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.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.

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.

4.8

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,000 miles

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 accessories - interior problems

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 122003

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 22,000 miles

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

I have a power assisted seat. I slowly began to notice that there is a rocking motion, it is very noticeable when I brake or accurate. It seems to get worst and I took it to the dealer who stated that they had another vehicle like mine and that it had the same motion. They stated that it was normal. If the rocking gets any worst, it may give the driver a different feel of the vehicle which may cause him to react incorrectly in different situations and cause an accident.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

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