Recall List for the 2015 Ram 1500

Official recalls have been issued for the 2015 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 Ram service department immediately!

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

  1. 2015 Ram 1500 EQUIPMENT NHTSA Campaign #16E041000

    • Date Announced: MAY 16, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 487

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling aftermarket Mopar Canvas Seat Covers for certain 2012-2016 RAM 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks. These Mopar canvas seat covers were sold through Chrysler dealerships beginning October 15, 2015. The seat covers can impede the deployment of the seat thorax airbags.

    Consequence: If the seat cover impedes the air bag deployment, the seat thorax air bags may not provide adequate protection in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of a injury.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners to remove the front seat covers and return them for a full refund. The recall began on July 1, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S30. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16E041000 »

  2. 2015 Ram 1500 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #16V167000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 23, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 440

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Ram 1500 trucks manufactured January 22, 2015, to September 13, 2015. Contamination on the Electric Power Steering (EPS) control circuit board may cause a short and result in the loss of power steering assist.

    Consequence: If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required, especially at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPS unit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May 16, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S19. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V167000 »

  3. 2015 Ram 1500 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT NHTSA Campaign #15V661000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 15, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 61,859

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Ram 1500 trucks manufactured June 17, 2015, to September 28, 2015. The affected vehicles may have been built with rear axles that were incorrectly heat treated.

    Consequence: If the rear axle shaft was not properly heated treated, it may fracture and a wheel separation could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace the axle assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on November 23, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R59. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V661000 »

  4. 2015 Ram 1500 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW NHTSA Campaign #15V534000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 21, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 188,047

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ram 1500 Quad Cab trucks manufactured August 26, 2013, to August 8, 2015. The affected vehicles are equipped with side air bag inflatable curtains (SABIC) that may not fully overlap the C-pillars in the event of a vehicle crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 226, "Ejection Mitigation."

    Consequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, if a SABIC does not inflate as intended, there is an increased risk of injury to the rear seat occupant.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, dealers will inspect the right and left side air bag inflatable curtains (SABIC) for proper orientation and a foil patch will be installed on both sides of the headliner. One or both of the air bag inflatable curtains (SABIC) will be replaced if necessary. The recall began on October 7, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R47. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V534000 »

  5. 2015 Ram 1500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES NHTSA Campaign #15V517000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 14, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,655

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ram 1500 diesel 4x2 trucks manufactured August 8, 2013, to July 2, 2015. The affected vehicles have a battery harness that may rub against the frame bracket for the right engine mount resulting in an electrical short.

    Consequence: If the harness shorts, the vehicle may stall and there is an increased risk of a fire.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles to confirm that the battery harness is correctly routed and secured. Any harness that shows evidence of wear will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on October 8, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R43. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V517000 »

  6. 2015 Ram 1500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. NHTSA Campaign #15V461000

    • Date Announced: JULY 23, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,416,709

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500, 2015 Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, and Dodge Challenger, 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, and Dodge Durango, and 2013-2015 Dodge Viper vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with radios that have software vulnerabilities that can allow third-party access to certain networked vehicle control systems.

    Consequence: Exploitation of the software vulnerability may result in unauthorized remote modification and control of certain vehicle systems, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify and mail affected owners a USB drive that includes a software update that eliminates the vulnerability, free of charge. Optionally, owners may download the update to their own USB drive from www.driveuconnect.com/software-update/ or take their vehicle to a Chrysler dealer for immediate installation. In an effort to mitigate the effects of this security vulnerability, Chrysler has had the wireless service provider close the open cellular connection to the vehicle that provided unauthorized access to the vehicle network. This measure may not have been implemented on all vehicles and does not address access by other means that will be remedied by the software update. The recall began on August 25, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R40. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V461000 »

  7. 2015 Ram 1500 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW, SEAT BELTS NHTSA Campaign #15V460000

    • Date Announced: JULY 22, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 667,441

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks manufactured June 20, 2012, to January 26, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the side impact sensor calibrations may be overly sensitive, and as a result, the side air bag inflatable curtains and seat air bags may unexpectedly deploy and the seat belt pre-tensioners may activate.

    Consequence: Air bags that unexpectedly deploy increase the risk of a crash or injury.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the Occupant Restraint Control module calibration, free of charge. The recall began on September 8, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R23. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V460000 »

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