10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,568 miles

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problem #35

Apr 071999

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission not shifting properly.

- Gainesvill, FL, USA

problem #34

Apr 251998

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission replaced last fall. Now lost reverse in transmission. Took to dealer & informed needed a kit to correct problem in transmission at owner's cost. The manufacturer knows about lost reverse gear.

- Caro, MI, USA

problem #33

Mar 051999

Ram 2500 4WD

  • miles
Vehicle placed in service 10/95 so out of warranty. Manufacturer refuses to do anything because it was not repaired by them. This is the same problem that the 95 trucks had (8/82).

- Middletown, OH, USA

problem #32

Sep 011998

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 60 mph the transmission will slip from drive tino neutral without warning, causing unknown. Dealer cannot identify the problem.

- North Potomac, MD, USA

problem #31

Apr 151997

Ram 2500 4WD

  • miles
No summary provided by consumer

- Tuolumne, CA, USA

problem #30

Dec 301998

Ram 2500 4WD Diesel

  • miles
No summary provided by consumer

- Kingsford, MI, USA

problem #29

Oct 081997

Ram 2500

  • miles
Consumer experiencing ongoing problems with vehicle on varouis parts. 1. transmission failed to operate at 58,000 mile of wear 2. intake manifold gasket broke, and 3. fuel pump failed to operate. Dealer notified and refused to repair because the consumer did not have extended warranty.

- Rockey Hill, CT, USA

problem #28

Aug 011998

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission goes into first gear at a stop position, and won't shift to second, moving the transmission winds. Replaced with new, same problem still exists. Provide further information.

- Kahului, HI, USA

problem #27

Oct 131998

Ram 2500

  • miles
Van 250 transmissioon failure, at 48,000 mi transmission does not shift into 3rd gear. Reverse gear does not ingage until you race the engine in reverse then bangs. Dealer claims upper cluches leaking and transmission has to be rebuilt. This is a heavy duty transmission and it should not go out at only 48,000 miles

- Oconomowoc, WI, USA

problem #26

Jul 151998

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • miles
I was traveling in Canada towing my fifth wheel win the transmission failed. We glided to the side of the road barely out of danger. The truck was towed to authorize Chrysler dealer in St. Johns Canada. The mechanic indicated the engine producers to much torque for the transmission to handle. I had the trailer weighed and it was 67 hundred pounds well within the range of the truck and transmission. My main concern now is fear this will occur again even though Chrysler payed the bill I now an apprehensive about towing! hope you can provide some more information as I have been told his is a common problem with Chrysler transmission. Really looking for assistance to prevent recurrence. Love the truck! but it's like a good friend who you hope will never leave you in a lurch. The other problem as I saw on your information sheet was tires mine also expired in less than 25000 miles. The other problem is front brake makes pads they seen to have a limited life about 20000 miles, any help or suggestion here?

- Keyport, NJ, USA

problem #25

Oct 011998

Ram 2500 4WD Diesel

  • miles
Around the first of last month (Oct)98 I noticed my auto tranny was acting funny when shifting from 2nd to 3rd. It shifts very late. Sometimes it will not shift into 3rd gear without slowing down to make it shift. In trafic this really is a problem. People wonder why I slow down and I'm afraid I will get hit from the rear. I talked to Dodge about this and they are talking about replacing my transmission. If they don't this is really going to upset me. A 30,000 dollar truck and only two years old. This should not happen. I feel strongly this is a safety issue that Dodge should take care of. Please give me some advice if Dodge does not fix this problem. Thanks

- Evington, VA, USA

problem #24

Aug 131997

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
Transmission quick cooler line connect recall work not completed due to scheduling problem.

- Gallup, NM, USA

problem #23

Feb 211997

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When driving 50 mph constantly, the truck locks up and you have no forward motion, the engine is still running, but has no power. The truck has to drift to the side of the road. The truck has been taken to the dealer 6 times. Twice they put in brand new transmission, 4 times they've dropped out the transmission and took it apart.

- Stone Ridge, NY, USA

problem #22

Jul 151998

Ram 2500

  • miles
The three out of four bolts that are attached plate at the bottom of the clutch are loose. If all bolts separate clutch could drop. Consumer has contacted the dealer, dealer states bolts need replacing.

- Alpine, UT, USA

problem #21

Jan 061998

(reported on)

Ram 2500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission cooling line couplings problem.

- Willits, CA, USA

problem #20

Apr 011998

(reported on)

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • miles
Transmission failure.

- Cherryvill, NC, USA

problem #19

Feb 241998

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Four speed automatic transmission slipped before/after recall repairs.

- Akron, MI, USA

problem #18

Oct 021997

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission failed after recall repair.

- Chelsea, MA, USA

problem #17

Apr 061996

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Transmission noisy when in reverse.

- Marietta, GA, USA

problem #16

Nov 011996

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Automatic transmission makes noise while in reverse gear.

- Big Bear Lake, CA, USA

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