7.2

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,692 miles

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problem #13

Jan 222011

Ram 3500 6-cyl Diesel

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Dodge Ram 3500. The contact stated that the right front wheel bearing froze. The contact had trouble getting the wheel bearing off and the dealer stated that it would come off when more pressure was applied. When the contact applied more pressure, the threads on the drive axle and axle nut stripped and the contact then had to replace the hub, nut and axle. The current and failure mileages were 100,000. Updated 03/02/11 the consumer stated he tried to pull the hub off the axle and it separated. The consumer had to replace the hub, axle and nut. The drive axle and nut are available only through the dealer; axle $760 and nut $31. Updated 09/19/11

- Darlington, SC, USA

problem #12

Nov 011999

Ram 3500

  • miles
While operating vehicle at any speed it is difficult to maintain control. Dealership has examined vehicle, and replaced steering gear box and aligned the wheels. Also, consumer has replaced the tires. Problem has not been effectively remedied. Please provide any additional information / attachments.

- Thompson Falls, MT, USA

problem #11

Aug 302001

Ram 3500

  • miles
This is a life threatening issue. Front end collapsed while driving.

- Blue Jay, CA, USA

problem #10

Jun 012001

Ram 3500

  • miles
When applying brake pedal while driving at a highway speeds vehicle will pull to left, causing poor vehicle control. Consumer has contacted dealer, and dealer has yet to make any changes.

- Reayalto, CA, USA

problem #9

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 #8

May 202000

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle wanders at highway speeds. Dealers have tried wheel alignment 3 times and different shocks. Nothing seems to remedy problem.

- Madison, WI, USA

problem #7

Oct 012000

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle wanders all over road when driving over 50 mph. Dealer replaced strut, but this did not remedy situation. Consumer states he know longer owns this vehicle.

- Florissant, MO, USA

problem #6

Aug 152000

Ram 3500

  • miles
Vehicle wanders across road at 50 or more mph. Dealer notified on two occasions, and informed consumer that nothing could be found. Please feel free to provide any further details on this matter.

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

problem #5

Feb 082001

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles
Vehicle has been running very rough. When vehicle is placed in gear a loud noise is heard. Also, vehicle stalls without prior warning. Problem is intermittent. In addition, vehicle pulls to one side, driver's side. Consumer has contacted dealer.

- Phelps, NY, USA

problem #4

Jul 112000

(reported on)

Ram 3500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When driving between 38-45 mph or when making a left or right hand front end bounce as if the vehicle is out of round. Consumer has contacted the dealer. As a possible cause, all four tires and two rims were replaced. The repair shop states that the front end bouncing is normal.

- Reedville, WV, USA

problem #3

Jan 102000

Ram 3500

  • miles
When driving down the road vehicle will wander all over the road, dearel said it's front suspension that failed 3 times.

- Tifton, GA, USA

problem #2

Mar 142000

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles
When driving at speeds between 50-60 mph entire front end will shake, gradually getting worse. Dealer is aware of problem in vehicles with V6 engines.

- Woonsocket, RI, USA

problem #1

Feb 022000

(reported on)

Ram 3500 4WD

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
When driving vehicle at any speed it wanders to the left or right. Dealer has seen vehicle several times, and can't fix it.

- Everest, KS, USA