Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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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 2500 electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

May 012003

Ram Van 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Contact complained of brake problems since 1999 due to battery acid leaking onto the brake lines and causing corrosion. There was a recall issued for this make/model, but this specific vehicle did not fall under the recall campaign. The problem wa srepaired by putting a rubber tray under the battery.

- Atoka, TN, USA

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