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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
117,084 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.

2005 Dodge Ram 3500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 222015

Ram 3500

  • 119,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 3500. While driving approximately 60 mph, the vehicle accelerated independently. The contact also stated that the ability to steer and brake seized. The contact crashed into the center divider before coming to a stop. The frontal air bags did not deploy. The contact sustained a dislocated right arm, which required medical attention. The contact did not specify if a police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to the dealer. The technician was unable to duplicate the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 119,000.

- Huntington Beach , CA, USA

problem #2

Dec 252013

Ram 3500 6-cyl Diesel

  • 82,251 miles
While traveling on the highway at 65 miles per hr if I hit a bump or the spaces on the road by overpasses( the space between the regular road and the overpass) the whole front-end of the truck vibrates to the extent that I loose control of the truck not being able to steer of slow down (using the breaks) due to the severe vibrations( I researched this and in my research they refer to this as the death wobble. I think that this is a problem that needs attention before people are killed due to this well known defect known by Dodge as they have changed certain parts known to cause this so called death wobble. Please advise if anything can be done to remedy this dangerously deadly problem.

- Renovo, PA, USA

problem #1

May 302013

Ram 3500

  • 150,000 miles
Brake pedal is so loose it can cover the gas pedal. Dodge part 55366 032A/C not available and discontinued..bushing kit 68079239aa was install in Oct 2011. Still has problem. Dealership said no parts available and I should get at the junk yard. So they taped it up with electrical tape that did not work.

- Belgium, WI, USA

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