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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
28 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
7 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,067 miles

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2001 Dodge Ram Van 2500 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2001 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #30

Dec 282004

Ram Van 2500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

When the consumer applied the brakes, the pedal went to the floor. The consumer was unable to maintain control of the vehicle and rear ended another vehicle. Both air bags did not deploy. No injuries. The vehicle was towed and totaled by the insurance company. Please fill in additional information.

- Manor, TX, USA

problem #29

Oct 072003

(reported on)

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
Consumer stated while traveling 45 mph vehicle was involved in an head on crash, and driver's side air bag did not deploy. Passenger's air bag was turned off by key.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #28

Sep 302003

(reported on)

Ram Van 2500

  • 32,000 miles
While driving at 40 mph vehicle impacted a brick wall. Upon impact, neither the driver's side nor the passenger's side air bags deployed. Driver sustained serious bodily injuries.

- Utica, NY, USA

problem #27

Jul 072003

Ram Van 2500

  • miles

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

Consumer involved in a head-on collision while traveling approximately 40-45mph and neither the driver or passenger front air bags deployed.

- South Bend, IN, USA

problem #26

Jun 102003

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
While pulling inside of a parking lot and without prior warning. Another vehicle hit consumer's vehicle from driver's side and airbags didn't deploy at all.

- Window Rock, AZ, USA

problem #25

Jul 022002

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
Consumer's vehicle was involved in a collision with a trailer at 35 mph. Upon impact, air bags failed to deploy.

- Plains, MT, USA

problem #24

Jan 062003

(reported on)

Ram Van 2500

  • miles

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

Consumer states while driving 55mph had front end collsion and air bags didn't deploy, causing injuries.

- La Follette, TN, USA

problem #23

Dec 112002

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
Consumer states was turning into oncoming traffic and hit head-on by another vehicle traveling approximately 55mph. Both driver and passenger air bags did not deploy.

- Garrison, TX, USA

problem #22

Nov 062002

(reported on)

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
Consumer state while traveling 75 mph in result of an frontal vehicle car crash vehicle air bags did not deploy at any time vehicle was total.

- Orange Spring, FL, USA

problem #21

Aug 102002

Ram Van 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer's grandson was driving when he had a head on collision, and airbag did not go off. Driver was not injured, but did receive a bump on forehead.

- Murrieta, CA, USA

problem #20

Jul 132002

Ram Van 2500

  • miles

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

While driving at 45/50mph was involved in a frontal collision and none of the air bags deployed on impact.

- Muncie, IN, USA

problem #19

Jul 172002

Ram Van 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states frame of vehicle is broken, and front end of vehicle is smashed. None of the airbags deployed. The air bag did not deploy on impact causing driver to hit windshield and was injured.

- Muncie, IN, USA

problem #18

May 062002

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
While driving at 30mph involved in a frontal collision and airbags didn't deploy on impact.

- Powder Spring, GA, USA

problem #17

Apr 122002

Ram Van 2500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 35 mph and without warning, a head-on collision occurred. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy. Consumer states that the accelerator stuck, causing vehicle to rev to 6000 rpms, vehicle hit an embankment and tore down a fence, the left rear seatbelt did not hold one of the passengers, causing injuries, dealer stated the failure was the computer, the manufacturer stated the problem was the floormat, consumer states vehicles rpms still fluctuate too much.

- Roboski, OK, USA

problem #16

Feb 052002

Ram Van 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 40mph in wet conditions, consumer hit a trailer which was being pulled by another vehicle and air bags did not deploy. Vehicle was totaled. *akthere was one injury.

- Lindale, TX, USA

problem #15

Feb 152002

Ram Van 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 10 mph, vehicle was struck by van traveling 50 mph, front crash. Neither airbag deployed. Vehicle was totalled. No injuries. The seatbelt did not restrain consumer, causing him to be thrown forward, luckily he was not injured, see ODI number 8004342.

- Deale, MD, USA

problem #14

Feb 012002

Ram Van 2500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 10 mph, vehicle was struck by a van traveling 50 mph, front crash. Seatbelt did not restrain consumer, he was thrown forward. Vehicle was totalled, no injuries. In this accident, neither airbag deployed, see ODI number 8004341.

- Deale, MD, USA

problem #13

Dec 012001

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
While driving about 55 mph struck an utility pole with right center side, but neither of air bags deployed. Had take vehicle to dealer prior to this incident for air bag problems.

- Passes, KY, USA

problem #12

Aug 292001

Ram Van 2500

  • miles
Consumer was traveling 50mph on the highway and another vehicle pulled in front of him. And T-boned him from the side.upon impact, neither airbag deployed. Dealership was aware of problem.

- Antioch, IL, USA

problem #11

Jul 092001

Ram Van 2500 4WD Diesel

  • miles
In a head-on collision, the air-bag did not deploy for the driver. Dodge inspected and claimed that the collision was slightly or not perfectly straight-on (damage is across entire front and passenger had to be pried-out of the vehicle). The auto club declared the vehicle a total loss. Owner believes air-bags should have worked. A second opinion, other than by the mfg. Is desired. Wife of driver believes she heard a recall on the news for steering on Dodge trucks having to do with airbags but cannot find it in writing. Please advise.

- Riverside, CA, USA

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