fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,000 miles

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problem #3

Oct 122005

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 57,000 miles
Front and rear axle seals leaking on drivers side. Rubbing sound on front wheel when cornering. Drove straight to mechanics when sound heard. Front wheel bearing was bad causing sound, was told it was very dangerous to drive. Replaced axle seals at time of wheel bearing. While replacing rear axle seals mechanics found a retaining washer half shattered in rear differential that holds the clutch plates solid for the anti-spin differential. Was told that if any more shatters off this could have dire consequences, including having the rear axle lock up solid while driving. Must have repaired immediately.

- Canada, 00, USA

problem #2

Oct 222002

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
While driving the vehicle the driver suddenly heard a noise under the vehicle, when he checked to see what happened, he saw that the tire had fallen off breaking the power steering box and the axle came off completely.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 222000

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
When driving vehicle pulled to the left. Dealer said it was the rear axle assembly. Dealer couldn't solve problem.

- Airville, PA, USA