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NHTSA — Electrical System: Wiring Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
145,000 miles

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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 electrical problems

electrical problem

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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 062004

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 145,000 miles


The consumer states that the wiring harness is stretched to tightly and the wires do not have enough slack. The wiring connections failed. This has been a problem since last year. Owner has been fixing the problem himself. The owner has contacted Dodge, and they said that they were not fixing the problem. There has been no recalls on the truck. There were multiple hot wires and they could cause a short. The owner has never taken his vehicle to the dealership for this problem. The owner usually fixed the problem himself. The owner has a company vehicle. Also, owner thinks that Dodge did not build the part rightly.

- Battle Moutain, NV, USA

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