really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,333 miles

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problem #3

Jun 022005

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 94,000 miles
The "check gauges" indicator alerted and the oil pressure went to zero. The vehcile sputtered and the engine stopped. I found out from my mechanic that the engine had siezed and would cost $5000 to repair.I have already had two transmissions replaced at a cost of $3,300 and cannot put anymore into this defective vehicle. 2000 dodge1500 Ram 4X4.

- Vero Beach, FL, USA

problem #2

Oct 262002

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmissionwould not work at one point heard a loud bang and transmission started working again about a month later transmission started to screech and lock up causing rear wheels to lock up. Headlight switch defective or a short in the wiring have to beat on dash for lights to come on. Also A/C fan clutch locked up. Built Ram tough is a bunch of crap.

- Putnam, CT, USA

problem #1

Apr 062001

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While vehicle was parked in driveway and without the engine running a fire started in engine compartment, completely destroying vehicle. Cause unknown.

- Lawton, OK, USA