10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
7 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,822 miles

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problem #104

Jul 102013

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 16,000 miles
The rear axle pinion nut was recalled last year around June 2013 it is now Jan 2014 all the dealership can do is call and harass me about trading the truck in and not a word on the replacement rear axle pinion nut--please help.

- Monroeville, PA, USA

problem #103

Aug 152013

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated NHTSA campaign number: 13V038000 (power train) had surpassed the reasonable time for repair. The manufacturer and dealer were contacted and stated the parts were not available for repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 03-10-14 when the consumer called to make an appointment, he was informed there were no openings, until April. Updated 03/13/14

- Odessa, TX, USA

problem #102

Dec 202013

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 88,600 miles
Our granddaughter's husband was driving the truck. While driving down the road, the truck started shaking. He pulled over and checked for a flat tire and looked under the truck. The tires were fine and he didn't see anything leaking. He started driving again and the truck started shaking again he pulled into a gas station and checked under the truck again for leaks, but nothing was leaking. The engine was running fine so he started driving again. The truck was still shaking and then started humming and making grinding noises. Then the engine stopped running but kept moving as if it were in neutral ( but still in drive). He pulled off the road. He called the closest Chrysler dealer and had it towed there. The technician said the pinion seal had leaked and there was no fluid in rear differential. The truck had a full service check in October and there were no signs of leakage. There were no signs of leakage on the garage floor either. After research, I've read of many others who have had this same problem. After doing everything we should have to care for the truck, we still ended up paying $5940.75.

- Newaygo, MI, USA

problem #101

Nov 142013

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 13V038000 (power train) and the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The dealer was unable to provide an expected date for the part to become available. The manufacturer was made aware of the problem. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Sandy , UT, USA

problem #100

Dec 022013

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
2009 Dodge Ram 1500. Consumer writes in regards to rear axle pinion nut recall notice. The consumer stated he called the dealer twice in the past year, only to be told the part was not available.

- Savannah, GA, USA

problem #99

Sep 242013

Ram 1500

  • miles
TL-the contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated there was a recall associated with NHTSA campaign id number 13V038000 (power train) however, the contact was unable to have the vehicle serviced under the recall because the remedy part was unavailable to perform the repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Bedford, VA, USA

problem #98

Dec 022013

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • miles
Recall N08/NHTSA, 13 V-038: He is unable to get his vehicle fixed and believe the recall and the time of the final solution to be poorly executed. 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. After the parts were not available for so long, the consumer was finally informed the parts were available. However, the dealer stated they did not make appointments, because they were behind with service work. The dealer informed the consumer, he could leave the vehicle for a period of 2-4 weeks and they would try to get to it, at some point. The consumer stated that was unacceptable. Updated 12/30/13

- Midland, TX, USA

problem #97

Dec 062013

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 75,400 miles
I received the recall notification and tried to have my vehicle checked by the dealer. 3 weeks later after 3 additional attempts I was finally able to be seen with an appointment. The inspection took 30 min or less but did find that a part needs to be replaced. They do not have the part and is expected to take 3-6 weeks get in. In the mean time I've been advised to wait and the vehicle is safe to drive.

- Fort Pierce , FL, USA

problem #96

Dec 022013

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that after receiving notification of NHTSA campaign I.D. number 13V038000 (power train) the contact called the dealer to make an appointment. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and the dealer informed the contact that they would have to order the part needed to complete the recall service. The recal repair was not honored within a reasonable time due to the part not being readily available. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Missouri City, TX, USA

problem #95

Mar 152013

Ram 1500

  • 68,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that an abnormal noise was heard from the rear of the vehicle while driving various speeds. The contact had received notification that the vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 13V038000 (power train). The dealer was contacted and stated that the part needed to complete the recall service was not available. The manufacturer was not contacted and the vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 68,000.

- Goose Creek, SC, USA

problem #94

Nov 012013

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • miles
Called landers mclarty Dodge, huntsville, al, for recall rear axle pinion nut, N08/NHTSA 13V-038 on Nov 8 2013 and was told they had not received the needed parts. Was told that they would have them in two weeks. Called again on Nov 21, 2013, and was told that they did not have the parts and that Chrysler was not going to send them any until mid-December. According to the recall this situation "could cause a crash without warning." I called the Chrysler group recall assistance center on Nov 21, 2013, and was told that there is nothing they can do to speed up the parts delivery.

- Elkmont, AL, USA

problem #93

May 162013

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated there was a recall notification associated with NHTSA campaign id number 13V038000 (power train) however, the contact was not able to have the vehicle serviced under the recall because the remedy part was unavailable. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The contact had not experience a failure.

- Suwanee, GA, USA

problem #92

Mar 152013

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received the recall notice under NHTSA campaign number: 13V038000 (power train). The dealer was contacted and stated that the part was not available for the recall service. The contact had not experienced a failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The current mileage was 36,000.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #91

May 152013

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received the recall notice under NHTSA campaign number: 13V038000 (power train). The manufacturer and the dealer were contacted and stated the part was not available for repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The VIN was not available. The current mileage was 65,000.

- Great Falls, MT, USA

problem #90

Mar 012013

Ram 1500

  • 52,500 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received NHTSA recall notice NHTSA campaign number: 13V038000 (power train) and stated that the parts were not available. There are no failures at this time. The manufacturer was notified. The current mileage was 52,500.

- Council Bluffs, IA, USA

problem #89

Apr 102013

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a recall for NHTSA campaign id number 13V038000 (power train) but was informed that the part was not available for the repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Bolinas, CA, USA

problem #88

Apr 142013

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that he received a recall notice NHTSA campaign id number 13V038000 (power train). The contact was informed that the repair part was unavailable. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Decatur, GA, USA

problem #87

Apr 012011

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 42,000 miles
I received safety recall notice N08/NHTSA 13V-038, rear axle pinion nut notice about 6-8 months ago. I had not heard anything for about 4 months, so I called the number given, 1-800-853-1403, to ask if anything was being done about the recall and was told to wait and I would receive another notice to get the truck repaired. It has been at least 2 months since then, and I have still not received anything. I have been afraid to take my truck any distance, especially on the interstate highways, because the recall said it could cause an accident. Please do something to get this problem resolved.

- St. Marys, PA, USA

problem #86

Apr 102013

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign id number 13V038000 (power train) however, the vehicle had not been serviced because the part needed was unavailable. An authorized dealer was contacted and was unable to provide an expected for the remedy part to become available. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 12/23/13 updated 12/23/13

- Landisville, PA, USA

problem #85

Aug 012013

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • miles
2009 Dodge Ram. Consumer writes in regards to transmission problems. The vehicle had to be towed to the dealer, where the consumer was informed the transmission was torn apart and rebuilt. He drove it home, and all seemed to be well; but, in less than three weeks, T he check engine light illuminated and stayed on. The transmission incident happened a second time.

- Rice Lake, WI, USA

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