10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,727 miles

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problem #11

Jul 112000

Ram 3500 4WD

  • 52,000 miles
Premature air bag deployment. ****dims 11 IVOQ entry posted after 12/12/02 cut-over to artemis*******731512.

- Prescott, AZ, USA

problem #10

Jun 101999

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer totaled vehicle by hitting a tree head on, consumer sustained injuries due to the airbags experiencing no deployment, consumer injured lower back and knees and is still recovering.

- Salem, NJ, USA

problem #9

Nov 152000

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Airbag light came on after being hit on back end of vehicle. Dealer found internal wiring problem, airbag sensor had to replaced.

- Taswell, VA, USA

problem #8

Mar 092000

Ram 3500

  • miles
Intermittently, air bag warning light comes on. About two or three months ago, vehicle was serviced for this problem.

- Tyler, TX, USA

problem #7

Oct 011999

Ram 3500

  • miles
ABS light comes on.

- Holyoke, MA, USA

problem #6

May 011999

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles
Front impact and air bags did not deploy

- Stafford, VA, USA

problem #5

Aug 151998

Ram 3500 4WD

  • miles
Chrysler customer relations was notified that the air bag did not deploy upon a frontal impact and agreed to send a special investigations crew to look at the vehicle. There conclusion was that the impact was not in the direct center of the vehicle and that the air bag system still showed to be functional and ready. None of the people who have seen this vehicle could believe that the air bag did not deploy, especially with the damaged incurred! this includes the insurance claims adjuster and the body shop who repaired the vehicle ! in my opinion this is false advertisement by the vehicle manufacturer that states the air bag will deploy in a frontal impact over 20 mph. It doesnt state that the impact has to be dead center of the vehicle !

- Ft. Worth, TX, USA

problem #4

Oct 131997

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
No deployment of air bag in accident.

- Nettleton, MS, USA

problem #3

Sep 111997

(reported on)

Ram 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Unspecified: Air bag spring failed.

- Sunland, CA, USA

problem #2

Nov 121996

Ram 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Other: Airbag warning light/antilock brake warning light illuminated.

- Horsham, PA, USA

problem #1

Jul 281996

Ram 3500

  • miles
During a frontal impact, vehicle went into a tree. The driver's side air bag did not deploy.

- Altamonte Springs, FL, USA