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3.7

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,400 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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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 052010

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 2500. The contact stated that when the left turn signal was activated, the right turn signal activated instead. The failure occurred on three occasions. On one occasion, a crash was avoided due to the failure. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the wiring in the steering column needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired twice, but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was not available. Updated 5/18/15 updated 11/17/15

- New Madrid, MO, USA

problem #2

Feb 212008

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,100 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 2500. While driving 30 mph, the warning lights illuminated and the accelerator pedal extended to the floor. The contact was unable to avoid running a red light. The dealer stated that the computer needed to be reset. The failure recurred and the dealer stated that the throttle sensor needed to be replaced at the cost of $450. The failure mileage was 50,100 and current mileage was 50,114. Updated 04/23/08. After the dealer replaced a part, the consumer still experienced the same problem. The dealer then told the consumer there may be a short in the wiring harness under the dash that goes to the cruise control and the dash would need to be taken apart to fix the wiring. Updated

- Plattsburg , NY, USA

problem #1

Jun 302007

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,100 miles
While driving on freeway engine stalled immediately without warning due to failure of the fuel lift pump. Had to purchase a dealer manufactured retrofit kit, which included a newly designed fuel lift pump and wiring harness.

- Sacto, CA, USA

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