hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
94,500 miles

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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 072014

Ram 2500 4WD 6-cyl

  • 140,000 miles


I had taken my truck to get it serviced because the steering felt off and when I would go to stop it sounded like metal shaking. When I got to the dealership they said the left tie rod was cracked and the steering linkage was just hanging there about to fall off. There had been a recall on it before I had purchased the truck so I called Chrysler group and they informed me that it was deemed that the truck didn't have the "specific recalled" part. So I had to pay out of pocket around $3,000 to fix a problem that there was a recall on. The exact same problem listed in the recall, "because the left tie rod ball stud may fracture." Is exactly what happened to mine. I was told by Chrysler group that since my truck had been checked for the specific part by the previous owner and it wasn't part of the recall they wouldn't cover it. They did say to keep all my reciepts in case there is a future recall on that specific part.

- Richmond, TX, USA

problem #1

Aug 102014

Ram 2500

  • 49,000 miles
On pa 81 hit a bump in the road at 65 mph. Thought I had a flat tire but was not the case. After looking on the web "you tube" and asking people I found that I had a death wobble. This was very scary and the kids in the back though we were going to crash as did I. this death wobble should be looked at and fixed before someone gets into a crash.

- Drexel Hill, PA, USA

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