hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
107,672 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Owner Comments

problem #5

May 112016

Ram 3500

  • 197,000 miles


Both mounting tabs on the driver's side tail light fixture broke allowing the entire housing to fall off on the interstate. It was dangling by the electrical pigtail.

- San Ramon, CA, USA

problem #4

May 142014

Ram 3500 6-cyl Diesel

  • 94,358 miles
Safety issue - almost had an accident. Was turning left, blinker turned on to left, but right blinkers flashed! person behind me thought I was turning left and started passing on my right. The internet has so many complaint of the same issue. No word from Dodge!!!! the may be looking into 2006, but not any other year!

- Billings, NY, USA

problem #3

Jul 082010

Ram 3500

  • 140,000 miles
I signal left with the turn signal but the right turn signal activates. It happens about 30% of the time. Gathering information to correct it now. From the boards it appears it is the multi-function switch.

- Strasburg, CO, USA

problem #2

Sep 152008

Ram 3500

  • 70,000 miles
I have a 2005 Dodge Ram. The turn signal started to signal opposite of the direction selected. Even though this is a common problem in this truck there is no safety recall and I had to pay $188 to fix it at the dealer.

- Butte, MT, USA

problem #1

Jul 102008

Ram 3500

  • 37,000 miles
When left turn signal is selected right one will flash on occasion. This has happened several times since I have owned the truck. I have owned the truck since new and all repairs have been done by one dealership.

- Fallon, NV, USA

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