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.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 042003

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 45 miles

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

I own a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 with the 4.7 V-8. the vehicle has a tendency to stall and idle low. At random times, the truck has a wild fluctuation at idle, surging from 400rpm to 1300 RPM for approx 15 seconds before the computer corrects the idle. I took the truck to the dealer and they were not able to find any problems with the vehicle.

- Corinth, TX, USA

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