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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,017 miles

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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 suspension problems

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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Owner Comments

problem #8

Aug 282011

Ram 3500 6-cyl Diesel

  • 31,000 miles


The front end of my 2007.5 Dodge Ram 3500 will shake violently when you hit a bump in the road. Its happened numerous times and seems to be worse at higher speeds.the only way to stop it is to slow down quickly.not to safe when on a major highway. Gets a lot worse if I am pulling a trailer and feel that sooner or later a accident will happen. Its nicknamed the death wobble. And has been going on for years with numerous year Dodge Ram. Just do a internet search on the subject. Dodge knows about it but is not correcting the problem.

- Manassas, VA, USA

problem #7

Jul 102011

Ram 3500

  • 95,067 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500. While driving approximately 25 mph, the contact experienced difficulty in controlling the steering. The vehicle was driven to the side of the road and towed to an independent mechanic who stated that the front drivers side tie rod would need to be replaced; however the part was discontinued. In order to repair the vehicle the entire front suspension would need to be replaced. The vehicle had not been repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 95,067. The VIN was unavailable.

- Frederick, OK, USA

problem #6

Mar 152011

Ram 3500

  • 57,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 quadcab. The contact stated that while driving approximately 70 mph, the vehicle started to shake very violently. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who advised her that the front axle and the ball joints would need to be replaced. The components were replaced yet the failure recurred within several hours. The dealer was then contacted but they were unable to locate the cause of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 57,000.

- St. Claire, MI, USA

problem #5

Sep 152010

Ram 3500

  • 220,570 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500. While driving in reverse 5 mph the left front tie rod fell off. He stopped and investigated the failure. He stated a local mechanic replaced the tie rod assembly. He reference recall 07E009000, suspension and stated that the recall work was performed by the dealer this year. The contact was very upset that the vehicle had failed again. The failure mileage was 220,570 and the current mileage was 220,623.

- Dundee, OH, USA

problem #4

Mar 262010

Ram 3500

  • 20,000 miles
We have a Dodge Ram with the death wobble it has gotten so bad we are scared to drive it started happening at 20,000mi. Has gotten worse as time goes on. Was happening at 80 mi per hr now it can happen at 50 mi per hr. This should be recalled but instead Dodge is making money on it per it's very expensive to fix. Please help need to fix it but dont have the money right now to do so. Havent had a accident yet thank god but have come soooooooo close.

- Victorville , CA, USA

problem #3

Feb 102010

Ram 3500

  • 11,500 miles
While driving at highway speeds (65mph or greater) my 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 will suddenly begin to shake violently after an uneven surface in the road is struck. This has happened several times over the course of the past 2 years. The only "fix" action is to slow the vehicle by releasing the gas pedal and applying the brake. I have taken the vehicle into the dealer to have it inspected for a safety recall involving the steering and was told there was nothing wrong. I took the vehicle into a second dealership after this last episode of "death wobble" and was told that the tie rods, and steering dampening shock needed to be replaced. The vehicle is still under warranty and the dealership is in the process of ordering the parts to replace the tie rods and steering dampening shock. For information purpose, the vehicle is located in germany and is driven on autobahn's with highway speeds greater than the U.S.

- Apo, AE, USA

problem #2

Aug 142009

Ram 3500

  • 60,000 miles
I also experienced the horrible death wobble of the front suspension at a speed of 65mph. The vehicle started shaking out of control after I crossed over an expantion joint at the start of a bridge and was increasing in the velocity of the shaking. The vehicle was uncontrollable during the wobble I almost lost control. I reduced my speed by releasing the gas pedal without applying the breaks and it settled down at 30 mph. This was extremely dangerous and could have cause death or serious injury.

- Surrey Bc Canada, 00, USA

problem #1

Jan 062010

Ram 3500

  • 33,000 miles
I have had a 03 Ram 2500, 04 Ram 3500, and 07 Ram 3500. I have experienced a death wobble numerous times with each vehicle at all highway speeds after hitting pot holes and bumps. It violently shakes the whole truck until you reduce the speed to 30-40 mph. It feels like the truck will lose control and shake off the road. I have heard numerous complaints and feel this issue needs to be addressed by Chrysler before someone gets hurt or killed. I have taken each truck into the dealership three times to be looked at and they said nothing was wrong with it.

- Janesville, WI, USA

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