4.0

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,250 miles

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problem #4

Oct 282011

Ram 2500 6-cyl Diesel

  • 101,000 miles
When I adjusted the steering wheel to a different position an apparent electrical failure shut down the engine and the power steering and power brakes rendering the truck almost uncontrollable at that speed. This catastrophic failure was replicated at different speeds and while stationary. Apparently any movement of the steering wheel will shut off complete power to the engine and cause a total loss of power to the vehicle.

- Sherman, TX, USA

problem #3

Sep 152003

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,000 miles
Engine spark knock as a result of a bad plenum gasket. Dodge apparently will not fix, unless I come up with $450-$500. I bought the truck used and apparently there was a service bulletin for that particular problem, but I had no idea that it neede to be done. By the way, I bought the truck in Jan of 2003 and the bulletin was released in Feb of 2003. I would have thought that I would have received a notice in the mail, but did not and now I'm on the hook for the repair.

- Flushing, MI, USA

problem #2

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 #1

Apr 252003

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving the vehicle stalled without warning.

- Key West, FL, USA