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2017 Ram 1500 Reliability Ratings

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2017 Ram 1500 Recalls

There have been 6 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE Recall Date: 07/26/2018
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2017 RAM 1500, 2500, and 3500 pickup trucks equipped with a power locking tailgate and either a 5 foot, 7 inch or 6 foot, 4 inch bed. The tailgate actuator limiter tab may fracture and cause the tailgate to unlatch and open while driving.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 1149237
  • Consequence: 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.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicle, free of charge. The recall began September 17, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U74.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 30, 2014 to DEC 14, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: U74
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V486000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING Recall Date: 05/16/2018
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Dodge Journey, Charger and Durango, RAM 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis (more than 10,000lb), 4500 Cab Chassis and 5500 Cab Chassis, Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee and Chrysler 300, 2014-2019 RAM 1500, 2015-2018 Dodge Challenger, 2015-2017 Chrysler 200, 2016-2018 RAM 3500 Cab Chassis (less than 10,000 lb), 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica and 2018 Jeep Wrangler vehicles. These vehicles are being recalled to address a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging. If, when using cruise control, there is a short circuit within the vehicle's wiring, the driver may not be able to shut off the cruise control either by depressing the brake pedal or manually turning the system off once it has been engaged, resulting in either the vehicle maintaining its current speed or possibly accelerating.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 4846885
  • Consequence: If the vehicle maintains its speed or accelerates despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the software, and perform a software flash on the engine or powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall began June 4, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Note: Owners are advised to stop using cruise control until the software update has been performed. In the event that cruise control cannot be disengaged while driving, owners should firmly and steadily apply the brakes and shift the transmission to neutral, placing the vehicle in park once it has stopped.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 14, 2013 to MAY 23, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: U49
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V332000
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Recall Date: 02/07/2018
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 RAM 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, 4500 Cab Chassis, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, all equipped with a column shifter. Pushing the brake pedal for prolonged periods when the vehicle is running and in PARK may cause the Brake Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) pin to stick in the open position. With the pin in the open position, the transmission can be shifted out of PARK into any gear without pushing the brake pedal or having the key in the ignition.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 180462
  • Consequence: 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 crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will update the Body Control Module software. Dealers will also test the BTSI operation, replacing the solenoid as necessary. The recall began February 26, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U11.
  • Dates of Manufacture: DEC 31, 2016 to JAN 12, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: U11
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V100000
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT Recall Date: 12/19/2017
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Ram 3500 Cab Chassis with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of less than 10,000 lbs, 2011-2017 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, 2009-2017 Ram 1500 and 2010-2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks, all equipped with a column shifter. Pushing the brake pedal for prolonged periods when the vehicle is running and in PARK may cause the Brake Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) pin to stick in the open position. With the pin in the open position, the transmission can be shifted out of PARK into any gear without pushing the brake pedal or having the key in the ignition.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 1482874
  • Consequence: 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 crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software, inspect the BTSI, and, as necessary, replace it. The recall began February 26, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T79.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 27, 2008 to DEC 30, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: T79
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V821000
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY Recall Date: 07/06/2017
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Ram 1500 trucks. The fuel tanks in the affected vehicles may have a broken fuel tank control valve which might leak fuel if the vehicle were to become inverted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, "Fuel System Integrity."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 4
  • Consequence: In the event of a rollover crash, leaking fuel in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tanks, free of charge. The recall began on August 10, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T45.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 04, 2017 to MAY 06, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: T45
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V434000
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT Recall Date: 03/22/2017
  • Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Ram 1500 trucks. The differential pin retaining screw may come loose while driving, potentially causing the differential to break or lock up.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 30
  • Consequence: 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.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the differential retaining pin, free of charge. The recall began April 24, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T20.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 10, 2016 to NOV 10, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: T20
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V198000

2017 Ram 1500 Warranty

The Ram 1500 comes with a three-year/36,000-mile limited warranty, a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty on gas engines, and a five-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty on diesel engines.

Warranty information last updated: 8/17/18

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