10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,250 miles

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problem #10

Feb 012006

Ram 3500 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 137,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Dodge Ram 3500. While driving 60 mph she felt the vehicle vibrate. The dealer was unable to diagnose the failure. Approximately a year later the failure occurred again while 60 mph. The dealer was unable to diagnose the failure. The contact stated that they made a few repairs but she was unsure what they repaired. The failure mileage was 137,000 and the current mileage was 150,000.

- Puntagorda, FL, USA

problem #9

Aug 252004

Ram 3500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While making a right turn steering wheel failed. A loud squeaking noise was heard coming from the rear. Consumer applied the brakes and pedal went to the floor. Consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle, and drove it to the dealer. Mechanic informed consumer that the problem could not be duplicated.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #8

Jul 152003

Ram 3500

  • Manual transmission
  • 0 miles
The main problem with this 2000 Ram 2500 4 whdr cummins diesel, quad cab, truck is the Chrysler design defective front end. In my case, the trac-bar. This, in my area is a $439 plus tax item, the dealer steals another $75 plus taxes for installation. Two bolts hold this device in place and is only a 15 min repair. The trouble is in 30,000 km the new trac-bar has failed making it a chore to keep the truck between the lines. You dart all over in your lane depending on the pavement ruts and general pavement condition. I can see this design defect causing added stress and problems to the ball joints. This defect is a Chrysler problem and all costs to cover repairs should be covered by the manufacture and not the customer. This, and the other many, Dodge front end problems I feel is just cause for a recall order.

- Fruitvale Bc, UN, USA

problem #7

Sep 152000

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,500 miles
2000 Dodge 2500 has loose steering, wanders, darts left or right and constantly correcting the steering wheel and shimmy. Truck darted to the edge of the road and went thru the ditch while towing a trailer and I have back and neck injurys and unable to work at my old profession. And Dodge is trying to settle with now and stop the website. Please look at www.dodgetrucksteeringproblems.com and get back with your opinion and please look at the problems other people are having and the denying by Dodge.

- Saint Augustine, FL, USA

problem #6

Aug 012000

Ram 3500 4WD Diesel

  • miles
Consumer is experiencing multiple steering problems such as vehicle steers hard. Vehicle wandering on road. Excessive play in steering box. Dealer found bent steering damper, replaced steering box, and track bar. Consumer states steering is too tight. Dealer adjusted box to reduce steering effort. However, the vehicle still wanders.

- Ellenville, NY, USA

problem #5

Jan 012001

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Dodge Ram 3500 has poor directional control when traveling at speeds greater than 50 mph. Consumer cannot find a dealership that can examine and correct the defect. Consumer feels this vehicle is dangerous to be operated on road because consumer has to have both hands on steering wheel at all times. Consumer states dealer has made an adjustment that did not help.

- North Fort Myers, FL, USA

problem #4

Sep 022000

Ram 3500

  • miles
9-26-00 steering greased 10-12-00 parts not installed say need new steering assembly.

- Cambridge, MD, USA

problem #3

Sep 022000

Ram 3500

  • miles
9-26-00 steering greased 10-12-00 parts not installed say need new steering assembly

- Cambridge, MD, USA

problem #2

Aug 112000

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles
Consumer is experiencing problems with steering, took the vehicle have the front end aligned but the problem was only slightly improved. Nlm

- Scotts Val, CA, USA

problem #1

Jan 012000

Ram 3500 4WD Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
While driving steering malfunctioned, causing vehicle to move to right and left, which may cause a loss of control. Also, while turning to left, the steering wheel would lock in place. Dealer could not determine the cause of the problem. The steering wheel locking up has been solved by realignment and replacing some parts, but the wondering over the road is still not fixed.

- Hope, KS, USA