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Ram 1500 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 25 Ram 1500 recalls between 2011 and 2017. Learn if your Ram 1500 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 9, 2017

The rollover side curtain air bag and seat belt pretensioner may become disabled from deploying due to a fault being set within the occupant restraint controller. This would increase risk of occupant injury in a crash.

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 23, 2017

The rear differential contains gears that propel the rear wheels via axle shafts. A pin in the differential may have its retaining screw come loose while driving, which could then cause the differential to lock up or break. This could result in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 16, 2016

The front axle half shafts may fracture and separate from the vehicle. This could cause damage under the vehicle and leave road debris that could increase the risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is S32.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 23, 2016

The power steering system may stop functioning because of a short circuit in the electric power steering (EPS) control circuit board. This would increase risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is S19.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 16, 2015

The heat shield equipped to protect the spare tire may be missing, allowing the spare tire to be damaged from heat coming from the near by exhaust system. This could result in tire failure when the spare tire is installed for use.

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is R58.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 15, 2015

The rear axle shafts may not have been properly heat treated, resulting in them being susceptible to fracturing. This could cause the wheel to separate from the vehicle, resulting in a crash.

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is R59.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 21, 2015

The side air bag curtains do not properly cover the side of the vehicle when deployed in an accident. This increases the risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is R47.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 14, 2015

The wiring at the battery harness may rub against the frame bracket for an engine mount, resulting in an electrical short. This could cause the engine to stall without warning and a fire hazard. 

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is R43.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 23, 2015

The software for the radio is vulnerable to third party outside access. An unknown computer user could possibly exploit the vehicle software and remotely modify certain vehicle systems, resulting in the risk of an accident.

Recall repairs on your Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Ram vehicle must be performed by Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Ram dealership. Chrysler began notifying owners of affected vehicles starting in 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge or Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 22, 2015

The side air bag curtains and seat air bags may deploy suddenly without warning due to an overly sensitive calibration of the side impact sensors. This would increase risk of a crash or occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is R23.