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Recall List for the 2008 Dodge Ram 2500

Official recalls have been issued for the 2008 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. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 AIR BAGS NHTSA Campaign #14V354000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 20, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 371,309

    Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is conducting a limited regional recall for vehicles originally sold or currently registered in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment of the driver side and/or passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of one of the affected frontal air bags, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag inflator(s), free of charge. The recall is expected to begin mid-December. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V354000 »

  2. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #13V528000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 706,664

    Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2003-2008 Dodge RAM 2500 4x4 and 3500 4x4, model year 2007-2008 Dodge RAM 3500 4x2 Cab Chassis and model year 2006-2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Mega Cab 4x4 trucks manufactured February 12, 2002, through February 13, 2008. The left tie rod assembly may break.

    Consequence: A failure of the tie rod assembly may result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler notified owners and launched its recall campaign in January 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N62. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V528000 »

  3. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #13V529000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 265,057

    Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 RAM 2500 4X4 and 3500 4X4 trucks, 2008-2012 Dodge RAM 3500 4x2 Cab Chassis, and model year 2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Mega Cab 4x4. The left tie rod assembly may break.

    Consequence: A failure of the tie rod assembly may result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler notified owners in January 2014. On or about February 27, 2014, Chrysler ceased its recall remedy program due to parts quality concerns, and then re-initiated it on or about April 14, 2014. Vehicles will be inspected to determine if they require repair. The repair involves replacement of the steering linkage assembly. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N49 For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V529000 »

  4. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #11V350000

    • Date Announced: JULY 06, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 242,780

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 4X4, manufactured from February 14, 2008, through March 28, 2011; model year 2008-2011 Dodge Ram 3500 cab chassis 4X2, manufactured from February 14, 2008, through March 28, 2011; and model year 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 mega cab 4X4, manufactured from February 14, 2008, through August 15, 2008, because the left tie rod ball stud may fracture. This condition tends to occur during low speed parking lot type maneuvers when the customer is making a tight turn. Additionally, model year 2003-2008 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 vehicles may have received the affected tie rod assembly as a replacement part during normal service.

    Consequence: This condition could result in the potential loss of directional stability in the left hand front wheel, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the tie rod ends for relative orientation and replace the left outer tie rod as required and perform a front end toe alignment as needed. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on October 3, 2011. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V350000 »

  5. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 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 »

  6. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN NHTSA Campaign #10E013000

    • Date Announced: MAY 03, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,500

    Summary: Fabtech is recalling certain aftermarket replacement pitman arms, P/nos. Fts93001 and FT44039, installed for use on certain 2003 through 2008 Dodge 2500 4WD, 3500 4WD, and 1500 4WD mega cab vehicles. The pitman arm can fracture and break away from the steering box causing total loss of steering control.

    Consequence: Steering loss could result in a vehicle crash possibly resulting in property damage, injury or death.

    Actions: Fabtech will notify owners and authorized installers will inspect for defective pitman arm and replace if necessary free of charge. The safety recall began on May 24, 2010. Owners may contact fabtech at 1-877-432-2832. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10E013000 »

  7. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 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 »

  8. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 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 »

  9. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 STEERING:LINKAGES NHTSA Campaign #09E001000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 13, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 18,000

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 18,000 aftermarket steering linkages used for service on some MY 2003 through 2008 Dodge Ram heavy duty pickup trucks. The subject linkages may experience drag link inner tie rod to pitman arm ball stud fracture, also, the steering linkage damper attaching bracket may yeild and shift on the linkage. The part numbers of the affected assemblies is 52122362aa through 52122362ad.

    Consequence: This could result in a loss of steering control and the restricted ability to turn the vehicle in one direction increasing the risk of a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the steering linkage drag link inner tie rod end assembly, and inspect the steering linkage damper bracket free of charge. The recall began on June 6, 2009. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E001000 »

  10. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #09V005000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 32,782

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 32,782 MY 2008-2009 Dodge Ram 2500, 3500 and 3500 cab chassis pickup trucks equipped with powers and sons steering linkage. The steering linkage drag link inner tie rod to pitman arm ball stud may fracture. Also the steering linkage damper attaching the bracket may yield and shift on the linkage.

    Consequence: This could result in a loss of steering control and the restricted ability to turn the vehicle in one direction increasing the risk of a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the steering linkage drag link inner tie rod end assembly, and inspect the steering linkage damper bracket free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before February 16, 2009. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V005000 »

  11. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL NHTSA Campaign #08V641000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 108,429

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling 108,429 MY 2007-2008 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks equipped with 6.7L diesel engines. A silencer pad can sag and contact the exhaust gas recirculation (egr) cooler.

    Consequence: This could result in an engine compartment fire.

    Actions: Dealers will add a bracket to support the engine compartment silencer pad adjacent to the egr cooler. The recall is expected to begin during December 2008. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V641000 »

  12. 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR NHTSA Campaign #07E104000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 11, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,657

    Summary: Certain curved tempered replacement glass manufactured by hangzhou safety glass ltd and supplied to safelite by auto temp Inc., identified as dot-430, and sold for use on certain domestic and foreign vehicles may not break into small pieces as expected of tempered glass and fails to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 205, "glazing materials."

    Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant(s) may be seriously injured by shattered glass.

    Actions: Safelite will notify its retail customers and replace the glass free of charge. Retail customers can contact safelite toll free at 1-888-843-2906. Safelite will notify its wholesale customers and reimburse wholesale customers for current inventory and at a specified rate for replacing their customer's glass. Wholesale customers can contact safelite's wholesale division, service autoglass toll free at 1-888-246-6298. The recall began on January 15, 2008. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E104000 »

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