10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,235 miles

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problem #17

Nov 012004

Ram 2500 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The consumer took the vehicle to the dealer for because the ABS light appeared on the dashboard. The mechanic informed the consumer that the sensor needed to be replaced. Please fill in additional information.

- Flora, MS, USA

problem #16

Apr 062004

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 72,000 miles
Consumer stated while attempting to apply the brakes they grabbed and then released. As a result, the consumer's vehicle rear ended another vehicle. No injuries reported.

- Endicott, NY, USA

problem #15

Aug 252004

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While making a right turn steering wheel failed. A loud squeaking noise was heard coming from the rear. Consumer applied the brakes and pedal went to the floor. Consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle, and drove it to the dealer. Mechanic informed consumer that the problem could not be duplicated.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #14

Apr 252003

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving the cruise control failed, and the ABS light illuminated, soon after the brakes were inoperative.

- Blacksburg, VA, USA

problem #13

Jun 042002

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes were applied at 10 mph, and ABS pulsed once. Then, front of vehicle started to slide, and rearended another vehicle. Brake pedal felt normal. This happened once before, no incident. Dealer stated ABS system was working as it should.

- Lebanon, OR, USA

problem #12

Mar 112002

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
While applying brakes and without warning vehicle will pull to left or right.

- Huges Spring, TX, USA

problem #11

Feb 062002

Ram 2500 4WD

  • miles
When the truck comes to a stop the brakes feel normal and then without any warning the brake fail. At the point you must hit the brake pedal a second time to be able to stop.

- Cable, OH, USA

problem #10

Dec 242001

Ram 2500

  • miles
I have had problems with the brakes wearing out quickly ( had them relined twice) and the manufacturer will not honor its warranty. The brakes are very unsafe.

- Yucaipa, CA, USA

problem #9

Mar 182001

Ram 2500 4WD

  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Dixon, CA, USA

problem #8

Aug 252001

Ram 2500

  • miles
On 08-21-01 our truck was in for repairs to the steering column. At that time we asked the service representative if there was a recall on the driver side air bag and they said no. I saw on the news about 2 months ago that there was a recall on the 2000 Dodge Ram quad cab. The ABS did not work because we slid about 70 to 100 feet. We did go to the place the truck was purchased and told them that the air bags nor did the ABS work they had no comment. I want someone to investigate and find out if the service department or the manufacturer is responsible for these things not working.

- Memphis, TN, USA

problem #7

Feb 012001

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was traveling about 20 mph on highway. When he applied brakes, they went soft, and vehicle hit another vehicle from behind.

- Bradenton, FL, USA

problem #6

Nov 152000

Ram 2500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle experiencing problem with brake making loud bumping noise, and grabbing from rear wheels when brakes were applied. Vehicle has been in dealer's shop on five occasions, and problem still reoccurring. Transmission fluid has high aluminum according to sample analysis, the transmission had been replaced prior to this. Rear axle also has a high level of iron and chrome in fluid according to the sample analysis.

- Pollock, LA, USA

problem #5

Dec 141999

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Right front brakes would hang up. Whenever applying brakes, they would grab & pull hard to the right. Took to dealer at least 3-4 times for brake problem. Mechanic would not replace the brakes due to not able to duplicate the problem which was intermittent.

- Weyerhaeuser, WI, USA

problem #4

Sep 102000

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Consumer had a 2001 Dodge, 2500. It has asbestos brakes on the rear only, and there no warning labels anywhere in the truck, but theres a warning in the owners manual. Consumer states this problem can result in death if exposed to it.

- Thomsonburg, PA, USA

problem #3

Jul 262000

Ram 2500 4WD Diesel

  • miles
Under moderate braking, system failed to provide adequate stopping power, ABS would not engage even though the brake pedal was depressed to the floor. Incident happened while approaching a stop light, truck was not even carrying a load.

- Katy, TX, USA

problem #2

May 202000

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When putting on brakes real hard vehicle will pull to left. If turning just slightly left or right, vehicle will quickly go left or right. Consumer has to really watch the road. The rear bumper is 24 inches off the ground where as the front bumper is only 21 inches.

- Dade City, FL, USA

problem #1

Jul 052000

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When brake pedal is applied it feels like a rock, vehicle dose not respond to the application of the brakes, vehicle will not slow down. This happens intermittently. Dealer has been contacted.

- Oregan City, OR, USA