hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
75,100 miles

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problem #3

Nov 042006

Ram 2500 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 103,800 miles
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 fuel injector pump quit after driving at a normal speed. I was out of town, almost two hours from home and it just died on me. I had to have it towed back home ($350 bucks to get it home) and was without a vehicle for three weeks. I tried all of the local dealerships to see if Dodge had knowledge of a ongoing problems with the pumps, but nobody would help. I later discovered through friends and the internet that almost everyone has had to replace the pump on their Dodge. This is my third and last Dodge to ever buy. No wonder the company is dead last in vehicle sales and service.

- Waco, TX, USA

problem #2

Feb 172006

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 57,500 miles
At approximately 14 miles North of town on a remote stretch of mountain roadway the 2000 Dodge/cummins Ram 2500; with only 57,000 miles, shut down as if I had turned off the key. I know several Dodge/cummins truck owners and many have had experiences with the fuel injector pumps going bad on low mileage, late model trucks. Ended up having the vehicle towed. Two days later put the truck on the ferry headed back to juneau. I made contact with daimler/Chrysler corporation customer assistance. I described the above incident. I also stated that I was aware of the ongoing problems and numerous failures with the Dodge/cummins fuel injection pumps. Daimler/Chrysler stated that the vehicles warranty period had expired but that the company would entertain the prospect of assisting me with the repair since the mileage was so low and acknowledge that the corporation was aware of the fuel injection pump problems. Daimler/Chrysler told me to get a diagnosis from a Dodge dealership before they would proceed with any assistance. I promptly delivered the truck to the dealership that morning. I had to sign an agreement for a minimum of 1 hour labor at $100/hr. They confirmed my diagnosis of the fuel injection pump and quoted $2700 for the repair. I called the next morning and relayed this information to daimler/Chrysler. They stated they would contact the dealership and get back in touch with me. Daimler/Chrysler has not made any attempt to contact me.

- Juneau, AK, USA

problem #1

Sep 132004

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 64,000 miles
While driving 60 mph engine reduced speed to an idle. Could not get the vehicle to accelerate above 5 mph. Vehicle was towed to the dealer, who replaced the fuel injection/lift pump for the second time within 64,000 miles of wear.

- Clermont, FL, USA