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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 012001

Ram 2500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Consumers vehicle ran into a trailer on his property and ABS was defective, also brake drums were rusted, dealership was aware of problem. Consumer stated that headache bar and fuel tank, tires, fuel filter, steering stabilizer, front shocks, rear shocks, air filter, rear axle seal and fluid, rear transfer case seal and U-joints in rear drive shaft failed and replaced.

- Tower Hill, IL, USA

problem #2

Jun 011998

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
When applying brakes downhill and going over a bump on pavement ABS system releases. Will not grab again until vehicle is on level ground. Taken to dealer 3 times, said vehicle operated as it should, and ABS system was fine. Disconnecting speed sensor, eliminates the problem, but it is potentially dangerous.

- Woodenville, WA, USA

problem #1

Jan 261999

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Shock absorber in front and rear loose causing noise.

- Apple Vall, MN, USA

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