Dodge Ram 3500 owners have reported 144 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 service brakes (37 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's brake electric antilock (25 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Service Brakes problems|
|Brake Electric Antilock problems|
|Brake Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems|
|Brake Foundation Components problems|
|Brake Disc Pads problems|
|Brake Master Cylinder problems|
|Brakes Failed problems|
|Brake Disc Caliper problems|
|Brake Disc problems|
|Brake Light On problems|
|Brake Antilock Control Unit/module problems|
|Brake Abs Warning Light problems|
|Brake Disc Rotor problems|
|Brake Drum problems|
|Brake Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor problems|
|Brake Pedal And Linkage problems|
|Power Assist Brake problems|
|Brake Fluid Leak problems|
|Abs Brake Fail problems|
|Power Assist Hydraulic Brake problems|
|Brake Loud Noise problems|
|Brake Drum Wheel Cylinder problems|
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 3500. While attempting to decelerate and switch lanes, the steering linkage fractured. The contact had to apply the parking brake to slow down the vehicle. There was no warning indicator. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. Read details...
: 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...
My driver was traveling at 80 mph in cruise control when he started to notice a vibration from the truck that was shaking the mirrors. He took the vehicle out of cruise control and started to decelerate. 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...
Purchased van from dealer. While driving the next day, front brakes started to squeal rather loudly. This continued and got louder. . . . The van sounded like a school bus. I took the van over to the dealer because now there was a lot of brake dust on the front tire rims. Read details...