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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
39,500 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 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles


2001 Dodge Ram. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle steering wheel vibration, brake line replacement and front frame problems. Updated 07/27/15.....updated 11/19/15 updated 01/12/16

- Hopewell Junction, NY, USA

problem #1

Jul 112003

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 79,000 miles
The consumer noticed a deep groove cut into each front tire near the inside of the rim caused by the lower a frame contacting the tire when turning. The mechanical turn stops did not reach their mark before the tire reached the a frame. The consumer found the same problem in two other Dodge of the same year. (the 2003 models had a different design) the consumer may do more hard turns around on field roads, but this may be a hidden problem waiting to blow out in low speed turns.

- Mount Vernon, IN, USA

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