2011 Dodge Ram 1500 Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    13V038000
    Recall Date
    02/06/2013
    Component
    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
    Summary

    CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 RAM 1500 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 27, 2008, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2009, AND FROM DECEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH OCTOBER 20, 2011; MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 DODGE DAKOTA TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 27, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2009, AND FROM DECEMBER 1, 2009, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2011; MODEL YEAR 2009 CHRYSLER ASPEN TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 3, 2008, THROUGH DECEMBER 18, 2008; AND MODEL YEAR 2009 DODGE DURANGO TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 3, 2008, THROUGH DECEMBER 18, 2008. THE REAR AXLE PINION NUT MAY LOOSEN DUE TO AN UNDERSIZED PINION SPLINE THAT CAN ALLOW RELATIVE MOTION BETWEEN THE NUT AND COMPANION FLANGE.

    Consequence

    IF THE REAR AXLE PINION NUT LOOSENS, THE AXLE CAN LOCK UP AND CAUSE A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND/OR A VEHICLE CRASH WITH LITTLE WARNING.

    What Owners Should Do

    CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PINION NUT RETAINER, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-247-9753.

  • Recall Number
    10V656000
    Recall Date
    12/24/2010
    Component
    SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:SPINDLE
    Summary

    CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 RAM 1500 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH DECEMBER 2010. SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE EXPERIENCE A NOISE (GROWL, GRIND) COMING FROM THE REAR AXLE BEARING WHICH COULD EVENTUALLY SEIZE.

    Consequence

    A FAILURE OF THE BEARING COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO STALL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

  • Recall Number
    10V657000
    Recall Date
    12/24/2010
    Component
    STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
    Summary

    CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 DODGE RAM 4500 AND 5500 VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A WEAKENING AND FRACTURE OF THE LEFT BALL STUD ON THE TIE ROD RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL LOSS OF STEERING.

    Consequence

    LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LEFT OUTER TIE ROD FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 7, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

  • Recall Number
    10V616000
    Recall Date
    12/07/2010
    Component
    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID
    Summary

    CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 DODGE RAM TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 2009 THROUGH OCTOBER 2010. SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DIESEL ENGINE AND A HYDROBOOST BRAKE SYSTEM MAY BE EQUIPPED WITH A POWER STEERING RESERVOIR CAP WITH EXCESSIVE VENT PRESSURE LEVELS THAT MAY RESULT IN BRAKE PEDALS THAT ARE SLOW TO RETURN.

    Consequence

    BRAKE LIGHTS THAT ARE SLOW TO EXTINGUISH COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER STEERING RESERVOIR CAP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

  • Recall Number
    10V474000
    Recall Date
    10/07/2010
    Component
    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
    Summary

    CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 DODGE RAM D2, DJ, AND DS-BODY VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567, "CERTIFICATION." SOME VEHICLES HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH CERTIFICATION AND/OR SUPPLEMENTAL TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION LABELS PRINTED WITH INCORRECT WEIGHT OR SEATING CAPACITY INFORMATION.

    Consequence

    THE MISINFORMATION ON THESE LABELS COULD LEAD TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, FAILURE TO FOLLOW PROPER VEHICLE LOADING SPECIFICATIONS THAT COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH REPLACEMENT CERTIFICATION AND/OR SUPPLEMENTAL TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION LABELS. AT THE CUSTOMER'S OPTION, THEY MAY TAKE THEIR VEHICLE TO A CHRYSLER DEALER FOR INSTALLATION. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 22, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

  • Recall Number
    10V475000
    Recall Date
    10/07/2010
    Component
    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
    Summary

    CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 CHRYSLER SEBRING, 300, CHARGER (LX) AND DODGE CHALLENGER (LC), AVENGER (JS), AND JOURNEY (JC), AS WELL AS MODEL YEAR 2011 DODGE RAM LIGHT DUTY PICKUP (DS) VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A SEPARATION AT THE CRIMPED END OF THE POWER STEERING PRESSURE HOSE ASSEMBLY.

    Consequence

    LEAKED POWER STEERING FLUID ONTO HOT ENGINE COMPONENTS COULD CAUSE A FIRE.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE AS NECESSARY THE POWER STEERING PRESSURE HOSES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 20, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.