fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,500 miles

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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Owner Comments

problem #4

Nov 122003

(reported on)

Ram 3500

  • miles


The owner had removed the wheels to check the brakes. Owner noticed all four-brake rotors had grooves. This problem caused the brakes to lose braking effectiveness. Both the manufacturer and dealer were contacted.

- Southgate, MI, USA

problem #3

Nov 102003

Ram 3500

  • miles
Consumer used vehicle for long distance driving, he took vehicle to dealer for regular maintenance. He was told that the front brakes were good, but rear brakes failed. Mechanic said that the heat from the disc rotors caused the rubber to deteriorate, which, in turn, caused the seal to leak brake fluid.

- Bloomingdale, GA, USA

problem #2

Sep 202003

Ram 3500

  • 33,000 miles
While driving vehicle approximately 55 mph vehicle started to shake severely. Have taken vehicle to dealership, and mechanic indicated that the problem was worn disc rotors, which needed to be replaced.

- Crawfordville, FL, USA

problem #1

Oct 152002

Ram 3500

  • 33,000 miles
The vehicles rotors warped which caused extended stopping distance.

- Locust Grove, GA, USA

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