10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,920 miles

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problem #20

Mar 212001

Ram 1500

  • miles
While driving 25 mph vehicle stop suddenly for no reason. Took to dealer and dealer indicated needed transmission. Please add VIN

- Morrison, IL, USA

problem #19

Dec 211999

Ram 1500 Diesel

  • miles
This is the second truck that almost got me killed, the first was a 1999. No saferty defect listed.

- Whiteside, TN, USA

problem #18

Oct 242001

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was slipping out of gears. Engine check light came on. Consumer took vehicle to dealer, and they said it was an overdrive problem.

- Wilberton, OK, USA

problem #17

Oct 242001

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was slipping out of gears. Engine check light came on. Consumer took vehicle to dealer, and they said it was an overdrive problem.

- Wilberton, OK, USA

problem #16

Jun 132001

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
The transmission slips/surges, the vehicle experienced loss of fluid twice, the electronic shift pattern design is poor. Nlm

- Ormond By, FL, USA

problem #15

Aug 152000

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Automatic transmission is very jumpy when shifting between first and second gears, a "whining" noise is coming from rear of vehicle. Dealership has examined vehicle, but cannot determine a cause for the problem..

- Blytheville, AK, USA

problem #14

Nov 012000

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While wheel alignment was done mechanic noticed front rotors were worn down to nothing, metal to metal. Replaced rotors and front disc pads. At this time, rotors need to be replaced again. Ball joints and tires were replaced, consumer states problems with the rear but did not specify, also did not specify types of tires. Vehicle experiencing problems with the transmission. Intake gasket replaced. New carpet in the cab was installed. New bumper and grill was installed. Consumer also states problem with the ABS along with the rotors and disc pads.

- Ladonia, MO, USA

problem #13

May 152000

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission does not properly shift into different gears, cause unknown. The consumer had been to the dealer several times for repairs of ball joints, power steering and the transmission.

- Bucyrus, OH, USA

problem #12

Apr 302001

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Lost transmission in normal drive on a flat road, would not shift into any gear, had the vehicle towed to the dealer and they changed the filter and transmission fluid with no further investigation into the root cause of the problem. If this had happened in traffic it may have been the cause of an accident as the vehicle lost all forward motion instantly

- Lopez, PA, USA

problem #11

May 042001

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission went completely out without prior warning while driving. Consumer has contacted dealer.

- Morrison, IL, USA

problem #10

Mar 182001

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The van would jerk badly when put into drive and when sitting at a red light or stop sign it would begin to lurch forward requiring me to press hard on the brakes.after 8 days in the dealership and numerous calls from the service rep.saying that they keep finding more problems with the transmission.after I got it home I noticed that the invoice showed that one of the parts that had been replaced was the torque convertor and that it had been replaced with a remanufactured one.this van had only 3762 miles on it when the original transmission failed.how safe will it be for me to drive my small grandchildren around in a new vehicle with a rebuilt transmission when the original transmission failed with only 3700 miles on it.the customer service rep. Advised me that the she would contact the regional rep. To meet with me.it has been three days and no one has contacted me yet. No onerhrgrnufactured acedinbn.

- Waldorf, MD, USA

problem #9

Jul 202000

Ram 1500

  • miles
Had a short block placed on engine due to making a pecking noise. Also, transmission would make a whinning sound when shifting into gear. This happens anytime when either stopping or starting off. Air conditioner and heater are inoperable. Vibration is felt at 48-60 mph. Dealer replaced engine, however problem is still present, dealer told consumer to use 30 weight oil, consumer wants dealer to buy back vehicle, he feels he has a lemon.

- Atoka, OK, USA

problem #8

Jan 122001

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Reporting a rental vehicle from express way Dodge experienced a fire underneath vehicle while driving at highway speed of 55-60 mph. Consumer feels the fire was caused by either the fuel pump or a transmission leak.

- Owensboro, KY, USA

problem #7

Feb 082001

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
Vehicle has been running very rough. When vehicle is placed in gear a loud noise is heard. Also, vehicle stalls without prior warning. Problem is intermittent. In addition, vehicle pulls to one side, driver's side. Consumer has contacted dealer.

- Phelps, NY, USA

problem #6

Feb 022001

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While vehicle was idling, consumer left it in park and exited vehicle with wife in passenger seat, there was a loud noise and vehicle jumped to reverse at a fast speed into a store.

- Holly Hill, FL, USA

problem #5

Nov 011999

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Cruise control engages at any given time. Dealer noticed transmission sending unit cable got loose. Consumer states most common scenario is cruise control being set at speed, then being cancelled by consumer either by cancel button or by braking, cruise will then reengage at set speed.

- Lexington, SC, USA

problem #4

Jul 242000

Ram 1500 4WD

  • miles
Customer states clunk noise heard at idle in park - noise coming from drivers side floorboard. Dealer verified concern - shift linkage vibration transfer through column and floorboard. Normal condition at this time. No manf. Fix for problem.

- Arlington, WA, USA

problem #3

Aug 212000

(reported on)

Ram 1500 4WD

  • miles
My three year old put my truck in gear if I was not there to stop it he could have been seriously hurt. Something needs to be done to fix this problem, I am not the only mother that drives a truck that has children, I know that it is mandatory for light trucks, but why not these? someone is going to be hurt seriously from this.

- Center Valley, PA, USA

problem #2

Jun 052000

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
The engine of my vehicle has a bad vibration between 1000-1500 RPM. The dealer has replaced the following components after three seperate visits: Fan clutch, torque converter, flex plate, harmonic balancer, transmission mount to crossmember, and changed the entire exhaust system to a 1997 version. I filed a lemon law claim with the manufacturer, however they now state it is a normal problem. A motor vibration will cause the engine to fail prematurely ie; broken crankshaft, or other internal components rendering the vehicle unsafe to operate and undrivable. The problem occurs when driving, in neutral, and park. Repairs attempted by the dealer have not corrected the problem.

- Alma, AR, USA

problem #1

Mar 062000

Ram 1500

  • miles
Transmission whines when driving in reverse.

- Rowlett, TX, USA