2020 RAM 3500 Recalls

There are currently 5 recalls for your vehicle. Change vehicle

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    20V374000
    Recall Date
    06/25/2020
    Component
    AIR BAGS
    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2020 Ram Promaster vans and 1500 pickups. The affected vehicles may have an improperly crimped diffuser in the side curtain airbag which may result in the diffuser detaching from the inflator in the event of an air bag deployment.

    Consequence

    In the event of a crash, if the diffuser detaches from the inflator during air bag deployment, the air bag may not inflate properly, increasing the risk of injury.

    What Owners Should Do

    FCA US will notify owners, and dealers will replace the side curtain air bag assemblies, free of charge. The recall began July 16, 2020. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US's number for this recall is W52.

  • Recall Number
    20V207000
    Recall Date
    04/09/2020
    Component
    STRUCTURE
    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 Pick-up trucks equipped with an accessory bed step. In certain side loading conditions, the bed step may unexpectedly fail while in use.

    Consequence

    A bed step that unexpectedly fails while in use increases the risk of injury to the user.

    What Owners Should Do

    Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bed step support brace, free of charge. The recall began on July 9, 2020 (RAM 2500) and began on October 6, 2020 (Ram 3500). Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's numbers for this recall are W24 and W44.

  • Recall Number
    20V511000
    Recall Date
    08/27/2020
    Component
    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION
    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 cab chassis built with a Cummins 6.7L High Output engine. Inadequate warmup protection can cause a lack of oil film on the engine connecting rod bearings while the engine is reaching operating temperature. This can result in engine damage and connecting rod failure, which could potentially puncture the engine block.

    Consequence

    A damaged engine block may leak oil, which can contact hot engine or exhaust components, increasing the risk of a fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will flash the engine calibration software to enhance the engine warm up protection, free of charge. The recall began September 10, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is W57.

  • Recall Number
    20V043000
    Recall Date
    01/24/2020
    Component
    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 2500 and 3500 Pickup vehicles equipped with six-speed automatic (68RFE) transmissions. A build up of pressure and heat inside the transmission may result in a transmission fluid leak from the dipstick tube.

    Consequence

    The leaking transmission fluid may contact the turbocharger or another ignition source within the engine compartment, increasing the risk of a fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission valve body separator plate and reprogram the powertrain control module. The recall began March 2, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is W03.

  • Recall Number
    20V191000
    Recall Date
    04/02/2020
    Component
    BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2020 Jeep Gladiator and Jeep Cherokee, 2019-2020 Ram 1500 Pickup, Ram 2500 Pickup, Ram 3500 Pickup, Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, and Jeep Renegade and 2019 Dodge Challenger vehicles equipped with 8.4" or 12" radio displays. A software error can cause the rearview camera image to remain displayed after the vehicle has been shifted out of reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."

    Consequence

    The lingering rearview image can distract the driver, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Chrysler has notified owners, and dealers will update the radio display software, free of charge. Optionally, owners can choose to remotely update their software via an Over-The-Air update available as of May 1, 2020. The recall began April 27, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is W30-W37.

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.

Interested in learning more? Check out our Maintenance 101 tips or the terms glossary.

How Would You Review This Vehicle?

Consumer Review Rating

3.8

Average based on 17 reviews

Write a Review
Research the 2020 RAM 3500