2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1316511
 Internal NHTSA #10905131
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 BrandDODGE
 ModelRAM 1500
 Model Year2000
 File date09/09/16
 ComponentSTEERING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI've only owned the truck for about 8 months at this time. About 1 month ago i experienced what my research has shown to be the dodge death wobble, this is where one of the front wheels hits a bump in the road at freeway speed and the front end oscillates violently and will not stop without slowing the vehicle down and radically moving the steering wheel from center (straight line). If left to "wobble" it seems that the vehicle would shake itself to death!! Maybe even break a steering/suspension component. I did try installing the enhanced brace that ties the sway bar mounts/anchor points to a new bearing supporting an extension on the pittman arm shaft and i also had the front end components checked, aligned and tires balanced to no avail, though the brace kit seemed to help. It is hard to predict when a bump in the road will set it off but the last time it happened i barely kept it from pulling into the next lane before i got it slowed and controlled. I now try to minimize my time on the freeway in my commute to/from work.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure190000
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateLAS VEGAS, NV
VIN pattern 3B7HF13Z0YGXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase15/10/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed65
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 Date of manufacture
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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