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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
73,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace ball joints (1 reports)
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 022012

Ram 1500 Quad 1500 Sport V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 73,000 miles


We have the 2001 Dodge RAM 1500 with v8 engine and tow package. Every since we got it it rode bad- bouncing all over like the springs were bad. But we have been told its not the springs. We bought a lifetime alignment with Firestone on the truck. Then it started making horrible screeching noises. . We bought new tires and they wore out in 13,000 miles so we took it in and got new tires and asked for an alignment at Firestone. We purchased new tires from them, but they said the ball joints were ruined and would have to be replaced at a cost of $1350.00 before it could be aligned. We have $76000 miles on the truck. We didn't realize that the ball joints was the problem from the beginning. Is there a recall? It really sways around corners and feels like it might turn over. It still bounces around like it has since we got it.

- , Mathis, TX, USA

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