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Recall List for the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Dodge service shop immediately!

  1. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 AIR BAGS NHTSA Campaign #14V354000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 20, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 371,309

    Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is conducting a limited regional recall for vehicles originally sold or currently registered in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment of the driver side and/or passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of one of the affected frontal air bags, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag inflator(s), free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V354000 »

  2. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #13V528000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 706,664

    Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2003-2008 Dodge RAM 2500 4x4 and 3500 4x4, model year 2007-2008 Dodge RAM 3500 4x2 Cab Chassis and model year 2006-2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Mega Cab 4x4 trucks manufactured February 12, 2002, through February 13, 2008. The left tie rod assembly may break.

    Consequence: A failure of the tie rod assembly may result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler notified owners and launched its recall campaign in January 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N62. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V528000 »

  3. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB NHTSA Campaign #10E040000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 23, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 34,604

    Summary: Federal-mogul is recalling certain Carquest, national, and percision brand wheel hub assemblies, P/nos 515073 and 515073, sold for use as replacement equipment on model year 2002 through 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup trucks. The inboard roll form used to maintain the hub assembly can fatigue resulting in noise and/or wheel separation on the two wheel drive (2wd) applications. The risk of these issues do not occur on the four wheel drive (4WD) applications, and installation on the 4WD applications are not part of this recall.

    Consequence: A vehicle crash can occur if the wheel separates from the vehicle.

    Actions: Federal-mogul will notify owners of record and technicians will replace the affected hub assemblies free of charge. The safety recall began on September 15, 2010. Owners may contact federal-mogul at 1-877-489-6659. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10E040000 »

  4. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN NHTSA Campaign #10E013000

    • Date Announced: MAY 03, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,500

    Summary: Fabtech is recalling certain aftermarket replacement pitman arms, P/nos. Fts93001 and FT44039, installed for use on certain 2003 through 2008 Dodge 2500 4WD, 3500 4WD, and 1500 4WD mega cab vehicles. The pitman arm can fracture and break away from the steering box causing total loss of steering control.

    Consequence: Steering loss could result in a vehicle crash possibly resulting in property damage, injury or death.

    Actions: Fabtech will notify owners and authorized installers will inspect for defective pitman arm and replace if necessary free of charge. The safety recall began on May 24, 2010. Owners may contact fabtech at 1-877-432-2832. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10E013000 »

  5. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER NHTSA Campaign #09E009000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 13, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,364

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 1,364 windshield wiper modules, P/N 55077098aj, sold during the 2008 and 2009 calendar year for use as aftermarket replacement equipment on MY 2002-2009 Dodge Ram pickup trucks. These wiper module assemblies may be susceptible to water intrusion that could result in partial or complete loss of windshield wiper capability.

    Consequence: When the wiper system fails, the operator will have reduced visibility which could result in a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the wiper module assemblies with vented wiper motor housings free of charge. The safety recall began on August 28, 2009. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E009000 »

  6. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 STEERING:LINKAGES NHTSA Campaign #09E001000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 18,000

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 18,000 aftermarket steering linkages used for service on some MY 2003 through 2008 Dodge Ram heavy duty pickup trucks. The subject linkages may experience drag link inner tie rod to pitman arm ball stud fracture, also, the steering linkage damper attaching bracket may yeild and shift on the linkage. The part numbers of the affected assemblies is 52122362aa through 52122362ad.

    Consequence: This could result in a loss of steering control and the restricted ability to turn the vehicle in one direction increasing the risk of a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the steering linkage drag link inner tie rod end assembly, and inspect the steering linkage damper bracket free of charge. The recall began on June 6, 2009. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E001000 »

  7. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR NHTSA Campaign #07E104000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 11, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,657

    Summary: Certain curved tempered replacement glass manufactured by hangzhou safety glass ltd and supplied to safelite by auto temp Inc., identified as dot-430, and sold for use on certain domestic and foreign vehicles may not break into small pieces as expected of tempered glass and fails to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 205, "glazing materials."

    Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant(s) may be seriously injured by shattered glass.

    Actions: Safelite will notify its retail customers and replace the glass free of charge. Retail customers can contact safelite toll free at 1-888-843-2906. Safelite will notify its wholesale customers and reimburse wholesale customers for current inventory and at a specified rate for replacing their customer's glass. Wholesale customers can contact safelite's wholesale division, service autoglass toll free at 1-888-246-6298. The recall began on January 15, 2008. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E104000 »

  8. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL NHTSA Campaign #07E066000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 175

    Summary: Certain cequent 90 degree 7-way right angle adaptors sold by distributors in tow packages for aftermarket sales to tow 5th wheel rv travel trailers. Due to incorrect wiring of the harness, the trailer lights may not operate properly.

    Consequence: If the trailer lights are not working properly, a vehicle crash can occur.

    Actions: All of the defective tow packages are still at the distributor level and have not been sold to any consumers. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E066000 »

  9. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING NHTSA Campaign #07V038000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 86,333

    Summary: On certain pickup trucks, the front wheel bearing may have received an insufficient quantity of grease during the manufacturing process.

    Consequence: This could result in bearing degradation, and if subsequent noise and vibration are ignored, could result in hub assembly separation. This may result in a loss of vehicle control and cause a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the front hub and bearing units. The recall began on February 26, 2007. Owners may contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V038000 »

  10. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #06V353000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 14, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 144,750

    Summary: On certain pickup trucks fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 208, 'occupant crash protection. The passenger air bag may deploy with excessive force when certain model rear facing child seats are installed in the right front passenger seat position.

    Consequence: This can increase the risk of injury to a child seat occupant during certain crash conditions.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the passenger air bag cushion and reprogram the occupant restraint controller. The recall began on October 20, 2006. Owners may contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V353000 »

  11. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SEAT BELTS:FRONT NHTSA Campaign #06V354000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 14, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 159,741

    Summary: Certain pickup trucks fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 208, "occupant crash protection." The front passenger seat belt may not be able to tighten securely on certain model child seats.

    Consequence: This can increase the risk of injury to a child seat occupant in the event of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the front passenger seat belt. The recall began on October 20, 2006. Owners may contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V354000 »

  12. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #06E023000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 13, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 292,000

    Summary: Certain anzo combination headlamp assemblies sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles. Some combination lamps are not equipped with amber side reflectors which fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Anzo will notify owners and replace the headlamps free of charge. The recall began May 9, 2006. Owners may contact anzo usa at 909-468-3688. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E023000 »

  13. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE NHTSA Campaign #06V038000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 09, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 39,274

    Summary: On certain pickup trucks equipped with four-wheel antilock brake systems (ABS), the ABS electronic control unit (ECU) may cause a loss of front to rear brake balance, and the rear brakes could lock up prematurely during certain braking conditions.

    Consequence: This could result in a loss of vehicle control and cause a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the ABS ECU. The recall is expected to begin during the week of July 17, 2006. Owners may contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V038000 »

  14. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE) NHTSA Campaign #05V461000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 06, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 136

    Summary: On certain 4-wheel drive pickup trucks, the totally integrated power module (tipm) may contain incorrect transfer case calibration set points, potentially resulting in inadvertent transfer case default to neutral.

    Consequence: If this occurs and the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll away and cause a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will reprogram the tipm with new software that prevents the potential for this condition. The recall began on November 7, 2005. Owners may contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V461000 »

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