definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
26,921 miles

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problem #5

Nov 102004

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While turning right or left consumer heard a loud knocking noise coming from the front. Consumer noticed that the front tires were rubbing against the brake lines. This caused the brake lines to wear out prematurely. Vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection.

- Lowell, IN, USA

problem #4

Jun 102004

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 134,604 miles
While operating my 1996 Dodge Ram 2500 ext cab 4X4 diesel, I suddenly lost the normal braking, on the vehicle I swerved to the right to avoid hitting another vehicle, just barely missing another in slowing/stopping(only had front brakes). The rear steel brake line had rusted through, located inside rear frame rail drivers side, next to fuel tank, where the bracket holds the line next to the frame. This vehicle is only 8 years old, and extremely well maintained(maintenance records available) I also noticed that the other coated (zink) lines are also rusting. The line was replaced. Should this be happening"???????" system has silicone brake fluid.*** I have the rusted brake line if someone needs to inspect it.*** if someone needs to see it.

- Englishtown, NJ, USA

problem #3

Sep 292003

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving at 30 mph applied the brakes and pedal went to the floor, resulting in extended stopping distance. Vehicle was towed to an independent shop, technician found that brake lines were rusted and leaked fuel.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #2

Jun 292002

Ram 2500 4WD Diesel

  • miles
Main brake line has rusted and ruptured, other line is deteriorated. The line ruptured at home not on the road. This could have been a dangerous situation.

- Cave City, KY, USA

problem #1

Aug 072000

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving to a stop sign behind other vehicle, applied brake pedal and vehicle lost braking power. Consumer was forced to drive off the road. Technician pointed out that problem was with brake line that delivered fluid to brakes.

- Tampa, FL, USA