really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,900 miles

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 192005

Ram 1500

  • Manual transmission
  • miles


Contact stated while driving on the highway and hauling an 8 foot by 16 foot trailer it caused the vehicle sway to the left then to the right. The vehicle and the trailer shook. The contact pressed on the clutch and it caused the tires to lose traction. The vehicle swerved into oncoming traffic, and another vehicle hit the contact's vehicle on the passenger's side. Upon impact, the driver's side air bag did not deploy. The contact sustained injuries, and the vehicle was totaled.

- Byron , GA, USA

problem #2

Jul 142004

Ram 1500

  • 38,700 miles
The front alignment malfunctioned prematurely, causing the steering wheel to pull to the left. Dealership repaired the problem five times, but problem recurred.

- Stanford, KY, USA

problem #1

Oct 182004

Ram 1500 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 12,000 miles
Consumer stated vehicle shimmied, and there was bad squeaking in the front. Consumer took vehicle to the dealer, and they said it was the tires. Consumer had the tires balanced and a front end alignment. However, problem recurred.

- Danville, PA, USA

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