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RAM 1500 Problems with Power Train

 
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2015 RAM 1500 Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2015 RAM 1500. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2015 RAM 1500 by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (415 Complaints)
Date reported Feb 26, 2016
Location DALLAS, TX
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Vehicle 2015 RAM 1500
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
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Complaint - Power Train

THE VM MOTOR HAS NUMEROUS FAILURES RESULTING FROM THE CAMSHAFT GEAR ON THE FUEL PUMP SIDE OF THE MOTOR SLIPPING AND CAUSING CATASTROPHIC ENGINE FAILURE. THESE PROBLEMS WILL OCCUR GENERALLY AFTER 70K MILES. THERE IS A PROCESS CURRENTLY PERFORMED BY D&J DIESEL IN MIDVALE UTAH TO PERMANENTLY FIX THIS PROBLEM. ECODIESEL OWNERS PAID A PREMIUM FOR THE DIESEL UPGRADE SINCE DIESEL MOTORS ARE RENOWN FOR THEIR LONGEVITY. THIS ACHILLES HEAL MARRING THE RELIABILITY AND CAUSING AN UNSAFE TIME BOMB SHOULD HAVE BEEN ADDRESSED BY THE MANUFACTURER TO RECALL THE VEHICLES. THUS FAR RAM HAS NOT TAKEN ACTION. ATTACHED ARE A FEW LINKS DESCRIBING FAILURES. HTTP://WWW.PIRATE4X4.COM/FORUM/GENERAL-CHIT-CHAT/2242010-REAL-WORLD-ECODIESEL-RELIABILITY-SO-FAR-4.HTML HTTP://WWW.ECODIESELRAM.COM/FORUM/THREADS/ENGINE-FAILURE-148000-MILES.478/ HTTP://WWW.RAM1500DIESEL.COM/FORUM/RAM-1500-DIESEL-GENERAL-DISCUSSION/5710-MY-DEALER-HAS-2-BLOWN-ECODIESEL-TRUCKS-2.HTML HTTP://WWW.RAM1500DIESEL.COM/FORUM/RAM-1500-DIESEL-MECHANICAL/8564-ECO-DIESEL-ENGINE-FAILURES.HTML HTTP://WWW.RAM1500DIESEL.COM/FORUM/RAM-1500-DIESEL-MECHANICAL/7275-2014-RAM-LOUD-TICKING-NOISE-ENGINE-MAYBE-CAMSHAFT-BEARING-FAILURE.HTML HTTP://WWW.RAM1500DIESEL.COM/FORUM/RAM-1500-DIESEL-GENERAL-DISCUSSION/2833-ENGINE-BLEW-UP-23.HTML

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