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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
37 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
27 / 3
Average Mileage:
23,490 miles

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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments (Page 1 of 15)

problem #297

Jul 252016

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags). The contact stated that the parts needed for the recall remedy were still not available and that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Henrico, VA, USA

problem #296

Nov 092016

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags). 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. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #295

Oct 252016

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (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.

- Lanham, MA, USA

problem #294

Feb 032016

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V796000 (power train) and 16V352000 (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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Harrisonburg, VA, USA

problem #293

Oct 122016

Ram 1500

  • miles
I do not believe a safety recall is being handled in a timely manner. A problem was identified that could cause bodily harm over 3 months ago and they still have no remedy or parts to fix their problem.

- Oshkosh, WI, USA

problem #292

Jul 112016

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags) however, the remedy was not yet available. 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 was not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Spring Hill, FL, USA

problem #291

Oct 032016

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. It has been more than a year since this problem has been identified and still there is no resolution. Why not"?? is Chrysler just trying to avoid the cost of the repair"

- Townsend, MA, USA

problem #290

May 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (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 for the recall remedy were still not available and no estimated time for receiving the parts could be provided. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Moosic, PA, USA

problem #289

Sep 232016

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (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 contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- 913-908-4395, MO, USA

problem #288

Sep 162016

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 127,500 miles
The contact owned a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that while driving on a wet and oily surface at 30 mph, the contact lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree. As a result, the vehicle rolled over multiple times. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed. The contact sustained a fractured neck and back that required medical attention. The vehicle was towed and deemed destroyed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 127,500. Updated 11/17/16

- Grand Rapids, MI, USA

problem #287

Sep 202016

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall my husband and I are expecting our first child in one month and were trying to trade in my 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 for an SUV that would accommodate our family and because of this incomplete recall, no dealership wants to buy our current vehicle. On top of that, the manufacturer does not currently have or can provide the materials needed to fix our truck and clear the recall. We are stuck with this truck because of a faulty airbag inflator that could potentially cause harm to us and our future child. We are having to hold onto this 2005 vehicle that poses a danger to our family because of a manufacturer that will not get their stuff together and act quick enough on the repair. No one can fix the recall right now and have no information on when the parts will be available for the repair so we could be stuck with this truck for many more years to come. Something needs to be done about this so that Dodge will quit dragging their feet and take this safety issue seriously.

- Royse City, TX, USA

problem #286

Sep 162016

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall no available replacement parts and loss of value to trade in to purchase new vehicle. Safety of family and myself.

- Spokane Valley, WA, USA

problem #285

Sep 092016

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (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.

- Clermont, FL, USA

problem #284

Jul 012016

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags). 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. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Jacksonville, IL, USA

problem #283

Aug 252016

Ram 1500

  • 140,000 miles
The contact owned a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving 40 mph, the contact's vehicle was involved in a crash. The air bags did not deploy and a police report was filed. The contact sustained chest injuries that required medical attention. The vehicle was destroyed and towed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was 140,000.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #282

Aug 222016

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V313000 (air bags) and 16V352000 (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.

- Cumberland, MD, USA

problem #281

Aug 032016

Ram 1500

  • 159,000 miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500. While stopped, the contact's vehicle was crashed head on by another vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed. Both drivers sustained injuries that required medical attention. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 16V352000 (air bags). The failure mileage was approximately 159,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Saranac, MI, USA

problem #280

Jul 272015

Ram 1500

  • 65,000 miles
I got a recall over a year ago about the airbag inflator and (2) other items to be repaired, which I promptly took in and had repaired, only to find out a year later that the airbag inflator was never repaired. Nothing was said to me that the part was not available.just received another notice and must wait for parts again, what is going on" doesn't Dodge give a damn about our safety? is it time to get a lawyer and sue Dodge and NHTSA, for not doing their job. Why have an organization that doesn't do their job? what are you going to do about this"

- Pasadena, TX, USA

problem #279

Aug 162016

Ram 1500

  • miles
I got a fca passenger airbag inflator recall.

- Kerrville, TX, USA

problem #278

Aug 122016

Ram 1500

  • 129,700 miles
Takata recall -- my vehicle is affected by the recall described in the NHTSA 16V-352. I took it to tom edwards Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep dealership in bartow fl to have this defect remedied, but I was told that parts are not available for this recall repair, and they could not or would not inform me when the parts will be available. Living in hot and humid Florida I am concerned that this 11 year old vehicle may pose a danger to the occupants of my vehicle should the vehicle be involved in a crash where the airbags deploy and send metal shrapnel into the passenger compartment. I would like to know when I can expect fca to make the necessary parts available. I am afraid to drive the vehicle until it is repaired.

- Lakeland, FL, USA

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