really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
84,103 miles

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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 202014

Ram 1500

  • 101,309 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that while driving 45 mph, the contact heard a scraping noise and the ABS and brake lights illuminated then the rear brakes seized. And the rear brakes seized. The contact pulled the vehicle over and noticed that the driveshaft became detached and fluid was leaking from the rear differential. The vehicle was towed to a mechanic who stated that the rear differential and driveshaft assembly needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 101,309.

- Pagosa Springs, CO, USA

problem #2

Aug 012013

Ram 1500

  • 81,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the rear differential made a loud noise when reversing or turning. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 81,000.

- Shoreline, WA, USA

problem #1

Jul 182009

Ram 1500

  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram. While driving 65 mph, the vehicle suddenly kicked into gear. The contact heard a loud popping sound coming from the engine compartment. He lost control of the vehicle and it spun into a wall. There were no injuries. He attempted to restart the vehicle and place it into drive, but the gear would not stick. The vehicle was towed, but has not been inspected by the dealer. The contact believes that the differentials caused the failure. He called the manufacturer, but they refused to make any repairs. The current and failure mileages were 70,000.

- Houston, TX, USA

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