really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
61,650 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replaced radiator (1 reports)
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problem #3

Jul 292012

Ram 1500 SLT Big Horn 5.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 77,000 miles

Never buying a Dodge! Everything seems to fall apart every 5k miles! For a large truck its pretty quick, but also quickly falls apart! I have never towed or carried heavy things and I'm experiencing transmission issues, brakes, suspension, air bags, HEMI dies out sometimes...etc

- garyca, San Jose, CA, US

problem #2

Jan 032011

Ram 1500 SLT Big Horn 5.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 61,200 miles

Truck overheated on the freeway!! Had it towed to the dealer, they claimed the water pump was bad and the radiator cracked. I think this is too early for the cooling system to fail. Most cars are rated at least 100-150K miles for cooling system failure. I've never towed anything with this truck or carry heavy equipment. Trading it in for the new Tundra!!

- garyca, San Jose, CA, US

problem #1

Feb 012010

Ram 1500 Sport 5.7L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,603 miles

I constantly have to add Anti-Freeze to my truck. I add 4L every 3 months. I have been to Dodge and they did a pressure test and did not find a leak. Then argued with me about how it is a waste of money to do the die test, and that my truck is not leaking. I don't believe it should be needing this much anti-freeze! They finally did the die test and still say its not leaking. I honestly doubt they looked. Has anyone else had this issue, and did you resolve it?

- Josh N., Brantford, Ontario, Canada