2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID710497
 Internal NHTSA #10256999
 ManufacurerCHRYSLER LLC
 ModelRAM 1500
 Model Year2008
 File date16/10/08
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemThe electronic transfer case would not engage 4 wheel low. Then would not change to 2 wheel drive. Then when motor was turned off, it would not restart. It had to be towed to the nearest dodge dealer. Tipm replaced, next time all wheel drive engaged, tipm burned out again. Towed to nearest dealer. They replace tipm again. Said they could not fix the transfer case. They were going out of business and said that i had to take to another dealer. I did, and they stated that chrysler knew about the problem. I notified chrysler by certified mail,pursuant to iowa lemon law notification, email and phone. No response. It is now over 70 days, and numerous phone calls to customer service. I get promises of return phone calls within 48 hours which never are received after 70 days. Customer service will not relay regional service or sales managers phone numbers. They keep blaming the dealership, for not contacting them. Dealership states that their regional and service managers have left chrysler. They give me the only phone number they have, and it has a voice mail stating that they are no longer with chyrsler. So i have had no return communication from chrysler period. Total customer abandonment.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure8500
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateFAIRBANK, IA
VIN pattern 1D7HU18238JXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase02/06/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed20
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 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
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  • 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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