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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 012002

Ram 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

When vehicle goes over a bump rear end skates around, and it feels as if vehicle is going to lose control.

- North Highland, CA, USA

problem #3

May 242002

Ram 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 65 mph and towing a horse trailer, rear of vehicle locked up. Dealer determined rear axle needed to be replaced.

- Munroe Falls, OH, USA

problem #2

Dec 172001

Ram 2500 4WD

  • miles
This truck has a violent vibration bouncing osilaltion on the freeway. Other truck don't do this. The dealer says no problem with it and they wont do anything. I complained after 1 mile of ownership. The truck is not safe. No statement was given to me that I was getting a truck that can't be used to drive at normal freeway speeds. Adding 500lbs in the bed does nothing to help.then I was told I need a camper added so I got one. It's a $2,200 mistake. Now I am told to try some rubber spring shackles called velvet rides. They seem to make it better except now when applying the brakes the whole truck unloads and the rear lifts up and looses rear traction too easy. Im taking them off im not the only one with this problem with front and rear end problem.

- Torrace, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 112001

Ram 2500

  • miles
While traveling approximately 45 mph right rear tire came off, and left rear of vehicle collapsed. Rear of vehicle started sliding along the ground when it hit a median and was stopped. Driver suffered neck injury. Dealership examined vehicle, and determined the cause as "customer neglect." *note: On November 25, left rear tire had a blowout because of a road hazard. But, lugs: Nuts were stripped, and tire had to be removed professionally. Please provide any additional information / documentation.

- Auburn Hills, MI, USA

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