2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Structure Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2000 Dodge RAM 1500 Structure Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1144523
 Internal NHTSA #10669517
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 BrandDODGE
 ModelRAM 1500
 Model Year2000
 File date10/06/14
 ComponentSTRUCTURE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemShortly after we purchased the vehicle back in 2000 the dashboard started to crack. Throughout the years the plastic dash has become more brittle and the broken pieces have the strength and texture of peanut brittle but are rather sharp. We would find pieces all over the cab of the truck and if you dropped something down in the dash and tried to retrieve it, you would often come in contact with the sharp edges of the plastic that was still attached to the rest of the dash assembly. Here recently the inner-frame that is also made of the same faulty plastic which holds the radio, temperature controls, headlight switch, airbag control switch, instrument panel, etc has also started to crack and the components are beginning to detach from the rest of the dash assembly. The main concern that we have recently noticed is how the passenger air-bag cover snaps onto the cracking dashboard plastic, if the air-bag were to deploy sharp plastic shards would be sent towards the passenger with the airbag. We have filed multiple complaints with our local dodge dealer and the dodge corporation directly and they simply tell us the vehicle is out of warranty and there is nothing they can do and offer for us to pay for the dashboard to be replaced. We should not have to pay for the mistake of the company due to them using defective plastic to mold the dashboard assembly. *js
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure215864
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateTRENTON, FL
VIN pattern 1B7HF13Z4YJXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons2
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase15/10/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders8
Drive train type4WD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed0
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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