hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
103,600 miles

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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 steering problems

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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Owner Comments

problem #5

Feb 152016

Ram 2500

  • 119,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500. While driving approximately 70 mph, the steering wheel and front end of the vehicle shook severely. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the driver side tie rod was faulty and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 119,000.

- London, AR, USA

problem #4

Oct 012014

Ram 2500

  • 94,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500. While driving between 40-70 mph, the vehicle shook. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was repaired under a manufacturer's recall for the tie rod, but the failure persisted. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 94,000. The VIN was not available.

- Weston, NE, USA

problem #3

Jan 262012

Ram 2500

  • 215,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500. The contact stated that while driving 15 mph, the front driver's side tie rod fractured. The vehicle was then towed to the contact's residence and the contact repaired the vehicle himself. The fractured tie rod was then taken to an authorized dealer and no assistance was provided. The failure mileage was 215,000 and the current mileage was unknown.

- Keymar, MD, USA

problem #2

Jul 062011

Ram 2500 6-cyl Diesel

  • miles
Dealer had my truck twice since the recall. He told me that there was a tie-rod assembly, steering linkage and front end needed. I only have 49,000 miles on it and there's a recall for these defects with Chrysler id 11V350000 - they old me that it would cost me $3,000 the first time and then I came back to get parts and now they are telling me they will give me a break on parts - this is fraud if there's a recall plus they should have fixed it the first time for free - it was totally under warranty at both times.

- Sussex, NJ, USA

problem #1

Jun 232010

Ram 2500

  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500. The contact stated while driving at approximately 15mph, the power steering became inoperable. The dealer advised the outer linkage of the tie rod failed, causing the failure. The dealer also advised they were aware of the failure and the replacement part was much more effective than the original. The manufacturer stated there were no recalls however; they advised the contact to save his receipts for reimbursement in case there was a recall in the future. The VIN was not available. The failure and current mileage was approximately 90,000.

- Bellville , TX, USA

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