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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2003 Dodge Ram 2500

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2003 Dodge Ram 2500, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Air Bag Inflator Rupture

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA15001

    • Status:
      PENDING
    • Date Opened: February 24, 2015
    • Date Closed: N/A
    • Recall: No recall yet

    Component(s): Air Bags
    Air Bags:Frontal

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: Air Bag Inflator Rupture

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE14016

    Component(s): Air Bags
    Air Bags:Frontal

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: FALSE PARK

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE04039

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: April 13, 2004
    • Date Closed: August 26, 2004
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Power Train:Automatic Transmission
    Power Train:Automatic Transmission:Gear Position Indication (Prndl)
    Power Train:Automatic Transmission:Lever And Linkage:Column Shift
    Power Train:Automatic Transmission:Lever And Linkage:Floor Shift
    Power Train:Automatic Transmission:Park/Neutral Start Switch

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  4. INVESTIGATION: FALSE PARK

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA04025

    Component(s): Power Train:Automatic Transmission
    Power Train:Automatic Transmission:Gear Position Indication (Prndl)
    Power Train:Automatic Transmission:Lever And Linkage:Column Shift

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  5. INVESTIGATION: Chrysler's execution of 13V-528 & 529

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #AQ14003

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: October 20, 2014
    • Date Closed: May 16, 2016
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Steering:Linkages:Tie Rod Assembly

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

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