Dodge Ram 3500 owners have reported 121 service brakes related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 22 most common service brakes problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's brake electric antilock (25 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes (23 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Brake Electric Antilock problems|
|Service Brakes problems|
|Brake Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems|
|Brake Foundation Components problems|
|Brakes Failed problems|
|Brake Disc problems|
|Brake Disc Pads problems|
|Brake Light On problems|
|Brake Antilock Control Unit/module problems|
|Brake Disc Caliper problems|
|Brake Master Cylinder problems|
|Brake Abs Warning Light problems|
|Brake Disc Rotor problems|
|Brake Fluid Leak problems|
|Power Assist Brake problems|
|Brake Loud Noise problems|
|Power Assist Hydraulic Brake problems|
|Abs Brake Fail problems|
|Brake Drum Wheel Cylinder problems|
|Brake Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor problems|
|Brake Drum problems|
|Brake Pedal And Linkage problems|
: the contact stated the modulator valve of the antilock brake system keeps running even after the vehicle has the ignition off which takes battery to full discharge. The vehicle was taken to the an independent certified mechanic who stated that only the dealership is able to repair it. Read details...
The truck had a gooseneck flatbed 30ft trailer attached to the Dodge ram with a john deere tractor loaded on top of the trailer. The vehicle was running and in park on a slight downhill. The trailer was prepared with the ramps down for the tractor to be backed off. Read details...
I was heading south on I-87 in new york state at 65 mph when a loud explosion sounding like a grenade going off occurred under the floorboards. My passenger and I thought the parts under the truck were going to explode through the floorboards under us. There was a lot of noise of exploding parts. Read details...
Vehicle has been to dealer a minimun of 8 times between sept and Dec. 02. Steering and brake problem have never been corrected. Dealer has replaced power steering / brake fulid which had turned black. Replaced lower ball joint, tie rod, power steering pump, steering gear box. Read details...
The factory installed trailer brake controller does not work correctly. No matter how the gain is adjusted the brake controller either engages the trailer brakes to the point of lock up or the trailer brakes don't engage at all. Read details...