hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
63,200 miles

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problem #5

Nov 112008

Ram 2500

  • 16,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Dodge Ram. While driving 40 mph the hood un latched and slammed against the windshield. Upon further inspection she noticed that the hood latch had fractured. No repairs were made. The manufacturer was notified, but no assistance was provided. The failure and current mileages were 160,000.

- Lonsdale, MN, USA

problem #4

Sep 162009

Ram 2500

  • 120,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Dodge Ram. While driving 55 mph the hood of the vehicle opened, which impaired his visibility. He was able to safely drive to the emergency lane and temporarily secure the hood in a latched position. A mechanic, upon inspection concluded that the hood latch failed. He was in the process of having the vehicle repaired. The failure and current mileages were 120,000.

- Streetsboro, OH, USA

problem #3

Mar 232008

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Dodge Ram 2500. While driving approximately 45 mph, the hood flew up and struck the windshield. The dealer was notified and stated that the VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign id number 01V040000. Updated 05/13/08.(latches/locks/linkages:hood:latch). The current and failure mileages were 110,000.

- Winchendon, MA, USA

problem #2

Sep 012006

Ram 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles
: the contact stated the safety latch on the hood rusted causing the hood of the vehicle to come up and hit the windshield. The dealership was not notified. There were no problems with the hood latch prior to the incident. Updated 11/17/06.

- West Falls, NY, USA

problem #1

Dec 252001

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 60 mph, hood flew open because secondary latch broke, vehicle at dealership at this time. The secondary hood latch had bent back towards the firewall so that it became totally inoperative, thats when the primary latch failed, the hood opened suddenly with no warning.

- San Antonio, TX, USA