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2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,143 miles

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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #3

Apr 092012

Ram 1500

  • 40,500 miles

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

The tire pressure monitor system (TPMS) on my wheel has corroded to the point of breaking. This could cause severe bodily harm, up to including death to a person(s)in my vehicle on a rapid air loss of my tire(s). These vehicles valve stems are not suitable for northern territory where salt is used for winter months. Also check faulty hubcaps that trap water in and around valve stem.

- Verona, PA, USA

problem #2

Mar 192012

Ram 1500 6-cyl

  • 40,000 miles
Aluminum valve stem/TPMS sensors on both front wheels corroded and failed at the same time causing two flat front tires and loss of steering. Proceeded to repair shop to have all (4) valve stems and (2) front tires replaced. Repair personnel informed us that this is an epidemic. According to them, in 2010, manufacturers became aware of this problem and began using rubber valve stem/TPMS sensors.

- New Carlisle, OH, USA

problem #1

Sep 252010

Ram 1500

  • 16,000 miles
Flat tire tried to use jack but it failed metal extension handle twisted and tore in half so I removed one extension and same occurrence metal ripping fell to the ground ending up with heat stroke and in the hospital for three day 's these jack's are faulty and dangerous to the senior population.

- Peoria, AZ, USA

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