Dodge RAM - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Dodge RAM owners have reported a total of 2,699 problems for their cars built in the 16 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Dodge RAM. The 1996 Dodge RAM cars have the most problems reported (623 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Dodge RAM

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 RAM
8
  2010 RAM
23
  2009 RAM
7
  2008 RAM
20
  2007 RAM
15
  2006 RAM
27
  2005 RAM
35
  2004 RAM
55
  2003 RAM
54
  2002 RAM
118
  2001 RAM
320
  2000 RAM
147
  1999 RAM
365
  1998 RAM
484
  1997 RAM
398
  1996 RAM
623

  Common problems of Dodge RAM

The following chart shows the 25 most common problems for Dodge RAM cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (433 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (386 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Dodge RAM

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Service Brakes
433
  Power Train
386
  Air Bag
280
  Engine And Engine Cooling
242
  Electrical System
196
  Steering
187
  Suspension
149
  Structure
98
  Tire
95
  Vehicle Speed Control
94
   
  Visibility
87
  Gasoline Fuel System
82
  Equipment
60
  Latches/locks/linkage
50
  Exterior Lighting
49
  Unknown Or Other
49
  Seat Belt
42
  Wheel
40
  Seats
35
  Other Fuel System
18
  Air Brake
9
  Parking Brake
8
  Diesel Fuel System
4
  Interior Lighting
3
  Child Seat
3


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