Remedy parts are currently unavailable. The Yukon rear end is awesome now. This could result in partial or full loss of windshield wiping capability. If the catalytic converter is the issue and it's not addressed soon enough, it may lead to additional problems with the particulate filter. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Maximum towing capacity when properly equipped is 9,100 pounds. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 4th Generation 2009-Present. This seems like a waste of real estate and we'd like to see the volume and skip buttons relocated to the front where they can be seen. Rear passengers can be pinched in the Quad Cab, but the Crew Cab has lots of rear-seat room. This recall superseded the passenger air bag portion of recall 14V-354.
I love this truck and plan to drive it till the wheels fall off. The 2009 Dodge Ram could be the impetus for changing those expectations. Unique to the Dodge is the optional new RamBox feature, which places a pair of lockable compartments capable of holding 10 cases of beer! Fuel economy is better too, thanks to an improved cylinder deactivation system and a more aerodynamic body. Once replaced that I was driving to work to now notice an engine knock. The recall for Mitsubishi started on June 24, 2015. From recalls to common complaints, it's important to know what you might expect if you purchase a certain vehicle. One of the several optional axle ratios may be in order if you need to tow something, but keep in mind that this will come at the cost of fuel economy.
We expect the Ram to retain below-average residual values. Otherwise, the Ram drives like the big truck that it is, the steering is reasonably direct and the brakes are easy to modulate and control, but don't expect this big truck to handle, steer or stop like a sports sedan. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-7700. To see what smart buyers are really paying for the Ram, be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price before going to the dealership. This issue can possibly result in a loss of steering. The result is a smooth, quiet pickup that is a match for anything in its class. If the tie rod ends are bad, one of the main symptoms is that the left ball stud on the tie rod can become weak and may fracture over time.
No reason this motor should've crapped out at 87000. The Sport Package available on all cab styles adds some of this equipment, plus the larger V8, a body-colored grille and unique bucket seats. The navigation system is easy to operate and voice commands can be used to program destinations while the vehicle is in motion. The center console bin is quite large, while the crew cab features watertight storage compartments under the rear floor as well as shallow bins under the flip-up backseat. Interim notifications informing owners of the safety risk were mailed February 12, 2018.
Pistons, crank, rings all internals in 2 cylinders grenaded. It can pull trailer and still get 15mpg. For 2009, the Dodge Ram gets fresh styling inside and out. These included the installation of faulty components, such as switches, automatic transmissions, differential units, tie rod assemblies and electronic stability regulators. I drives like a car and is very comfortable.
For years, Americans have been treating pickups like cars, using them for everyday transportation, but today's higher gas prices have buyers wanting more fuel economy and putting pickups back in the hauling and work-duty categories. Chrysler's number for this recall is T80. Virgin Islands, owners were notified and the recall began on December 5, 2014. Chrysler's number for this recall is U04. The soot problem stems… Fiat is working hard and fast to integrate Chrysler into its global system, and also looking closely at what Chrysler brands have to offer Fiat in the world marketplace.
This major recall might be the final nail in the coffin for a few owners of these high-performance Dodges. I put a bullydog tuner on the truck for the fuel economy about a year ago. The system doesn't support iPod playback, so you'll have to use the aux-in. Chrysler will notify owners of the new recall options in a letter expected to be mailed on August 31, 2015. Causes poor gas mileage, also piston knock when the engine is cold.
An automotive recall is a safety. It's a testament to the size of the Ram's engine bay that such a large engine looks so tiny sitting in it. Chrysler's number for this recall is R25. I have driven it from coast to coast and to Canada on multiple occasions and never got uncomfortable. As of 2015, approximately 24 recalls involving Dodge Ram 1500 models have been documented since 1997.
A true Crew Cab replaces the Mega Cab. Tie rods may go bad. Don't expect buttery smoothness -- the springs still need to be sturdy enough to sustain the Ram's massive hauling and towing capabilities, so some jiggling over bumps and freeway hop is inevitable. Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options The 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 is a full-size pickup available in multiple body styles and bed lengths. An automotive recall is a safety.