10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
31 / 4
Injuries / Deaths:
39 / 1
Average Mileage:
20,628 miles

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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments (Page 12 of 16)

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problem #87

Dec 032014

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 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.

- Red Oak, TX, USA

problem #86

Jun 252015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a recall letter for NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (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 made ware of the issue. The VIN was unavailable. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Buford, GA, USA

problem #85

Feb 162015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V313000 (air bags). The part was not available within a reasonable timeframe to schedule the recall repair. The contact had been waiting for a response from the dealer for months. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Odum, GA, USA

problem #84

Jun 102015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part needed to perform the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Goose Creek, SC, USA

problem #83

May 272015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact was advised by the dealer to leave the vehicle with them for three to five days in order to complete the recall repair for the air bags. The contact felt that this was an unnecessary length of time. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact stated that another dealer could have the recall repair completed within a few hours. The VIN and NHTSA campaign number were unknown. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #82

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part needed 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.

- Riverdale, GA, USA

problem #81

Feb 022015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 14V770000 (air bags) was received in February 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. In addition, in June of 2015 the contact received another recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags). The contact had not experienced a failure. The VIN was not available. Updated 09/02/15

- Troy, AL, USA

problem #80

Jan 232015

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part needed 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 issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. MA 08/13/15 updated 09/03/15 the consumer stated after almost six months, the vehicle was repaired. Updated 09/10/15

- Baytown, TX, USA

problem #79

Jun 162015

Ram 1500

  • 101,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving at 20 mph, the brake pedal was depressed and the air bag warning light illuminated. The contact heard a buzzing noise. In addition, the horn failed to sound. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V313000 (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 repairs. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 101,000.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #78

Jun 092015

Ram 1500

  • 91,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. While the vehicle was being repaired according to NHTSA campaign number: 14V770000 (air bags), the technician diagnosed that the air bag switch needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 91,000.

- Baton Rouge, LA, USA

problem #77

May 272015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (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.

- Rainbow City , AL, USA

problem #76

Feb 152015

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 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 had not experienced a failure. Updated 09/11/15

- Peachtree City , GA, USA

problem #75

Jun 182015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V770000 (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.

- Tallapoosa, GA, USA

problem #74

Jan 232015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts needed 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 stated that the front driver side air bag warning indicator illuminated continuously. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Charleston, MS, USA

problem #73

Jun 172015

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • miles
I have received 3 recall notices for the airbag of my Dodge truck. Multiple calls have been made to the only Dodge service center on the island I reside. No one from the service center returns calls or follows through on taking the appropriate steps to remedy the recall. Please advise on how I should proceed. Thank you...updated 07-16-15 updated 8/21/15 updated 9/21/2015

- Lahaina, HI, USA

problem #72

Jun 162015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts were not available to perform the repairs. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure....updated 07/21/15

- Montgomery, TX, USA

problem #71

Oct 282014

Ram 1500 6-cyl

  • 135,000 miles
The contact owned a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving at 60 mph, the brake pedal was depressed and did not effectively stop the vehicle. The vehicle veered across the roadway and ended up in a ditch. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed. The contact sustained bruises to the body and medical attention was not required. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the vehicle was destroyed. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 135,000. Updated 11/18/15 updated 1/12/16 updated 01/26/16.

- Walterboro, SC, USA

problem #70

Jan 262015

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V770000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. MA 08/14/15 updated 09/03/15

- Plainview, TX, USA

problem #69

Feb 252015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V313000 (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.

- Willis, TX, USA

problem #68

Apr 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V770000 (air bags). The contact stated that the part needed to remedy the vehicle was unavailable. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Lauderdale By The Sea , FL, USA

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