definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,500 miles

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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 engine problems

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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #4

May 122010

Ram 1500

  • 28,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500. While traveling at 35 mph, the check engine warning light and the throttle warning codes were illuminated. Within seconds, the vehicle would no longer accelerate. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for repairs or diagnostic testing. The failure recurred the next month while driving at 35 mph, without warning. The vehicle was taken to a local repair facility but the mechanic was unable to duplicate the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 28,000 and the current mileage was 29,000.

- Chehallis, WA, USA

problem #3

Mar 252009

Ram 1500

  • 48,000 miles
Head gasket failure 2nd set vehicle is requiring! entire engine faulty 2007 Dodge Ram 4X4 quad cab 1500 approx 48,000 miles on the engine. This engine is original manufacturer warranty refuses coverage.

- Loveland , CO, USA

problem #2

May 122007

Ram 1500 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500. On approximately six occasions, while driving at any speed, the vehicle surged forward without warning. The contact has to depress the brake pedal and hold it down. The RPM's increased and the vehicle felt as if it were attempting to get away. The vehicle has to be completely shut off in order for it to stop. The esp indicator also illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle has been to a dealer six times for this failure without any resolution. The current mileage was 26,529 and failure mileage was 4,000. Updated 11/17/08 updated 11/24/08.

- Spirit Lake, IA, USA

problem #1

Mar 152007

Ram 1500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 14,000 miles
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 quad St 3.7L V6 sfi purchased on 9/27/2006 at anniston - Lincoln - Mercury - Dodge in oxford, Alabama. The truck had very serious mechanical problems, the engine will just stop with a loud noise, and with a slip in the drivetrain, while driving down the street or will just die at any given time during driving. Such as pulling out in traffic, stopping at a light, driving down the street as it will die at random, but may go two or three days without a problem. We have taken it to the dealer multiple times, but they refuse to fix it as they say that nothing is wrong with it, even though a chip in the engine indicated a problem but did not retain the mechanical information. I didn't argue with them or get upset because I know that is pointless when dealing with I have taking it to the dealer and they wont fix it, they say that nothing is wrong with it. I didn't argue with them or get upset because I know that is pointless when dealing with bureaucracy. I discussed this with a representative at Dodge customer assistance who didn't seem to care less about my problem as she stated that Dodge stands behind the dealer. (not the product), which left me speechless, I really can not believe that Dodge has sold us a 30,000 dollar+ vehicle and within 6 months it is dying in the middle of the highway at random, the dealer won't fix it and Dodge customer assistance stands behind the dealer, without a thought to customer service, the customer or the product. But beyond the incredible abuse I have suffered from this company's unethical business practice, this is a major safety issue as we continue to carry our family of very young children in this vehicle, with our family in danger of being injured or killed in this vehicle as it is liable to die in the road/highway at any time, with the dealer refusing to acknowledge a problem, and to this point the company refuses to stand behind the product or customer.

- Bethlehem, GA, USA

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