Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 192002

(reported on)

Ram 2500 4WD

  • miles


Vehicle excessively vibrates at around 40-50 mph. Brought it to the dealer 3 times and finally on the 3rd visit they diagnosed the problem as the torque converter locked up at 45mph caused by lugging down the engine. They said it was normal for this style of truck, but then said they can only wait for tsb and possible trans controller flash. This problem is an annoyance and should be dealt with as soon as possible.

- Venedocia, OH, USA

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