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. 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.


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
100,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 312016

Ram 1500 LS 4.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles


no one knows what the problem , doesnt want to shift at 60

ive had nothing but problems with this truck. every problem mentioned has been wrong with this truck. now it doesn't want to shift at 60 miles an hour. no one seems to know what the problem is so far im out 3,000 dollars in diagnostics transmission shops mechanic after mechanics and know one can figure it out. broken dash at 30,000 miles. they worst truck ive ever owned. which I never bought a dodge.will go back to chevy.

- , North Fort Myers, FL, USA

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