The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2011 Dodge Ram 1500, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Outer Tie Rod Failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE11009

    Component(s): Steering:Linkages:Tie Rod Assembly

    Summary: There is no summary currently available