2009 Dodge Ram 3500 Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 13, 2016

The 220 amp alternator may fail suddenly while driving the vehicle. This would cause the vehicle to eventually stall from a lack of available electrical power. This could cause an accident. Additionally, the alternator failure could cause a fire.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 24, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2015

When deployed in a crash, the driver's front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 6, 2013

An unexpected loss of steering control can occur due to a broken tie rod assembly.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 6, 2011

The left side outer tie rod ball stud may fracture. This could result in a loss of directional stability in the left side front wheel, increasing the risk of a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 1, 2010

The brakes could fail without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 28, 2009
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 17, 2009
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 1, 2009

The clutch operates with a hydraulic system, much like the brake system. The rod that connects the clutch pedal to this hydraulic system may come apart, which would keep the clutch from working.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 16, 2009

The driver may experience a sudden loss of steering control, which can increase the risk of a crash without warning.