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Recall List for the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2009 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. 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #10V657000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 24, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 15,271

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500 vehicles. These vehicles may experience a weakening and fracture of the left ball stud on the tie rod resulting in the potential loss of steering.

    Consequence: Loss of steering control of the vehicle could increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners and replace the left outer tie rod free of charge. The safety recall began on March 7, 2011. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V657000 »

  2. 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC NHTSA Campaign #10V009000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 11, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 20,045

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2010 Chrysler sebring; Dodge avenger and nitro; Jeep Liberty, commander and Grand Cherokee; and model year 2009-2010 Dodge Ram truck. These vehicles may have been built with an improperly formed or missing brake booster input rod retaining clip.

    Consequence: This could result in brake failure without warning which could cause a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will replace the brake booster input rod retaining clip free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during February 2010. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V009000 »

  3. 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER NHTSA Campaign #09V158000

    • Date Announced: MAY 08, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 36,793

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 36,793 MY 2009 Dodge Ram light duty pickup trucks equipped with manual temperature control (mtc) only. The software programmed into the heating ventilation and air conditioning module may cause the windshield defrosting and defogging functions to become inoperative.

    Consequence: This can decrease the driver's visibility under certain driving conditions and result in a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will reprogram the HVAC module free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before August 3, 2009. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-835-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V158000 »

  4. 2009 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 »

  5. 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR NHTSA Campaign #09V084000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 13, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 65,896

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 65,896 MY 2008-2009 light and heavy duty Dodge Ram pickup trucks. The windshield wiper module motor assembly may be susceptible to water intrusion that could result in partial or complete loss of windshield wiping 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 17, 2009. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V084000 »

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