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RAM 1500
 
2009

Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls for 2009 DODGE RAM 1500

Bulletin Number: CSN-L04 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2011
Component:
Steering:linkages:tie rod assembly
Summary
Dodge: see document search button for owner letter. vehicles may experience water ingression in outer tie rod ends. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSN-L04 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2011
Component:
017500 steering:linkages:tie rod assembly
Summary
Dodge: see document search button for owner letter. vehicles may experience water ingression in outer tie rod ends. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSN-K23 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2010
Component:
Structure:body:bumpers
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. mopar chrome front bumper corrosion. the mopar replacement chrome front bumper on certain vehicles may experience a corrosion condition on the chrome surface of the bump
Bulletin Number: CSN-K23 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2010
Component:
162200 structure:body:bumpers
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. mopar chrome front bumper corrosion. the mopar replacement chrome front bumper on certain vehicles may experience a corrosion condition on the chrome surface of the bump
Bulletin Number: CSN-K17 Bulletin Date: 09-01-2010
Component:
Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. reprogram hvac control head and inspect/replace actuators. the hvac mode door actuator gears on vehicles may break and result in the inability to fully control the hvac
Bulletin Number: CSN-K17 Bulletin Date: 09-01-2010
Component:
Electrical system: software
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. reprogram hvac control head and inspect/replace actuators. the hvac mode door actuator gears on vehicles may break and result in the inability to fully control the hvac
Bulletin Number: CSN-K17 Bulletin Date: 09-01-2010
Component:
355200 equipment:other:owners/service/other manual
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. reprogram hvac control head and inspect/replace actuators. the hvac mode door actuator gears on vehicles may break and result in the inability to fully control the hvac
Bulletin Number: CSN-K17 Bulletin Date: 09-01-2010
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. reprogram hvac control head and inspect/replace actuators. the hvac mode door actuator gears on vehicles may break and result in the inability to fully control the hvac
Bulletin Number: CSN- K-10 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2010
Component:
Seats
Summary
Dodge truck service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. the front driver/passenger seat cushion covers on the trucks may tear during normal usage. the front driver/passenger seat cushion covers must be inspected and som
Bulletin Number: CSN- K-10 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2010
Component:
220000 seats
Summary
Dodge truck service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. the front driver/passenger seat cushion covers on the trucks may tear during normal usage. the front driver/passenger seat cushion covers must be inspected and som
Bulletin Number: SB-19-004-10 Bulletin Date: 05-29-2010
Component:
Steering:rack and pinion:pinion shaft
Summary
Dodge: steering wander. while traveling on a straight stretch of highway, customer may feel the need to provide steering input to correct a vehicle wander condition. *pe
Bulletin Number: SB-19-004-10 Bulletin Date: 05-29-2010
Component:
014100 steering:rack and pinion:pinion shaft
Summary
Dodge: steering wander. while traveling on a straight stretch of highway, customer may feel the need to provide steering input to correct a vehicle wander condition. *pe
Bulletin Number: SB-18-003-10 Bulletin Date: 01-15-2010
Component:
Electrical system:wiring
Summary
Dodge: bulletin involves replacing the short runner valve (srv), srv connector, wiring pigtail, and adding a new stud for a tie strap. *pe
Bulletin Number: SB-18-003-10 Bulletin Date: 01-15-2010
Component:
114000 electrical system:wiring
Summary
Dodge: bulletin involves replacing the short runner valve (srv), srv connector, wiring pigtail, and adding a new stud for a tie strap. *pe
Bulletin Number: SB-J-06 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2009
Component:
Visibility:windshield wiper/washer
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. the windshield washer fluid level sensor on some trucks may leak allowing washer fluid to wick through the wiring harness to the ambient temperature sensor. this can dam
Bulletin Number: SB-J-06 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2009
Component:
Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:switch/wiring
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. the windshield washer fluid level sensor on some trucks may leak allowing washer fluid to wick through the wiring harness to the ambient temperature sensor. this can dam
Bulletin Number: SB-J-06 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2009
Component:
136000 visibility:windshield wiper/washer
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. the windshield washer fluid level sensor on some trucks may leak allowing washer fluid to wick through the wiring harness to the ambient temperature sensor. this can dam
Bulletin Number: SB-J-06 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2009
Component:
136100 visibility:windshield wiper/washer:switch/wiring
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. the windshield washer fluid level sensor on some trucks may leak allowing washer fluid to wick through the wiring harness to the ambient temperature sensor. this can dam
Bulletin Number: SB-09-035 Bulletin Date: 05-29-2009
Component:
Structure:body:tailgate
Summary
Chrysler/dodge: tailgate spoiler modification. vehicles may require the addition of two sided tape to the inboard edge of the tailgate spoiler to prevent the spoiler from tearing off the tailgate when cargo is unloaded.
