really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,000 miles

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problem #4

Dec 222007

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 136,000 miles
Normal driving. Truck has 138K miles. Headlights fail. Initially they go off, come on, then go off permanently. Can smell smoke from dash wiring harness. Manufacturer has a recall #819 that covers the 3500 series trucks with identical wiring and headlight switch part numbers, but will not cover the 2500 series trucks. This is a safety hazard and I have found multiple instances on the internet of other people having the same exact problem. Left unchecked, I'm certain this will result in a dash fire, property damage, and possibly death.

- Gainesville, FL, USA

problem #3

Jul 251999

Ram 2500

  • miles
Dog electrocuted due to possible faulty wiring harness, notice received after incident about potential hazard.

- Goshen, CT, USA

problem #2

Jun 201996

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Power control module failed.

- Oceanside, CA, USA

problem #1

Jun 031997

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While vehicle was parked 3 hours, fire started in dashboard in area of light switch harness. According to fire department, electrical fire, leased vehicle, reported by michelle machor, motorist ins co, 800-876-2538.

- Cleveland , 00, USA