5.3

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,833 miles

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problem #6

Aug 132007

Ram 3500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 107,000 miles
Brake line failure due to corrosion. 2000 Ram 3500 4WD. No warning. Towing trailer at the time, used parking break to avoid accident. Part replaced with manufacturer's replacement part #52009177. Note manufacturer has changed material on replacement part to aluminum. Manufacturer has not notified owners of these vehicles that there product was manufactured with inferior material. However, they must have known something is wrong as demonstrated by the change of material in the replacement part. Over 200,000 Dodge Ram are at risk of catastrophic break failure. The manufacturer has a responsibility to recall this product and fix it. I could have been killed.

- Harrisburg, PA, USA

problem #5

Sep 062001

Ram 3500 4WD

  • miles
The consumer recieved recall notice 01V-038, the consumer attempted to have it repaired on several occasions, the notice states that the work would take about one hour to complete but it took the dealer 8 hours, the front brake pads were replaced. Nlm

- Vallejo, CA, USA

problem #4

Sep 062001

Ram 3500 4WD

  • miles
The consumer recieved recall notice 01V-038, the consumer attempted to have it repaired on several occasions, the notice states that the work would take about one hour to complete but it took the dealer 8 hours, the front brake pads were replaced. Nlm

- Vallejo, CA, USA

problem #3

Jul 092001

(reported on)

Ram 3500 4WD

  • miles
Consumer received recall 01V-038 and informed dealer that repairs needed to be complete due to the brake line was rubbing against a tire, vehicle was taken to dealer for recall repairs and dealer stated repairs were complete, however consumer checked and found that nothing had been done, the service manager stated that they did not see leaking fluid and therefore thought that it was okay, consumer is finally getting repairs complete.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #2

Mar 132001

Ram 3500

  • miles
On three occasions the consumer took the vehicle to have recall 01V-038 for the front brake hose and sensor, but the part was not available (once) or the wrong parts were recieved (twice).

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #1

Apr 012001

Ram 3500

  • miles
Brake line on rear drivers side of the vehicle rubs against a rod in vehicle, causing a hole, 3/16th of an inch deep, to form in brake line. Dealer tied brake line to vehicle so that line would not rub against rod. Please provide any additional information/attachments.

- Kalispell, MT, USA