The roads were iced over from a previous snow storm. I keep up with the repairs it needs like the tie rods, linkage, steering, ball joints, u joints etc, that's probably why i havnt had to many problems. See your dealer for details. Have babied my truck that was built for me, looks fantastic! Robert Lee, from Chrysler's Rear-Wheel Drive Engine department, stated the heads have true Hemi chambers with a few cubic centimeters of additional material on each side to channel the flow and get the proper burn characteristics. It occurred two more times as I was completing the plowing. A versatile and tough truck.
Upon restarting the truck, the check engine light was off and everything was back to normal. The contact stated that while driving 35 mph, the vehicle stalled. My truck has the Hemi with 345 horsepower. Just like the many people that I have found on the internet mine threw a rod. Ever since I bought this vehicle the cab has leaked.
The dealer diagnosed that the throttle position sensor needed replacement. There were no injuries reported and a fire report was not filed. The Cummins engine performs great at 130,000 miles. At an impressive 345 hp and 375 lb. Awesome Truck, I Want Another — Suspension problems, havnt yet experience the so called death wobble, i don't plan on it. This is a horrible thing.
I also plow snow in the winter time with it. The vehicle was not repaired again. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The Trailer tow mirrors are a must if your going to tow. I let the truck sit for a couple days, however needed to plow out from a large snowstorm. I have never felt so panicked when the truck took off on its own.
I don't know how Ram has gotten a bad rap about transmissions. It is tight on the road, pleasant to drive, and is reliable. The manufacturer was contacted and offered no assistance. This is the best pickup I've owned of many for my Colorado ranch. I have never had any problems with my six Rams. I currently drive the truck as a daily driver and tow from time to time.
Once I upgraded the transmission and have it leveled this truck will ride better. Dodge should have corrected this problem but would not. The orignal owner used the truck for hauling horses. I did find some references to the apps accelerator pedal position sensor on the web, however when I checked in with my local dealer they stated that they had no recall notice on this. Now at only 134,000 miles the front universal joint needs fixed replaced and the hub assembly is seized on. Non-the-less I was fortunate not to have any other vehicle in my vicinity. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. Dealer has requested wiring schematic from Chrysler for the 2004 modification but to date Chrysler has been unable to provide any information. The left tie rod assembly may break. The interior is clean as a pin. Have 155k Miles on it and looks new , drives great! If you are thinking of buying a Ram pickup I would highly recommend them. My brother bought a Toyoto about the same time and claimed it was the best but now he's driving a 2017 Ram 2500 with a Cummins diesel and says the Toyoto was a joke compared to Ram.
Problem 3 the passenger front window works intermittently at best. This is a really sharp, clean, well maintained and useful truck! This makes winter driving a bit more relaxing especially in states with Ice problems. Aluminum alloy heads with hemispherical combustion chambers Compression Ratio 9. 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. The contact also stated that the vehicle was repaired four times for the same failure. After experiencing this, there is no doubt in my mind that this is quite a serious matter and should be looked into.
First occurrence entering highway truck restarted and continued to run. Truck continued to slide sideways into the oncoming lane of traffic when as sudden as the acceleration happened, the rpms dropped down to an idle and I was able to get the truck under control. . Note: This recall has been superseded by recall 16V-352. The Cummins diesel engine is extremely powerful yet provides excellent fuel economy considering the weight of the truck. The dealer stated that the valve springs needed to be repaired. I have tried numerous times but apparently the switch in the door does not work.