2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID945403
 Internal NHTSA #10479706
 ManufacurerCHRYSLER GROUP LLC
 BrandDODGE
 ModelRAM 1500
 Model Year2000
 File date25/09/12
 ComponentVEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWhile driving 75 mph on the highway i took my foot off of the gas pedal, but the truck continued to speed up. I pumped the gas a couple of times but i failed to slow down. I applied the brakes, but each time i took my foot off of the brake i sped up again. I exited up an off ramp where i had to stand on the brake to keep form hitting the car infront of me at the light. I geared down(stick shift) but the engine continued to rev as if at 75 mph still. I turned off the key then restarted the truck only to have the engine continue to rev. I then had the truck towed to my mechanic who looked at it that night and the next morning but was unable to find out why it happened. This model does not have computer control of the throttle. I am grateful i was on a straight stretch of highway and not on a mountain road on the way home, and that i didn't hit anyone in the process of stopping... This is not the first dodge to do this according to this web site. Perhaps there a so few complaints about this because other drivers have died as a result of a failure that seems to be undetectable after the fact. If i had hit the car infront of me, i would have had no proof that it was equipment failure and not operator error... If i had lived to tell the tale. I used to have complete faith in dodges, but no more.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure184500
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateESTES PARK, CO
VIN pattern 1B7HF16Y2YSXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase21/10/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders8
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed75
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • 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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