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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,550 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #2

May 012004

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13,100 miles


Transmission leakage..axel fluid leakage..this is the third vechile that this dealership has put us in in 15 months!!the truck we have now isnt safe and they refuse to fix it and they are responsible because they did not give us a warranty like they told us when we bought truck in April.

- Peach Bottom, PA, USA

problem #1

Mar 282000

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
Premature wear of front bearings. Front wheel bearings have failed five times. Dealer has replaced the spindle, hubs and bearings on both sides.

- Northfield, VT, USA

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