really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
9 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,068 miles

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problem #163

Oct 202009

Ram 1500

  • miles
Dashboard is cracking and will not safely support deployment of a passenger airbag.

- Garland, TX, USA

problem #162

Aug 312009

Ram 1500

  • 84,000 miles
Dash is cracking in several spots, could interfere with the air bag deployment in the event of an accident. New cracks start and old ones grow in size.

- Radcliff, KY, USA

problem #161

Mar 012005

Ram 1500

  • 42,000 miles
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 in 2005 the dash started to get cracks in it. There are now large pieces that are sharp and ready to brake loose.

- Hickory, KY, USA

problem #160

Mar 122008

Ram 1500

  • 129,000 miles
I bought a used 200 Dodge Ram 1500 4X4 and the dash has a hole in it and is caving in to the dash itself I believe if I were in a accident that parts from the dash would injure someone as they are already broken.

- St Charles, MO, USA

problem #159

Jan 012005

Ram 1500

  • 60,000 miles
Dashboard of 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 quad has crumbled into big pieces. If the airbag was deployed, the plastic material would be like shrapnel flying into the face and body of the passengers.

- Wortham, TX, USA

problem #158

Sep 032009

Ram 1500

  • 86,000 miles
2000 Dodge Ram 1500. Dashboard is severely cracked in several places. Vehicle never involved in any accidents. I feel that cracked dashboard could pose an additional hazard in the event of air bag deployment.

- Vinton, VA, USA

problem #157

May 052005

Ram 1500

  • 420,000 miles
Dodge Ram 1500 dashboard cracked to the point airbags would not work properly or at the very least throw plastic shards and parts that could injure or kill occupants. Dealer was contacted at the time first cracks occurred and did nothing.. was told at that time not covered by mfg, even though it could be safety issue. Since then cracks have increased in size to the point large chunks of plastic broken away and would not allow airbags to deploy should they be activated.

- Sulphur, LA, USA

problem #156

Jan 152008

Ram 1500

  • 135,000 miles
Major cracks and pieces falling off the dashboard top exposing dashboard electronics.

- Cullman, AL, USA

problem #155

Jun 152008

Ram 1500

  • 128,000 miles
My 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 dash has a big hole in it and the rest of the dash is cracking. If it keeps cracking I wont have a dash left. They should be replaced at no cost to us.someone is going to get hurt and it makes me wonder if the airbags will even work and if they do will pieces of the dash brake off and hit someone in the face. Chrysler should replace the dashes before something like that happens.im thing about getting a new truck, but if Chrysler doesn't fix the dashes it wont be a Dodge.

- Portland/Jay County, IN, USA

problem #154

Mar 012008

Ram 1500

  • 80,000 miles
Cracked dash on 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 truck. Cracks started to appear, no accident or abuse. Dash was cleaned periodically with appropriate cleaner, protector. Cracks just started appearing and continue to advance for no apparent reason.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #153

Jul 012009

Ram 1500

  • 72,000 miles
Dodge Ram 1500 dash board is about to fall off in my lap while driving and I am afraid when it does it will cause injury or my death...it has already caused a minor injury to a fiend of mine in the passenger seat. We were driving down the road and the glove compartment fell off on her foot and caused 2 hairlinr fractures. The hinge had cracked and broken like the rest of the dash its just a matter or time before gets killed. My electrical system is malfunctioning lights go on and off at night this issue is going to get people killed.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #152

Aug 102003

Ram 1500

  • 30,000 miles
I have a 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck, just a few years after normal use the plastic trim and mainly the dashboard just cracked and pieces have been falling off exposing the wiring and electrical systems to the scorching sun. How many complaints does it take for our government to step up and order a recall. The dashboard and all the plastic trim in this vehicles is of poor quality, just do a research on google and you'll find how many people have the same problem, it's on every Dodge vehicle from 1998 till 2005, it just broke sitting in the driveway I have parts of the dash missing exposing the electrical to the sun. I'll have to purchase a new dashboard and pay $300 for it and $400 to have it installed.

- Sulphur, LA, USA

problem #151

Jun 132009

Ram 1500

  • 96,000 miles
2000 Dodge Ram 1500. The dash is faulty and falling into pieces. Due to the dash literally falling apart, electrical wiring and electrical components are exposed. Concerned about the risk of fire or electrical shock. Also concerned about occupant safety if a crash occurred due to the lack of integrity of the dash.

- Lake City, FL, USA

problem #150

Mar 062004

Ram 1500

  • miles
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 pick up.. broken dash and falling apart.. just started to crack and crumble away..

- Deridder, LA, USA

problem #149

May 152009

Ram 1500

  • 78,350 miles
Piece of my dashboard broke off and fell under my brake pedal.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #148

May 112006

Ram 1500

  • miles
My dash board on my 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 pick up has cracked and fallen in and it is making the glove box hard to open and shut. I really do believe that it should be recalled and replaced and not at my expense.

- Magnolia, TX, USA

problem #147

Jan 012005

Ram 1500

  • 60,000 miles
Dash shatters after time. I have a 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 and the plastic dash shattered. It is very dangerous, because the fragments are very sharp. I have done some research and there are literally hundreds of people with the same complaint. The dash should be replaced with one that is not so susceptible to cracking. This defect certainly could have the effect of causing serious injury or death in even a minor accident.

- Sierra Vista, AZ, USA

problem #146

May 102007

Ram 1500

  • 40,000 miles
The dash cover on my 2000 has cracked to the point there is virtually no cover left. The interior of the dash is exposed, what dash is left is jagged and sharp, and I shudder to think what might happen in an accident. Now, the instrument bezel has begun cracking, and the clips that attach it are gone - they are part of the now missing dash cover. The electrical wires behind the dash are exposed and the insulation has started to get brittle. The edges of the dash are jagged and pointed. The bezel interferes with driving the truck.

- Sebastian, FL, USA

problem #145

Jul 042004

Ram 1500

  • 25,000 miles
2000 Dodge Ram dash board fallen in with sharp edges exposed.

- Ft Carson, CO, USA

problem #144

May 062009

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 dash board is caving in. Consumer wants to know if the problem will effect the air bag.

- Harrisburg, NC, USA

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