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Recall List for the 1994 Dodge Ram 2500

Official recalls have been issued for the 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 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. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #09E025000

    • Date Announced: MAY 11, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 42,540

    Summary: Dope, Inc. Is recalling 42,540 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dope, Inc. Will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on July 28, 2009. Owners may contact dope, Inc. At 1-626-272-1798. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E025000 »

  2. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,270

    Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on May 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E012000 »

  3. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #08E050000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 11, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,921

    Summary: K2 motor is recalling 1,921 aftermarket headlamps of various models sold for use on the above listed vehicles. These headlamps are missing the amber side reflex reflector which fails to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: Without the amber side reflex reflectors, the lighting visibility may be affected, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: K2 motor will notify owners and offer a full refund. The recall began on decemeber 17, 2008. Owners may contact K2 motor at 1-909-839-2992. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08E050000 »

  4. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E060000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 29, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 87,745

    Summary: Certain aai motorsports combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above list passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash

    Actions: Aai motorsports will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2006. Owners may contact aai motorsports at 909-923-9188. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E060000 »

  5. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA Campaign #06E024000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 15, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 44,386

    Summary: Certain replacement K&N fuel performance kits, P/nos. 57-1509, 57-1511, 57-1511-1, 57-1517, 57-1517-1, 57-1527, and 57-1530. Also, a small percentage of these kits were sold under the mopar performance parts brand name (P/nos. P5007069 and P5007070). All kits were manufactured from April 20, 1999, through September 23, 2004. These assemblies were manufactured as replacement equipment for certain Dodge pickup trucks and SUVS. A small piece of material from the tube wall could be sucked into the engine throttle body, which could cause the throttle to become jammed in the open position.

    Consequence: A jammed open throttle could cause unintended acceleration of the vehicle, possibly resulting in a crash or increased stoping distances when braking.

    Actions: K&N will provide owners with a free repair kit along with repair instructions. The recall began on April 20, 2006. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E024000 »

  6. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL NHTSA Campaign #01V037000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12, 2001
    • Vehicles Affected: 157,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Pickup trucks equipped with diesel engines. The throttle cable could unravel (fray) or break resulting in loss of throttle control.

    Consequence: A throttle that does not return to idle could result in unexpected acceleration, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect and replace the throttle cable and upper bell crank lever. Owner notification began August 3, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V037000 »

  7. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #01V040000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12, 2001
    • Vehicles Affected: 701,000

    Summary: On certain pickup trucks originally sold in or currently registered in the following "salt belt" states: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Missouri. Corrosion of the return spring on the hood secondary latch could cause the mechanism to bind in the "release position."

    Consequence: If the primary latch is not engaged, the hood could open unexpectedly.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the secondary hood latch. Owner notification began September 17, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V040000 »

  8. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #00V135000

    • Date Announced: MAY 10, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 690,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks. The affected vehicles were built with an ignition switch and wiring that could overheat. High electrical current loads pass through the switch when the blower motor is operated on high for an extended periods of time.

    Consequence: This could cause the ignition switch and wiring to overheat.

    Actions: Dealers will install a relay and overlay harness. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V135000 »

  9. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER NHTSA Campaign #99V214000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09, 1999
    • Vehicles Affected: 49,066

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks. (2500 and 3500 series 4X4 regular cab pickup produced before March 21, 1995; 2500 and 3500 series 4X4 club cab pickup produced before June 8, 1995; and 3500 series 4X2/4X4 chassis cab trucks produced before June 21, 1995). The front suspension spring/shock towers can crack and eventually separate from the vehicle frame. The shock tower could damage the rear wheel brake lines resulting in loss of rear brake system pressure.

    Consequence: This would create the potential for increased stopping distances.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the spring/shock tower and any vehicles exhibiting cracking will have the tower replaced. Vehicles that are do not show any cracking will have a weld-on reinforcement added. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #99V214000 »

  10. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #99V115000

    • Date Announced: MAY 06, 1999
    • Vehicles Affected: 8,883

    Summary: Vehicle description: Pickup trucks equipped with manual transmission, V10 engines and four-wheel-drive transfer cases. Under sustained maximum rated vehicle load, while driving up a steep grade in four-wheel-drive low range in hot ambient conditions, the local exhaust temperature proximate to the hydraulic clutch line can generate line temperatures that exceed the temperature limit of the clutch line material. If this condition occurs and the clutch is depressed, the line could rupture.

    Consequence: The fluid could ignite on the hot exhaust possibly resulting in a vehicle fire.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the hydraulic clutch assembly. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #99V115000 »

  11. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #97V199000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 13, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 497,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks equipped with gasoline engines. The fuel tank mounted rollover valve can allow liquid fuel to leak onto the ground under certain vehicle operating conditions.

    Consequence: Fuel leakage could result in a fire if an ignition source was present.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the fuel tank rollover valve with a float type rollover valve. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V199000 »

  12. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES NHTSA Campaign #97V084000

    • Date Announced: MAY 05, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 960,000

    Summary: Under certain high load operating conditions, the transmission fluid temperature can exceed the melting point of the material used in the connector to retain the fluid line to the transmission.

