Dodge Ram 1500 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Dodge Ram 1500 owners have reported a total of 11,880 problems for their cars built in the 20 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 1500. The 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 cars have the most problems reported (1,463 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Dodge Ram 1500

  Common problems of Dodge Ram 1500

The following chart shows the 26 most common problems for Dodge Ram 1500 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (2,034 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (1,896 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Dodge Ram 1500

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
2,034
  Power Train
1,896
  Structure
1,537
  Electrical System
904
  Engine And Engine Cooling
888
  Suspension
644
  Steering
607
  Equipment
588
  Service Brakes
532
  Unknown Or Other
365
   
  Exterior Lighting
330
  Visibility
299
  Wheel
232
  Other Fuel System
220
  Vehicle Speed Control
179
  Tire
179
  Gasoline Fuel System
115
  Latches/locks/linkage
114
  Seat Belt
110
  Seats
46
  Electronic Stability Control
37
  Air Brake
10
  Parking Brake
6
  Interior Lighting
4
  Child Seat
3
  Traction Control System
1


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