10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,332 miles

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problem #131

Jun 262015

1500 8-cyl

  • miles
I believe there should be a recall by Dodge on their Dodge 1500 Laramie Longhorn with the 5.7 Hemi engines. It's really the Hemi exhaust manifold that is the problem. I have this ticking noise which hundreds if not thousands of others also have. Copied from the Internet ** (Broken or loose exhaust manifold bolts (this is the most common answer). I've had my truck diagnosed and this is what they say is bad. They will not fix it for no charge. The fix is close to and/or over $1,000. Good reason for the to not admit it's their problem. There should definitely be a Class Action Lawsuit against Dodge. This is a very common problem and because hundreds if not thousands of engines have this issue it should be a RECALL issue. I would hope your organization could do something about this. I don't think it's fair that their mechanical problems they caused are my costly problems. I'll pay for wear and tear and things I've done to my car but they should stand up and take responsibility of their manufactures defects. Please help. [XXX] P.s. Not sure of the date this started but it had about 40,000 miles. Now has 69,000. I've been driving it this way for sometime now but would like to get it fixed. Dodge is denying my request to have them pay for it. We hope you have some clout to get this issue resolved not only for me but for hundreds of others. INFORMATION Redacted PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Cypress, TX, USA

problem #130

Jan 122022

1500

  • miles
Wireless ignition module fails to maintain connection with key fob inserted. Looses power on highway if I hit a bump. Dealer will not address the issue. Door locks are also now not functioning. Am assuming it is the trash TIPM in this 2012 ram 1500 chrysler installed. This whole 2012 ram should be recalled totally unsafe vehicle to have my 5 year old and 5 month old in.

- Kansas City, MO, USA

problem #129

Nov 052021

1500

  • miles
Exiting the freeway the truck vibrated and shut off going 55 mph, no brakes, no power steering going into a curve. I managed to keep it on the road and had it Towed to nearest dealership where they were able to diagnose the problem immediately and I was told that this is a know problem with this truck. $6000 to fix, contacted Ram customer service and a very rude woman put the dealership on the line and berated them for claiming there was an issue while explaining that it is completely normal for an engine to blow at 130k miles regardless of maintenance and as it-€™s out of warranty they were not responsible. -€śNormal-€ť for an engine to blow, absolutely ridiculous and someone could have died. There are now 533 cases of this happening and Ram refuses to address it.

- Lillington, NC, USA

problem #128

May 252021

1500 8-cyl

  • miles
Camshaft lobe warn down from, from faulty rocker arm roller (needle bearing) (there is no to very little compression in cylinder 5), apparently engine is lubricated "by splash oil design" and people smarter then me have diagnosed that it is a design flaw.(having to do with the well and the height of the bores that accept the rocker arms) The engine only had 118,000 miles when the engine light came on, resulted in a severe knocking sound and misfiring. I expected a well taken care of motor with regular oil changes would last 200,000 miles. My choices are to rebuild the motor and or replace, both are costly. Thanks for taking the time to read my complaint. [XXX] INFORMATION Redacted PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Cleveland, OH, USA

problem #127

Nov 282021

1500

  • miles
TIPM is sending intermittent signal to fuel pump relay cause truck to stall at highway speeds.

- Alger, MI, USA

problem #126

Jul 292021

1500

  • miles
The truck stalled out on the highway doing 60 miles per hour almost got in serious accident. No steering or brakes. (could be deadly). This also happened again making a right turn thru an intersection. Was told it is something to do with fuse box tipm total integrated power module

- Mineola, NY, USA

problem #125

Aug 142021

1500

  • miles
Seems like this is not new, others that own the same 1500 model have issues with lifts and camshaft causing a miss fire, P030something (mines is P0303). The spark plus/ fuel injectors/ and coil packs have been changed. Out of nowhere I get a code while driving out of town. The truck has always had a running tick to it. I have my vechile serviced by Dodge themselves. They never stated it was an issue. This is a big issue in hemi 5.7 engines manufactured after the redesigned from the magnum platform.

- Stone Mountain, GA, USA

problem #124

Nov 052021

1500

  • miles
Exiting the freeway the truck vibrated and shut off going 55 mph, no brakes, no power steering going into a curve. I managed to keep it on the road and had it Towed to nearest dealership where they were able to diagnose the problem immediately and I was told that this is a know problem with this truck. $6000 to fix, contacted Ram customer service and a very rude woman put the dealership on the line and berated them for claiming there was an issue while explaining that it is completely normal for an engine to blow at 130k miles regardless of maintenance and as it-€™s out of warranty they were not responsible. -€śNormal-€ť for an engine to blow, absolutely ridiculous and someone could have died. There are now 533 cases of this happening and Ram refuses to address it.

