Dodge Ram 1500 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Dodge Ram 1500 owners have reported a total of 11,919 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 (1,466 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 (2,038 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (1,903 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Dodge Ram 1500

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
2,038
  Power Train
1,903
  Structure
1,539
  Electrical System
909
  Engine And Engine Cooling
891
  Suspension
646
  Steering
608
  Equipment
591
  Service Brakes
534
  Unknown Or Other
365
   
  Exterior Lighting
331
  Visibility
301
  Wheel
233
  Other Fuel System
223
  Vehicle Speed Control
179
  Tire
179
  Gasoline Fuel System
115
  Latches/locks/linkage
114
  Seat Belt
111
  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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