really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,788 miles

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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 engine problems

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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 012007

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 99,151 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500. While driving at an unknown speed, the vehicle will begin to lose power. The contact stated that the failure is called dead pedal, which occurs when the accelerator pedal is depressed against the floor and the vehicle loses power while in motion. The dealer diagnosed the failure as a faulty fuel connector and stated that the fuel injector needed to be replaced. She stated that she has had fuel components replaced before by a local authorized dealer. The failure mileage was 99,151 and current mileage was 100,442.

- Otterville, MO, USA

problem #3

Oct 122001

Ram 2500

  • miles
While driving and after hitting accelerator there will not be a speed increase.

- Sault Saint Marie, MI, USA

problem #2

Dec 212000

Ram 2500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While traveling at approximately 35 mph on a down grade vehicle was picking up speed while consumer had brakes applied. Vehicle crashed into a tree because of accelerator pedal sticking, which caused driver to sustain foot, lower leg, neck, and ba injuries, while passenger suffered back and muscle injuries. Insurance company examined vehicle, and determined vehicle to be a total loss.

- Athens, NY, USA

problem #1

Apr 232001

(reported on)

Ram 2500

  • miles
Vehicle will act as if out of gas and start jerking. Rpms will go up and vehicle seems as if it is going up hill. Sometimes driver will put foot on gas from a stopped position and vehicle will go nowhere. Dealer has seen vehicle twice and had no solution.

- Columbus, GA, USA

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