hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,567 miles

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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 262010

Ram 3500 6-cyl

  • 87,700 miles


I just purchased a Dodge Ram 3500 4WD drw, from a dealership 200 miles away. On the way home I drove over a bridge on the highway and the truck went into a violent shake that was close to being uncontrollable. It did it 2 more times that night. Everytime I drive over 55mph and hit a bump it sets what is called the death wobble off. I have replaced steering stabilizer with a larger one, new track bar bushings, outer tie rod end, had the wheels and tires checked and balanced, and an alignment done. It has been to the Dodge dealership, a big truck alignment shop, and a 4wheel drive shop. All of them said it checks out good but they know there is a problem. Everyone who has drove it comes back scared! this is a vehicle that could really cause a bad accident if not controlled or fixed. The dealers are aware of this problem and say it is a design flaw. Dodge needs to recall this problem before someone is injured or killed.

- Columbus, OH, USA

problem #2

Mar 122008

Ram 3500

  • 48,000 miles
2005 Dodge Ram both front bearings wore out at 48,000 miles---Dodge recalled 2006, S-mine came out in 06---but is an 05.

- Des Plaines, IL, USA

problem #1

May 132005

Ram 3500 4WD 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 31,000 miles
When I drive above the speed of 70 mph on highway or interstate and hit a small ripple or bump in the road my front end will start hopping out of control.

- Wewoka, OK, USA

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