10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
14 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
12 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #87

Aug 091998

Ram 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The brakes were replaced at least 5 different times. Brake lining overheats when brakes are applied. Vehicle not stopping when brakes are applied quickly. Dealer cannot find problem.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #86

Oct 081998

Ram 3500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS failed causing the brake pedal to be hard.

- Hemet, CA, USA

problem #85

Apr 021998

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles
Brakes have been a continued problem with vehicle, several repairs made however continue to have problems.

- Sardinia, NY, USA

problem #84

Jul 291998

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles
ABS brakes; when applying brakes in a panic stop, the brakes fail to stop the vehicle, causing extended stopping distance.

- Shoreview, MT, USA

problem #83

Jun 221998

Ram 3500

  • miles
Consumer complaining of brake lining wearing out too soon at 10,000 miles. Consumer believes condition is not normal for this situation. Vehicle been in/out of dealer shop for more then three times and condition still occurs. Problem has not been resolved. Dealer will not repair without cost to the consumer.

- Woodinville, WA, USA

problem #82

Mar 241998

Ram 3500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Front brakes have gone out for the fifth time while driving at 65mph on highway on wet and dry pavements. The brakes go down to the pedal. Several dealers have mentioned that a bulletin was put out 28-Mar-97, but no recall has been issued. In addition, back brakes are inoperative because wheel cylinders on back are too small.

- Galena, MO, USA

problem #81

Apr 281998

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles
When driving at various speed and applying brakes, vehicle pulls to the left. The harder pushes on brakes the harder vehicle pulls to left. Consumer has to counter steer in order to avoid hitting oncoming traffic. Has replaced brakes pads, but defect is still occurring.

- Avondale, AZ, USA

problem #80

Apr 231998

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles
ABS brakes; when applying brakes in a panic stop, there is extended stopping distance before vehicle comes to a complete stop.

- Maryville, TN, USA

problem #79

Apr 211998

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles
While driving on icy roads ABS brakes lock up.

- Ellsworth Afb, SD, USA

problem #78

May 011996

Ram 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS brakes failed.

- Grand Isla, NY, USA

problem #77

Aug 081997

Ram 3500

  • miles
ABS brake problems; intermittently when applying the brakes on dry road conditions, under normal braking, they seem to be very spongy, and the pedal travels to the floorboard. They do not stop the truck. All brake pads have be replaced on 3/7/98. The rear brakes pads were glazed over like they were heated up.

- Clinton Township, MI, USA

problem #76

Jan 101998

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving the truck applied the brakes and the ABS brakes failed. On 4-3-98, driver applied the brakes and the entire brake system went out, leaving the driver with no brakes. Owner has taken the truck into dealer three times, and they replaced numerous parts, such as the fuel pump, spark plug wire, and etc. The truck still is having brake problems.

- Oxford, NY, USA

problem #75

Jun 011997

Ram 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS system malfunctioned due to a module which has been replaced less than a year. The ABS and braking light comes on. During a panic stop the wheels lock up. Dealer cannot determine problem.

- Cranesville, PA, USA

problem #74

Apr 011998

(reported on)

Ram 3500 Diesel

  • miles
Front brakes pull really hard to left and to right.

- Cherryvill, NC, USA

problem #73

Jan 081997

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Anti-lock brakes grab.

- Fremont, CA, USA

problem #72

Dec 261996

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Anti lock brakes lock up, causing loss of control.

- Marietta, GA, USA

problem #71

Sep 161996

Ram 3500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Anti lock brakes pulse/pull to the right when towing.

- Windham, OH, USA

problem #70

Nov 251997

(reported on)

Ram 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When brakes are applied the steering pulls to the left.

- Palmetto, FL, USA

problem #69

Feb 271996

Ram 3500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Turned engine on, no reserve load. Pumped brakes 4-6 times. Let sit 1-3 minutes, no back support and vacuum assist disappeared. Dilemma: Total loss of braking capability.

- Oxford, OH, USA

problem #68

Oct 201997

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying the ABS brakes the pedal will intermttently travel to the floor, causing extended stopping distance which nearly caused a collision. Also, dealer replaced calipers/rotors and master cylinder.

- Fall Brook, CA, USA

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