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2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,250 miles

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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Power Wagon miscellaneous problems

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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Power Wagon Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 012013

Ram 2500 Power Wagon

  • 44,000 miles

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

My keys were able to be pulled out of ignition switch with just over 40000 miles on vehicle while vehicle was being drove. Now the vehicle was 8 years old when I bought from someone but only 40000 miles were on it. As time went on little things started happening, lights on dash would come on then shut off. Air would stay on even after shutting vehicle off. Then that would drain battery. The switch would become more loose over time. Keys wouldn't even stay in ignition, they would just fall out while I was driving.

- North Port, FL, USA

problem #3

Jun 142013

Ram 2500 Power Wagon 8-cyl

  • 88,000 miles
Traveling on US93 out of kingman, AZ. Hit a patch of rough freeway and truck went into an uncontrollably death wobble. I was pulling a 12 foot haulmark motorcycle trailer when this occurred. It was a miracle we didn't crash. Got it slowed down and off the road everything appeared O.K. proceeded cautiously and now it was pulling hard to the right like something was out of line. After driving for appx 25 miles, whatever was causing it to pull to right corrected itself. Over the next 1500 miles this has occurred on three more occasions once with trailer and twice without trailer. Have new shocks and tires ordered. Have and appt with Dodge to have it checked out but have little faith in them.

- Redmond, OR, USA

problem #2

May 012009

Ram 2500 Power Wagon

  • 65,000 miles
Driving on the hwy 5 doing 70 mph long straight away hit a bump and it felt like all my tires popped at once. Very violent shaking through out the whole truck! had to pull over to get it to stop shaking before I lost control and crashed into another car! have spent $2000 trying to fix this problem! a Dodge 2500 2005.

- Hidden Valley Lake, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 122008

Ram 2500 Power Wagon

  • 48,000 miles
2005 Dodge Ram both front bearings wore out at 48,000 miles---Dodge recalled 2006, S-mine came out in 06---but is an 05.

- Des Plaines, IL, USA

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