10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,675 miles

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problem #48

Apr 122018

Ram 1500

  • 161,000 miles
The FCM and pdc are extremely bad on the 2002 Dodge. They corrode causing your brake lights, blinkers, headlights and emergency flasher not to work. Dodge should have been mandated to recall and replace both parts on every truck. The corrosion is do to the poor design of the pdc "fuse box" with holes in the bottom allowing water and moisture to enter the pdc and start to corrode. This in turn causing the FCM " front control module" to short out. This is a severe danger to the truck owner as well as other motorists and pedestrians on the road. This is a very serious matter and needs to be looked in to and fixed. I have personally experience this and have almost been hit several times by motorists behind me do to the fact my taillights quit working and my blinkers did as well. I have replaced my FCM and pdc 4 times already and each one shorts out after a year. That's $600-$1200 each time. Dodge is responsible for this problem.

- Corsicana, TX, USA

problem #47

Jun 062017

Ram 1500

  • 0 miles
My dashboard has hole in it. Its been cracking for a while and really didn't pay att

- Teaneck, NJ, USA

problem #46

Dec 062005

Ram 1500

  • 35,000 miles
About 3 years after buying my new Dodge truck the dashboard started to fall apart, become brittle. Its currently in complete pieces. The vehicle has always been in motion and has always been protected from the sun. I know there are a lot of cases just like mine. Pictures will be available.

- Palmdale, CA, USA

problem #45

Jun 242017

Ram 1500

  • 9,658 miles
The dash is cracking and pieces fall down into the vent then when I turn on heat or air pieces come flying out hitting myself or passingers in eyes and face

- Ooltewah, TN, USA

problem #44

Oct 222009

Ram 1500

  • 140,000 miles
The dash and dash components are cracking and or breaking causing sharp edges and flaying debris. I have resorted to using gorilla glue and a dash mat to minimize these issues but it has gotten so bad that this is no longer sufficient. I have taken the truck to a dealer and I have had them inspect this issue. Please see attached.

- Rogers, AR, USA

problem #43

Jun 272017

Ram 1500

  • 117,000 miles
While having the evaporator replaced, the dash came apart in pieces. The pieces can not be put back together and reinstalled safely. The dash should not be made of a plastic that could break apart and cause damage in an accident.

- West Milton, OH, USA

problem #42

Nov 012013

Ram 1500

  • miles
Dash is falling apart causing the defroster to not blow air across windshield properly, so that the windshield does not defog. This causes visibility issues and a hazard.

- Lewisville, TX, USA

problem #41

Jun 062005

Ram 1500

  • miles
Dashboard of my Ram 1500 2002 has been breaking into pieces in the first 3 years. Started slow but eventually it's everywhere. I have asked at the dealership about this problem and found out on many occasions that they are aware but don't offer a solution or even a good replacement. Only to buy a new truck made with a better dashboard because the replacement they sell is only $900 but made with the same materials. Will be back at the same place with pieces of dashboards hitting our eyes, mouth or face. It is a danger to visibility while driving and a shame that a company can be allowed to use such low grade material that is sold to hard working individuals. I can accept if a few dashboards ended the same way but I've heard of too many being the same and that should be a recall before having someone go blind or die in an auto accident.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #40

Sep 142014

Ram 1500

  • miles
The dash has cracked in about 12 places.

- Loganville, GA, USA

problem #39

Dec 012010

Ram 1500

  • miles
Dashboard cracking and falling in to the air vents then being sent out a high rate of speed. Dodge has had a problem with the dash and there should be a recall on it.

