really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
106,000 miles

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problem #1

Jan 072008

Ram 3500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 106,000 miles
Electric seat fire, safety fuse failed to blow. Fuse block melted, seat motor shorted out, wiring harness burned into fire wall, across carpet, and under seat into foam padding. Truck was parked in driveway, and was not on. Problem occurred in the middle of the night, and had not been driven on that day. Upon investigation it was found that the original seat wiring harness had been improperly installed at the plant. Chrysler has inspected the truck and denied any liability, and has failed to offer any customer assistance. Yet on 2-20-2008 their parts manager admitted that they had rerouted the new wiring harness where it was supposed to go, and further electrical issues are still occurring. I have been without a truck for 6 weeks now, and my state farm insurance is having to cover an obvious manufacture flaw.

- Dawsonville, GA, USA