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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4.1

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,333 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 012010

Ram 1500

  • 85,000 miles

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

The side panels of the truck bed started to rust through with 2 inch holes. Then a couple of months later we noticed the truck was making a funny noise underneath. Climbed under to find out that the frame was all rusted and large holes throughout and it was only hanging on by a thin piece of rusted metal. A mechanic welded a small plate underneath towards the front of the frame to try and hold things together.

- Prospect, PA, USA

problem #2

Feb 012003

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Major water leakage through the handles located on both driver and passenger window frames.

- Davie, FL, USA

problem #1

Nov 202002

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
Consumer called complaining about him just found out about a problem with the subframe on the vehicle and he just wants people to be aware of this probably which is that of someone drills or intends to make any type of hole on the truck it can fdamge the structure of the vehicle and will automaticly void the manufacture warranty on the vehicle.

- Ripon, CA, USA

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