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

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problem #7

Mar 241999

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying the brakes, vehicle has no power. Also, the power steering failed, causing consumer to put vehicle into neutral, and rev the engine. Took six months to get part after repeated calls. Front brakes wearing out prematurely because rear brakes are not self adjusting. Very unsafe when braking at higher speeds. The left rear axle seal was leaking. Water collects near the passenger door underneath the carpet.

- North Olmsted, OH, USA

problem #6

Jun 261999

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Just pulled away from green light when another vehicle pulled out also. Consumer's vehicle's engine roared after being hit. Traveled 30ft & hit telephone pole. Had no steering or brake control. The air bags failed to deploy upon impact with the pole. The right front end was only hit slightly.

- Salem, OH, USA

problem #5

Oct 151997

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
Power steering gear box drained of fluid after a minor impact of 3 mph, resulting in loss of power steering.

- Dalton, GA, USA

problem #4

Apr 151997

Ram 2500

  • miles
When starting vehicle in morning, there is no power assist. The vaccum system loses power overnight. Have to wait a while before restarting & to move. Took to dealer for repairs, but informed it was a design flaw & could not change or fix the problem.

- Rio Rancho, NM, USA

problem #3

Dec 211996

Ram 2500

  • miles
Power steering failure.

- Fairbanks, AK, USA

problem #2

Oct 011995

Ram 2500

  • miles
There is to much play in the steering wheel, purchased truck new.

- Blacksburg, VA, USA

problem #1

May 181996

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was driving and the steering came apart. Consumer states the upper universal joint dropped off the steering shaft, causing no steering control, the steering shaft and universal joint were not assembled properly at the factory, upper universal joint was barely stuck onto the end of the steering shaft, the universal joint was stuck onto the shaft only up to the area of the upper universal joint.

- Trenton, MO, USA