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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
47,012 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2004 Dodge Ram 2500 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 182014

Ram 2500 8-cyl

  • 90,000 miles

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

Vehicle went into the dealership for repairs/replacement of the gas tank straps and also the exhaust straps. Was notified by dealership that the frame was rusted and they were able to put their fist through the hole. Car was never in a situation were rust like that could have occurred. At this time they are stating that straps are not covered due to rust. The dealership repaired the frame by welding a plate over the hole. Not sure how safe that is.

- Garrison, NY, USA

problem #3

Feb 152011

Ram 2500

  • 60,048 miles
Fuel lift pump is failing; truck will lose power on freeway and may not start. Dodge has not instituted a recall but should asap.

- Stanwood, Wa 98292, WA, USA

problem #2

Dec 092010

Ram 2500

  • 38,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 2500. The contact stated that while driving approximately 65 mph, the vehicle suddenly stalled when trying to exit the highway. The emissions warning light was illuminated on the instrumental panel after the stall. The vehicle was unable to restart and was towed to a dealer. The dealer inspected the vehicle and informed the contact that they would need to replace the circuit in the fuel pump. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was 38,000.

- Colorado Springs, CO, USA

problem #1

Jul 272004

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Problems with transmission on 2004 Dodge truck. There were cooling line concerns as well. The consumer was concerned with the fuel odor and when the vehicle was placed in park, it felt as if it did not lock into place. On one occasion, the consumer parked the vehicle, went into a store, and the vehicle jumped out of park into reverse, and hit a dump truck. See also 10121524.

- Golden , MO, USA

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