3.1

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,608 miles

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problem #4

Mar 162016

Ram Van 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 140,432 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Dodge Ram van. While attempting to place the vehicle into the park position, the vehicle independently shifted into the reverse position without warning. In addition, the ignition key failed to disengage from the vehicle. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 07V555000 (power train). The failure mileage was 140,432. Updated 06/29/16 updated 06/30/16.

- Adkins, TX, USA

problem #3

Aug 152001

Ram Van 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 34,000 miles
Overdrive module and torque convertor both failed at 59000 miles. Had vehicle back to dealer around 34000 for a vibration in the transmission and they stated nothing was wrong, that was the beginning of the torque convertor problem. Dodge won't stand behind their products and an automatic transmission should last 150,000 miles or more without a rebuild.

- Etters, PA, USA

problem #2

Oct 152001

Ram Van 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
This discription is for the undercarrige: The van keeps squeeking when you go over bumps, the dealer saids that the rubber gouments between the frame and the body were not supportive enough for all the weight of the van and the weight of all the passengers. I'm a single parent with kids and I do not have the money to replace all the rubber grouments between the frame and the body that the repair shop suggest I do or I can just keep paying them to lube them. As for the transmission thats another story apparently all my internal seals are leaking and it is causing the transmission to slip. For a brand new 2000 Dodge van this is ridiculous. They want between $3500 and $5000 to replace. I've E mailed Dodge concerning these problems and of course no response from them. Like it goes in one ear and out the other to say. This will defintly be the last Dodge I will ever look at again because for this being my ever first new car I've ever own I've been very disappointed with them. And I've talked to other Dodge owners and they say the same thing transmission problems rubber seals and lights.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #1

May 152003

Ram Van 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
1.body jumps at different speeds unable to steere.2.odometer reading didn't move for approx- 1st 200 miles.3.engine knocks. 4. shifting linkage and gears grind. 5. transmission slips and front axle grinds. 6.salesman said I was approved and did qualify for any vehicle in the lot with $10,000 down.called finance company after purchase and was approved for the vehicle I originally wanted.7.brakes need to be replaced all the way around. Thank you, tom & deb aleto

- El Cajon, CA, USA