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2.6

hardy worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
57,889 miles

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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #23

Jul 012013

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 111,000 miles

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

Please see NHTSA action number PE08059. This action did not include enough of the vehicle population!! the model year 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 vehicles are also impacted by this issue as well as the 2006 model which is listed on action PE08059. Many online complaints verify that the vehicle population is greater than just 2006 models. Chrysler must implement an extended warranty on 2007 vehicles as well. When the turn signal is used, the vehicle signals the opposite direction and the problem is intermittent. The problem results in near crash as other vehicles on the road expect the vehicle to turn out of their path but really intend on turning into their path.

- Wilmore, KY, USA

problem #22

Mar 042012

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 35,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that when activating either turn signal the opposite turn signal light would flash. Additionally, the windshield wipers failed to operate properly at the highest setting. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 35,000.

- Minocqua, WI, USA

problem #21

May 292013

Ram 1500 6-cyl

  • 154,455 miles
Almost every time I go to use my blinkers it doesn't switch the right blinker on. And sometimes the wipers and the blinkers don't work at all. I just bought this vehicle not to long ago and have no other means to get my children to child care and my self to work. I am afraid we are going to get into an accident. With all that is going on here and being a single mom of four. I am afraid I wont be able to afford to fix it. A loss for words. Please any sugestions.

- Newalla, OK, USA

problem #20

Sep 012012

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 90,000 miles

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

When using the left turn signal the right signal sometimes flashes. Sometimes the left signal will flash for a few seconds, then the right signal will flash a few times. Failures are intermittent and inconsistent. Also, the wipers and washers operate intermittently, and the high beam switch works about 20% of the time, sometimes requiring a stop to actuate the switch repeatedly so as not to blind oncoming traffic.

- Saginaw, MI, USA

problem #19

Jul 102012

Ram 1500

  • 85,136 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the windshield module and the turn signals malfunctioned. The right turn signal would illuminate when engaging the left turn signal and the left turn signal would illuminate when the right turn signal was engaged. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who stated that the module needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 85,136.

- Gallatin, TN, USA

problem #18

Dec 212011

Ram 1500

  • 35,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated while driving various speeds, the high beams intermittently stopped working. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was confirmed that the control module failed. The vehicle was repaired by the contact. The failure recurred several times after the initial repair. The failure mileage was 35,000.

- Ludlow, VT, USA

problem #17

Mar 012012

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 88,300 miles

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

The turn signals works sporadically I flip the signal left it will blink right and vice versa or they wont work at all at times also the hazard lights will not work. Along with these symptoms the windshield wipers will not work at the same times as the prior mentioned symptoms. I called the dealer to check vehicle recalls the service agent said there was not any recalls but this is a common complaint on the 2007 Dodge Ram it is a very dangerous situation as it was raining during the last episode the visibility was extremely low and I was unable to properly let the other motorist my intention to merge out of traffic.

- Palmdale, CA, USA

problem #16

May 262012

Ram 1500

  • 84,000 miles
When the left turn signal was tuned on, the indicator light inside and outside would indicate as such and then it would switch to the right turn signal even with the switch in the left turn signal position. Sometimes when the left turn signal was applied, it would switch to the right and then continue to switch back and forth from right to left.

- Cable, OH, USA

problem #15

Sep 012011

Ram 1500

  • 75,000 miles
I have a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 quad cab. I bought this vehicle approx. July 2011 and since I can remember, the vehicle has done the same thing. The problem is in the multi switch( windshield wipers, and turn signals). When I flip the turn signal down the right blinker will come on. This happens about 50% of the time when engaging that switch. In this same switch is the windshield wipers. This is also affected sometimes by not engaging them or not running correctly. This has caused me many problems and am worried it could result in a wreck.

