Ram Complaints

  • 3597 Complaints
  • 305 Crashes
  • 129 Fires
  • 248 Injuries
  • 10 Fatalities
  • A total of 3597 complaints have been filed with NHTSA for vehicles that are model year 2015 or newer. 6.9%, or 248 of those complaints have caused some degree of injury. 8.5%, or 305 were crash related, and 3.6%, or 129 complaints describe fire-related incidents.

Recent Complaints

Parts: STEERINGENGINEELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: May-02, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 23:13 May-04, 2021

The vehicle was stationary. Went to put the key in ignition and turn on. Truck would not start, not even turn. Tried jumping it and nothing worked. Having to get a whole new key ignition assembly done on it. Have read up on it and this has happened to many people. The truck won? T lock or run. There are 83,000 miles on it and nothing prior to this has happened. The wheel will not turn or go into neutral. The lights inside do work so it is not the battery. Having to send to a mechanic and all parts have been ordered as they identified it was the ignition module that went out. He said it happens a lot to dodges.

Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: May-03, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 May-04, 2021

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2016 Ram 1500. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING 60 MPH, THE VEHICLE STALLED WITH SEVERAL UNKNOWN WARNING LIGHTS ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DRIVABLE. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO ARRIGO CHRYSLER DODGE JEEP RAM WEST PALM BEACH (6500 OKEECHOBEE BLVD, WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33411, (561) 421-5387) TO BE DIAGNOSED. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE TONE WHEEL NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT YET REPAIRED. UPON INVESTIGATION, THE CONTACT ASSOCIATED THE FAILURE WITH NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V475000 (ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING) HOWEVER, THE VIN WAS NOT INCLUDED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS INFORMED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 106,000.

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Feb-09, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 18:04 May-03, 2021

I intermittently loose all power steering and struggle to turn the steering wheel. There is a recall on the electric power steering control circuit for my model and year truck but only for very specified manufactured dates, apparently my trucks was made either before or after these dates. Although from what i? Ve read, my truck has same symptoms as trucks which were manufactured in those specific dates. The lose of power steering happens at low speeds, high way speeds, country roads and city roads. With the complete loss of power steering at random times, i have been in dangerous situations on the road while truck the truck.

Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Apr-05, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 13:14 May-03, 2021

Truck is burning through a quart and half of oil every 1000 miles it appears, but there are no leaks under the vehicle or on the oil pan. Appears to be an issue with the turbo seals. The truck give no warning that the oil is low while driving. When low it does not show up on the dipstick at all.

Parts: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROLSERVICE BRAKESELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Apr-30, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 13:13 May-03, 2021

I HAVE A 2018 Ram 2500 WITH 24320 MILES ON IT. THE TRACTION CONTROL LIGHT/ ABS/EBS SERVICE LIGHTS COME ON WHEN DRIVING. THE SPEED CONTROL GOES OFF. I HAVE SEEN ON THE RAM FORUM THAT THIS IS COMMON ON THIS AND THE 2017 YEARS TOO. MY QUESTION IS IF THERE ARE SEVERAL 100 PEOPLE WITH THE SAME PROBLEM. WHY HAVE YOU NOT ISSUED A RECALL. THIS WILL GET SOMEON KILLED IF THEY ARE NOT CAREFUL.

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