The Worst 2008-2011 Ram 4500 Problems

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 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.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

4th Generation Ram 4500 in the News

By the Numbers

  1. 2 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 3 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 1st in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 54 eligible generations.