hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
72,600 miles

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2001 Dodge Ram Van 1500 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2001 Dodge Ram Van 1500 Owner Comments

problem #5

Jan 222016

Ram Van 1500

  • 100,000 miles


I have found multiple recalls on the same make, model, year that address issues all affecting my vehicle yet they do not show on a VIN search of open recalls. Most of these recalls affect brakes both in increased longevity in stopping and leaking at the rear axle, headlights in terms of federal standards on luminosity, tire size concerning load size ( have had more then six blowouts in 15,000 miles), air bags disabling due to sound dampener and the corresponding lights on the dashboard lighting ineffectually due to these issues.

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #4

Sep 162011

Ram Van 1500 6-cyl Diesel

  • 201,000 miles
On my way to work, as usual, on a "slightly" bumpy part of the highway my steering wheel and front end started vibrating so violently that I almost lost control. I could barely hold the steering wheel; and could not steer at all; all I could do was start braking and come to a stop. I got out and checked my tires and front end and everything appeared normal. I continued to work at about 40 mph (I had gone to work early so no traffic). At 8:00 I called my local mechanic and took it to him to check out what happened. He check everything and nothing showed. The next day it happened again; then again 2 days later. About 2 weeks later I took pickup in for regular oil/fuel/air filter change service. He test drove with me along and I explained further what happened. He said he has seen it before with Dodge 2500 & 3500 and it has been labeled the "Dodge death wobble". I thank god I was not in a busy traffic area.

- Gage, OK, USA

problem #3

Sep 132004

Ram Van 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
A loud knocking noise was heard coming from the front driver's side. Driver's side wheel fell off. Consumer had the vehicle towed to dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that wheel and tire needed to be replaced.

- Sonora, CA, USA

problem #2

Mar 012003

Ram Van 1500 8-cyl

  • 62,000 miles
There was a noise when a turn was made, the dealer stated the front wheels were wobbling.. if kept on driving wheels would fall off.

- Alpine, CA, USA

problem #1

May 222002

Ram Van 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Wheel axle hub nuts have backed up three times while consumer was driving. Due to this problem brakes on front left side became prematurely worn. Contacted dealer.

- West Hills, CA, USA

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