- Lillington, NC, USA

problem #123

May 252021

1500 8-cyl

  • miles
Camshaft lobe warn down from, from faulty rocker arm roller (needle bearing) (there is no to very little compression in cylinder 5), apparently engine is lubricated "by splash oil design" and people smarter then me have diagnosed that it is a design flaw.(having to do with the well and the height of the bores that accept the rocker arms) The engine only had 118,000 miles when the engine light came on, resulted in a severe knocking sound and misfiring. I expected a well taken care of motor with regular oil changes would last 200,000 miles. My choices are to rebuild the motor and or replace, both are costly. Thanks for taking the time to read my complaint. [XXX] INFORMATION Redacted PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Cleveland, OH, USA

problem #122

Nov 282021

1500

  • miles
TIPM is sending intermittent signal to fuel pump relay cause truck to stall at highway speeds.

- Alger, MI, USA

problem #121

Jul 292021

1500

  • miles
The truck stalled out on the highway doing 60 miles per hour almost got in serious accident. No steering or brakes. (could be deadly). This also happened again making a right turn thru an intersection. Was told it is something to do with fuse box tipm total integrated power module

- Mineola, NY, USA

problem #120

Aug 142021

1500

  • miles
Seems like this is not new, others that own the same 1500 model have issues with lifts and camshaft causing a miss fire, P030something (mines is P0303). The spark plus/ fuel injectors/ and coil packs have been changed. Out of nowhere I get a code while driving out of town. The truck has always had a running tick to it. I have my vechile serviced by Dodge themselves. They never stated it was an issue. This is a big issue in hemi 5.7 engines manufactured after the redesigned from the magnum platform.

- Stone Mountain, GA, USA

problem #119

Jan 012021

1500

  • 110,000 miles
Along with many other people who own the same model of truck I have everyone has seemed to come across the same problem with the camshaft and lifters causing every car place in my state to be out of the parts to fix it. I noticed the truck was having a hard time shifting and acting weird so I brought it in to get coded and when it was getting coded I was told by the tech that the 7th cylinder was out along with issues with the camshaft and he has seen it in an alarming amount of trucks. So much that they couldn't get hands on the parts to correct this issue. Upon looking online this is indeed a huge issue in hemi 5.7 engines manufactured after 2010.

- Terre Haute, IN, USA

problem #118

Jan 212021

1500

  • 73,000 miles
Power windows worked wen they wanted to. While driving all warning lights would flash on in the cluster like I turned the key off then on. Truck kept running. Started getting hard to start. Once lost power while driving like it was running out of gas. Now it doesn't start at all. Had it towed to dealer they told me it was the tipm. I understand this is a common problem with the Ram trucks.

- Chesapeake Bch., MD, USA

problem #117

Oct 042018

1500

  • 60,000 miles
Ram 1500S have an issue where improper materials were used in the exhaust manifold resulting in bolts breaking off and causing hazardous exhaust leaks. Mine currently has the same issue and upon searching the internet, it is an extremely common problem that someone needs to do something about. The leak is diagnosable by a ticking coming from the engine bay at start up from where the heat shield on the manifold vibrate due to the broken bolts, often causing an exhaust leak at the site of the broken bolt.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #116

Sep 212020

1500

  • 138,300 miles
Vehicle has 138,358 miles and has had regular maintenance. However, the cam shaft has worn and rocker arm has become loose and is causing cylinder 5 to misfire (P0305). This failure has caused the truck to lose power while driving on freeway or times of acceleration to cross traffic or climb steep road grades. Initial investigation by auto mechanic states that cam shaft and rocker arm need replacing. Additional investigation is needed to see if valvles are deteriorating and need replacing.

- Spring Hill, TN, USA

problem #115

Aug 172020

1500

  • 20 miles
Lifters on truckand camshaft failed causing loss of power and misfire.trick has about 115,000 miles on there now. Had no power off the line on the highway.

- Old Bridge, NJ, USA

problem #114

Aug 082020

1500

  • miles
Driving along and truck turns off by itself 3-5 seconds then engine restarts by itself. I'm worried it's gonna cause me to get into and accident. Dodge has had this problem across a lot of years with no recall for my truck.

- Westland, MI, USA

problem #113

May 142020

1500

  • 99,982 miles
Discover coolant soaked interior floorboard on passenger side. Truck began over heating while driving short distance (I.e., 5-10 miles down the road) and upon acceleration to highway regulation speeds. Believed to be problem with heater core in engine.

- Alba, TX, USA

problem #112

Feb 012020

1500

  • miles
Y'all manifolds are faulty. I just replaced my manifold and screw two years ago and agin the same issue this cost 800-900 dollars. This is faulty on manufacturer part.

- Palm Coast, FL, USA

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