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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
56,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace steering box and drag link (1 reports)
2002 Dodge Ram 3500 steering problems

steering problem

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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 272009

Ram 3500 Turbo Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 56,000 miles


when returning home last week with trailer and mower behind truck while turning into my drive thank god the shaft from the steering box to the pitman arm snapped I had no control of my truck if it was 10 seconds sooner i was going 50 around a curve the company seems to think this is not a defect i must be wrong for thinking that you should have control of your steering they feel it is out of warranty and not their problem and i guess you should not relay on steering with a truck that has 56000 miles.after changing the steering box the mechanic noticed the drag link bows 3 to 4 inches when the wheel is turned all the way in one direction this is the nest peice of solid steel that is about to brake at this point i am afraid to drive this truck anywhere not knowing if or what is next to fall off

- , Pikeville, TEN, USA

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