really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 222005

Ram 3500 4WD 10-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles


Consumer stated the brake pads spit out of the driver's side front wheel. Both front wheels were checked, and the brake pads were completely dissolved. They dug deep holes in the rotors. At the same time as this happened the brake line that went to the rear wheels had heavy corrosion and they blew out at that point. Other heavy corrosion on other brake lines came out of the ABS control unit. The brakes were not worn out, but they totally dissolved. Vehicle was not used for heavy towing, and it has not been used in the water.

- East Falmouth, MA, USA

problem #2

Aug 252002

Ram 3500

  • miles
While driving 45mph brake pads were rattling. Dealer said clips were missing.

- Imperial Beach, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 152001

Ram 3500 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake shoes had 65% of the pads remaining however the rivets holding the pads onto the brake shoes came loose on 3 of the four brakes.the service mgr. Told me that he felt this is a defect of the brakes however I still had to pay the entire bill.the auto matic transmission has leaked fluid after 5 different attempts to fix it by the dealer.still leaks

- Spring Mills, PA, USA

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