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3.6

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,143 miles

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2001 Dodge Ram Van 2500 miscellaneous problems

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2001 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Owner Comments

problem #7

Mar 192008

(reported on)

Ram Van 2500

  • miles

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

2001 Dodge Ram with a cracked dashboard. Consumer states that the dashboard is cracked from front to back. He would like to know if there is a recall for this problem.

- Frankfort, KY, USA

problem #6

Feb 122008

(reported on)

Ram Van 2500

  • 40,000 miles
2001 Dodge Ram dashboard cracking and falling in. Consumer states that the dashboard cracked and actual chunks fell inside. Dealer told her they would not correct the problem because it was cosmetic not a safety problem.

- Mount Hope, WV, USA

problem #5

Nov 012006

Ram Van 2500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Dodge Ram. The dashboard is falling inside of the instrument panel. The failure began as cracks spreading across the entire dashboard. The failure has produced visible wires. The contact stated that the instrument panel was still visible. The vehicle has not been inspected by a dealer. The failure mileage was 100,000 and current mileage was 120,000.

- Munfordville , KY, USA

problem #4

Jan 152006

Ram Van 2500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Dodge Ram. The contact stated that the dashboard has several cracks that extend from the windshield to the end of the dashboard. The dashboard has not been replaced. The manufacturer stated that there has not been a recall. The VIN and purchase date were unknown. The current mileage is 42,000 and failure mileage was 40,000.

- Deland, FL, USA

problem #3

Feb 152003

Ram Van 2500

  • Manual transmission
  • 48,000 miles
Dealer couldn\\'t diagnose fuel pump problem. Kept reprogramming computer until total engine failure @ 30,000 km. 10 month fight for engine. 6 weeks to replace in shop. Electrical problems still exist since new. Truck has 77,000 km now. It is totally incapable of towing rv, what truck was bought for. Max fuel mileage empty is 10 mpg, 4 loaded. Excessive smoke. All symptoms verified by outside sources, and Dodge states the problem is with me. Am a former diesel mech, and trucker. Dodge refuses outside diagnosis including cummins. This truck has over 18 months of downtime. Just got truck from dealer today again, was told 2 weeks ago that this engine is toasted, then all of a sudden dealer says nothing is wrong with engine. They didn\\'t even have the courtesy to return phone calls or even to call for me to pick up the truck. Dodge will not even accept fuel logs. Have spent in excess of $20,000 out of pocket to keep this bucket going, for things that should have been warranty and outside diagnosis. Am setting up lawsuit now, as I cannot use this vehicle. It has even failed gov\\'t emmision test. Who cares? thanks

- Sherwood Park, UN, USA

problem #2

Jun 052002

Ram Van 2500

  • 25,000 miles
2001 Dodge Ram. *****dimsii IVOQ entry posted after 12/12/02 cut-over to artemis***764104

- Belle Chasse, LA, USA

problem #1

Feb 032003

(reported on)

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
Consumer received a recall notice, however the dealer stated the parts were not available. (recall was not stated)

- Locust Grove, OK, USA

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