2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,858 miles

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problem #9

Apr 062006

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles
I own a 2000 Dodge Ram 2500 pick up truck with diesel, about a year ago my dash started to deteriorate falling off in chunks. I can see where this could be a safety issue. It could fall down in the way of the peddles or cause damage if in an accident by flying all over the place.

- Palm Bay, FL, USA

problem #8

Dec 182003

Ram 2500 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 86,000 miles
After the purchase of a 2000 Dodge Ram 4X4 in 2003 I noticed cracks in the dash. Within two weeks the cracks quickly spread and evolved into huge holes until there was very little of the dash left. After the dash fell apart the lights periodically began to fail, the cruise control quit working then began working with a mind of its own, ,, speeding up and slowing down and total shut off. Heater quit working immediately, ,, Dodge refused to do any repairs what so ever, stating it was not under warranty nor was it a recall item, therefore they have no responsibility in the matter. I know of at least 6 friends that owe the same vehicle and have the same problem and were told the same by Dodge. I never intend on purchasing another Dodge product again. Please help...........

- Melbourne, FL, USA

problem #7

Mar 072005

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Top of dash cracked under normal operation. I have heard multiple complaints of this happening in similar vehicles.

- Canfield, OH, USA

problem #6

Dec 042005

Ram 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 68,000 miles
The contact states dashboard cracked on the passenger's side over top of the air bag compartment. The manufacturer and the dealership were contacted. They offered no free remedy. No repairs have been made.

- Wimberely, TX, USA

problem #5

Feb 012004

Ram 2500 24-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Dashboard cracked all along passenger side as well as drivers side. The crack is so bad, its going to cave in.please help us to get this fixed. This Dodge is the 3rd vehicle we have purchased from blackburn motor vicksburg, ms.

- Vicksburg, MS, USA

problem #4

Jul 152003

Ram 2500

  • Manual transmission
  • 0 miles
The main problem with this 2000 Ram 2500 4 whdr cummins diesel, quad cab, truck is the Chrysler design defective front end. In my case, the trac-bar. This, in my area is a $439 plus tax item, the dealer steals another $75 plus taxes for installation. Two bolts hold this device in place and is only a 15 min repair. The trouble is in 30,000 km the new trac-bar has failed making it a chore to keep the truck between the lines. You dart all over in your lane depending on the pavement ruts and general pavement condition. I can see this design defect causing added stress and problems to the ball joints. This defect is a Chrysler problem and all costs to cover repairs should be covered by the manufacture and not the customer. This, and the other many, Dodge front end problems I feel is just cause for a recall order.

- Fruitvale Bc, UN, USA

problem #3

May 152003

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
1.body jumps at different speeds unable to steere.2.odometer reading didn't move for approx- 1st 200 miles.3.engine knocks. 4. shifting linkage and gears grind. 5. transmission slips and front axle grinds. 6.salesman said I was approved and did qualify for any vehicle in the lot with $10,000 down.called finance company after purchase and was approved for the vehicle I originally wanted.7.brakes need to be replaced all the way around. Thank you, tom & deb aleto

- El Cajon, CA, USA

problem #2

Sep 172003

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • 47,000 miles
The conversion vans front high rise started separating from the body of the vehicle. The consumer is concerned that it may come completely off at anytime while driving. The cause of the separation was undetermined.

- Brazil, IN, USA

problem #1

Jul 202000

Ram 2500

  • miles
Had a short block placed on engine due to making a pecking noise. Also, transmission would make a whinning sound when shifting into gear. This happens anytime when either stopping or starting off. Air conditioner and heater are inoperable. Vibration is felt at 48-60 mph. Dealer replaced engine, however problem is still present, dealer told consumer to use 30 weight oil, consumer wants dealer to buy back vehicle, he feels he has a lemon.

- Atoka, OK, USA