    Consequence: When these temperatures occur, the fluid line will not stay connected with the transmission and fluid can spray onto the exhaust manifold, resulting in smoke or fire.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the high temperature side of the transmission fluid cooler line connector fittings with connectors that incorporate a stainless steel retainer. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V084000 »

  13. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR NHTSA Campaign #96V230000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 18, 1996
    • Vehicles Affected: 475,000

    Summary: If the plastic pins and metal clip that retain the lower steering shaft in the upper shaft break, the lower steering shaft can separate from the upper shaft.

    Consequence: If the lower steering shaft separates from the upper shaft, loss of vehicle control can occur increasing the risk of a vehicle accident.

    Actions: Dealers will add a restraining sleeve to the intermediate steering shaft to limit the amount of axial steering column shaft moving in the event the plastic pins and metal clip are broken. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #96V230000 »

  14. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR NHTSA Campaign #95V088000

    • Date Announced: MAY 12, 1995
    • Vehicles Affected: 293,043

    Summary: While making a turn, the extra keys on a vehicle operator's key ring can become temporarily lodged in the screw access holes in the back cover of the steering wheel.

    Consequence: This condition can hamper the steering wheel return orcause the ignition to be turned off, resulting in loss of vehicle control and an accident.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the steering wheel back cover with a redesigned cover. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95V088000 »

  15. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #95V056000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 21, 1995
    • Vehicles Affected: 175,000

    Summary: The secondary hood latch rod can bind on the guide bracket and prevent engagement of the secondary latch.

    Consequence: This condition can cause the hood to fly up obstructing the driver's vision increasing the potential for a vehicle accident.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the secondary hood latch bracket. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95V056000 »

  16. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR NHTSA Campaign #94V025002

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 14, 1995
    • Vehicles Affected: 90

    Summary: The right outside rearview mirror contains convex glass rather than flat. Therefore, these vehicles fail to comply with FMVSS no. 111, "rearview mirrors."

    Consequence: Consequence of non-compliance: The images presented in the mirror are closer than they appear which may cause the driver to misjudge the distance from the object to the rear of the vehicle, and could result in an accident.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the right outside rearview mirror with a mirror having a flat surface. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #94V025002 »

  17. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #95V005000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 18, 1995
    • Vehicles Affected: 185,000

    Summary: The cinch bar component within the passenger side safety belt buckle assembly shatters causing the belt to release.

    Consequence: The passenger would not be properly restrained and could be injured in the event of a sudden stop or accident.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the cinch bar with a newly designed part. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #95V005000 »

  18. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 SUSPENSION:FRONT NHTSA Campaign #94V202000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 18, 1994
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,500

    Summary: The front suspension track bar bracket attachment has inadequate fatigue strength and can fail, causing front axle vibration.

    Consequence: This can result in loss of steering control and an accident.

    Actions: A front suspension track bar bracket reinforcement strut will be installed. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #94V202000 »

  19. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 INTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #94V128000

    • Date Announced: JULY 11, 1994
    • Vehicles Affected: 6,088

    Summary: The transformer used to power the neon center lightbeam can overheat and catch on fire.

    Consequence: The overheating and fires caused by the neon transformer can result in damage to the lightbeam assembly, the roof of the vehicle, and could result in a vehicle fire.

    Actions: Mark III dealers will modify the assemblies to eliminate the neon lighting fixture in the vehicle and replace it with incandescent lights operating directly from the vehicle 12-volt battery. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #94V128000 »

  20. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #94V113000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 20, 1994
    • Vehicles Affected: 7,000

    Summary: These vehicles do not meet the rear impact test requirements of FMVSS 301, "fuel system integrity."

    Consequence: Consequence of non-compliance: The vehicle S have an increased risk of a fuel spill in the event of a rear end collision.

    Actions: Dealers will strengthen the left frame rail by installing a frame rail reinforcement bracket. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #94V113000 »

  21. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 SUSPENSION:FRONT NHTSA Campaign #94V097000

    • Date Announced: MAY 20, 1994
    • Vehicles Affected: 400

    Summary: The front suspension track bar has inadequate fatigue strength.

    Consequence: Failure of the track bar can result in front axle vibration and loss of steering control.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the front suspension track bar. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #94V097000 »

  22. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER NHTSA Campaign #93V213000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 14, 1993
    • Vehicles Affected: 17,000

    Summary: The seat back latch lever pivot rivets are susceptible to distortion. The distorted assemblies allow the seat back release latch lever to remain in the released position which is in non-compliance with FMVSS no. 207, "seating systems."

    Consequence: In the event of a sudden stop or accident the forces onthe seat back may subject seat occupants to an increased risk of injury.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the suspect seat back latch assembly with a revised assembly. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #93V213000 »

  23. 1994 Dodge Ram 2500 SUSPENSION:FRONT NHTSA Campaign #93V173000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 22, 1993
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,900

    Summary: Front suspension track bar attachment to the axle may not be adequately tightened.

    Consequence: Loss of the track bar attachment can cause axlevibration and directional control difficulty which could result in loss ofvehicle control and an accident.

    Actions: Tighten front suspension track bar axle attachment to the specified torque. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #93V173000 »

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