10.0

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

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problem #36

Nov 011996

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
In ten months the front rotor and pads wore out, vehicle has ABS anti-lock brakes.

- Oakland, CA, USA

problem #35

Oct 181996

Ram 1500

  • miles
On wet road conditions when applying the brakes, the brake pedal went to the floor and there was no braking ability. The system has ABS.

- Darlington, MD, USA

problem #34

Feb 021996

Ram 1500

  • miles
When hitting the brakes hard the brakes grab and release and have no braking ability. They do not hold. This happens on normal road conditions the system has ABS.

- Redding, CA, USA

problem #33

Jan 111996

Ram 1500 Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Poor ABS brake performance, complete brake failure has been experienced 8 times, the whole vacuum system has been replaced. The pedal goes to the floor. The brake warning lights did come on. Dodge Ram BR2500 diesel 1996.

- Pinnevalley, CA, USA

problem #32

Apr 041996

Ram 1500

  • miles
ABS brakes have been replaced 3 times; at 4/96-5,000 miles/ 7/96-10,000 and 9/96 14,000. Brakes have to be replaced again at 18,000.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #31

Apr 151996

Ram 1500

  • miles
Poor ABS performance, the vehicle pulls to the left and right when the brakes are applied, also extended stopping distance.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #30

Oct 121996

Ram 1500

  • miles
Consumer was rearended and the driver's side air bag didn't deploy, also the seat belt didn't restrain and ABS skidded and went to one side.

- Rockdale, TX, USA

problem #29

Oct 111996

(reported on)

Ram 1500 Diesel

  • miles
ABS brakes failed when trying to stop at light, applied emergency brakes when coming to a bumpy stop, hit car in rear, causing minor damage.

- San Pedro, CA, USA

problem #28

Oct 021996

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
When applying the brakes, the ABS brakes failed.

- Palacios, TX, USA

problem #27

Apr 071996

Ram 1500

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
During frontal impact, the driver's side air bag did not deploy, also ABS brakes failed.

- Portland, OR, USA

problem #26

Sep 181996

(reported on)

Ram 1500 4WD

  • miles
ABS brakes failed with brake pedal going to the floor, also 3rd sideview mirror blurs vission.

- Mayslanding, NJ, USA

problem #25

Nov 301995

Ram 1500

  • miles
ABS/rear wheel: When coming to a stop, braking takes extremely long time to stop, driver literally has to stand on brake pedal to stop, caused accident, vehicle ran into light post.

- Visalia, CA, USA

problem #24

Aug 311996

Ram 1500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Going to a camp ground on dirt road, hauling a trailer, going down a hill, driver tried to apply brakes (ABS), had no brakes, ran into another vehicle w/trailer, the other vehicle literally stopped the vehicle at bottom of hill. After inspection, it was found that the master cylinder was faulty.

- Lucerne Valley, CA, USA

problem #23

Jul 181996

Ram 1500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Failure of the ABS brakes, causing loss of power assist, the brake pedal went to the floor.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #22

Aug 131996

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
During vehicle operation. When the ABS brakes are applied, a severe pull to the right is experienced.

- Northglenn, CO, USA

problem #21

Jul 211996

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
During vehicle operation the ABS light stays on, when the brakes are applied during normal stops, the brakes fade in and out. A delay is experienced.

- Bunkie, LA, USA

problem #20

Jun 191996

Ram 1500 4WD Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
ABS; went to apply the brakes and pedal went to the floor. Lost all braking power, also replaced leaking master cylinder/booster.

- Boswell, OK, USA

problem #19

Aug 071996

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When backing the truck there were no brakes when going forward, vehicle has ABS anti-lock brakes. Please descibe.

- Grandville, MI, USA

problem #18

Apr 091996

Ram 1500

  • miles
ABS: Anti-lock brakes/normal brake light on dashboard remains illuminated;reset when engine is off, comes back on upon startup, causing ABS to fail.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #17

May 011996

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS, brakes make a loud noise when coming to a stop, vehicle will jump when coming to a stop, also replaced front brake pads/ windshield wipr blade/rearview mirror.

- Bowie, MD, USA

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