2008 DODGE Ram

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4 Recalls for 2008 DODGE Ram

Recall Date Component Summary
December 24, 2010 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

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.

Remedy:

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.

March 13, 2009 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 65,896 MY 2008-2009 LIGHT AND HEAVY DUTY DODGE RAM PICKUP TRUCKS. THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MODULE MOTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO WATER INTRUSION THAT COULD RESULT IN PARTIAL OR COMPLETE LOSS OF WINDSHIELD WIPING CAPABILITY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIPER MODULE ASSEMBLIES WITH VENTED WIPER MOTOR HOUSINGS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 17, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

March 13, 2009 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 1,364 WINDSHIELD WIPER MODULES, P/N 55077098AJ, SOLD DURING THE 2008 AND 2009 CALENDAR YEAR FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON MY 2002-2009 DODGE RAM PICKUP TRUCKS. THESE WIPER MODULE ASSEMBLIES MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO WATER INTRUSION THAT COULD RESULT IN PARTIAL OR COMPLETE LOSS OF WINDSHIELD WIPER CAPABILITY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIPER MODULE ASSEMBLIES WITH VENTED WIPER MOTOR HOUSINGS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

January 13, 2009 STEERING:LINKAGES

CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 18,000 AFTERMARKET STEERING LINKAGES USED FOR SERVICE ON SOME MY 2003 THROUGH 2008 DODGE RAM HEAVY DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. THE SUBJECT LINKAGES MAY EXPERIENCE DRAG LINK INNER TIE ROD TO PITMAN ARM BALL STUD FRACTURE, ALSO, THE STEERING LINKAGE DAMPER ATTACHING BRACKET MAY YEILD AND SHIFT ON THE LINKAGE. THE PART NUMBERS OF THE AFFECTED ASSEMBLIES IS 52122362AA THROUGH 52122362AD.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING LINKAGE DRAG LINK INNER TIE ROD END ASSEMBLY, AND INSPECT THE STEERING LINKAGE DAMPER BRACKET FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 6, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

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20 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2008 DODGE Ram

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10461307
TIRES:VALVE
ODI Number: 10455156
STEERING
ODI Number: 10433864
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10429731
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10425601
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10422410
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10424053
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10404150
TIRES:VALVE
ODI Number: 10399571
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10367003
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL | POWER TRAIN | STEERING:LINKAGES | STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10347677
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10326984
AIR BAGS | STEERING:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10299645
STEERING:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10295357
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10285006
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10269606
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10266397
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10268181
STEERING
ODI Number: 10256616
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
ODI Number: 10296600
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1 Investigations for 2008 DODGE Ram

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

4 Service Alerts for 2008 DODGE Ram

Date Description
February 2, 2010 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

DODGE: ELECTRONIC FUEL CONTROL ACTUATOR (FCA) AVAILABLE FOR SERVICE/NEW DIAGNOSTICS AVAILABLE FOR DTC P0251. ENGINE SURGES AT IDLE OR MIL ILLUMINATION. FURTHER INVESTIGATION MAY IDENTIFY DTC P0251-CP3 PUMP REGULATOR CONTROL-DIESEL. IF P0

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 2, 2010 092100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

DODGE: ELECTRONIC FUEL CONTROL ACTUATOR (FCA) AVAILABLE FOR SERVICE/NEW DIAGNOSTICS AVAILABLE FOR DTC P0251. ENGINE SURGES AT IDLE OR MIL ILLUMINATION. FURTHER INVESTIGATION MAY IDENTIFY DTC P0251-CP3 PUMP REGULATOR CONTROL-DIESEL. IF P0

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December 17, 2008 013000 STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

CHRYSLER:DODGE: APPROXIMATELY 2969 VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, MAY HAVE BEEN SHIPPED WITH A GEARSHIFT CABLE THAT MAY SLIP OUT OF ADJUSTMENT AND NOT ALLOW LOW GEAR SELECTION. *PE

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December 17, 2008 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

CHRYSLER:DODGE: APPROXIMATELY 2969 VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, MAY HAVE BEEN SHIPPED WITH A GEARSHIFT CABLE THAT MAY SLIP OUT OF ADJUSTMENT AND NOT ALLOW LOW GEAR SELECTION. *PE

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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