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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
22 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
27 / 1
Average Mileage:
21,544 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 7 of 20)

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problem #265

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. 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.

- Alpharetta, GA, USA

problem #264

Feb 092014

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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Livingston, CA, USA

problem #263

Feb 012016

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • miles
2003 Dodge Ram. Consumer writes in regards to replacement parts not available to complete passenger airbag inflator housing recall notice repairs.

- Lubbock, TX, USA

problem #262

Jun 102015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags) and notified they were unable to determine when the parts would become available. The manufacturer was unable to provide a time frame for when the part would be provided. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #261

Feb 052016

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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 not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Pearl City, HI, USA

problem #260

Jun 162015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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 notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Edenton, NC, USA

problem #259

Feb 042016

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. 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 unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced any failures. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #258

May 222015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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. Updated 04/13/16

- Prospect, OH, USA

problem #257

Aug 032015

Ram 1500

  • 208,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15312000 (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 contact stated that the air bag warning light was illuminated. The approximate failure mileage was 208,000. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Gilbert, SC, USA

problem #256

May 272015

Ram 1500

  • 0 miles
Takata recall. 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.

- Freeport, NY, USA

problem #255

May 012015

Ram 1500

  • 123,000 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 stated that NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags) had exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact was concerned for their safety due to the passenger side dashboard being fractured. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 123,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Winstom-Salem, NC, USA

problem #254

Oct 122015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2003 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 notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Oxford, AL, USA

problem #253

Dec 152015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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. The VIN tool conforms parts not available.

- Boca Raton, FL, USA

problem #252

May 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 may of 2015. After contacting the dealer and the manufacturer 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.

- Greer, SC, USA

problem #251

Jun 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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 and the manufacturer 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. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #250

Sep 282015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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 notified of the failure. The contact had not experienced a failure.VIN tool confirms parts unavailable.

- Oldsmar, FL, USA

problem #249

Mar 022015

Ram 1500

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

- Clearlake, CA, USA

problem #248

Jun 102015

Ram 1500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V312000 (air bags). When attempting to schedule the recall repair, the dealer did not have the parts and the tools to provide the remedy for the recall repair. The contact waited for several months to receive the second notice for the parts to become available to receive the recall repair and was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 04/04/16 updated 04/06/16

- Elkton, MD, USA

problem #247

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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Decatur, GA, USA

problem #246

Jun 052015

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); 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. Parts distribution disconnect. Updated 04/06/16 updated 04/28/16.

- Billings, MT, USA

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