really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #6

May 082001

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
The J2 wire from ignition caused a power spike, causing headlights to burn. A tsb has been issued on vehicle. Dealer and manufacturer have been notified.

- Blacklick, OH, USA

problem #5

Nov 011999

Ram 1500

  • miles
Vehicle stalls while driving at 50mph. Consumer is able to restart it again. Consumer received 10 recall letters for same problem.

- Vineland, NJ, USA

problem #4

Aug 172000

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
Recall # 00V135000 DaimlerChrysler/iginition switch/wiring: After making an appointment and leaving truck at the dealership for a day, owner was told that recall campaign was not completed. Dealership stated that no one was on staff to complete the campaign. Dealer does not know when campaign will be completed. Owner feels that is just another way for the dealership to get paid.

- Lexington, KY, USA

problem #3

Jul 172000

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
NHTSA recall 00V135000 and manufacturer's recall 875/ ignition wiring. Consumer has contact dealer. Dealer claimed that nothing was wrong with vehicle everytime consumer has a problem.

- Scranton, PA, USA

problem #2

Jul 072000

(reported on)

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states henderson Chrysler dealership refuses to honor recall NHTSA 00V135000/manufacturer recall 875 concerning ignition problems. Due to past differences. Consumer feels that since it is a safety defect recall done by manufacturer and not by the consumer, dealer must honor it. Because of dealer's refusal, consumer must travel into another town to the next closet dealer, which is 35 miles one way. Work has been performed.

- Aransasm Pass, TX, USA

problem #1

Mar 091999

Ram 1500

  • miles
If driving with air conditioning on high, ingnition switch gets so hot it will burn your hand if you touch the bottom of collum, also you loose the engine in traffic. Brakes on rear not strong enough with load

- Elkhart, IN, USA