2014 Ram 1500 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2014 Ram 1500 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1469093
 Internal NHTSA #11097617
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 BrandRAM
 Model1500
 Model Year2014
 File date14/04/18
 ComponentSTEERING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemIn early 2018 i started to notice that the steering on my truck would "gum up". As you started to make a turn the steering would be fine but then as you continued through the turn it would take more effort to turn the wheel. It never completely locked up but then go back to normal. To me it seemed that the power steering pump was failing or low on fluid. When i checked i found that there is no pump but an electronic motor assist for the steering. I took the vehicle to the dealer for regular service and they checked it out but said that they could not duplicate my complaint. I tried to investigate when it would happen but there was no common thing. On april 14th i was driving on an interstate highway and noticed that even while tracking in a straight line the truck steering would gum up . As long as i think about it i don't worry but i am afraid that it will fail completely. I took it directly to the dealer and they had no one to look at it. I took it back to dealer on the 17th but again i could feel it going but nothing while i had the mechanic in the truck. Sometimes i can feel it while stationary and just turning the wheel. I have noticed that it goes away on rainy days. Almost like the steering is getting lubricated but once the weather is dry for a few days the gummy feeling comes back. The dealer did say that the electronic power steering unit did not look like it was leaking but when i was underneath the truck i saw that the rubber boots on both sides of the unit appeared to be stained (see pix)
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure32000
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateBRIDGEWATER, NJ
VIN pattern 3C6JR6CTXEGXXXXXX
 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 purchase22/09/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed55
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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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