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.

5.3

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$567.00
Average Mileage:
91,333 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced steering pump (3 reports)
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 steering problems

steering problem

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 132010

Ram 1500 4.7L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles

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

I hate this truck with the fire of a thousand suns. If I wasn't trapped in this deal, I would load it with dynamite and drive it off a cliff.

- , Broomfield, CO, USA

problem #2

May 062010

Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 103,000 miles

i have read that this problem has happened to a few people. someone spent 1500 fixing it. I bought the pump for 50$, bought a case of beer, went to a buddies house and fixed it in a few hours

- , Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA

problem #1

Nov 302008

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 86,000 miles

Everything fell apart after and during a lengthy road trip. The steering pump was very tough to deal with!

- , Juneau, AK, USA

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