definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,867 miles

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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 engine problems

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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 152005

Ram 2500 4WD Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 39,600 miles


While driving vehicle will experienced sudden acceleration. However, when applying the accelerator pedal vehicle idled quietly, and then suddenly accelerated.

- Wendover, NV, USA

problem #2

Aug 052002

Ram 2500 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 29,000 miles
Vehicle idles and does not accelerate when the gas pedal is stepped on. Also, vehicle tends to decelerate often when it is traveling at various speeds on the road. Taken to the dealer for a total of 10 times, but the cause was still undetermined. The vehicle never ran right after the wiring on the steering was replaced. Cruise control or gas pedal does not work. Truck caught fire in the steering column. The vehicle engine shut off by itself and started back up by itself twice.

- Grand Prairie, TX, USA

problem #1

Sep 102003

Ram 2500

  • 30,000 miles
When accelerating. Intermittently accelerator pedal would stick and would not go over 20 mph. Cause has yet to be determine. Had taken to dealership, but the problem had not been resolved.

- Punta Gorda, FL, USA

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