7.5

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,667 miles

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problem #3

Sep 152003

Ram Van 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,000 miles
Engine spark knock as a result of a bad plenum gasket. Dodge apparently will not fix, unless I come up with $450-$500. I bought the truck used and apparently there was a service bulletin for that particular problem, but I had no idea that it neede to be done. By the way, I bought the truck in Jan of 2003 and the bulletin was released in Feb of 2003. I would have thought that I would have received a notice in the mail, but did not and now I'm on the hook for the repair.

- Flushing, MI, 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