really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #3

May 102002

Ram 1500

  • miles


Is a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 susposed to come out of park without touching the brake pedal? the truck came out of gear from park to reverse and caused $2500 worth of damage. The engine was running in this case. However, my 3 year old granddaughter was able to take the truck from park to reverse while standing on the seat. The truck was parked at that time on a inclining driveway so it rolled only to the street. Chevrolet products, I know, have a safety feature which requires the break pedal to be pressed in order for the vehicle to come out of park.

- Vacaville, CA, USA

problem #2

Mar 202002

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
While having vehicle in park and without applying brakes consumer was capable of shifting gears which resulted in a roll back.

- Alexandria, NY, USA

problem #1

Sep 222000

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle downshifted from a low gear to a high gear normally between speeds of 55-60mph. Vehicle jerked back and forth and lurched consumer forward. Vehicle has been to dealer 4 times for a problem that they cannot fix.consumer barely got home after returning from dealer.

- Epworth, GA, USA

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