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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
138,562 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2006 Dodge Ram 1500 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #12

Nov 252016

Ram 1500

  • miles


I receive notices related to safety recall R25 but the parts are not available.

- Westlake Village, CA, USA

problem #11

Sep 062006

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 06V353000 (air bags), 06V354000 (seat belts), 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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Arlington, WA, USA

problem #10

Jan 092016

Ram 1500

  • 121,036 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500. When the contact was leaving the dealer, the seat belt failed to lock. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. In addition, the contact stated that the dealer sold the vehicle with a faulty seat belt. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 121,036.

- Eugene, OR, USA

problem #9

Sep 102014

Ram 1500

  • 120,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the driver side seat belt failed to release. As a result, the contact had to cut the seat belt. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 120,000.

- Birmingham, AL, USA

problem #8

May 162012

Ram 1500

  • 1,000,000 miles
Driver front seat belt has failed multiple times and locking when it shouldnt. Now it is totally seized up and won't move.

- Elizabeth, CO, USA

problem #7

Sep 042013

Ram 1500

  • 135,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that after entering the vehicle, the driver's side seat belt failed to secure in the buckle. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 135,000.

- Indialatic, FL, USA

problem #6

Feb 052013

Ram 1500

  • 156,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the front driver's side seat belt failed and could not be fastened. The contact stated that the front passenger's side seat belt was repaired under NHTSA campaign id number: 06V354000 (seat belts). The manufacturer was contacted and advised that the driver's side seat belt failure was not in included in the recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 156,000.

- Cheney , KS, USA

problem #5

Oct 302011

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
I was going to work traveling South on a magor road going 35 mph when another vehicle cut directly in front of my path making a left hand turn onto a cross street. There was no time to brake and my vehicle slammed into him. The other driver was cited by the police with a "failure to yield" citation. My seat belt did not lock and the airbags did not deploy. Upon impact my body was thrown forward and up resulting in whiplash and other injuries to my neck, shoulders and back. I hit my head on the front visor area and my chest area on the steering wheel.

- Olympia, WA, USA

problem #4

Jan 282008

Ram 1500

  • 50,000 miles
Rear seat (middle) passenger seat belt gets locked. Fails to use. (related vehicle information: Model year=2006, make=Dodge, model=Ram 1500).

- Van Nuys , CA, USA

problem #3

May 302008

Ram 1500

  • 49,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the rear center seat belt retractor failed. She attempted to install her child safety seat in the rear of the vehicle and noticed that the center seat belt would not retract properly. The local dealer stated that there was a recall regarding a different seat belt pertaining to that year, make, and model vehicle. The contact informed the dealer that the seat belt failure was in a different location. The contact was referred to the manufacturer and she wrote a letter to them, which proved to be successful. The manufacturer stated that they had no record of her vehicle being taken to the dealer. The dealer stated that the manufacturer could assist; however, the manufacturer referred her back to the dealer. The customer service center stated that the vehicle was out of warranty and could not assist any further. The failure mileage was 49,000 and current mileage was 52,000.

- Diamond Bar, CA, USA

problem #2

Jan 182007

Ram 1500 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,249 miles
- the contact owns a 2006 Dodge Ram. The contact received two safety recall notices. The first recall reference the air bag and the second recall reference the seat belts. The contact's appointment was scheduled for today per the mechanic it should have taken 3 hours. However when the contact picked up the vehicle the dealer stated they were unsure how long the recall repair would be. The contact stated that the dealer doesn't have the parts. Currently, the vehicle isn't experiencing any failures.

- Gilbert , AZ, USA

problem #1

Dec 172006

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,465 miles
- the contact owns a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received recall 06V353000 concerning air bags, and recall 05V461000 concerning seat belts. The contact called the dealer on several occasions, and has been advised they would call her back to schedule an appointment. The contact received no response from the dealer, and attempted to contact them again, but has been unsuccessful in securing an appointment to date. Vehicle had no failure.

- United States Air Force Academ, CO, USA

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