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Recall List for the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500

Official recalls 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.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Dodge service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Dodge customer service.

  1. 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT NHTSA Campaign #13V038000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 278,229

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Ram 1500 trucks manufactured from February 27, 2008, through June 30, 2009, and from December 1, 2009, through October 20, 2011; model year 2009-2011 Dodge Dakota trucks manufactured from February 27, 2007, through June 30, 2009, and from December 1, 2009, through September 30, 2011; model year 2009 Chrysler Aspen trucks manufactured from January 3, 2008, through December 18, 2008; and model year 2009 Dodge Durango trucks manufactured from January 3, 2008, through December 18, 2008. The rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to an undersized pinion spline that can allow relative motion between the nut and companion flange.

    Consequence: If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. The recall began on November 7, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V038000 »

  2. 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT NHTSA Campaign #12V474000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 44,300

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2010, Ram 1500 and Dodge Dakota trucks, manufactured from July 1, 2009, through November 30, 2009, because the rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to a lack of adhesive.

    Consequence: If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. The recall began on June 17, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V474000 »

  3. 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 »

  4. 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 »

  5. 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 »

  6. 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 »

  7. 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 »

  8. 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/LINKAGE NHTSA Campaign #09V078000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 10, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 504

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 504 MY 2009 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 pickup trucks heavy duty cab chassis with manual transmission and power adjustable pedal package. The clutch pedal connecting rod to the clutch master cylinder may separate from the master cylinder. This may not allow disengagement of the clutch when the pedal is depressed, which could result in unintended vehicle movement.

    Consequence: Increased stopping distance and engine stalling may occur increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the clutch master cylinder hydraulic system free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during April 2009. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V078000 »

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