definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,000 miles

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problem #3

Sep 022006

Ram 1500 4WD

  • miles
1996 Ram 1500 sway bar attachment failed. The consumer stated when the sway bar fell to the ground, it caused the front wheels to rapidly go from full-left to full right at the rate of several times per second. Subsequent inspection showed that the sway bar plate had never been machine welded to the frame and for several years had been held on only by three small spot welds, meant to hold the plate in place for the machine welder. The machine weld appeared to be about an eighth to a sixteenth of an inch off, missing the entire plate.

- Valley Springs, CA, USA

problem #2

Jan 012004

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 96,000 miles
S, bar link, replaced twice within 3 weeks, no good.transmission failure took to transmission shop, replaced pressure sol, governor, gov switch, switchand seleriond, still acting the same.left controlarmandboltkit, also say needs right side.will not alligne.light under hood comes on when driving, and horn does not work no one can fig out why..?Dodge should cover all tranny and frount sup on these trucks, found out after purchaced all the things that go wrong with this yr of tk.96 Dodge Ram 4X4 1500 also the 4X4 is hard to shift into and take out and sometimes doesn not come out, even when light indcates it is out of four wheel.never again Dodge!! numerous dates of work to this vehicle.

- Boyers, PA, USA

problem #1

Nov 201998

Ram 1500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The front tracking bar that holds the front axle in place is very loose and is about to break which may cause an accident. Cause unknown.

- Forest Lake, MN, USA