10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
22 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
27 / 1
Average Mileage:
21,213 miles

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 seat belts / air bags problems

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments (Page 11 of 20)

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problem #191

Feb 242015

Ram 1500

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V770000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Lake Charles, LA, USA

problem #190

May 052015

Ram 1500 6-cyl Diesel

  • 114,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the air bag warning light flickered. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 114,000. Updated 03/18/16

- Supply, VA, USA

problem #189

May 292015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Takata recall: TL* the contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) and stated that the part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer could not provide an estimated date for when the contact's vehicle would receive the recall repair. The contact was not experiencing a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 04/04/16

- Eugene, OR, USA

problem #188

Feb 062015

Ram 1500

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall: TL* the contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V312000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tools confirms parts not available.

- Roberstville, AL, USA

problem #187

Nov 172015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall: TL* the contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags); however, the part to the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Columbia, MD, USA

problem #186

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall: TL* the contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Apopka, FL, USA

problem #185

Nov 022015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Letter from congressman tipton on behalf of constituent re 2003 Dodge Ram recall. The consumer was informed the parts were not available.

- Pueblo, CO, USA

problem #184

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags), however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Crossville, TN, USA

problem #183

Jan 232015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V312000 (air bags), however, the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Gainesville, GA, USA

problem #182

Nov 112015

Ram 1500

  • 218,000 miles
I just spoke with fca regarding the status of the recall for the passenger air bag. I was notified several months ago about the problem with the potential danger. The air bag has been disabled exposing my passengers to added risk. I was told today that there is no date yet for the air bag replacement.. I am very frustrated and disappointed with response by all parties on this matter. When will this be remedied?

- Highland, MI, USA

problem #181

Nov 092015

Ram 1500

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V312000 (air bags); however, the parts needed to repair the vehicle were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect and VIN tool confirms parts not available respectively.

- Savannah, GA, USA

problem #180

Sep 152015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 1/15/16 updated 01/22/16.

- Curran, MI, USA

problem #179

May 292015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags). The part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 02/10/16 updated 02/11/16.

- Slocomb, AL, USA

problem #178

Mar 232015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Aubrey, TX, USA

problem #177

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags) exceeded a reasonable amount of time for repair. The dealer stated that parts were not available for repair and that the manufacturer had not determined a solution to deter the failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the delay. The vehicle could not be repaired. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Aberdeen, SD, USA

problem #176

Nov 012015

Ram 1500

  • 70,000 miles
Recalled, they are still unable to repair my truck, it is a 2003, how long do I have to drive an unsafe vehicle?

- Greenfield, IN, USA

problem #175

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that when driving at various speeds and going over a speed bump, the air bag warning light illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags) however the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 100,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Mabelvale, AR, USA

problem #174

Jul 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags) however, the part for the recall was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer had exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. The VIN was not available.

- Lancaster, CA, USA

problem #173

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • 98,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. Upon starting the vehicle, the air bag warning light illuminated. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 98,000.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #172

Jun 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags) was received in June of 2015. After contacting the dealer on multiple occasions, the contact was informed that the parts needed to repair the vehicle were still not available and no estimated time for receiving the parts could be given. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Sebring, FL, USA

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