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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
33 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
10 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,083 miles

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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #36

Jun 012007

Ram 2500 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

I own a 2001 Dodge Ram truck, and my dash is not only cracking, but large chunks of the dash have fallen into the electronic wiring beneath.

- Willis, TX, USA

problem #35

Feb 082007

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles
Head on collision at 40 mph with another vehicle, their speed is undetermined, the drivers frontal airbag did not deploy both vehicles totaled. 1 major injury.

- Ione, CA, USA

problem #34

Dec 282004

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When the consumer applied the brakes, the pedal went to the floor. The consumer was unable to maintain control of the vehicle and rear ended another vehicle. Both air bags did not deploy. No injuries. The vehicle was towed and totaled by the insurance company. Please fill in additional information.

- Manor, TX, USA

problem #33

Oct 022003

Ram 2500 6-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 110,000 miles

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

While driving at 40 mph the vehicle was involved in a frontal collision. Upon impact, the front air bags did not deploy. The driver's head hit the steering wheel. The driver received 20 stitches and had continuously been having bad headaches.

- Durango, CO, USA

problem #32

Oct 072003

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
Consumer stated while traveling 45 mph vehicle was involved in an head on crash, and driver's side air bag did not deploy. Passenger's air bag was turned off by key.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #31

Sep 302003

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • 32,000 miles
While driving at 40 mph vehicle impacted a brick wall. Upon impact, neither the driver's side nor the passenger's side air bags deployed. Driver sustained serious bodily injuries.

- Utica, NY, USA

problem #30

Jun 242003

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • 35,000 miles

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

While driving at 35 mph, the vehicle was involved a frontal collision but none of the air bags deployed upon impact. The vehicle was totaled. The steering column had broke as well.

- Watsonville, CA, USA

problem #29

Jun 102003

Ram 2500

  • miles
While pulling inside of a parking lot and without prior warning. Another vehicle hit consumer's vehicle from driver's side and airbags didn't deploy at all.

- Window Rock, AZ, USA

problem #28

Jul 022002

Ram 2500

  • miles
Consumer's vehicle was involved in a collision with a trailer at 35 mph. Upon impact, air bags failed to deploy.

- Plains, MT, USA

problem #27

Jan 062003

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
Consumer states while driving 55mph had front end collsion and air bags didn't deploy, causing injuries.

- La Follette, TN, USA

problem #26

Dec 112002

Ram 2500

  • miles

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

Consumer states was turning into oncoming traffic and hit head-on by another vehicle traveling approximately 55mph. Both driver and passenger air bags did not deploy.

- Garrison, TX, USA

problem #25

Nov 062002

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
Consumer state while traveling 75 mph in result of an frontal vehicle car crash vehicle air bags did not deploy at any time vehicle was total.

- Orange Spring, FL, USA

problem #24

Sep 072002

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving at 45mph in a frontal collison none of the air bags deployed on impact. Front end came off.

- Hillsboro, KY, USA

problem #23

Aug 102002

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer's grandson was driving when he had a head on collision, and airbag did not go off. Driver was not injured, but did receive a bump on forehead.

- Murrieta, CA, USA

problem #22

Jul 132002

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving at 45/50mph was involved in a frontal collision and none of the air bags deployed on impact.

- Muncie, IN, USA

problem #21

Jul 172002

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states frame of vehicle is broken, and front end of vehicle is smashed. None of the airbags deployed. The air bag did not deploy on impact causing driver to hit windshield and was injured.

- Muncie, IN, USA

problem #20

May 062002

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving at 30mph involved in a frontal collision and airbags didn't deploy on impact.

- Powder Spring, GA, USA

problem #19

Apr 122002

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 35 mph and without warning, a head-on collision occurred. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy. Consumer states that the accelerator stuck, causing vehicle to rev to 6000 rpms, vehicle hit an embankment and tore down a fence, the left rear seatbelt did not hold one of the passengers, causing injuries, dealer stated the failure was the computer, the manufacturer stated the problem was the floormat, consumer states vehicles rpms still fluctuate too much.

- Roboski, OK, USA

problem #18

Feb 052002

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 40mph in wet conditions, consumer hit a trailer which was being pulled by another vehicle and air bags did not deploy. Vehicle was totaled. *akthere was one injury.

- Lindale, TX, USA

problem #17

Feb 152002

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 10 mph, vehicle was struck by van traveling 50 mph, front crash. Neither airbag deployed. Vehicle was totalled. No injuries. The seatbelt did not restrain consumer, causing him to be thrown forward, luckily he was not injured, see ODI number 8004342.

- Deale, MD, USA

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