10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
21 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
13 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #84

May 011996

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS brakes failed.

- Grand Isla, NY, USA

problem #83

Feb 011996

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
While driving tried to make a sudden stop. Pressed the brake pedal to the floorboard vehicle continued to still travel. Consumer depressed the break again and the vehicle stopped.

- Grand Ronde, OR, USA

problem #82

Aug 081997

Ram 2500

  • miles
ABS brake problems; intermittently when applying the brakes on dry road conditions, under normal braking, they seem to be very spongy, and the pedal travels to the floorboard. They do not stop the truck. All brake pads have be replaced on 3/7/98. The rear brakes pads were glazed over like they were heated up.

- Clinton Township, MI, USA

problem #81

Jan 101998

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving the truck applied the brakes and the ABS brakes failed. On 4-3-98, driver applied the brakes and the entire brake system went out, leaving the driver with no brakes. Owner has taken the truck into dealer three times, and they replaced numerous parts, such as the fuel pump, spark plug wire, and etc. The truck still is having brake problems.

- Oxford, NY, USA

problem #80

Jun 011997

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS system malfunctioned due to a module which has been replaced less than a year. The ABS and braking light comes on. During a panic stop the wheels lock up. Dealer cannot determine problem.

- Cranesville, PA, USA

problem #79

Apr 011998

(reported on)

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • miles
Front brakes pull really hard to left and to right.

- Cherryvill, NC, USA

problem #78

Jan 081997

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Anti-lock brakes grab.

- Fremont, CA, USA

problem #77

Nov 281997

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Anti lock brakes fail when 4 wheel drive is activated.

- Colorado S, CO, USA

problem #76

Dec 261996

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Anti lock brakes lock up, causing loss of control.

- Marietta, GA, USA

problem #75

Nov 201997

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Whenever brakes are applied, vehicle would pull hard to the left. Very dangerous when towing trailer. Took to dealer & had zone representative come in to check. Had everything on brakes replaced, but problem still exists. Was told to try arbitration.

- Blountville, TN, USA

problem #74

Feb 271996

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Turned engine on, no reserve load. Pumped brakes 4-6 times. Let sit 1-3 minutes, no back support and vacuum assist disappeared. Dilemma: Total loss of braking capability.

- Oxford, OH, USA

problem #73

Oct 201997

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying the ABS brakes the pedal will intermttently travel to the floor, causing extended stopping distance which nearly caused a collision. Also, dealer replaced calipers/rotors and master cylinder.

- Fall Brook, CA, USA

problem #72

Dec 111997

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
Recall 97V068000; 2 weeks ago the recall work had been performed at auto West Dodge. Now, if the brakes are hit more than six times, the brakes will fail.

- Gratt Bay, CA, USA

problem #71

May 011997

Ram 2500

  • miles
ABS equipped: Upon depressing the brake pedal consumer noticed the front end shimmy. Pedal traveled to the floorboard, resulting in extended stopping distance. Consumer, therefore, released foot from brake pedal to gain control of vehicle. Consumer has contacted the dealer.

- Staten Island, NY, USA

problem #70

Mar 121996

Ram 2500

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
The rear brakes with ABS are not performing. When the brakes are applied the car swerves left or right.

- Cedar Hills, UT, USA

problem #69

Oct 211997

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving at 20 mph the defective ABS braking system malfunctioned causing the wheels to lock up and skid. Having extended stopping distance, causing a frontal impact. The defective driver's side airbag did not deploy.

- South Bound Brook, NJ, USA

problem #68

Jan 101996

Ram 2500 4WD

  • miles
Loss of vacuum power assist overnight, no brakes until vacuum pump builds up pressure. Lost control of vehicle and rolled into the street due to loss of brakes. Also front brakes pulll to the right.

- Rio Rancho, NM, USA

problem #67

Oct 171996

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving on freeway, consumer applied brakes & vehicle pulled left, across 2 lanes. At a much lower speed, pulled right. Took to dealer several times for brake problem & was corrected 75%. was informed normal for truck to pull right. Consumer states that the vehicle is now constantly pulling to the left at any speed.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #66

Sep 081997

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rear anti lock brakes failed.

- Jamul, CA, USA

problem #65

Jun 181997

Ram 2500

  • miles
When brakes are applied vehicle veers to the right; also, ABS light and brake lights come on when pulling a trailer. In addition, replaced front brake rotors/pads/calipers.

- Shelbyville, TN, USA

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