really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,855 miles

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problem #9

Mar 151999

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,701 miles
My main complaint is the transmission. The pressure seal for second gear has been replaced 3 times. It lasts for about 30,000 miles and then goes. I've had to pay for the repair 2 out of 3 times. Approx 1400.00.. the last time I had parts put in that were not Chrysler products.

- Lake Orion, MI, USA

problem #8

Oct 152003

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles

- Clemmons, NC, USA

problem #7

Jul 152003

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 88,992 miles
Cylinder head's are cracked, causing truck to damage head gaskets. Overdrive on the truck went out so truck wouldn't shift.

- San Dimas, CA, USA

problem #6

Jan 152003

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles
Paint is coming off in huge spots. Starts as a small faded area then starts peeling. Transmission stalls in second gear and takes a while to shift to third.

- Bartlett, TN, USA

problem #5

Aug 232002

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
Speedometer is over 7 M.P.H. off.

- Somerset, WI, USA

problem #4

Sep 192001

Ram 1500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Driving up hill, stopped at top of hill and started again. Noticed transmission would not shift out of first gear, pulled over to side observed transmission fluid leaking from disconnected lines, recall 97V084000 does not relate to the deisels vehicles

- Scmmcmish, WA, USA

problem #3

May 092000

Ram 1500 Diesel

  • miles
During failure all of the warning lights flash the transmission goes haywire and the tachometer goes haywire. This truck has been at three different shops, we have changed out the transmission relay, the headlight lamp, serviced the transmisison and still cannot find the cause. In addition, we have replace a radio which has shorted out and the fuel indicator doesn't work. Both of which failed before the truck was three years old, unfortuneately just out of warranty.

- Tomball, TX, USA

problem #2

Dec 291996

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Trip odometer failed. Qcaw

- Palmdale, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 011996

Ram 1500

  • miles
Manufacturer identified problem as cold engine hesitation and installed a new transmission with a controller reflash. The new transmission hesitated and caused a crash.

- Dobbins A, GA, USA