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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
97,779 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replace bed side panels/wheel wells (1 reports)
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 052012

Ram 2500 SLT 5.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles


Another design flaw that Dodge is just walking away from. 40k for a truck and it's a rust box.

- , Sandy Hook, CT, USA

problem #2

Dec 122012

Ram 2500 Laramie 5.7L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,965 miles

Bed is rusting above wheel well. Rusting through from the inside. Ibelieve this is a common problem for this model truck. Poorly designed truck bed.

- , Jasper, IN, USA

problem #1

Feb 212012

Ram 2500 SLT Hemi

  • Automatic transmission
  • 125,372 miles

I have done some research and you can look around town and see that there are many dodge trucks with the same issue. I have noticed that most of the ones I have noticed are white. I am not sure if that is cause white makes it easier to see rust or that it is the only color with this problem. I sure wish a company that charges half as much as a house for a vehicle would take some responsibility for this issue.

- , Wichtia, KS, USA

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