2009 Dodge RAM 1500 Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2009 Dodge RAM 1500 Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1254933
 Internal NHTSA #10821183
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 BrandDODGE
 ModelRAM 1500
 Model Year2009
 File date18/01/16
 ComponentPOWER TRAIN
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemOn 1/18/16 at 1330 hrs, while driving to work i heard a faint whistle upon deceleration. When i was driving home at 0030 hrs, the faint whistle grew louder and louder. All of a sudden, there was a loud bang and the rear of my truck locked up. I was only traveling 35mph and lucky enough to maintain minimal control enough to pull off mostly on the shoulder of the road. The local pd called for their duty tow to tow my vehicle as the drive-shaft was sitting on the road hanging from the transmission. Called the dealership after speaking with chrysler, who took my the info on my situation, and they stated that they could not "get my vehicle in for 2days at least." after explaining again to the local chrysler dealership that the driveshaft was on the ground between the rear tires- which are locked up, he stated "so you don't think you can drive the vehicle in-will it have to be towed?" luckly, i was traveling on a straight stretch of road and only going 35mph!!! Had this happened on another part of the road and the outcome would have been my children visiting in the hospital - or worse!
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure66000
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateWARMINSTER, PA
VIN pattern 1D3HV18P29SXXXXXX
 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 purchase29/03/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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Transmission type
 Vehicle speed35
 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
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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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