7.5

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$460
Average Mileage:
29,000 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. replaced shock (4 reports)
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problem #4

Jun 012010

Ram 1500 5.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 21,000 miles

My truck is a 06 Dodge ram 100 Bighorn Edition with 21,000 miles and has never been taken off road. Like I should have to replace the struts already. What a bunch of bull.

- Bill E., Sandpoint, ID, USA

problem #3

Jan 152010

Ram 1500 Big Horn 5.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,900 miles

This truck was my dream truck. Purchased off of a lease and literally driven by a little old lady prior to me. Not even a scratch in the bed! I drive it conservatively as I have an older Ram that is my beater. Just after it hit the 36K mark the front struts start leaking.

AND during replacement the wheel bearing are BAD. What the hell??! Oh, and the best part I bought the extended warranty. Dodge will not pay since this is 4x4 "IT IS NOT COVERED"

- dschmidt63, Springport, MI, USA

problem #2

Jul 222009

Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L V8 Hemi

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,000 miles

Took a round trip from Chicago to St.Louis. Next day I notice a small puddle on the ground inside BOTH front tires. Front shocks are leaking fluid. I know Illinois roads are not the best in the nation but comon! This truck has never hauled and the worse road it has been on is my driveway. I have the Big Horn Edition which appears to have special shocks which are a combo shock and strut. These of course cost twice as much as a normal truck shock and twice as long to replace. Have had two other front end problems and have been a Dodge PU owner since the late 70's. Seriously thinking of going to Ford on the next vehicle.....damn shame.

- daramek, Lowell, IN, US

problem #1

May 062008

Ram 1500 1500 REG CAB 5.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 18,000 miles

When going over bumps i heard a loud clunking noise. As I was rotating the tires I noticed that the shock and arm had oil all over them. Took the truck in and dodge replaced the one that went bad.

- Jason S., Liverpool, NY, USA