definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,632 miles

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problem #5

Sep 012004

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 1996 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact states that brake lines that carry the fluid from the master cylinder to the wheels rusted. The vehicle is from Wisconsin, and this could have been because of the salt on the roads. One brake line has been temporarily been repaired, and the contact is worried about the brake line rusting on the other side. The contact's vehicle ran into a ditch because the brakes did not work. ; he had to be pulled out of the ditch. The line rusted to the point where it formed a hole in the line. The vehicle is in Florida now. And the contact does not feel he will have the rust problem again because he is not living in a salt state. The ABS brakes have not work since the brake line was temporarily fixed.

- St. Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #4

May 072005

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 87,000 miles
When the brakes were applied, the brake line failed and the consumer had no brakes. The consumer was able to stop when he attempted to start the vehicle again. The brake line was repaired, and the consumer was advised to have all of the other lines inspected and replaced. When this happened, brake fluid leaked onto the muffler and produced a cloud of smoke. The brake lines, rear brake on the axle and the brake line from the bottom were replaced.

- Champion , MI, USA

problem #3

Aug 072003

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 81,159 miles
The metal hydraulic brake line rusted and disintegrated. This resulted in brake failure while driving.

- Hackettstown, NJ, USA

problem #2

May 132002

Ram 1500

  • miles
While driving brake line went completely out.

- Pennsburg, PA, USA

problem #1

Aug 072000

Ram 1500

  • miles
While driving to a stop sign behind other vehicle, applied brake pedal and vehicle lost braking power. Consumer was forced to drive off the road. Technician pointed out that problem was with brake line that delivered fluid to brakes.

- Tampa, FL, USA