Originally Posted by arnold1500
I have 2010 ram 1500 with 26000 miles and no problems yet.
Ditto, but only 23K on mine. However, I have a 2010 1/2....it was built in April 2010. That doesn't necessarily alleviate my concerns over these rear ends. I planned on going to 4.56, so I didn't get the extended warranty either and I'm also not the original owner. Good news, if it starts giving me trouble, I'll trade it (or private sale) since it's paid for. My problem is that the Ram is the best looking full size out there. I like the Chevy brand, but I personally think the trucks are ugly. I refuse to drive a Ford and I'd rather not buy foreign (never have), but the Tundra's are nice looking.
Still....it makes me wonder when they exactly figured out when the pinion nut needed a retainer (or at least some loctite). I would think most 2010's were built in 09 and having a second run of these trucks, I'm very curious as to what changed and whether or not I should be concerned about this rear end...