

Ram 1500

  • miles
When driving on icy and snowy road conditions and applying the brakes, the front wheels lock up and the rear wheels do not stop vehicle. Vehicle has been to dealership (3) times for same problem. Vehicle is at dealership now.

- Layton, NJ, USA

problem #55

Oct 161996

Ram 1500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving the brakes would pull and vibrate. Also, the brakes made a loud noise without applying the brakes. Dealer replaced brakes every 6000 miles.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #54

Jan 291997

Ram 1500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS brakes failed, applied the brakes and the pedal goes the floor, loss of effectiveness, pedal fade, S. in for replacement of master cylinder, bleeding the lines.

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #53

May 231996

Ram 1500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When braking pedal sometimes goes to floor, vehicle pulls to left, no accidents. Dealer aligned wheels, replaced shim pack, various speed.

- Fairburn, GA, USA

problem #52

Mar 171997

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying the brakes on normal road condtions the pedal went to the floor and vehcile hit a curb. The system has ABS.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #51

May 111996

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Antilock brakes inoperative.

- Chillicothe, OH, USA

problem #50

Sep 231996

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Antilock brakes failed.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #49

Dec 101996

Ram 1500

  • miles
ABS brakes make vehicle pull to side as a result of of recent repairs.

- Freemont, CA, USA

problem #48

Jun 161996

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When driving along and trying to apply the brakes they grab and the truck does a nose dives. When applying the brakes lightly brakes grab and pull in all weather conditions. Took in for service and they can't find anything wrong with vehicle.

- Lewiston, NY, USA

problem #47

Feb 061997

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
In wet and dry weather when applying the brakes they lock up, took to dealer, he said there is a problem but can't remedy the situation.

- Standish, MI, USA

problem #46

Jan 311997

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
Owner has ABS brakes, she states that the pedal goes to the floor when brakes are applied and that there is noticeable pedal fading when brakes are used.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #45

Sep 161996

Ram 1500

  • miles
Anti-lock brakes defective; when applied, truck spins around, according to dealer, ABS do not seem to be working, hard to stop, lock up on wet pavement, no accidents, speed from 30 to 45 mph.

- Newport News, VA, USA

problem #44

Jan 011996

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS, brake failure, when driving ABS yellow light comes on, also the regular light red comes on, vehicle feels like it is pulling.

- Meshoppen, PA, USA

problem #43

Dec 121996

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
Equipped w/rear ABS brakes; front disc brakes wear excessively with replacements of three sets of pads. Front rotors and calipers have also been replaced with failure reoccurring repeatedly.

- Mt. Penn, PA, USA

problem #42

Apr 231996

Ram 1500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When driving the ABS brake light comes on the dashboard and the brake pedal gets soft and goes to the floor.

- Marengo, OH, USA

problem #41

Sep 051996

Ram 1500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states that when applying the brakes they lock up and throw vehicle off the road. The vehicle will slide more on on wet roads. The system has ABS. Has been experiencing problem since owning the vehicle.

- Morgantown, WV, USA

problem #40

Nov 151996

(reported on)

Ram 1500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When appying the ABS brakes, the vehicle pulls to the right and left sides. Consumr states at 12,000 miles there was extensive brake pad wear on front brakes, consumer contacted manufacturer and was advised they were aware of the braking problems.

- Allegan, MI, USA

problem #39

Apr 151996

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Poor ABS brake performance, the vehicle pulls to the left and right when the brakes are applied. Also the smell of burning brake pads is experienced.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #38

Apr 041996

Ram 1500

  • miles
When driving in the rain at 30 mph you have to apply so much brake pedal that the front ABS brakes lock up; also, the brake pads have been replaced at 5,500 and 18,000 miles and the calipers have been rebuilt at 18,000 miles.

- St Pete, FL, USA

problem #37

Nov 011996

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
While driving and pulling trailer load, upon braking, action seemed ineffective in stopping, vehicle continued to roll forward, resulting in extended stopping distance.

- Taylorsville, KY, USA

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