The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 remains a kinder, gentler pickup truck in a competitive field. This generation drops pounds, improves fuel economy, adds more room for passengers, and raises the bar for interior packaging. This truck can satisfy the needs of even the most demanding commercial driver while providing comfort and tranquility.
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There are 19 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 420,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2019 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2019 Ram 1500 owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Display screen freezes up

"The display and control icons on the 12 screen screw up intermittently. This is a known problem and they are supposed to be working on a software fix."

Anonymous, FL (2019 Ram 1500 Limited 5.7-L V8)
Display screen goes blank

"Screen went out without any prior issues. Still able to use touch surface to change channels but had a dark/black screen. Dealership said they updated software to correct the issue."

Anonymous, TX (2019 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7-L V8)
Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

"Bluetooth quit working on radio"

Anonymous, OK (2019 Ram 1500 Limited 5.7-L V8)
Radio

"Radio would intermittently change channels by itself."

William D., TN (2019 Ram 1500 Limited 5.7-L V8)

"Satellite radio doesn’t perform as it should.. it keeps going back to the promotional station each time the vehicle is stopped."

Anonymous, WI (2019 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7-L V8)

"It locks up intermittently with no sound at all. You have to completely shut it off and let it sit all day or night and 95% of the time it works again. RAM says they know about the problem but don’t have fix.. it’s been 3 months now and counting!"

Anonymous, IL (2019 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7-L V8)

"The audio will discontinue to operate once in a while?"

Gary F., NE (2019 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7-L V8)

"Sirius worked for the first week of ownership. Then it just quit (would not receive any channels). Talked with Sirius 3 times in that week (all they said was that 2019 Ram 1500s had a recall issue because of something new in that model year). Dealership salesman and service personnel had not heard of any problems or recalls. After a week of trying and calling, it suddenly worked again. No explanation nor remuneration for lost air time."

Anonymous, TX (2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn 5.7-L V8)
Speakers

"Occasionally don't get any sound out of the speakers, whether it's the radio playing, or phone. I can turn off the engine and restart and it will come back. This seems to be a known problem in other 2019 Ram 1500's."

Brenda M., OK (2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn 5.7-L V8)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"After 2 days water wad discovered under drivers mat! In service could not resolve! Seemed it was showing up with a/c usage again a small spot 3 or so round was found under the mat! The A/C usage ended for the winter. In again in for service in March and again nothing conclusive. We will see this Summer."

Henry K., NY (2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn 5.7-L V8)

"Sun roof Rear drain tubes installed improperly at factory- water got in cab"

Anonymous, NJ (2019 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7-L V8)

"I had water leaking into the floor area under the rear seat. Dealer had me in within two days and the problem fixed that same day, along with two other recall issues (for which my vehicle had not experienced the problems)."

Robert L., VA (2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 5.7-L V8)
Squeaks or rattles

"Headliner rattle/creak due to apex clips."

Kim Z., MI (2019 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7-L V8)

"Multiple interior rattles - A pillar on driver's side; rear window and sliding rear window; several in dash/infotainment area; driver's door seal. NONE of which have been corrected."

Anonymous, KS (2019 Ram 1500 Limited 5.7-L V8)
Wind noise

"At freeway speed, in a cross wind, there is a wind noise coming from the driver's side front, that it drowns out people talking inside the cabin. The driver's side grab handle also vibrates at a very high frequency. I have taken it back to the dealership, and they have applied a fix, but we are not sure yet if it has been fully resolved. We will need to wait and see."

Keith C., AZ (2019 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7-L V8)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Parking brake

"This was a parking brake cable recall . Dodge fixed right away."

Peter V., NJ (2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn 5.7-L V8)

"Parking brake would not release during cold winter weather on three occasions"

Joe W., CO (2019 Ram 1500 Limited 5.7-L V8)
Pulsation or vibration

"Again only occurred in reverse."

Anonymous, IL (2019 Ram 1500 5.7-L V8)
Squeaking

"Very noisy when in reverse."

Anonymous, IL (2019 Ram 1500 5.7-L V8)

"Squeaking under low-pressure braking circumstances."

Anonymous, CA (2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn 5.7-L V8)

"Rear brakes on both sides randomly squeak every time it's driven. Occasionally they will moan when backing, but not every time. This was an issue the day I drove off the lot brand new. Thought it would go away after some break-in. No luck after 2500 miles."

Anonymous, WV (2019 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7-L V8)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Body control module

"Car would turn over but would not start"

Roscoe G., MO (2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn 5.7-L V8)
Warning lights

"Warning lights in mirror don't warn you until approaching car is next to you"

Allen S., CA (2019 Ram 1500 Limited 5.7-L V8)

"when taking delivery there was a warning light for the emergency brake system. The garagae remote oes not work"

Anonymous, NY (2019 Ram 1500 Limited 5.7-L V8)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Alignment

"needs a tire rotation already. Steer tires are wearing unevenly. I keep the tire pressure at the recommended level and check often."

