3.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
37,575 miles

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problem #6

Dec 092003

Ram Conversion Van Diesel

  • 98,449 miles
The vehicle vacuum system became contaminated with oil. This effected the vehicle's hav system, brake booster and deteriorated all the vacuum hoses which caused the brakes to fail intermittently. A recall was initiated for this problem but the consumer's vehicle was not included due to VIN. The dealer recommended that the consumer install an external brake booster check valve and hose, replace vent and defroster actuator. The customer declined the repairs.

- Fallbrook, CA, USA

problem #5

Sep 172003

Ram Conversion Van

  • 127,000 miles
While driving at any speed vehicle took a long time to slow down when the brake pedal was pressed. Brake light stayed on, and oil was leaking into the vacuum system.

- Jamul, CA, USA

problem #4

Sep 261997

Ram Conversion Van 4WD Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Recall work done on the ABS check valve, however loss of brakes and problems with system after recall work..

- Danville, IL, USA

problem #3

Dec 021997

Ram Conversion Van Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Power vacuum lines failed, causing loss of brakes prior to recall.

- Glendale, AZ, USA

problem #2

Dec 021997

Ram Conversion Van Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Recall #97068, dealer replaced the vacuum check valve in the brake pump in which the problem still exists. The vehicle experiences no braking ability. Had to use the emergency parking brake in order to stop. Consumer states the rubber vacuum fitting on line between pump and brake booster dislodged vacuum, oil fumes reacted to rubber and became unstable, this occurred after recall, all fittings have been replaced with better rubber fittings.

- Glendale, AZ, USA

problem #1

Dec 021997

Ram Conversion Van Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Recall #97068, dealer replaced the vacuum check valve in the brake pump in which the problem still exists. The vehicle experiences no braking ability. Had to use the emergency parking brake in order to stop. Consumer states the rubber vacuum fitting on line between pump and brake booster dislodged vacuum, oil fumes reacted to rubber and became unstable, this occurred after recall, all fittings have been replaced with better rubber fittings.

- Glendale, AZ, USA