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Recall List for the 2011 Dodge Ram 3500

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 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. 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 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 »

  2. 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 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 »

  3. 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #10V474000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 07, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 772

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2011 Dodge Ram D2, dj, and ds-body vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of part 567, "certification." Some vehicles have been built with certification and/or supplemental tire pressure information labels printed with incorrect weight or seating capacity information.

    Consequence: The misinformation on these labels could lead to, among other things, failure to follow proper vehicle loading specifications that could increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Owners will be provided with replacement certification and/or supplemental tire pressure information labels. At the customer's option, they may take their vehicle to a Chrysler dealer for installation. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on December 22, 2010. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V474000 »

  4. 2011 Dodge Ram 3500 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #10V475000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 07, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 23,237

    Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2010 Chrysler sebring, 300, charger (LX) and Dodge challenger (lc), avenger (js), and journey (jc), as well as model year 2011 Dodge Ram light duty pickup (ds) vehicles. Some of these vehicles may experience a separation at the crimped end of the power steering pressure hose assembly.

    Consequence: Leaked power steering fluid onto hot engine components could cause a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect and replace as necessary the power steering pressure hoses free of charge. The safety recall began on December 20, 2010. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V475000 »

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