2014 Ram 1500 Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2014 Ram 1500 Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1397531
 Internal NHTSA #11013019
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 BrandRAM
 Model1500
 Model Year2014
 File date20/06/17
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemMy trucks 'service electronic throttle control' light (lightning bolt) comes on both when starting my vehicle and when driving my vehicle. When it comes on when i try to start the truck, it wont change out of the gear it is in (ie i cant go faster than 15-18mph). It sometimes goes off if i turn the engine on and off multiple times. The more dangerous timing of it is when the light comes on while i¿m driving. This either causes me to downshift into a lower gear which throws me forward and revs the engine in excess of 3000rpm, or while i am stopped, the rpms climb without any foot on the accelerator. If i take my foot off the brake while this happens, i accelerate forward either up to 18mph or 30mph depending which gear it is ¿stuck¿ in. I have taken it to one local ram dealer 6 times reporting the same issue. The did flash updates, replaced accelerator pedal sensor, brake sensor, repaired connector for the accelerator pedal sensor, and replaced throttle body (all of which at the time, they said each individual component was the root of the problem). I have taken it to another local ram dealer, and they attempted to fix it with 4 and a half hours of diagnostic time. They replaced the throttle body and replaced a cable/connector and low and behold, the problem still exists. This is very dangerous for so, so many reasons. I note that not only the check engine light have come on, but the traction control light, abs light, service 4wd light, ! Temp light, check brake light, and of course the service electronic throttle control light.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure38000
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateROSEVILLE, MI
VIN pattern 1C6RR7LG5ESXXXXXX
 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 purchase15/09/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed0
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 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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 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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