10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,491 miles

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problem #13

May 192017

Ram 2500

  • 116,000 miles
Van frame is rusting out, steering box that is mounted to frame is likely to fall off soon. Tie rod to frame connection also is rusting out. To my knowledge and after research on the internet, there is no reasonable fix.

- Riverside, IL, USA

problem #12

Nov 182015

Ram 2500

  • 119,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Dodge Ram 2500. During an oil change, the mechanic stated that the bracket that held the control arm to the front axle corroded. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 119,000.

- Pine Brook, NJ, USA

problem #11

Sep 152000

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,500 miles
2000 Dodge 2500 has loose steering, wanders, darts left or right and constantly correcting the steering wheel and shimmy. Truck darted to the edge of the road and went thru the ditch while towing a trailer and I have back and neck injurys and unable to work at my old profession. And Dodge is trying to settle with now and stop the website. Please look at www.dodgetrucksteeringproblems.com and get back with your opinion and please look at the problems other people are having and the denying by Dodge.

- Saint Augustine, FL, USA

problem #10

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 #9

Feb 242004

(reported on)

Ram 2500 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 119,889 miles
The left tire was lose due to wheel bearing assembly and ball joints failure.

- Marion, IL, USA

problem #8

Jun 152003

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving on any kind of road surface vehicle would pull towards the right, causing the driver to lose control.

- Butte, MT, USA

problem #7

Apr 032003

Ram 2500

  • miles
Front end/steering problems. Whenever I hit a large bump in the road, my 2000 Dodge Ram 2500 just about wanders off of the road. It seems as a large vibration of some sort is takes over the steering.

- Ypsilanti, MI, USA

problem #6

Aug 162002

Ram 2500

  • miles
The suspension is cutting the tire causing the tire to lose air. Dealer notified.

- Keywest, FL, USA

problem #5

Sep 012002

Ram 2500

  • miles
While traveling on highway vehicle will wander from side to side. Dealer is aware of problem.

- Daisytown, PA, USA

problem #4

Jul 152000

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
1500, vehicle has been taken to dealer 15 times for loud grinding noise in the rear end when making turns and when backing up. The first time at 625 miles. Dealer is unable to duplicate the problem. Nlm

- Glendora, CA, USA

problem #3

Jan 012002

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When driving, vehicle will tend to try to move over to the side without consumer turning vehicle. Contacted dealer. Consumer states vehicle gets poor gas mileage. Transmission does not shift correctly. Brakes grab, pull, and lock up. Consumer states while driving at speeds above 55 mph and hitting a bump, it will throw the vehicle to the side.

- Newark, OH, USA

problem #2

Nov 012000

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While wheel alignment was done mechanic noticed front rotors were worn down to nothing, metal to metal. Replaced rotors and front disc pads. At this time, rotors need to be replaced again. Ball joints and tires were replaced, consumer states problems with the rear but did not specify, also did not specify types of tires. Vehicle experiencing problems with the transmission. Intake gasket replaced. New carpet in the cab was installed. New bumper and grill was installed. Consumer also states problem with the ABS along with the rotors and disc pads.

- Ladonia, MO, USA

problem #1

Apr 112000

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving vehicle severely pulls to the right or left without warning. Dealer replaced the gear box which did not correct the problem.

- Floyd Knobs, IN, USA