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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
20 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
10 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,751 miles

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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments (Page 12 of 26)

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problem #281

Feb 152015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Antioch, CA, USA

problem #280

Feb 042015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a notification for a manufacturer's recall for the power train; however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The NHTSA campaign number was unknown. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Chesterfield, MO, USA

problem #279

Feb 062015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V79600 (power train); however, the part to repair the defective component was unavailable. The contact stated that the dealer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Lebanon, MO, USA

problem #278

Jun 222015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V798000 (power train), and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts were unavailable to perform the repairs. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Indian Land, SC, USA

problem #277

Feb 162015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Stockton, CA, USA

problem #276

Jun 182015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Lander , WY, USA

problem #275

Dec 162014

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- St. Leonard, MD, USA

problem #274

Oct 012014

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train); however, the part needed to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Eurdy, MO, USA

problem #273

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • 91,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving 35 mph, the rear of the vehicle made a loud noise without warning. The rear axle seized which caused the rear wheels to seize and the vehicle came to an abrupt stop. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where the cause of the failure was diagnosed as a loosened pinion nut on the driveshaft. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train). The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was 91,000.

- Greenfield, WI, USA

problem #272

Feb 142015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a notice for NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train). The contact stated that the part needed to remedy the vehicle was unavailable. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Columbus , OH, USA

problem #271

Jun 152015

Ram 1500

  • 231,115 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that while driving at 20 mph, the pinion nut loosened which caused the rear axle to seize and the driveshaft detached. The vehicle was towed to the contact's home. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V79600 (power train) however, the part needed to do the vehicle repairs was no available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable mount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 231,115.

- St. Peters, MO, USA

problem #270

Nov 172014

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 8/10/15 the vehicle was repaired. Updated 11/24/2015

- Boiling Spring, SC, USA

problem #269

Jan 302015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train); however, the part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Westminister, SC, USA

problem #268

Jun 112015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train), 14V770000 (air bags), and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts were unavailable to perform the repairs. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Cullman, AL, USA

problem #267

Jun 102015

Ram 1500

  • 47,000 miles
I got recall P77 in early February 2015. As of June 10th 2015 I have called all three Dodge dealers around me and none of them have parts and no time frame for parts. This is a serious recall which if it break (mine as not yet) can be deadly. I believe in my opinion Dodge is taking its time since it's a ten year old vechicle

- Sevierville , TN, USA

problem #266

May 012013

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 82,500 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving approximately 70 mph, the rear of the vehicle began to shake. The failure recurred on several occasions at various speeds. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The technician diagnosed that the rear axle was faulty and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train); however, the part needed to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The approximate failure mileage was 82,500. MA 08/05/15 updated 08/24/2015

- Barsto, CA, USA

problem #265

Oct 042014

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part needed was not available to schedule a recall repair within a reasonable timeframe. As the failure progressed, a noise at the rear of the vehicle associated with the drive train grew louder. The dealer did not provide a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer could not provide an estimated date for when the vehicle would receive the recall repair. The failure mileage was not available.

- Martinsburg, WV, USA

problem #264

Dec 162014

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Caula Vista, CA, USA

problem #263

Feb 152015

Ram 1500

  • 121,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving approximately 45 mph, there was an abnormal noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number:14V796000 (power train) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 121,000.

- Cottondale, AL, USA

problem #262

Jun 052015

Ram 1500

  • 152,300 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving approximately 45 mph, there was an abnormal noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. In addition, the contact stated that the rear tire seized without warning. As a result, the contact crashed into the curb and the air bags failed to deploy. The contact did not sustain any injuries. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. A police report was not filed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train). The failure mileage was 152,300.

- Orlando, FL, USA

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