2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1203735
 Internal NHTSA #10744159
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 ModelRAM 1500
 Model Year2008
 File date18/07/14
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI was driving vehicle and out no where the vehicle started shaking engine turn off with no warning lights or check engine light come one brakes where hard to apply and steering was hard was able to coast vehicle to gas station and call my husband. He met me there and engine was smoking white smoke. My husband try to start vehicle but it would not come one. We tow the vehicle to the house and call warranty. The advise us to take vehicle to mark dodge in lake charles louisiana, there we spoke to service advisor sam morrison. At this point we left vehicle there for repairs to be done, they replace the engine provided by the warranty company/ lkq. The vehicle spend a total of 28 days for this repair. 2nd occurrence happened 12/2/14 same thing no sings from engine or warning lights, they also replace the engine due to engine been damage internally this time less than 5000 miles since first engine been replace. Mileage at this time was 119,599. It took the dealer 45 days to repair vehicle this second time. 3rd time engine fails this time started making a loud noise and stop vehicle right away this time just over 5000 miles at 125,654. This time they also replacing the engine too and hour vehicle has been at the,dealer for 54 days and vehicle is not repair yet. We bought this vehicle 6/3/13 with 93,111 miles on it we had own the vehicle for 2 years and 2 months right now. The first year vehicle was good and reliable but 2nd year vehcicle has been dangerous to me and my family.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure115015
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateELTON, LA
VIN pattern 1D7HA18N58SXXXXXX
 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 purchase03/06/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed55
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 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
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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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