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2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
59,900 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.

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1998 Dodge Ram Van 1500 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Dodge Ram Van 1500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 192005

Ram Van 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,900 miles

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

The toddler was strapped in the booster seat by the lap and shoulder belts in the rear of the quad cab. Consumer had to hit brakes suddenly to keep from being involved in a collision. After applying the brakes the seat belt allowed the toddler to strike his head on the front seat. Dealer stated that the seat belt worked properly. The consumer stated that the fire department was consulted but does not have a remedy.

- Avondale, AZ, USA

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