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3.7

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,317 miles

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2010 Dodge Ram 1500 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #6

Sep 212011

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 2,500 miles

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

While driving at any speed in sunny day light there is a glare on the chrome finished ring around center console that impairs the driver`S and passenger`S vision almost to that you can`T see anything.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #5

May 272011

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 2,500 miles
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup in white 8 months old, rust spots or blemishes bleeding thru paint after being thoroughly cleaned and protested with 2 coats of liquid glass auto polish.

- Pa, PA, USA

problem #4

May 172010

Ram 1500

  • 130,000 miles
Dashboard cracking.

- Holland, MI, USA

problem #3

Jul 152010

Ram 1500

  • 70,000 miles

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

Dashboard cracked in three places all within a couple of weeks. (July 2010) there have been no wrecks or stress placed upon the vehicle before this happened. Dodge should be forced to replace this dashboard because it is defective plus poses an extra hazardous situation if there was a collision, pieces of the dashboard plastic may become deadly projectiles, injuring or even killing the occupants of this truck.

- Alabaster, AL, USA

problem #2

May 252010

Ram 1500

  • 900 miles
Mechanisims that hold all four doors open in the half and full position on my 2010 Dodge Ram crew cab truck do not hold door secure enough to prevent accidental unwanted closing of door which in turn strikes person while entering/exiting vehicle. While serious injury has not occurred yet, it's only a matter of time before it does. I am especially concerned for hand, finger, or head type injuries with children and even adults not aware of this condition when entering or exiting my vehicle. Even though I am very aware of this situation I could also get hit by a door unexpectedly. My dealer feels, and I agree, problem does not appear to be result of defective manufacturing or improper installation but rather improperly designed parts. Replacement of affected parts in like kind would only result in same problem. Re-designed parts such as stronger compression spring and/or increased depth of scallops in holding bars are necessary to more firmly hold doors on their detent until occupant desires to close door with his or her hand.

- Millville, NJ, USA

problem #1

Mar 152010

Ram 1500 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Dodge Ram 3500. While driving at various speeds, the front seats, floorboard and console would vibrate excessively when driving over an uneven road surface. The dealer advised contacting the manufacturer for further assistance. The contact stated he test drove the same year, make and model vehicle while at the dealers and the vehicle exhibited the exact same failure as his vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 0, and the current mileage was 4,437. Updated 6/19/10 updated 07/22/10

- Peconic, NY, USA

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