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

seat belts / air bags problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments (Page 12 of 20)

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problem #171

May 272015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • 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: 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. The VIN was not available. Update 01/15/16

- Canton, OH, USA

problem #170

Oct 222015

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 needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Huddleston, VA, USA

problem #169

Feb 152015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair 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.

- Melbourne, FL, USA

problem #168

Jun 022015

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: 15V312000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a resosnable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Ralleigh, NC, USA

problem #167

Jun 302015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a 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.

- Ralph, AL, USA

problem #166

Jun 152015

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.

- Beaverdam, VA, USA

problem #165

Feb 282015

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 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.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #164

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.

- Winnsboro, LA, USA

problem #163

Oct 252013

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the passenger side dashboard had cracked. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. 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 failure. The failure mileage unknown....updated 02/04/16

- Absecon, NJ, USA

problem #162

Oct 162015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V312000 (air bags) and 14V770000 (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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Gaylesville, AL, USA

problem #161

Jun 302015

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 a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V512000 (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.

- Madison Heights, VA, USA

problem #160

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.

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #159

Sep 302015

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.

- Raytown, MO, USA

problem #158

May 012015

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • 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 repair was not available. 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 the failure...updated 01/25/16 updated 01/28/16.

- Visalia, CA, USA

problem #157

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags), but 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 aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Kings Park, NY, USA

problem #156

Aug 052015

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.

- Mount Vernon, IN, USA

problem #155

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • 72,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that while driving at an unknown speed, the driver crashed into the rear of another vehicle. The air bags did not deploy. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was not diagnosed or repaired. A police report was filed and there were no injuries reported. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The failure mileage was approximately 72,000.

- Ventura, CA, USA

problem #154

Jul 152015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags) however, the recall part was not available. 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.

- St Peters, MO, USA

problem #153

Feb 262015

Ram 1500

  • 145,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. While parked, the contact noticed that the air bag warning light was illuminated. The contact also received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 and 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 failure mileage was 145,000.

- Georgetown, TX, USA

problem #152

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags), but 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 vehicle would receive the recall repair. The contact was not experiencing a failure.

- Edgewater, FL, USA

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