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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
78,667 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 252016

Ram 1500

  • 67,000 miles


Vibration and bouncing- wobble feeling with loose steering at speeds 55-70, from front wheels through steering wheel. Tires have been re-balanced several times as the possible cause but truck continues to have vibrations in front wheels at speeds 55 or higher. Continual brake noise, rattling sounds at all speeds after brakes have been applied 2-3 times under normal traffic conditions.

- Romulus, MI, USA

problem #2

Jan 022014

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 125,000 miles
Went to check my tire pressures and took valve stem cover off and it snapped the top of the valve stem off even with the top of the valve stem....2 other valve stem covers are also seized on the valve stems on the truck.. called dealer and they informed me that Dodge knows about this problem and they have replaced hundreds of them and the only way to replace them is to put another sensor in for 75 bucks cause they can not put regular valve stems in vehicles that have TPMS sensors in them...they have not heard of any recalls to date nor could I find any online...this is a obvious problem with many Dodge vehicles with this metal valve stem and needs to be corrected.

- Robertsdale, PA, USA

problem #1

May 132013

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 44,000 miles
Steering angle sensor--- when vehicle is steered left the ant-skid and ebs lights on dash light up for no reason. Vehicle only has just over 44,000 miles, in excellent condition. Vehicle is only used to commute to and from work and to daughter's softball games. Please help, thank you

- Leland, NC, USA

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