- Adamsville, AL, USA

problem #14

Sep 012011

Ram 1500

  • 88,000 miles
The multi-function switch, intermittently, when you push down to make a left turn goes to flash on the right side or visa versa if you sometimes hit the high beams it resume to normal but you have to play with it to make it work properly very dangerous afraid of getting into accident or being pulled over by law enforcement. Also, it functions fine 30% of the time but the rest of the time it functions as described above or not at all.

- Hillsboro, OR, USA

problem #13

Sep 012010

Ram 1500

  • 76,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated the turn signals as well as the windshield wipers malfunctioned. When he activated the left turn signal, the right signal would activate and when he activated the right turn signal the hazard lights would activate, at times they did not work at all. Both failures occurred intermittently. Neither the dealer nor the manufacturer were notified of the failure, nor was the vehicle diagnosed or repaired. The current mileage was 79,000 and the failure mileage was 76,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Anchorage, AK, USA

problem #12

Dec 122011

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 100,000 miles
After replacing multiple bulbs for my passenger side headlight and changing the connector switch, I have been told I will have to replace my tipm (totally integrated power module) which is $800 + labor at the dealership. The tipm is the fuse box and I've seen several '06-'08 model Dodge owners on different forums with the same problem. When the tipm goes out, it can cause the headlights, locks, blinkers, tail lights, wipers interior lights, etc to not work. In 2006, Dodge replaced the fuse box with a tipm and since then it has been nothing but problems for Dodge owners.

- Ore City, TX, USA

problem #11

Nov 102011

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,500 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the turn signal lights were defective and the right turn signal light would flash when the left turn signal was activated. The left turn signal would flash when the right turn signal was activated. The contact stated that the failure also affected the windshield wipers because when the failure occurred, the windshield wipers would fail and would activate when engaging the high beam headlights. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The failure mileage was 35,500 and the current mileage was 36,000. Updated 01/20/12 the consumer stated the problem occurred on an intermittent basis an can be corrected temporary basis by adjusting the tilt steering wheel. Updated 02/29/12

- Minocqua, WI, USA

problem #10

Sep 302011

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 4X4 megacab. The contact stated while driving at night, the exterior lights would flicker on and off and sometimes they would go from bright to dim. Neither the dealer nor the manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 33,000 and the current mileage was 41,822. Updated 02/01/12 updated 02/08/12

- Starkweather, ND, USA

problem #9

Nov 012010

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
Wiper motor fails at any speed turn signal flashes right for left or vice versa. Dangerous to driver and oncoming traffic.

- Winchester, IL, USA

problem #8

Sep 212011

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 8,258 miles
When the blinker is turned on, the opposite side blinks, or none at all. The wiper doesn't wipe at all times. These are unsafe driving conditions.

- Killeen, TX, USA

problem #7

Jun 232011

Ram 1500

  • 23,068 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 quad cab. The contact stated that the windshield wipers and the left and right turn signals only worked intermittently. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer and the manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 23,068.

- Staten Island , NY, USA

problem #6

Jul 052011

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 45,000 miles
Multi switch malfuntions while driving with head lights on...the head lights go out..the wipers will quit also.

- Hubbardston, MI, USA

problem #5

Jul 252011

Ram 1500

  • 43,957 miles
Vehicle was experiencing turn signal recurring failures. While driving at any speed the turn signals either would not function or the opposite turn signal from intended signal would illuminate. Service writer suggested to replace multi-function switch to correct problem, his comment was that this is a common failure. Ultimately the multi-function switch was replaced with no other issue identified as the problem.

- Nocona, TX, USA

problem #4

Dec 302010

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 59,000 miles
Multifunction switch malfunction on 2007 Dodge ran 1500. Turn signal signals wrong direction on occasion (based on first experience this gets worse with time) and windshield wipers do not function properly. The turn signal issue causes a significant hazard when you intend to turn or change lanes one direction and your turn signal is indicating the opposite of your intention. The windshield wiper issue causes a safety hazard when they fail to operate in the rain. Had the switch replaced in 2008 or 2009 around 30K miles and it is now failing again at 59,000 miles.

- Spring, TX, USA

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