Jim S., CA (2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn 5.7-L V8)
Electronic or air suspension

"The automatic air suspension quit working after a couple of months. The dealership did not have the part in stock to fix it."

Larry R., MO (2019 Ram 1500 Limited 5.7-L V8)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"Truck has electric steering. Had a loose main ground lug on the fender, from the factory, causing hard steering."

Jim S., CA (2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn 5.7-L V8)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Other/unsure

"All problems were caused due to moisture that permeated an electrical connector from a car wash. The moisture caused 19 faults. that was corrected by the dealer by drying out the connector and resetting the faults."

John D., MN (2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn 5.7-L V8)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Refrigerant leaks

"leaking valve required replacement"

Anonymous, ND (2019 Ram 1500 Limited 5.7-L V8)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"Paint chipped off the passenger side front door handle. According to the dealership, this is NOT covered under warranty even though this is not related to anything other than people grabbing the door handle."

Keith C., AZ (2019 Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7-L V8)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Tailgate, hatch or trunk

"Tailgate retaining cables are not of equal length, about ¾” difference"

Joe W., CO (2019 Ram 1500 Limited 5.7-L V8)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

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Recalls
PROVIDED BY
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
Apr 09 2020
Reduced visibility increases the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 1500, 1500 Classic and Jeep Compass vehicles. The windshield wiper arm or arms may loosen, possibly causing the wipers to not operate properly and reduce the driver's visibility in certain weather conditions.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the wiper nuts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 29, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is W25.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 20V208000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 425599
BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
Apr 02 2020
The lingering rearview image can distract the driver, increasing the risk of a crash.
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."
What should you 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.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 20V191000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 318537
POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
Feb 13 2020
A sudden loss of power or a loss of 'PARK' function may increase the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 pickup trucks equipped with four-wheel drive. A gear within the transfer case may not have been installed correctly, possibly causing the vehicle to become stuck in neutral. If this occurs while driving, there could be a sudden loss of power. Additionally, a loss of 'PARK' function may occur.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transfer case, free of charge. The recall began March 10, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is W06.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 20V080000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11
TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
Dec 12 2019
Without a warning indicator, the driver will be unaware if low tire pressure occurs, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 trucks. An incorrect Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) sensor could have been installed during production causing the sensor to not display the low tire pressure warning indicator. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 138, "Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems."
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the TPMS sensor, free of charge. The recall began January 9, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is VE1.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V887000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 34
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Nov 14 2019
An intermittent loss of power steering assist may cause an inconsistent steering effort, especially during lower speed maneuvers, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 trucks. These vehicles may have been built with a contaminated electric power steering (EPS) gear that may short circuit, potentially resulting in an intermittent loss of power steering assist.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPS gear assembly, free of charge. The recall began December 12, 2019. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA's number for this recall is VB8.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V812000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 193
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
Oct 24 2019
Combustion in the intake manifold can increase the risk of a fire.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2019 Ram 1500 and 1500 Classic Pickup trucks equipped with 3.0L Eco Diesel engines. The Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) cooler may crack and allow pre-heated vaporized coolant to enter the EGR system. This mixture may combust inside the intake manifold.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EGR cooler, free of charge. Dealers will also inspect and, as necessary, replace the intake manifold. The recall began April 16, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is VB1.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V757000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 107980
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Aug 27 2019
Contact with the fuel tank may cause a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain Mopar Rear Step Kits, part number 82215289AB, designed for model year 2019 Ram 1500 trucks. In the event of a rear impact crash, the rear step kit may cause the rear control arms to contact the fuel tank.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bed step, free of charge. The recall began September 26, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V93.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19E059000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 648
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL
Jul 26 2019
Failure of the instrument cluster to properly illuminate may prevent the driver from receiving warnings about the vehicle's systems and increase the risk of crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 vehicles. The instrument cluster may not properly illuminate driver warnings. As such, these vehicles fails to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Control and Displays."
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall began August 8, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V83.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V556000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 237
TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
Jun 13 2019
The driver, referencing the tire placard label, may incorrectly inflate the spare tire, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 trucks. The spare tire provided may differ in size and required inflation pressure from the information on the tire placard label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
What should you do:
Chrysler has notified owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect size spare tire with the correct size spare tire, free of charge. The recall began June 27, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V67.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V448000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 27
AIR BAGS
May 31 2019
