The 3 Most Common Ram 5500 Problems

We've pulled together a list of the most widespread problems that Ram 5500 owners have to deal with.

TRW Crash Sensor Defect

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There's growing concern that some sort of electrical overstress is messing with airbag control units (ACU) in certain Dodge Ram trucks.

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Dodge Vehicles With Recalled Takata Airbags

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Takata, a parts supplier, provided automakers with a defective airbag inflator responsible for 23 deaths and hundreds of injuries. It's one of the largest and most dangerous recalls in automotive history, affecting over 37 million vehicles …

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Ram Death Wobble

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Dodge Ram trucks are susceptible to a horrible front end vibration known as the death wobble, but what is it and how to FIX it?…

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What Ram 5500 Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

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Worst Years

Ram 5500 Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Ram 5500 has 1 generation available in North American markets.

By the Numbers

  1. 3 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 31 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 15 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

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