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2.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,887 miles

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #6

Nov 092015

Ram 1500

  • 80,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving at 30 mph, the wheel bearing detached. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the wheel bearing needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000.

- Falcon Hights, TX, USA

problem #5

Aug 102015

Ram 1500

  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that the front wheel bearing failed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000.

- Estherville, IA, USA

problem #4

Apr 062009

Ram 1500

  • 69,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving approximately 25 mph, the driver's side wheel detached from the vehicle. The contact lost control of the vehicle. Prior to the failure, he noticed that the ABS warning indicator illuminated on the instrument control panel. The vehicle was towed to a local dealer and they stated that the failure was caused by the wheel bearing. The technician added that it would cost approximately $3,000 to repair the vehicle. The contact is in the process of having the vehicle repaired. The manufacturer did not assist. The failure and current mileages were 69,000.

- Garrettsville, OH, USA

problem #3

Jan 262008

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,000 miles

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

I have a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 that has several problems since I got it. The most recent is wheel bearing failure. It only has 33,000 miles on. I had to search for a to find a replacement. Everybody kept telling me they were out do to the many other failures with this component. Luckily I wasn't going down the road at a higher speed when the wheel stopped turning, could of been a whole lot worse. Truck was down for almost a week because of the backorder on this part.

- Springfield, IL, USA

problem #2

Nov 272007

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,300 miles
Both front wheel bearings on my 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 failed at 60,300 miles. I was informed by the dealer and Chrysler that the power train warranty does not cover wheel bearings / hub assemblies. The 2006 version of this vehicle has a national recall on the same assembly / part due to insufficient lubrication. This truck is not used for commercial or towing, it is primarily a passenger vehicle.

- Russellville, KY, USA

problem #1

Feb 152007

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,024 miles
Both front wheel bearings on my 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 failed at 59,000 miles. I was informed by the dealer and Chrysler that the power train warranty does not cover wheel bearings / hub assemblies. The 2006 version of this vehicle has a national recall on the same assembly / part due to insufficient lubrication. I was also informed by the dealer that the parts are on national backorder due to the number of failures.

- Vadnais Heights, MN, USA

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