We bought this truck for mainly vacations and to carry our slide in camper and pull our boat. Along with the rest of the DashMat products, it dramatically reduces windshield haze caused by gasses emitted from the dashboard. They install over your existing dashboard. The dodge dash in the 2002 model is defective. We all need to somehow forward this site to dodge and call every day till they do something about it. Replacement Dash Cover Overlay is made from durable plastic material that won't fade or shrink.
Our government is more worried about helping the upper class and the illegal immigrants instead of helping us. Rays from the sun beat through the dashboard at extremely high temperatures causing damage to the dashboard. As of 1-3-15, I have 247,000 miles on the truck. The average person can't afford to fix the problem and the disassembly and reassembly is a pain the butt - Sarah E. They said it was very common and offered to sell me a new dash. And looks like we are gonna have to take it up the ass from the auto industry after our fearless leader gave them our tax dollars to bail them out. I also have problem with the other interior parts made of the same material i.
In over 50 years of owning and driving vehicles I have never seen this happen. Includes a limited lifetime warranty. Update from Mar 28, 2018 : The front grill screw tabs are broken on the right side, due to vibration, or bad quality material. Let the people with 12+ years of experience in finding and buying car parts help you find the best Dash Cover for your Dodge Ram 2500. Dash covers are vacuum-molded from the original dash to give an original look and a perfect fit.
Not to replace the Dashboard. The plastic is really thin an made out of a pour product. It is cosmetic ugly and the cracks just keep growing. I researched this on the internet and found others had encountered this problem on the Dodge trucks in this time period. I have owned this vehicle since it was new and always lived here in Washington state. VelourMats come in a wide variety of rich stylish colors.
One which covers the top part where the defroster vents are and the other dash cap covers the main part of the dash board. When I started to remove my dash I noticed the outer Basel clips some of them stayed in the inner frame , because the tabs were broken. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Dash Covers stock in-person! I live in Washington state it would be hard to say that the sun was the reason the dashboard cracked. There are still cars from the 40 and 50s on the road and my dash from 2002 is dead. Rejuvenate the life and look of your vehicle by enhancing its interior. Construction begins with durable, color-fast non-shrinking need punch carpet that goes through a 'soft mold' process to fit the exact shape of your dashboard.
I happened to go online today to see if there was a way to repair the crack and arrest its progress. Within just a few months, there were multiple cracks and large pieces of the dash falling in. They maintain the same great custom fit as DashMats, molding to ridges and curves on your dashboard. If ordering outside of the 48 States please call us for shipping cost to your location. Pieces of plastic sometimes are blown out of the defrost or ac vents.
The truck is well taken care of, babied in fact. Coverlay or Accu-Form dash covers will not crack under extreme hot or cold temperature. If you own a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 and 2003-2005 Dodge Ram then these dash board covers come in a two piece. For more information go to. Anyway these shards would go flying around the cabin in the event of an accident and would surely injure the passengers. DashMat protects your vehicle's dashboard in the most extreme temperature conditions.
It started with 1 small crack, then another, then another, etc. We do not take back any dash cap that was ordered and wrong color was not what you expected. The cost of a vehicle is bad enough but then to have the dash crack all apart and you can not even get dodge to fix it at their cost. I pamper the truck and take good care of it and this problem seriously ticks me off. Thousands of patterns are available, so finding a great fitting cover is a snap. Also reduces hazardous windshield glare.