Recall List for the 2016 Ram 1500

Official recalls have been issued for the 2016 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. RECALL: Crank Position Sensor Tone Wheel May Delaminate

    An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 13, 2020
    Vehicles Affected
    58,016
  2. RECALL: EGR Cooler May Crack And Cause Fire

    Combustion in the intake manifold can increase the risk of a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 24, 2019
    Vehicles Affected
    107,980
  3. RECALL: Tailgate May Open Unexpectedly

    If the tailgate opens while the vehicle is being driven, cargo may fall out the vehicle and create a road hazard, increasing the risk of crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 09, 2019
    Vehicles Affected
    1,103,209
  4. RECALL: Tailgate May Open Unexpectedly

    If the tailgate latch releases and the tailgate opens while driving, cargo may fall out, creating a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 27, 2018
    Vehicles Affected
    1,149,223
  5. RECALL: Cruise Control Cannot Be Cancelled

    If the vehicle maintains its speed or accelerates despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control, there would be an increased risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 17, 2018
    Vehicles Affected
    4,815,661
  6. RECALL: Vehicle May Rollaway

    Being able to shift the transmission without pushing the brake pedal and/or without a key in the ignition can increase the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 20, 2017
    Vehicles Affected
    1,482,874
  7. RECALL: Side Curtain Air Bags May Not Deploy In A Rollover

    If the rollover side curtain air bags and seat belt pretensioners are disabled, there is an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a crash that necessitates activation of these safety ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 09, 2017
    Vehicles Affected
    1,021,279
  8. RECALL: Differential Pin Retaining Screw May Loosen

    A broken or locked up differential may result in a loss of motive power and possibly a loss of vehicle control. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 23, 2017
    Vehicles Affected
    30
  9. RECALL: Seat Cover Affects Air Bag Deployment

    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 ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 16, 2016
    Vehicles Affected
    345
  10. RECALL: Front Halfshafts May Fracture

    A fractured halfshaft may damage underbody components and create road debris, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 16, 2016
    Vehicles Affected
    64
  11. RECALL: Loss Of Power Steering Assist

    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 ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 23, 2016
    Vehicles Affected
    440
  12. RECALL: Spare Tire Heat Shield Missing

    Without a heat shield, heat from the exhaust system may damage the spare tire. When used, the damaged tire may have a tread separation or side wall rupture, resulting in a loss of control and an increased risk of a ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 16, 2015
    Vehicles Affected
    253
  13. RECALL: Incorrectly Heat Treated Rear Axle Shaft

    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. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 15, 2015
    Vehicles Affected
    61,859

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