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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 4 of 26)

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problem #441

Mar 142015

Ram 1500

  • 123,563 miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. When the brake pedal was depressed, there was an abnormal noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) and 15V313000 (air bags), 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 123,563. VIN tool confirms parts not available. TL-takata recall. The contact owns a 2010 Dodge journey. The contact stated that the when the ignition key was turned to the on position, the vehicle failed to start. The contact mentioned that the battery was replaced but the failure recurred. The contact stated that after several attempts, the vehicle was restarted. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. In addition, the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number:15V313000 (air bags), 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 unknown. VIN tool confirms parts are not available.

- Vinemont, AL, USA

problem #440

Mar 142015

Ram 1500

  • 123,563 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that when the brake pedal was depressed, there was an abnormal noise coming from the rear end of the vehicle. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) and 15V313000 (air bags); 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 123,563. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Vinemont, AL, USA

problem #439

Feb 052015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V796000 (power train) and stated that the part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give 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 contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Chandler, IN, USA

problem #438

Nov 182015

Ram 1500

  • 130,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving 40 mph, an abnormal noise was heard from the rear of the vehicle. While attempting to accelerate, the driveshaft fractured and damaged the transfer case without warning. The failure occurred once. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact did not recieved notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 130,000. Updated 03/09/16

- Danville, PA, USA

problem #437

Mar 012015

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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Dearborn Heights, MI, USA

problem #436

Jul 272015

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 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 parts to do the recall repair were 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. Parts distribution disconnect....updated 01/07/16 the consumer stated the dealer fixed the vehicle. Updated 01/11/16.

- Cape Girardeau, MO, USA

problem #435

May 292015

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 part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Lanoka Harbor, NJ, USA

problem #434

Nov 032015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V796000 (power train); however, the parts needed to repair the vehicle were 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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Berry Creek, CA, USA

problem #433

Apr 132015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V796000 (power train) and stated that the part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give 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 contact was not experiencing a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Saint Charles, MO, USA

problem #432

Aug 032015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V796000 (power train); however, the parts to do the repairs were 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 contact had not experienced a failure.

- Humboldt, AZ, USA

problem #431

Oct 022015

Ram 1500

  • 87,000 miles

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

My drive shaft is starting to make odd noise and heavy vibration

- Old Lyme, CT, USA

problem #430

Aug 032015

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 parts to do the repairs were 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. The VIN was not available.

- Maybelle, MI, USA

problem #429

Oct 232015

Ram 1500

  • 90,000 miles
Received recall P77/hhtsa 14V-796. Dealership inspected the truck and says rear end rebuild is needed. Vehicle is off-road status and they offered no eta on parts needed to fix. Seems unacceptable to have no eta at all. Hendrick Dodge, cary nc.

- Apex, NC, USA

problem #428

Feb 022015

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 parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Denver, CO, USA

problem #427

Jul 012015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 137,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that there was oil leaking underneath the rear of the vehicle. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train) however, the part for the recall repair was not available. 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 approximate failure mileage was 137,000.......updated 12/17/15 the consumer stated the problem was resolved. Updated 12/21/15.

- Flowery Branch, GA, USA

problem #426

Feb 022015

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. The VIN was not available.

- East Liverpool, OH, USA

problem #425

Jun 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train) was recieved in June of 2014 and NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) was received in July of 2014. After contacting the dealer and the manufacturer on multiple occasions, the contact was informed that the parts needed to repair the vehicle were still not available and no estimated time for receiving the parts could be given. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 02/12/16

- Rockland, MA, USA

problem #424

Aug 032015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V796000 (power train) and stated that the part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give 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 contact was not experiencing a failure. Updated 1/12/16

- Peculiar, MO, USA

problem #423

Sep 092015

Ram 1500

  • 115,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 65 mph, there was an abnormal noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the vehicle was repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train) but the remedy failed to repair the failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 115,000.

- Lake City, AR, USA

problem #422

Mar 022015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that NHTSA campaign number: 14V567000 (power train) exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair part. The contact was unable to determine when the recall repair would be performed. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Carlisle, KY, USA

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