2011 DODGE Ram

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4 Recalls for 2011 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.

December 7, 2010 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID

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.

Remedy:

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.

October 7, 2010 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

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.

Remedy:

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.

October 7, 2010 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

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.

Remedy:

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.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2011 DODGE Ram

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Date Component  
electrical/battery

4 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2011 DODGE Ram

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Date Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10445266
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10432975
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10406470
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10395781
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1 Investigations for 2011 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.

2 Service Alerts for 2011 DODGE Ram

Date Description
September 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

DODGE: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE ERROR PREVENTS DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID (DEF) DIAGNOSTIC FROM RUNNING AFTER IT DETECTED PENDING FAULT, THE DEF MAY BE DISABLED AND CAUSES EXHAUST EMISSIONS TO EXCEED LIMIT FOR O

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September 1, 2011 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

DODGE: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE ERROR PREVENTS DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID (DEF) DIAGNOSTIC FROM RUNNING AFTER IT DETECTED PENDING FAULT, THE DEF MAY BE DISABLED AND CAUSES EXHAUST EMISSIONS TO EXCEED LIMIT FOR O

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

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