really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
126,500 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

Jun 132014

Ram 2500

  • 137,000 miles


The contact owned a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500. While driving approximately 75 mph and while applying the brakes to slow down, the vehicle suddenly accelerated. The driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a construction site. The driver suffered a neck injury and the front passenger suffered a fractured sternum and injuries to the right foot and left lung. Medical assistance was required and a police report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 137,000.

- Champaign, IL, USA

problem #1

Jan 302014

Ram 2500

  • 116,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel truck. The contact stated while driving approximately 50 mph, he applied the brakes for a traffic stop and the vehicle accelerated. In addition, the engine rmps increased to 2000. The brake pedal was engaged with both feet in order to stop the vehicle. The failure recurred whenever the vehicle was operation. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer but had not been repaired or diagnosed. The approximate failure mileage was 116,000.

- Saint Francis, MN, USA

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