Dodge Ram 1500 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Dodge Ram 1500 owners have reported a total of 12,050 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 (1,477 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 (2,049 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (1,926 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Dodge Ram 1500

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
2,049
  Power Train
1,926
  Structure
1,548
  Electrical System
921
  Engine And Engine Cooling
906
  Suspension
651
  Steering
616
  Equipment
599
  Service Brakes
537
  Unknown Or Other
365
   
  Exterior Lighting
336
  Visibility
303
  Wheel
239
  Other Fuel System
236
  Vehicle Speed Control
181
  Tire
180
  Gasoline Fuel System
115
  Latches/locks/linkage
114
  Seat Belt
113
  Seats
47
  Electronic Stability Control
44
  Air Brake
10
  Parking Brake
6
  Interior Lighting
4
  Child Seat
3
  Traction Control System
1


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