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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CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2002 has the well-known and documented problem with their dashboards falling to pieces, but it also has engine failure from oil sludge. That's a doube shot of awful in your morning coffee.

1.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
84,000 miles

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 accessories - interior problems

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

May 012006

Ram 1500

  • 84,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500. In 2006, the battery was replaced in the contact's vehicle. When he started the vehicle, the headlights remained illuminated and the turn signals, horn, and brake lights no longer worked. He called daimler Chrysler and was informed that there were no recalls for the vehicle. The contact stated that the tail lights did not work when the vehicle was purchased. He feels these are all safety issues. The vehicle has not been repaired. The current mileage was 138,844 and failure mileage was 84,000.

- Memphis , TN, USA

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