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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
16 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
19 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,132 miles

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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments (Page 4 of 7)

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problem #61

Dec 112015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 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 contact had not experienced a failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Garner, NC, USA

problem #60

Sep 092015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer had not been made aware of the issue. The contact had not expierenced a failure. Parts distrubution disconnect.

- Conroe, TX, USA

problem #59

Dec 042015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 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 notified of the failure. The contact had not experienced a failure. Part distribution disconnect.

- Jonestown, TX, USA

problem #58

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags). However, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Salem, OR, USA

problem #57

May 182001

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 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.

- Columbia, MO, USA

problem #56

Dec 042015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the part was not available for NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags). The contact mentioned that the dealer informed that they might have a available date for the part within six to eight months. The contact felt that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time. The contact ahd not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #55

Mar 102014

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 45 mph, the drivers side air bag and the front passenger side air bag deployed without warning. The contact was able to pull the vehicle over to the side of the road and the vehicle could be driven. The contact sustained burns to the face and no medical attention was required. A police report was not filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The contact received an air bags manufacturer recall after the failure was experienced. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was not available.

- Baytown, TX, USA

problem #54

Jul 012015

Ram 1500 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags) was received in June of 2015. After contacting the dealer and the manufacturer on multiple occasions, the contact was informed that the parts needed to repair the vehicle would not be available until in April or may of 2016. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 02/19/16 uddated 02/22/16.

- Braselton, GA, USA

problem #53

Nov 172015

Ram 1500

  • 68,000 miles
The contact owned a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. While driving approximately 40 mph, the driver of another vehicle fell asleep while driving at 70 mph and crashed into the front of the contact's vehicle. The air bags did not deploy. The driver sustained injuries to the chest, shoulders, and legs as well as lacerations to the face. The front passenger sustained a concussion and injuries to the right side of her body. The rear driver side passenger sustained injuries to the back, right arm, and had a seizure. Medical attention was required for all occupants of the vehicle. A police report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure.the VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags). The failure mileage was approximately 68,000.

- Nashville, TN, USA

problem #52

Jun 222015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 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 of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Bristol, VA, USA

problem #51

Jun 012015

Ram 1500

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 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 made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Green Cove Springs, FL, USA

problem #50

Aug 042014

Ram 1500

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags); however, the part for the recall was 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 the failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Lebanon, OR, USA

problem #49

Nov 112015

Ram 1500

  • miles
I've been waiting since the recall was first announced. Make several calls to local dealers and coperate offices. I've still have not heard back from anyone in reference to this matter. Unable to use my truck on a daily basis due to fear of a incident.

- Mcdonough, GA, USA

problem #48

Jul 152015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 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 of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Scranton, PA, USA

problem #47

Sep 152015

Ram 1500

  • miles
Received a recall notification September 2015. Local Dodge dealer said we will have to wait until spring 2016 to have airbag defect repaired since parts are not available. We are #300 on waiting list for the repair. 6 month wait is not a timely resolution to a safety concern.

- Meridian, ID, USA

problem #46

Oct 262015

Ram 1500

  • miles
I received a notice of recall on the air bag inflator months ago. This notice also advised that no parts are currently available and I would be notified when available. Yesterday, having heard nothing, I called the dealer and they advised they would put me on a list and I might get a call in ~ 4 months when parts arrive. NHTSA keeps telling me I am in danger but the car manufacturer doesn't seem to want to respond with any urgency. How do we speed this up?

- Suwanee, GA, USA

problem #45

May 292015

Ram 1500

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 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.

- Piedmont, OK, USA

problem #44

Jun 102011

Ram 1500

  • 35,829 miles
Both left and right tie rods failed at 3 years old and 4 years old and we replaced them out of pocket. All 4 O2 sensors failed at 5 years old but dealer failed to diagnose this correctly while the truck was still under warranty and we had to replace these and the PCM, which burnt out because of the defective O2 sensors, after the truck was not under warranty any more. The airbags are defective and Chrysler does not have the parts to fix it and we can't sell the vehicle as it is. Chrysler states it is not part of the buyback and now we are stuck with an unsafe vehicle that we can't sell.

- Lake Orion, MI, USA

problem #43

Oct 132015

Ram 1500

  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500. The contact stated that while driving 10 mph, a vehicle crashed into the rear end of the contact's vehicle and then crashed into a second vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed and no injuries were sustained. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V313000 (air bags). The contact was awaiting for the parts to become available. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. The technician was unable to determine the cause of the failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 70,000. Updated 1/13/16

- Hideaway, TX, USA

problem #42

May 292015

Ram 1500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 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. Update 1/13/16 ln updated 02/23/16.

- Gonzales, LA, USA

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