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8.8

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,658 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 steering problems

steering problem

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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 202005

Ram 2500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving at any speed driver heard a loud knocking noise coming from the front, and the vehicle vibrated uncontrollably. Vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that steering column needed to be replaced.

- South Windsor, CT, USA

problem #3

Sep 162003

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
When turning the steering wheel in either direction it catches and something pops in the steering column. Dealer has to replace the steering column.

- Springfield, MO, USA

problem #2

Jun 282001

Ram 2500

  • 10,630 miles
Steering column problems have been reported 5 times, repaired 4 times in which the clock spring (safety recall 982) was replaced 2 times. Left outer mirror vibrates at highway speeds impairing visibility when merging with traffic. Truck is not safe for highway use. ***dimsii IVOQ entry posted after 12/12/02 cut-over to artemis***764311

- Farmington Hills, MI, USA

problem #1

Sep 252001

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states while driving the vehicle at any speed the vehicle would drift to the left and the right.

- Black Creek, WI, USA

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