- Knoxville, TN, USA

problem #38

Jan 012008

Ram 1500

  • 48,000 miles
2002 Dodge Ram quad cab sport 4X2 (1.)gas peddle has to be press down at all time in order for truck to stay on and once I let go of gas peddle truck stalls. (2.)first day I bought truck from dealership I ask, is that faint sound coming from transmission, I was told by Dodge dealer thats the sound transmission makes, I said really. (3.)interior top dash so thin sun is able to crack dash by its self with the hot heat and dash plastic is sharp and dangerous its become a hazard to all occupants or pedestrians, passegers. (4.)the whole back tail light found hanging tried to hook it back up its made of plastic components crack with no way of hooking it with nuts, so for now I tape it in place, it truly falls under a recall. (5.)ac works but no heater slite warm. (6.)mirror cover on passenger side has fallen off on freeway. (7.)all engine components seem to brake to fast due to being made of plastic clips wires not stable to hold on to devices once they brake off, some also crack off into devices, crack into devices which cause vehicle problems and issues that affect mulitiple hazards to truck speed, suspension, steering, fuel/propulsion, lighting, powertrain, brakes, engine, electrical, ele/ stability, rir bag, body, wheels, seat belt, visibility/wipers, in general all aspects has some kind of hazardous components that needs mandatory recalls.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #37

Jan 012008

Ram 1500

  • 48,000 miles
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 quad cab sport 4X2 1. gas peddle has to be press down at all time in order for truck to stay on once I let go of gas peddle truck stalls. 2.first day I bought truck from deal I ask is this faint sound coming fom transmission, I was told Dodge dealer thats a sound that trasmission makes, I said really. 3.interior top dsah so thin sun is able to crack dash by it self with the hot heat and sharp plastic and its now dangerous its become a hazad toall occupants or pedestrians passegers. 4. the whole back tail light found hanging tried to hook it back up its made of plastic components crack with noway of hooking it with nuts so for now I type it in place, its truly falls under a recall. 5.ac works but no heater. 6.mirror cover on passenger side has fallen off on freeway. 7.all engine components seem to brake to fast due to being made of plastic clips wires not stable to hold on to devices, hoses fall off, crack into devices which cause veichal problems and isusses that affect mulitiple hazards to truck speed control, suspension, steering, fuel/propulsion, lighting, powertrain, brakes, engine, electrical, elec, /stability, air bags, body, wheels, seats, seat belts, visibility/wipers, in general all aspects has some kind of hazardous componets that need mandatory recalls.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #36

Sep 142016

Ram 1500

  • 140,000 miles
Dash board started cracking and now is completely destroyed, parts of broken dash are falling into vents and obstructing blower motor. Dash will need to be replaced, no way to fix extensive damage. The damage gets worse every time I use the vehicle, damage has been ongoing for the past 12 months.

- Janesville, WI, USA

problem #35

Aug 032016

Ram 1500

  • 150,000 miles
Dashboard cracking and falling apart is hazardous when you cut air or defrost on debris and sharp objects fly in your eyes.

- Ninety Six, SC, USA

problem #34

Oct 102007

Ram 1500

  • miles
Dash board cracking all over...shed kept...help!

- Livingston, TX, USA

problem #33

May 032011

Ram 1500

  • 85,000 miles
Dash is cracked big pieces broken and falling in messed up air box so that air and heat don't come out hot or cold sharp pieces could fly in to your face.

- Winston-Salem, NC, USA

problem #32

Jan 082016

Ram 1500

  • 208,000 miles
When I turn on the heater the blend door and actuator make a popping sound when turned heat on, blend doors broken and actuator not working properly. It occurs while vehicle stationary and in motion when heat is turned on.

- Anniston, AL, USA

problem #31

Jan 112016

Ram 1500

  • 38,000 miles
Ignition / park interlock system inoperative.

- Milwaukee, WI, USA

problem #30

Oct 022015

Ram 1500

  • 204,000 miles
The entire dashboard has cracked in multiple places. This issue started in 2004 and has continued despite multiple attempts at finding a cause or a viable solution to stop the cracking. Noticed others have made the same complaint. Dodge did not attempt to fix or give a solution to fix the cracking. It now interferes with the air flow and causes windshield flow to be directed away from removing internal "fogging". now the blower will only operate at the highest speed.

- Barnwell, SC, USA

problem #29

Jul 192012

Ram 1500

  • miles
My truck started this grinding sound an it just stop working so I had to put it in auto service jimmy's 2407 kaw St new orleans cell number 5044511533 he can explain it better.thanks

- New Orleans, LA, USA

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