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

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problem #2

Jul 082003

Ram 2500

  • miles
The steering pitman worn out at 74,103 miles. The part was fully filled with gease. The symptoms were vehicle steering was wondering (L)& (R) by its self. This component should last at lease 200,000 miles if property maintained with gease. The manufacturer is TRW part #MA-12-1 EY3. Dodge 981/2 yr. Model #25000 24V diesel L-6 diesel engine cummins VIN#[xxx] vehicle mileage is (74,103). The part replacement cost is $60. Installed by owner. The part is available for inspection. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Montebello, CA, USA

problem #1

Feb 031998

Ram 2500 4WD Diesel

  • miles
Pitman shaft broke.

- Fort Worth, TX, USA