really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,812 miles

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problem #5

Jan 052009

Ram Van 2500

  • 60,000 miles
1) electrical problems. Lights kept going in and out 2) dash cracking and crumbling. Pieces falling into air vents and preventing windshield from defrosting! dangerous! could cause an accident. Dash is in such bad shape that if passenger air bag were to be deployed it could kill someone due to flying pieces of hard plastic all over the vehicle. Make Dodge recall this product! what are you waiting for? you already have thousands of complaints for this problem!

- Locust Grove, GA, USA

problem #4

May 072010

Ram Van 2500

  • 88,000 miles
All power stops to vehicle, shutting entire engine, power brakes, steering off. It occurs daily, whil edriving on roads/freeways, creating a seriously hazardous situation. Dealer previously replaced the power control module. Problem recently started again. Dealer wants to replace the PCM again at huge cost, but cannot replicate problem and inst sure the PCM is the problem. Might be faulty wiring, but dealer cannot tell.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #3

Mar 282005

Ram Van 2500

  • 56,059 miles
This vehicle belongs to verizon communications. The van had an under hood fire that originated in the ABS module area. The driver noticed smoke coming from under the hood of the van while it was parked at a jobsite where he was working. He called 911 and extinguished the fire with a fire extinguisher. He disconnected the battery cables. DaimlerChrysler issued safety recall D20 in 2004 to address this problem but the recall repair has not corrected the problem. Verizon has had 29 incidents that occurred after the recall was performed. This is an unsafe condition that warrants further investigation and action.

- Hanover, MD, USA

problem #2

Jan 252004

Ram Van 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fire in dashboard

- Wakefield, RI, USA

problem #1

May 032002

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
Consumer states that while driving all the digital readings on the dash came on. The turn signal, headlights, brakes etc. A red light sensor on the dash came on and the headlights came back on.

- Panama City, FL, USA