really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,500 miles

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problem #6

Oct 292011

Ram 3500

  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Dodge Ram model R35. The contact was driving 5 mph when smoke emitted inside of the vehicle and flames were visible from the hood. The failure caused the contact to drive into a ditch but there was no crash. The doors failed to open during the failure so the contact escaped by punching and shattering the windshield. The vehicle was towed to a private mechanic where the mechanic confirmed that the power disruption caught fire. The manufacturer was contacted. The vehicle was destroyed. The failure and the current mileages were 50,000.

- East Jewett, NY, USA

problem #5

Nov 082004

Ram 3500

  • 40,000 miles
While driving 30 mph, the engine stalled due to "engine sludge". the consumer pulled over and had the vehicle towed. The dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem. The cause was not determined.

- Coral Springs, FL, USA

problem #4

Aug 142002

Ram 3500

  • miles
The vehicle stalled on several occasions. When the vehicle stalls, the consumer is afraid of being rear ended. The dealer can't duplicate the problem.

- Townsend, MA, USA

problem #3

Mar 212004

Ram 3500

  • 49,000 miles
The vehicle stalled while driving at 55 mph. The consumer managed to pull over and had the vehicle towed. The dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem. The cause has yet to be determined.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #2

Jun 152002

Ram 3500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
A/C "warms up in heavy traffic or at light. Blows cold while moving down highway only. I have had it to 2 different dealers and both say that Dodge put an inadequate blower/compreesor in the vehicle for its size. One dealers "'solution" is to run A/C blower on low so that the air "won't warm up so fast"

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #1

Feb 102004

Ram 3500

  • 14,000 miles
Vehicle idles roughly. Dealer is aware of the problem, but has not resolved the problem.

- Watsonville, CA, USA