Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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3.2

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,500 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2001 Dodge Ram 1500 accessories - exterior problems

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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 092006

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

2001 Dodge Ram 1500 cracked, falling in dash heater core failure due to ground wire never being secured from factory rear doors will not open by using inside door handle electric lock switch failure passenger side. Hood hinges broke on both sides tailgate cable support drivers side replaced twice

- Mesquite, TX, USA

problem #1

Sep 022003

(reported on)

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,000 miles
The windshield wiper heat supply was not adequate enough to melt snow and sleet before it accumulated. Which resulted in poor visibility. The problem occurred at low and high speeds. Heat ducting in the dash was due to poor design. Ice and snow accumulation restricted the drivers vision.

- Elverson, PA, USA

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