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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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,000 miles

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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 202003

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 21,000 miles


Truck makes a metallic knock noise above 40 mph push in the clutch and the noise goes away. Have taken it to the dealership several times and have driven the truck with service writer and 2 mechanics. They have heard the noise but do not know what it is or what to do about it. I have also complained to diamler Chrysler and they are unwilling to do anything.

- Fowlerville, MI, USA

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