4.3

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
26,463 miles

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problem #11

Aug 282017

Ram 2500

  • 128,392 miles
Dodge Ram "death wobble" or shimmy phenomenon, while in motion and encountering highway road surface changes.

- Lake Orion, MI, USA

problem #10

Feb 202017

Ram 2500

  • 160,000 miles
Death wobble. Experience when hitting small/minor bumps in the road or railroad tracks. Violent shaking causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and almost impossible to keep your foot on the brake pedal to try to come to a stop. Shaking is so violent that the driver is bounced around in the seat, momentarily airborne and itesm in the truck fly around. Lawsuit was issused on 2004 and newer models but affects older models as well. We now have paid $900 in parts to fix the "death wobble" that had we known was an issue, would not have purchased the truck. Completely unsafe to drive when it is our daily driver and we cannot afford to park it and purchase another vehicle to replace it with. Cannot sell in currenty condition having a "death wobble". no guarantee that the purchased parts will fix the problem.

- Rathdrum, ID, USA

problem #9

May 102002

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Truck wonders all over the road, bump steer.

- Marietta, PA, USA

problem #8

Oct 092002

Ram 2500

  • 2,700 miles
Left front control arm were not replaced, only the brake pads. Dealership claimed this would fix the problem. However, there was still a clanking noise at front left and right wheel area. Consumer's inspection revealed that on both sides the pivot arms were loose and had rotated several times hitting the suspension arm frame mount area and there were gouges in the frame mount. Further inspection also revealed exhaust leak on the bottom side of the muffler at the back weld or seal of the unit. Consumer planned on taking vehicle to another dealership.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #7

Mar 052003

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
ODI #768732: Brake pads were replaced. However clanking noise at front left and right wheel area still existed. Inspection revealed pivot arms had rotated, making contact with the suspension arm frame mount area which caused gouges in the frame mount area. Further inspection revealed exhaust leak from bottom side of muffler.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #6

Mar 042003

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
The vehicles steering, transmission and suspension failed.

- Council Bluffs, IA, USA

problem #5

Jan 012003

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • miles
While traveling on the highway there is a loud vibration and bumping noise. Please furnish additional information dealership is aware of the problem.

- Scottdale , AR, USA

problem #4

Oct 222001

Ram 2500

  • miles
Truck vibrates a lot on the highway. Nlm

- Mission Hills, CA, USA

problem #3

Jun 072002

(reported on)

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Upon purchasing vehicle and after accumulating 500 additional miles steering would make a tremendous grinding noise. Problem has progressed to turning either direction with same noise problem with additional popping. Dealership replaced steering column and shaft with no change in condition.

- Counsel Bluffs, IA, USA

problem #2

Apr 092002

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving the back of vehicle swerved where consumer almost lost control. The tail end sits up high. Contacted dealer and dealer indicated to put cement in back end. Nlmthe wind had cought the back end of the vehicle making vehicle's back end break contact with the road surface causing the vehicle to slide four(4) to six(6) feet to the left. Consumer no longer has this vehicle.

- Modesto, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 132002

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
Vehicle vibrates violently at speeds of 60mph and higher. Dealer has been notified. Please provide additional information.

- Pheonix, AZ, USA