10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,991 miles

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problem #102

Jul 182022

1500

  • miles
Dodge ram engine under <100,000 miles has broke down. Dodge does not want to repair the engine.

- Stroudsburg, PA, USA

problem #101

Jan 112022

1500

  • miles
The exhaust manifold bolts failed a second time, causing and exhaust smell and leak into the cab of the truck. Took it to a dealership who repaired the passenger side only, and now driver side needs repaired. Spoke with RAM only to be told that it is a Known issue but there is no recall, or plan to issue a recall to remedy the issue. There were no warnings by the truck.

- Overland Park, KS, USA

problem #100

Dec 012021

1500

  • miles
The vehicle developed a ticking noise that was diagnosed by a certified mechanic as being a defective cam and lifter assembly. The engine was at risk of locking up and if not corrected, could have happened on any roadway. The only corrective action for this problem was to replace the engine. I consulted several mechanics in my area and all of them refused to simply rebuild the head. Instead, they all insisted that the engine be replaced. I did so at the cost of $9000. This needs to become a recall.

- Greenville, SC, USA

problem #99

May 232022

1500

  • miles
Cam and lifters are a common problem on the 13-20 (maybe 21-present too) ram 1500s with 5.7L Hemi. I see this happen all the time with these trucks under 100k miles and even under 50k miles. I don-t think it-s the cam and lifters. I think the problem is more oil starvation type situation. And when they go out it-s costly.

- Camden, AR, USA

problem #98

May 012022

1500

  • miles
exhaust manifold bolts broken on both sides which is allowing exhaust gases to leak out.

- St. Marys, PA, USA

problem #97

Apr 142022

1500

  • miles
Electrical Power Steering (EPS) light turned on. Car is not drivable at this time. I understand that there is a known defect with the EPS in this make and model of the year.

- Hialeah, FL, USA

problem #96

Apr 132022

1500

  • miles
When at idle or driving at low RPM the engine ticks very loudly.

- Lakewood, WA, USA

problem #95

Mar 042022

1500

  • miles
My side boxes do not open with key button and do not unlock with button on key and my bolts broke on exhaust manifold on drivers side and passenger side 4 bolts total

- Ferriday, LA, USA

problem #94

Dec 192021

1500

  • miles
The truck just shut off, couldn-t get it started or move it out of traffic. I was out of state and 560 miles from home. No warning lights, no issues just cut off!

- Concord, NC, USA

problem #93

Jan 082022

1500

  • miles
The exhaust manifolds break on every truck. Leak exhaust gas. Tech told me every single truck has this problem how is it not a recall yet

- Old Bridge, NJ, USA

problem #92

Oct 092020

1500

  • miles
Check engine light blinking. Bad lifter in motor causing the engine to shut down while driving, very very dangerous.

- Cedar Hill, TX, USA

problem #91

Aug 272021

1500

  • miles
Exhaust manifold leak due to both rear studs breaking on each side of the engine. This is my 3rd dodge ram with the 5.7 liter engine that has had this problem. The other vehicle years were a 2003 Ram 2500 and a 2014 Ram 1500. With as many complaints about this problem, I am surprised there hasn't been a fix and a recall. So far, I am 3 trucks each with the same issue. I would think that two exhaust manifolds leaking in the engine compartment would pose as a safety issue by breathing the fumes sucked into the cab.

- Willard, UT, USA

problem #90

Oct 092020

1500

  • miles
Check engine light blinking. Bad lifter in motor causing the engine to shut down while driving, very very dangerous.

- Cedar Hill, TX, USA

problem #89

Aug 272021

1500

  • miles
Exhaust manifold leak due to both rear studs breaking on each side of the engine. This is my 3rd dodge ram with the 5.7 liter engine that has had this problem. The other vehicle years were a 2003 Ram 2500 and a 2014 Ram 1500. With as many complaints about this problem, I am surprised there hasn't been a fix and a recall. So far, I am 3 trucks each with the same issue. I would think that two exhaust manifolds leaking in the engine compartment would pose as a safety issue by breathing the fumes sucked into the cab.

- Willard, UT, USA

problem #88

Apr 012021

1500

  • 88,000 miles
Both manifolds are leaking

- Spokane Valley, WA, USA

problem #87

Sep 052020

1500

  • 139,240 miles
My engine is vibrating badly. It turns off while driving, even in the middle of the freeway.

- Cedar Hill, TX, USA

problem #86

Mar 302020

1500

  • 130,000 miles
Check engine light turns on indicating a cylinder 5 misfire. Replaced spark plug and ignition coil. Mechanic said lifters in these engines typically seize and destroy the camshaft. Vehicle runs rough and shuts off intermittently. When traveling over 50 mph there is no acceleration.

- Eagle Pass, TX, USA

problem #85

Jul 292020

1500

  • miles
I am very upset that Ram trucks from 2011 to 2014 have consistently been having issues with the 5th cylinder, (cyl 5 misfire) and as to my surprise is a very expensive repair ill be out of at least out of $3600 (that I don't have, and definitely cannot afford a new vehicle) specially with all the issues that are going on with covid-19 and the economy. Not sure how long the repairs will hold up because from the amount of complaints, this issue needs to be a recall. All the people that have done the exact same repair have ended up rebuilding the whole motor or buying a different truck (not Ram of course). I always known that hemi motors are great but now im disappointed

- Cypress, TX, USA

problem #84

Jul 022020

1500

  • 120,000 miles
Camshaft and camshaft lifters are causing misfire under load (shaking badly at 50 mph). This is the second truck that we have owned with the exact same issue.

- Flagler Beach, FL, USA

problem #83

Jun 192020

1500 8-cyl

  • 70,000 miles
The computer screen will not light so you cant use any of your controls had to replace brakes shocks and struts and calipers sun roof wont open back window wont open the engine light is on saying low oil pressure but the gage on the truck shows it right in the middle cant use the radio or the phone or control the air or the heat because that's all on the screen that wont light up the back up camera wont work I checked for recalls on the VIN number it said there was none the exhaust manifold ticks super loud when you first start it then the noise goes away after the truck warms up I have put new tires on it twice I have the oil changed every time that its due with expensive royal purple had to put a new battery in it the truck might look nice but I would never purchase another one !!!!!!!!!!! it has been the worst vehicle I have ever purchased and I am very disappointed with the truck and the experience !!!!!!!!!0

- Beaverton, MI, USA

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