Dodge Ram 1500 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Dodge Ram 1500 owners have reported a total of 11,969 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 (1,467 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 (2,044 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (1,912 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Dodge Ram 1500

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
2,044
  Power Train
1,912
  Structure
1,542
  Electrical System
913
  Engine And Engine Cooling
894
  Suspension
648
  Steering
610
  Equipment
596
  Service Brakes
536
  Unknown Or Other
365
   
  Exterior Lighting
332
  Visibility
301
  Wheel
236
  Other Fuel System
230
  Tire
180
  Vehicle Speed Control
179
  Gasoline Fuel System
115
  Latches/locks/linkage
114
  Seat Belt
113
  Seats
46
  Electronic Stability Control
39
  Air Brake
10
  Parking Brake
6
  Interior Lighting
4
  Child Seat
3
  Traction Control System
1


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