Dodge Ram 250 1993



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Dodge Ram 250 1993 investigations
NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
STEERING - COLUMN
DP03002CHRYSLER GROUP LLC05/07/200307/22/2003STEERING COLUMN SEPARATION
 Mr. larry a. sackey submitted a petition to the national highway traffic safety administration (nhtsa) by letter dated april 18, 2003, requesting that nhtsafurther investigate the defective collapsible steering shaft system on 1987-1995 vehicles manufactured by the daimlerchrysler corporation.in part because of 49 cfr
Dodge Ram 250 1993 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
05/01/1997109/01/1997
 Fuse box wiring malfunctioned, causing antilock brakes to fail and loss of control .
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING - FRONT UNDERHOOD
04/10/1998111/01/1993
 Electrical feed wire to fuel heater routed too close to throttle bracket, causing wire to press against sharp edges of bracket. vibration of engine over time abrades through the wires insulation, resulting in a short circuit.
POWER TRAIN - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION - GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
07/01/20041356441
 Gear shift lever in 1993 dodge ram 250 pu has broken of for the second time. vehicle has 135644 and has been well maintained. why is it breaking off. never had this break in a vehicle before. i am unable to drive the vehicle.*ak
POWER TRAIN - MANUAL TRANSMISSION
12/14/2004108399201/01/1993
 Was driving on highway in 2-wheel drive, the transfer case lever started vibrating, heard a snap, then this awful grinding noise and shaking of vehicle. pulled off the highway onto shoulder as soon as possible. crawled underneath the pickup and saw smoke coming out of bell housing and smelled clutch material. transmission was also extremely hot ! was towed home. drained oil from transmission. very black and smelled burnt. pulled side covers off transmission and noted that input shaft gear and the gear below it were very badly damaged. pulled transmission and found that the input shaft bearing was destroyed. first transmission went out at 74,717 miles. 11/01/99. replaced with a reman.tr. fought dealership for warranty. they finally paid for transmission but made me pay labor charges of $713.00 to get it out of the shop. the truck now has 108,399 miles. that's 33,000 miles on a factory remanufacturer transmission. i don't believe i'll buy another dodge product. *jb
01/06/1997203/01/1993
 Was driving on highway at normalspeed heard a noise and the transmission stopped working. took to dealer for the third time for this problem . *ak
SEAT BELTS - FRONT - BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
 The right side rear seat belt buckle red release button broke, causing the seat belt not to latch into buckle. *ak
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - ANTILOCK
06/01/199720
 At a sudden stop abs braking system malfunctioned, causing extended stopping distance, which almost caused a rear end collision. *ak
STRUCTURE
04/27/200685000110/04/1995
 Tl*the contact owns a 1993 dodge ram 250. the vehicle has b.f. goodrich tires. while driving 45 mph, the passenger side rear tire exploded and caused the driver side rear tire to detach from the vehicle. the contact lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a wall. she sustained injuries. the vehicle was taken to a private mechanic. the state of louisiana police report # is 4187538. the dot number was unknown. the current and failure mileages were 85,000. the consumer provided a picture of the vehicle defect. the consumer also stated that the fender came off of the vehicle. updated 09/05/07 *tr
STRUCTURE - BODY - DOOR - HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
08/01/20000
 While trying to open driver's door hinge broke where the door was mounted to vehicle.*ak
TIRES
04/27/200685000110/04/1995
 Tl*the contact owns a 1993 dodge ram 250. the vehicle has b.f. goodrich tires. while driving 45 mph, the passenger side rear tire exploded and caused the driver side rear tire to detach from the vehicle. the contact lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a wall. she sustained injuries. the vehicle was taken to a private mechanic. the state of louisiana police report # is 4187538. the dot number was unknown. the current and failure mileages were 85,000. the consumer provided a picture of the vehicle defect. the consumer also stated that the fender came off of the vehicle. updated 09/05/07 *tr
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
05/12/2007129000101/01/1993
 Tl*the contact owns a 1993 dodge ram 250. the contact stated that his vehicle starts in full throttle. this failure is similar to the one noted in recall # 93e034001 (fuel system, diesel:delivery:fuel pump). he notified the manufacturer who stated that nothing could be done because his vin number was not included in the recall. the contact was issued a reference number. the current and failure mileages were 129,000. the consumer stated the vehicle began to travel at full throttle.
Car dealers selling Dodge Ram 250 1993
StateCityZipNamePhone
ORSALEMWITHNELL DODGE
WYEVANSTONEVANSTON MOTORS3177893145