hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
86,400 miles

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problem #5

Jun 152019

Ram Van 2500

  • 256,000 miles
HVAC dripping into right frame horn causing severe rust affecting steering linkage, and loss of vehicle control. No appropriate drain tube to route moisture away from frame was installed at the factory. Very dangerous!

- Arlington, VA, USA

problem #4

Jun 072018

Ram Van 2500

  • 140,000 miles
The frame horns {left and right} developed cracks on all four sides ahead of the front wheels leading to the detachment of the steering arm and stabilizer bar resulting in little to no control of the vehicle. While the detachment is not fully complete it only through the extremely weakened connections that remain that an accident was avoided. The vehicle was brought to a stop as soon the loss of control was experienced and has been parked since. It is cannot be operated safely in the this condition. The failed frame is the source of the driveability and safety issues. The vehicle was traveling northbound on a 4 lane divided road when the loss of control manifested.

- Lewis Center, OH, USA

problem #3

Jul 122017

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
Urgent safety issue: Driving down the road vehicle loses complete steer ability!!! had towed to dealership and found frame rusted through (due to factory routing of A/C water drainage) and caused steering mechanism to separate where the steering connection is!!! dealership is not acknowledging a recall nor resolution and based on the number of these vehicles still on the road (now primarily as low budget work vans) I fully expect to see injury and deaths if this is not addressed immediately!!! I have done all I know to do (including searching the web where I see multiple alerts to similar incidents) so any injury or death due to further inaction is on the conscious of the recipient of this urgent warning!!!!!!!!!!!

- Beverly, MA, USA

problem #2

May 092014

Ram Van 2500 6-cyl

  • 36,000 miles
While coming back from some errands as I pulled into my driveway I heard a big snap on my front end and bang and scrapping on pavement as soon as I stopped to look the whole piece of the stabilizer bar fell off the front end chassis and as I looked on front end I noticed heavy corrosion on drivers side where steering box is located as of now vehicle is very unsafe to drive any where there is heavy corrosion this vehicle"S front end. I just recently bought this car from town and country used auto dealer in abington Massachusetts I need van because it is handicap edition I have a handicap son who is wheel chair bond and now stuck with a corrosion problem on the front end of vehicle need pictures or video I will send to you thank you

- Lynn, MA, USA

problem #1

Jul 162003

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
I have not had an incident, but I am concerned with my vehicle. I have a 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 van conversion. My concern is that, with the con versions with large bay windows. I feel that the passengers have no protection whatsoever with side impact accidents. Could your organization investigate these before reports of fatalities start coming in.

- Whittier, CA, USA