The Front Door Weatherstrip May Tear on Dodge Ram 1500

The drip rail door seal may become torn form contact with the lower A-piller. A revised secondary door seal is available to correct this concern. This is not a recall but a technical service bulletin (TSB) which means the failed part will be replaced at the customers expense once the warranty has expired.

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Average mileage: 67,636 (20,000–130,000)
2 model years affected: 2004, 2005
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There is a somewhat sharp corner of the front door, ahead of the exterior side view mirror. It's basically the base of the A-pillar. It tears the door seal. There is a recall to replace the entire front door seal with a redesigned seal that allows for this interference.
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 130,000 mi,
Same issue with major wind noise at highway speeds.
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 20,000 mi,
had new door seals installed
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 93,000 mi,
There is a somewhat sharp corner of the front door, ahead of the exterior side view mirror. It's basically the base of the A-pillar. It tears the door seal.
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 30,000 mi,
Seal tore from the door rubbing on it. Poor design on dodges part
rips at typical spot. planning to buy new seal and install myself
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 100,000 mi,
Drip rail seal torn by front corner of driver's side door.
Wind and rain blow in at front door seals and also rips when door is opened. Dealer replaced complete seals on both sides with redesigned seals under warranty.
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 87,000 mi,
Weatherstip has been torn by angle of door near A pillar.
Had wind and water leak in. Took to dealer numerous times >10x. Always told it was ok. Had seal replaced 1x at my costs even though under warranty. Still not fixed
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 54,000 mi,
weather stripping keeps tearing on the drivers door.