Disabled air bags and seat belt pretensioners increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 1500 vehicles. The flash memory of the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) may become corrupted, disabling the vehicle's air bags and seat belt pretensioners.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ORC or replace it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 20, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's numbers for this recall are V61 and V71.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V407000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 295981
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Apr 25 2019
A fractured rear driveshaft could detach from the vehicle and become a road hazard, or it may result in a loss of drive power, both of which can increase the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Ram 1500 pickup trucks. The rear driveshaft may have an incomplete weld fusion between the tube and tube yoke, which may lead to weld cracking or the driveshaft fracturing.
What should you do:
FCA US will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear driveshaft, free of charge. The recall began June 13, 2019. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. The FCA US recall number is V48.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V324000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10160
STEERING
Mar 14 2019
If the steering wheel detaches from the steering column, the driver may lose control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Jeep Wrangler and 2019 Ram 1500 vehicles. These vehicles have improperly machined steering column stub shafts that may break, possibly causing the steering wheel to detach from the steering column.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering column, replacing it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began April 5, 2019. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V29.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V201000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 52
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
Feb 28 2019
If the auxiliary battery system overheats, there is an increased risk of a fire within the cabin even if the ignition is off.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 vehicles equipped with a 48v auxiliary battery system located behind the rear seat (sales code: XBZ). Due to an incorrect assembly repair process, the auxiliary battery wire terminal connection may overheat.
What should you do:
FCA US has notified owners, and dealers will properly secure the auxiliary battery fasteners, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler's customer service at 1-800-853-1403. The Chrysler number for this recall is V17.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V142000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 33
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Feb 05 2019
If the brake pedal separates from the pedal assembly, the driver may be unable to brake the vehicle, increasing the risk of crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 vehicles equipped with adjustable pedals. The affected vehicles have a brake pedal that may move too far and separate from pedal assembly.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will repair the adjustable pedal assembly, free of charge. The recall began on February 25, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V07.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V067000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 193813
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
Jan 24 2019
The lack of a functioning windshield defrosting and defogging system may decrease the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 RAM 1500 vehicles equipped with a 12" touchscreen display and a base-level heating, ventilation and air conditioning ("HVAC") system. Vehicles with this combination do not have a functioning windshield defrosting and defogging system. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 103, "Windshield defrosting and defogging systems."
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will repurchase the affected vehicles. The recall began March 7, 2019. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V12.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V051000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 15
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Jan 24 2019
A loss of power steering could vary the steering effort required, possibly causing vehicle oversteer or understeer, increasing the risk of crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 vehicles. The battery ground fastener on the driver-side front fender may have been improperly secured, possibly resulting in a loss of power steering assist.
What should you do:
Chrysler has notified owners, and dealers will properly secure the ground fastener, free of charge. The recall began on February 11, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V04.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V020000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 159740
SEATS
Nov 20 2018
If the sensor cannot identify that the seat is in the full-forward position and adjust the frontal air bag deployment accordingly, there would be an increased the risk of a injury in the event of a crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 RAM 1500 trucks. The seat track position sensor on the manually-adjusted passenger seats may come loose and out of position, preventing the sensor from detecting if the seat is in the full-forward position.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will inspect the passenger seat track position sensor bracket, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 20, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is UB7.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 18V822000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 23
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Aug 23 2018
If the rear axle assembly fails, it can cause a loss of drive or the rear wheels may lock up. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 RAM 1500 trucks. The rear differential may have been insufficiently filled, possibly resulting in its failure.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear axle oil level. Rear axles with an insufficient amount of oil will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began September 26, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U88.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 18V556000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4171
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
May 17 2018
If the vehicle maintains its speed or accelerates despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Dodge Journey, Charger and Durango, RAM 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis (more than 10,000lb), 4500 Cab Chassis and 5500 Cab Chassis, Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee and Chrysler 300, 2014-2019 RAM 1500, 2015-2018 Dodge Challenger, 2015-2017 Chrysler 200, 2016-2018 RAM 3500 Cab Chassis (less than 10,000 lb), 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica and 2018 Jeep Wrangler vehicles. These vehicles are being recalled to address a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging. If, when using cruise control, there is a short circuit within the vehicle's wiring, the driver may not be able to shut off the cruise control either by depressing the brake pedal or manually turning the system off once it has been engaged, resulting in either the vehicle maintaining its current speed or possibly accelerating.
What should you do:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the software, and perform a software flash on the engine or powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall began June 4, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Note: Owners are advised to stop using cruise control until the software update has been performed. In the event that cruise control cannot be disengaged while driving, owners should firmly and steadily apply the brakes and shift the transmission to neutral, placing the vehicle in park once it has stopped.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 18V332000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4815661
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