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NHTSA — Electrical System: Ignition: Switch Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
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About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 electrical problems

electrical problem

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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 212004

Ram 2500

  • miles


While placing the key inside of the ignition switch vehicle did not start consumer had the vehicle towed to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that ignition switch needed to be replaced due to worn out parts.

- Novato, CA, USA

problem #2

Apr 272001

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
There are two points where there are holes in back of steering wheel. If you have a long key on you key chain, it can become lodged in the holes and prevent you from turning the vehicle. There needs to be some type of plug in these holes to prevent this from rand possibly causing an accident.

- Edwardsville, IL, USA

problem #1

Jan 252001

Ram 2500

  • miles
Consumer received recall 00V135 and set up an appointment for repairs for this recall plus two prior recalls, consumer is angry because dealer stated that no parts were available for the blower motor relay even though an appointment had been made, none of the recalls have been completed.

- Chipley, FL, USA

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