really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,392 miles

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #5

May 122012

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 116,960 miles


Passenger side grab handle failed while entering vehicle. Passenger lost balance and fell to the ground.

- Centralia, MO, USA

problem #4

Nov 052007

Ram 1500

  • miles
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 dashboard has fallen into pieces. Dealer stated it was a common problem, but not a recall item. Cost for parts over $800 dollars. This does not include labor.

- Emerald Isle, NC, USA

problem #3

May 012005

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Water leaking on to number 1 cyclinder causing it to miss fire.as far as I know Dodge aint saying a thing about this just giving tune ups and sending people on there way.also both doors are tearing up weather stripping on both sides of vechile [on some modles] these modles are Dodge Ram 1500,2500.3500

- Brookpark, OH, USA

problem #2

Oct 142004

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Weatherstripping at front of drivers side door is torn due to rubbing when the door is opened and closed.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #1

Mar 112004

(reported on)

Ram 1500

  • miles
After numerous attempts to repair the stalling problem, the consumer would like to pursue the lemon law. The rear passenger outside door handle was loose.

- Superior, WI, USA

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