definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,548 miles

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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 suspension problems

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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Owner Comments

problem #5

Dec 132004

Ram 3500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Consumer took vehicle to dealer for alignment, and it was discovered that the upper ball joints needed to be replaced. Consumer was informed by dealer that the wheel was close to coming off. Dealer repaired vehicle at consumer's expense.......

- Lake City, TN, USA

problem #4

Jul 062003

Ram 3500

  • 184,000 miles
Upper ball joints separated.

- Ethel, LA, USA

problem #3

Jan 142004

Ram 3500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,740 miles
When the steering wheel was turned left or right there was a loud squeaking sound coming from the wheels. Dealer inspected the vehicle and found that the upper and lower ball joints were worn out.

- Gray, GA, USA

problem #2

Jun 252003

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles
Consumer states vehicle having alignment problems. Took vehicle to dealer, who diagnosed that all front ball joints have failed.

- Owenton, KY, USA

problem #1

Dec 012002

Ram 3500 Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer called complaining about having problems with the front bolt joints. Dealer was contacted and have stated that some of the vehicles have that problem and there is nothing they can do about it.

- Fulton, MD, USA

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