2016 Ram 2500 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2016 Ram 2500 Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1562682
 Internal NHTSA #11206350
 ManufacurerChrysler (FCA US LLC)
 BrandRAM
 Model2500
 Model Year2016
 File date07/05/19
 ComponentSTEERING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemRecall fix for drag link, per manufacturer is following your requirements to weld adjustment nuts to drag link adjuster. No parts available at this time, no future fix is underway. I feel this is an unacceptable fix. Welding a steering part that is designed to be adjustable is not a safety fix. I purchased an aftermarket drag link and replaced it myself until a safe fix is available. Fca refused to reimburse me for the replacement drag link. Note the replacement is not welded, super glued or duck taped fix. The welding of the drag link would require it to be cut to be adjusted and then rewelded. If any future repairs are required a reputable repair shop will not work on this vehicle due to the poorly designed fix. The only repair then would be the dealer who is not a certified welding company. It would not allow me to take my vehicle for repair or maintenance to any shop i would want. I was unaware that you are the ones that design a repair and not require the manufacturer to have replacement part. I hope the lug nuts or steering wheel does not fail, they will want to weld it also. Poor design and poor fix. I am sure that you would not transport your children, family members or grand children in a poorly repaired fix.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure18000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateALBANY, OR
VIN pattern 3C6UR5DL3GGXXXXXX
 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 persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase14/07/24
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed5
 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
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 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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