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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,553 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 062006

Ram 1500 8-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 78,000 miles


: the contact stated while the vehicle was parked a bubble on the sidewall was noticed on the inner rear passenger tire. After the tire was changed with the spare, the vehicle was taken the dealership and the tire was replaced. Also while parked, there was sidewall separation noticed on the inner rear driver tire. The vehicle was taken to the dealership and the remaining 5 tires were replaced. These were Goodyear 23580rr17 tires.

- Sylacauga, AL, USA

problem #2

Feb 242006

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 26,680 miles
This started out with a tire almost being flat. Pumped up the tire at home and took vehicle to a tire shop to be repaired. When the shop took the tire off the truck, they told me the tire is no good, it is leaking through the sidewall. They put my spare on and I went to the Goodyear dealer in my town. The Goodyear dealer looked at the leak through the sidewall and removed the tire from the rim. There was 2, 2 inch cuts on the inside of the tire sidewall (1 at the leak) of this tire that he could not explain. He told me a new tire was $180 and I asked him to contact Goodyear corporate because there is hardly any wear/miles on these tires. He contacted Goodyear and 3 days later they said they would replace the tire for $94. This tire had 4/32 worn off from it!!! while waiting for Goodyear corporate to reply to the local Goodyear dealer I took the truck to my local Dodge dealer to have them raise the truck on the hoist to check the rest of the tires for a slight bulge on the inner sidewall because of fear of these tires blowing out the sidewall at highway speeds and causing a fatality! they did not see any but before I left they told me to schedule an appointment to get both outer tie rod ends and the left (driver) side lower ball joint replaced! this vehicle was purchased new on 12-31-2003, has 26,600 miles on it and has always been serviced at this and labor were covered by warranty but what is going to fail next?

- Corunna, MI, USA

problem #1

May 122004

Ram 1500

  • 1,980 miles
Recall no 04V221000, FMVSS 120/certification label: Consumer received a recall notice informing him of a change for the tire pressure sticker. The instructions informed the consumer to use a lower tire pressure. This lower tire pressure has caused the tire to rupture at the sidewall due to under inflation.

- Glendora, CA, USA

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