2015 EcoDiesel Problems

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  1. mrock

    mrock Junior Member

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    My 2015 EcoDiesel has been a total disaster. I have had it for less than 2 weeks with less than 825 miles. It has been towed to the dealer twice with total system shutdowns. Both times I have been stranded by the side of the road in sub 10 degree weather. First the alternator was replaced but I barely got it home and it shut down again. This time they replaced a computer component but they still cannot get it running. The local dealer is trying hard, but I can't say that Chrysler has been very helpful. At the moment I own a $55k lawn ornament.
     
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    Ratket Senior Member

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    I'm sorry bro.. we are the Guinness pigs for 1st gen issues.. this is why it is always a good idea to wait a year or two.. that sucks.. best of luck
     
  3. mrock

    mrock Junior Member

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    Thanks- that's why I waited for a 2015 rather than buying a 2014. Maybe I should have waited til 2016.
     
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    Take it to the local news, they'll love it. Chrysler won't want bad publicity for their "game changer" of a truck..you'll hear back.
     
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    Damn what a let down. I had a ton of confidence in that little diesel. I am sure Chrysler will make it make. They should at least.
     
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    A couple problems with one truck doesn't mean the ecodiesel is a dud. Things break but it is a bummer it has happened so soon. What did they replace after the alternator? Both times it has gone to the shop, has it been the same problem?
     
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    Lots of guys running those little diesels and love them already. Be persistent and you'll get it fixed. Sucks to go thru it though. Talk to your salesperson and let them know about it. Sometimes they can get stuff done for you. Hopefully they'll find the problem and it will become your favorite truck soon.
     
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    Write on rams Facebook page. I always found that made things happen when I had a paint issue on my 2011
     
  9. SaskHunter

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    I have a 2014 ED with 11,000 Kms on it so far since sept 1, 2014 - mine has been flawless in operation and every aspect of mechanical reliability...lets see if it keeps it up....


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