2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1383638
 Internal NHTSA #10994239
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 ModelRAM 1500
 Model Year2008
 File date05/06/17
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWhile driving on the parkway i suddenly lost control of the steering. Thankfully i was able to safely maneuver the truck to the side of the road, with the help of a good samaritan and my evasive maneuver course required by my job, before anything tragic happened. I had the truck towed to the dealer where they confirmed my suspicion of a broken tie rod, specifically the left tie rod which has been recalled on every 2008 ram except my 1500. I find this very suspect that all the other rams have been recalled and fixed except my model, yet i had to pay for the repair. I am grateful that i did not get hurt, or cause an accident and injure anyone else, however this issue needs to be looked in further by the government. All of these trucks are unsafe to drive until they are fixed. According to my normal mechanic, this can happen at anytime due to the defective tie rod. He has replaced many 1500 tie rods at the expense of the owners, this should not be. Please order ram to issue a recall on all the 2008 ram trucks to keep the public safe. Thank you
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure70000
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateWANTAGH, NY
VIN pattern 1D7HU18208JXXXXXX
 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 persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase03/07/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed55
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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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