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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 222005

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 56,000 miles


At approximately 56,000 miles I had a 216 vehicle engine code come up. This showed a failure in the injection pump. I have approximately 79,000 miles on the vehicle and the code has once again come up. I went to the dealer and they see "everything" is ok and can't figure out why the light is coming on. The vehicle is now beginning to suge during driving, a sign of not enough fuel being delivered to the engine. In speaking with multiple diesel mechanics in the area this is a problem cummins has with the isb engine.

- San Luis Obispo, CA, USA

problem #1

Apr 122002

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Consumer states that the crankcase oil fumes enter the cab at idle or slow speed when the air conditioner is set on outside air settings, when the air conditioner is set on recirculated or cab air only, this condition does not happen.

- Englewood, FL, USA

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