It is tight on the road, pleasant to drive, and is reliable. I've replaced a couple of u-joints and would recommend putting new joints with zirk fittings in them if you should need to. The quad cab with real 4 doors is plenty of room for anything or anyone you may carry. They are cheaper then aftermarket ones and do the job just fine. Problem 4 the rear doors will not release the child lock function. Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. This Dodge has 4 good looking wheels and radial tires.
Primary Use: Commuting to work. I believe Dodge has the best mirrors. The vehicle was not repaired again. It's not meant to ride like your crossover bubble cars. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact stated that while parked, the engine compartment caught fire on the driver side. This same scenario occur two more time on my way home which is about 4 miles from my shop.
It is a scary and dangerous situation. The interior is clean as a pin. I'm a 100 % service connected double amputee, and need this vehicle for transportation and travel to the va hospital 45 miles away from where I live! The left tie rod assembly may break. The check engine warning indicator illuminated. These trucks need to be recalled immediately and parts re-designed to not allow a sudden increase in acceleration.
The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. I have tried numerous times but apparently the switch in the door does not work. While attempting to make a U-turn, the vehicle lost acceleration. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. I don't know how Ram has gotten a bad rap about transmissions. My 08 f150 had a terrible wind noise coming in.
There is something to be said when you enjoy every chance you get to drive your truck. A versatile and tough truck. While reversing into the garage, the throttle body detached. Remedy Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. It tows both of my trailers including a 20' work trailer and a 25' camper. Dealership has truck now and is telling me the fault code indicates a bad acceleration pedal position sensor. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Dealer has requested wiring schematic from Chrysler for the 2004 modification but to date Chrysler has been unable to provide any information. The failure and current mileages were 57,000. I have had to replace both side U joints covered under warranty after 75,000 miles. Remedy Chrysler notified owners and launched its recall campaign in January 2014. All maintenance on this vehicle has been done by Chrysler dealerships. This makes winter driving a bit more relaxing especially in states with Ice problems. The cummins engine is incredible.
The fuel mpg is 21mpg hwy and in my f150 was 16mpg hwy. If your going to work with your truck I recommend the Mopar parts for any tool boxes or ladder racks. The Cummins diesel engine is extremely powerful yet provides excellent fuel economy considering the weight of the truck. This recall superseded the passenger air bag portion of recall 14V-354. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N62. Virgin Islands, owners were notified and the recall began on December 5, 2014. It has over 250k miles and is still kicking.
The contact was able to extinguish the fire. The dealer stated that the valve springs needed to be repaired. Amazing Trucks — it is black lifted aftter market tail lights and 34inch bfg at ko's. The fold up rear seats are a great feature and the metal brackets make it easy hook up for a baby seat in the back. For all other vehicles, Chrysler notified owners and the recall began on February 3, 2015. Awesome Truck, I Want Another — Suspension problems, havnt yet experience the so called death wobble, i don't plan on it. Vehicle remains in shop at Chrysler dealer with problem unsolved.
The vehicle was not repaired. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, but was not diagnosed or repaired. Upon restarting the truck, the check engine light was off and everything was back to normal. The exterior of this 2500 Ram is blue and in great condition. There were no warning indicators illuminated. It appears that Dodge is well aware of this an a recall should have happened long ago.