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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.

9.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$490.00
Average Mileage:
77,746 miles
Total Complaints:
6 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. both had to be replaced (4 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
  3. replaced both bearing hubs (1 reports)
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #6

Nov 062014

Ram 1500 PT 4.7L

  • Manual transmission
  • 75,000 miles

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

I HAVE HAD BOTH WHEEL HUBS REPLACED 2 TIMES IN 2 YEARS, ON TOP OF EVERYTHING ELSE THAT BREAKS OR RUST OFF. MY 1ST DODGE AND LAST DODGE I'LL EVER OWN. A REAL PIECE OF JUNK.

- , akron, OH, USA

problem #5

Jul 302012

Ram 1500 5.9L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 112,000 miles

Both front wheel bearing hubs went out at the same time. first started to whine then rattle, then vehicle became undrivable with really bad vibrations. Had towed to a shop and they told me that if I had waited any longer the wheels could of come off and caused me to wreck.

- , Richland, MO, USA

problem #4

Jul 012004

Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 42,000 miles

Had to replace wheel front bearings twice in 75000 miles. the last time it cost me $300.00 to replace. Chrysler would not even replace the first set because of past warranty.

- , Antwerp, NY, USA

problem #3

Sep 082006

Ram 1500 Sport 4.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles

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

come on now Dodge, wheel bearings bad with 60,000 miles what kind of crap are you building, I have an old honda with 140,000 miles and never put a dime into it.. and you all want us to buy American.

- , New Baltimore, MI, USA

problem #2

Aug 012008

Ram 1500 Thunder Road 5.9L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 110,000 miles

I traded my NO problem FORD 150 for this piece of junk I keep putting money into. I will never buy another one

- , Stevensville, MD, USA

problem #1

Dec 142007

Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,479 miles

Both front wheel bearings went out at same time! While getting that repaired, the mechanic advised that one of the lower ball joints was bad, also! No warranty coverage. Out close to $1000. Don't buy a ram 1500.

- , Fairmont, WV, USA

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