4th Generation (2010—2011) Ram 3500 Problems

This generations ranks 37th out of 60 Dodge generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (18%), electrical (16%), and the suspension (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Clogged Muffler Leading to Loss of Power 2 complaints at an average of 24,100 miles in the 2011 Dodge Ram 3500.
  2. TIPM Failed 3 complaints at an average of 74,312 miles in the 2010 Dodge Ram 3500.
  3. Turbo Malfunction 2 complaints at an average of 89,000 miles in the 2010 Dodge Ram 3500.

What Ram 3500 Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Dodge model years.

Watch out for the 2010 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2011 21 4 1 9.62
2010 29 7 6 18.37

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