Bulletin Number: SB-09-035 Bulletin Date: 05-29-2009
Component:
162500 structure:body:tailgate
Summary
Chrysler/dodge: tailgate spoiler modification. vehicles may require the addition of two sided tape to the inboard edge of the tailgate spoiler to prevent the spoiler from tearing off the tailgate when cargo is unloaded.
Bulletin Number: TB-18-016-09 Bulletin Date: 05-15-2009
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Dodge: mil illumination or stored diagnostic trouble code (dtc) for p1004 or 02016 or 02017. this involves replacing the short runner valve (srv), srv connector, wiring pigtail, and adding a new stud for a tie strap. the srv wiring takeo
Bulletin Number: TB-18-016-09 Bulletin Date: 05-15-2009
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe
Summary
Dodge: mil illumination or stored diagnostic trouble code (dtc) for p1004 or 02016 or 02017. this involves replacing the short runner valve (srv), srv connector, wiring pigtail, and adding a new stud for a tie strap. the srv wiring takeo
Bulletin Number: TB-18-016-09 Bulletin Date: 05-15-2009
Component:
Electrical system:wiring
Summary
Dodge: mil illumination or stored diagnostic trouble code (dtc) for p1004 or 02016 or 02017. this involves replacing the short runner valve (srv), srv connector, wiring pigtail, and adding a new stud for a tie strap. the srv wiring takeo
Bulletin Number: TB-18-016-09 Bulletin Date: 05-15-2009
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Dodge: mil illumination or stored diagnostic trouble code (dtc) for p1004 or 02016 or 02017. this involves replacing the short runner valve (srv), srv connector, wiring pigtail, and adding a new stud for a tie strap. the srv wiring takeo
Bulletin Number: TB-18-016-09 Bulletin Date: 05-15-2009
Component:
063200 engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe
Summary
Dodge: mil illumination or stored diagnostic trouble code (dtc) for p1004 or 02016 or 02017. this involves replacing the short runner valve (srv), srv connector, wiring pigtail, and adding a new stud for a tie strap. the srv wiring takeo
Bulletin Number: TB-18-016-09 Bulletin Date: 05-15-2009
Component:
114000 electrical system:wiring
Summary
Dodge: mil illumination or stored diagnostic trouble code (dtc) for p1004 or 02016 or 02017. this involves replacing the short runner valve (srv), srv connector, wiring pigtail, and adding a new stud for a tie strap. the srv wiring takeo
Bulletin Number: SB-22-0001-09 Bulletin Date: 03-07-2009
Component:
Tires
Summary
Chrysler: vehicle vibration or shake at highway speed: the tires are flat spotted due to shipping or sitting in the lot for an extended period, the vehicle vibration will go away after the tires are warmed up, (normally 10 to 20 miles of hi
Bulletin Number: SB-22-0001-09 Bulletin Date: 03-07-2009
Component:
190000 tires
Summary
Chrysler: vehicle vibration or shake at highway speed: the tires are flat spotted due to shipping or sitting in the lot for an extended period, the vehicle vibration will go away after the tires are warmed up, (normally 10 to 20 miles of hi
Bulletin Number: J-04 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2009
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. a non applicable vehicle emission control information (veci) label was inadvertently installed. csc letter was received. *pe
Bulletin Number: J-04 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2009
Component:
Equipment:other:labels
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. a non applicable vehicle emission control information (veci) label was inadvertently installed. csc letter was received. *pe
Bulletin Number: J-04 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2009
Component:
063100 engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. a non applicable vehicle emission control information (veci) label was inadvertently installed. csc letter was received. *pe
Bulletin Number: J-04 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2009
Component:
355100 equipment:other:labels
Summary
Dodge service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. a non applicable vehicle emission control information (veci) label was inadvertently installed. csc letter was received. *pe
Recall Number: N08 Recall Date: 02-06-2013 Affected Vehicles: 278,229
Component:
Power train:driveline:differential unit
Summary:
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 ram 1500 trucks manufactured from february 27, 2008, through june 30, 2009, and from december 1, 2009, through october 20, 2011; model year 2009-2011 dodge dakota trucks manufactured from february 27, 2007, through june 30, 2009, and from december 1, 2009, through september 30, 2011; model year 2009 chrysler aspen trucks manufactured from january 3, 2008, through december 18, 2008; and model year 2009 dodge durango trucks manufactured from january 3, 2008, through december 18, 2008. the rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to an undersized pinion spline that can allow relative motion between the nut and companion flange.
Consequence:
If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.
How to Fix:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin during may 2013. owners may contact chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.
Recall Number: M34 Recall Date: 09-28-2012 Affected Vehicles: 44,300
Component:
Power train:driveline:differential unit
Summary:
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2010, ram 1500 and dodge dakota trucks, manufactured from july 1, 2009, through november 30, 2009, because the rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to a lack of adhesive.
Consequence:
If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.
How to Fix:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. the recall began on june 17, 2013. owners may contact chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.
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