fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,484 miles

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problem #5

Sep 272014

Ram 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 12,189 miles
TPMS valve stem failed causing a flat tire. The tire valve itself completely came apart while driving highway speeds. Indicator light came on, but so what, it was caused by its own flawed design. Upon inspection of the other tire valves, it is discovered that they are all cracked and ready to fail as well and need expensive replacement. This is unacceptable.. a "safety system" that is poorly constructed, dangerous, and required by law to be installed in vehicles. A recall must be mandated.

- Amityville, NY, USA

problem #4

May 072013

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • 10,246 miles
Retaining nut on TPMS sensor split causing tire to lose all air. 1 week later another tire had complete deflation and TPMS sensor had fallen in to wheel. Inspected all sensors and found all TPMS retaining nuts had split. This can cause catastrophic air loss and is extremely dangerous. I have already replaced two entire sensors and will attempt to have retaining nuts on other two sensors replaced. Dealer will not perform work under warranty. This is an extremely dangerous manufacturing defect!!

- Ringoes, NJ, USA

problem #3

Apr 242013

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • 29,985 miles
Valve stem retaining nuts are all cracked. I caught them before they separated, but have read about others that have separated, allowing TPMS module to fall into tire, which instantly deflates and could cause a loss of control. Dealer says not covered under warranty despite being clearly a manufacturing defect.

- Forest Hill, MD, USA

problem #2

Dec 172012

Ram 2500

  • miles
When checking air pressure on my tires, I found cracks in the moto metal 909 rims on driver and passenger front. I am having them replaced with another brand, but after researching on the internet, this is not the first time. I do not offroad my truck, but do tow a 5th wheel.

- Gilbert, AZ, USA

problem #1

Mar 192012

Ram 2500 6-cyl

  • 40,000 miles
Aluminum valve stem/TPMS sensors on both front wheels corroded and failed at the same time causing two flat front tires and loss of steering. Proceeded to repair shop to have all (4) valve stems and (2) front tires replaced. Repair personnel informed us that this is an epidemic. According to them, in 2010, manufacturers became aware of this problem and began using rubber valve stem/TPMS sensors.

- New Carlisle, OH, USA