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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,029 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2009 Dodge Ram 3500 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2009 Dodge Ram 3500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 062016

Ram 3500

  • 50,058 miles

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

Driving down the frwy at required speed when rt rear pass tire blew causing extensive damage to the wheel, rt rear panel & tailpipe. This tire had 3,000 mi. On it & we had chkd psig on all tires just previous to the blowout. This tire was a LT265/70R-17/10 terramax ht all position OWL made by dynamic tire. Les schwab replaced it with one just like it. We had a 4,000lb arctic fox cab over camper on the truck at the time. Dynamic states there is not enough evidence of poor quality or anything else that would name them as the responsible party.

- Winston, OR, USA

problem #1

Aug 072010

Ram 3500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • 10,000 miles
8-7-2010, traveling E/B hwy 26 at 55 mph near manning, or. Just passing roadside fruit stand heard pop, truck pulled to right jumped the curb and veered directly toward steel guardrail. To avoid head on T.C. with guardrail, I pulled hard to the right toward what appeared to be clear ravine. Had to steer between two trees at bottom and struck pile of 4 foot logs left by dot. Vehicle came to rest about another 50 feet. Right front tire shredded, rim damaged, steering damaged as well as major front end damage. Have digital of same. Noted that witnesses at the fruit stand said they heard the pop and observed my vehicle pull to the right and jump the curb. Roseburg lithia Dodge body shop did all repairs. Note that left front tie rod fell off while on blm road. Had to be towed in and repairs again made by same shop.

- Azalea, OR, USA

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