hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
65,083 miles

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problem #6

Mar 052020

Ram 2500

  • miles
Dash is cracking in multiple area. Seems to be getting progressively worse. Defrost vents are falling apart and becoming lodged in the vents. Worried about these pieces breaking and becoming sharps projectiles in the evening of a collision. Not safe.

- Salinas, CA, USA

problem #5

Jul 112019

Ram 2500

  • 145,500 miles
Spare tire carrier. The cable that hoist the spare tire under the bed of the truck broke at the end of the cable causing the tire to fall to the ground. This happened while I was driving at 55 mph while towing a fifth wheel camper. The camper ran over the tire causing damage to my fifth wheel. Both axles are now bent on the camper, bent a rim, destroyed a tire, tore a jack stabilizer off of the camper. The tire just missed my wife who was driving behind me. We were traveling on a paved road. Thank god that nobody was injured or killed from this free rolling tire. I called Dodge about the problem, at first I was told that it was a maintenance problem, I informed them that the owners manual does not mention anything about maintenance for the spare tire carrier. I was then told that the vehicle was too old. This is a 2005 model that I bought brand new, I am the only owner of the vehicle. The truck is in almost perfect shape. I have only used the spare tire once, that was about 7 years ago. This is also the only time that the tire has been lowered.

- Temperance, MI, USA

problem #4

Oct 012013

Ram 2500

  • 44,000 miles
My keys were able to be pulled out of ignition switch with just over 40000 miles on vehicle while vehicle was being drove. Now the vehicle was 8 years old when I bought from someone but only 40000 miles were on it. As time went on little things started happening, lights on dash would come on then shut off. Air would stay on even after shutting vehicle off. Then that would drain battery. The switch would become more loose over time. Keys wouldn't even stay in ignition, they would just fall out while I was driving.

- North Port, FL, USA

problem #3

Jun 142013

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • 88,000 miles
Traveling on US93 out of kingman, AZ. Hit a patch of rough freeway and truck went into an uncontrollably death wobble. I was pulling a 12 foot haulmark motorcycle trailer when this occurred. It was a miracle we didn't crash. Got it slowed down and off the road everything appeared O.K. proceeded cautiously and now it was pulling hard to the right like something was out of line. After driving for appx 25 miles, whatever was causing it to pull to right corrected itself. Over the next 1500 miles this has occurred on three more occasions once with trailer and twice without trailer. Have new shocks and tires ordered. Have and appt with Dodge to have it checked out but have little faith in them.

- Redmond, OR, USA

problem #2

May 012009

Ram 2500

  • 65,000 miles
Driving on the hwy 5 doing 70 mph long straight away hit a bump and it felt like all my tires popped at once. Very violent shaking through out the whole truck! had to pull over to get it to stop shaking before I lost control and crashed into another car! have spent $2000 trying to fix this problem! a Dodge 2500 2005.

- Hidden Valley Lake, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 122008

Ram 2500

  • 48,000 miles
2005 Dodge Ram both front bearings wore out at 48,000 miles---Dodge recalled 2006, S-mine came out in 06---but is an 05.

- Des Plaines, IL, USA