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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Recalls

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Most Recent 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Recall

On May 27, 2015, Dodge recalled 438,156 Dodge Ram 1500. Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain model year 2003 dodge ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks manufactured january 1, 2002, to july 25, 2003 to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag inflator which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. this recall addresses both the passenger side frontal air bags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement air bags that may have been installed as replacement service parts. a replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag.
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2015

When deployed in a crash, the passenger front air bag inflator can rupture due to excessive internal pressure. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.

Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Chrysler recall number is R26.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 3, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning December 5, 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 20, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

As of this writing Chrysler has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your Chrysler dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 28, 2009
Chrysler is recalling 1,364 windshield wiper modules, p/n 55077098aj, sold during the 2008 and 2009 calendar year for use as aftermarket replacement equipment on my 2002-2009 dodge ram pickup trucks. these wiper module assemblies may be susceptible to water intrusion that could result in partial or complete loss of windshield wiper capability.
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 27, 2004
On certain van and wagon vehicles equipped with 4-wheel antilock brake systems (abs), aftermarket batteries may leak electrolyte onto the abs control module connector, which can compromise sealing integrity of the connector.