10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
40 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
29 / 3
Average Mileage:
23,723 miles

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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 seat belts / air bags problems

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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments (Page 11 of 16)

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problem #111

Dec 252011

Ram 1500

  • 82,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving at various speeds, the contact heard a noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, but the contact was unsure about the part that needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) and 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 notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 82,000.

- Dillon, SC, USA

problem #110

Jun 172015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 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 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. The VIN was not available.

- Savannah, GA, USA

problem #109

Jul 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 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. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Giddings, TX, USA

problem #108

Jun 302015

Ram 1500

  • 70,000 miles

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

Hit a SUV in driver door and my air bag did not depoly. The Ford Explorer airbags all deployed but the one in my Dodge quad 4X4 did not.

- Huntington, WV, USA

problem #107

Jun 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) 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.

- Vancouver, WA, USA

problem #106

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • 82,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the air bag light illuminated. The contact received a 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 failure mileage was 82,000.

- Escondido, CA, USA

problem #105

Mar 022015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train) and NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) exceeded a reasonable amount of time for repair. The dealer stated that the parts were not available. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Virgina Beach, VA, USA

problem #104

May 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts to repair the vehicle were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time to repair the vehicle under the recall. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Mineville, NY, USA

problem #103

Nov 152014

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts needed for 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.

- Quinton, VA, USA

problem #102

Jun 222015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V798000 (power train), and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts were unavailable 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.

- Indian Land, SC, USA

problem #101

Jun 192015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V817000 (air bags); however, the part was unavailable to perform the repair. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 8/19/15

- Castro Valley , CA, USA

problem #100

Dec 162014

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) 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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- St. Leonard, MD, USA

problem #99

May 092012

Ram 1500

  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 50 mph, a second vehicle came into the contact's lane without warning. The contact lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the second vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. The passenger sustained head injuries that required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 60,000.

- Tylor , TX, USA

problem #98

Jun 112015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train), 14V770000 (air bags), and 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts were unavailable to perform the repairs. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Cullman, AL, USA

problem #97

Jun 052015

Ram 1500

  • 152,300 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving approximately 45 mph, there was an abnormal noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. In addition, the contact stated that the rear tire seized without warning. As a result, the contact crashed into the curb and the air bags failed to deploy. The contact did not sustain any injuries. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. A police report was not filed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train). The failure mileage was 152,300.

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #96

Jun 032015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V796000 (power train); 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 notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 7/21/15

- Ewing , NJ, USA

problem #95

Feb 152015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) 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 had not experienced a failure. Updated 7/21/15

- Greenville, ME, USA

problem #94

Feb 202015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) and 14V817000 (air bags) and stated that the part was not available to schedule the recall repair within a reasonable timeframe. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer was notified. The VIN was not available. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #93

Feb 202015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 14V796000 (power train); however, the parts were not available within a reasonable timeframe to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The manufacturer was notified. The VIN was not available. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Omaha, NE, USA

problem #92

Feb 022015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V796000 (power train); 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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 7/16/15 the consumer also received an air bag recall notice. The parts were not available. Updated 07/23/15

- Quakertown, PA, USA

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