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2.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,124 miles

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 engine problems

engine problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #7

Mar 272005

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,000 miles

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

When brake pedal is slightly depressed it has a lot of shaking, also second time the truck is in for engine light and electronic thottle module.

- Sicklerville, NJ, USA

problem #6

Dec 102004

Ram 1500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The check engine light appeared on the dashboard and remained on. Then, vehicle stalled. Consumer was unable to restart vehicle, and it was towed to the dealer. Mechanic determined that the engine needed to be replaced.

- Ladera Ranch, CA, USA

problem #5

Aug 112004

Ram 1500

  • 28,000 miles
When driving 25 mph, the vehicle stalled. The consumer was able to restart the vehicle. *

- Aliquippa, PA, USA

problem #4

May 232004

Ram 1500

  • 16,900 miles

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

When accelerating from a stop vehicle would only go 5-10 mph. Consumer would have to restart the vehicle to temporarily fix the problem. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

- Friendsville, TN, USA

problem #3

Apr 132004

Ram 1500

  • miles
While starting up the vehicle engine idled on its own. Also, when coming to stop vehicle stalled. Consumer tried to restart, and was able to start vehicle and drive it to the dealer for inspection. However, mechanic could not duplicate or resolve the problem.

- Anderson, SC, USA

problem #2

Feb 122004

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25 miles
While accelerating engine misfired. Also, when accelerating engine died out. Consumer was afraid of causing an accident.

- Appleton, WI, USA

problem #1

May 152003

Ram 1500

  • miles
While driving the check engine light illuminated.

- Pittsburg, PA, USA

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