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problem #5

May 011998

Ram Van 3500

  • miles
Moveable side view mirrors slip with shutting doors and with travel at highway speed (>45 mph). I (owner) attempted to repair initial slippage by tightening screws. Mirrors soon began slipping again, and vehicle was past 36,000 mile warranty. Screw threads are now stripped, mirrors won't maintain position. Dealer recommends purchasing two new mirror assemblies (exact same style) for several hundred dollars. Manufacturer rejected request to pay for installation of replacement mirrors from alternate source. Note: I previously owned a 1987 Dodge van which suffered the same problem, although not quite as severely. The problem is clearly due to a long-term failure of Chrysler to address an obviously defective design. Absence of working side view mirrors represents a significant safety hazard, although in this case no accident has yet resulted.

- Englewood, CO, USA

problem #4

Jun 252001

Ram Van 3500

  • miles
Mirrors fold inward when going highway speed. Contacted dealer, and dealer stated nothing could be done.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #3

Feb 172000

Ram Van 3500

  • miles
I have replaced mirrors at my own cost.

- Oceanside, CA, USA

problem #2

Dec 011999

Ram Van 3500 4WD

  • miles
No summary listed for abov evehicle.

- Missoula, MT, USA

problem #1

Jul 011997

Ram Van 3500

  • miles
1500 both mirrors have become so lose as to be folded back towards the vehicle when driving over thirty miles per hour. Contacted local dealer. Was told that due to the aftermarket bug shield the air has been redirected in a way that the mirrors were loosened. They suggestion: Super glue the mirrors in place"?"

- Alamogordo, NM, USA