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 5 of 16)

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problem #227

Sep 012015

Ram 1500

  • 1,000 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 vehicle was previously included and repaired according to NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags). The contact stated that the air bag warning light remained illuminated. In addition, the vehicle was leaking oil from the oil pan. The contact took the dealer who replaced the second air bag. The failure recurred. The dealer diagnosed that the air bag switch failed and needed to be replaced; however, the dealer did not diagnose the vehicle for the leaking oil. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 1,000.

- Eerath, LA, USA

problem #226

Feb 082016

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags). 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 VIN was unknown. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Ashville, NC, USA

problem #225

May 152015

Ram 1500

  • 184,000 miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the air bag and emergency brake lights illuminated. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V313000 (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 notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 184,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Leesburg, GA, USA

problem #224

Jun 102015

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 15V31300 (air bags). The dealer stated that the part was ordered several months ago. The contact followed up and was informed by the dealer that the part was on back order. The contact had not been placed on a waiting list and the dealer had not ordered the part. The contact was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired. The manufacturer was unable to provide a specific date that the part would be supplied to the dealer. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect. Updated 04/20/16 updated 04/26/16.

- Sugar Grove, IL, USA

problem #223

Feb 012016

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (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. Parts distribution disconnect. Updated 04/21/16

- Ava, MO, USA

problem #222

Jan 012013

Ram 1500

  • 113,000 miles
The contact owns 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the dashboard on the passenger's side was fracture. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14770000 (air bags) and was concerned if the vehicle was able to receive the recall repairs with the fractured dashboard. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 113,000.

- Wylie, TX, USA

problem #221

Oct 052015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V770000 (air bags) and 15V313000 (air bags), but the dealer was not able to supply the part for the recall repair within a reasonable time frame. The contact was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired. The manufacturer was notified and they were unable to provide a reasonable time frame to supply the part to the dealer. The contact was not experiencing a failure. Parts distribution disconnect. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Franklin, GA, USA

problem #220

Jan 292016

Ram 1500

  • miles
My local dealer can't seam too get the replacement airbags, this has gone on for years now and no results. I just want my vehicle repaired.

- Talbott, TN, USA

problem #219

Feb 162015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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 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.

- Norton, MA, USA

problem #218

Jan 052015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts for the recall repair were not available. 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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Selma, AL, USA

problem #217

Jan 262016

Ram 1500

  • 211,397 miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the air bag light illuminated after the dealer repaired the air bags. The contact stated that the dealer claimed that the light was illuminated before the repairs were performed. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V770000 (air bags). The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was 211,397. The VIN was not provided......updated 03/15/16 the consumer stated the issue was resolved. Updated 03/17/16.

- Crandall, TX, USA

problem #216

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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 notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Lincoln, AR, USA

problem #215

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Bristol, VA, USA

problem #214

Oct 122015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Elkton, VA, USA

problem #213

Oct 132012

Ram 1500

  • 175,000 miles
Takata recall 2012 accident airbag deployed caused laceration resulting in stitches on eyebrow to bridge of nose

- Everton, AR, USA

problem #212

Feb 242015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. 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 in a reasonable time frame to receive the repair. The contact was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired. The manufacturer was unable to provide a time frame for when the part would be sent to the dealer. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Winston Salem, NC, USA

problem #211

Sep 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles
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.

- Canastota, NY, USA

problem #210

Nov 122015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata inflators recall from Dodge #ra/NHTSA 15V-313 I have been trying since 1st recall notice to get this fixed. Dealers have me on a list but I haven't heard from them in 2 months

- Odenville, AL, USA

problem #209

Jan 152016

Ram 1500

  • 135,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a recall notification for 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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. The failure mileage was 135,000.

- Deer Park, TX, USA

problem #208

Aug 122014

Ram 1500

  • 142,000 miles
Entering off the highway rt 95 felt vibration then caught the end of the curb trying to control it went into the grass, into a guard rail then also into a has sitters material danger with signs all over it building next to the tollbooth because it was slippery grass I could not stop then proceeded to somehow totaled two cars on the op. Cit. Side of the small building the park cars that were workers at the tollbooth it was an industrial park building and I want through I have yet to get any information nor got any type of response from Chrysler Dodge or anybody I have a missing tooth due to the accident it went to the hospital and I have a police report and hospital bills no rental bills and then on to work it's just terrible with no truck.. I'm sick over the whole thing and now pile of bills that I don't know what to do with I really prescient the new buyback you had done because none of myrecalls on my truck had gotten done please help.

- Washington, DC, USA

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