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MSRP: $25,060 - $49,880
Invoice: $23,444 - $45,704
MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy
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Ram 1500 Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There have been 3 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBERRecall Date: 07/01/2014
  • Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2014 Jeep Cherokee and Ram 1500 and 2015 Chrysler 200 vehicles. Due to an insufficient weld, the rear shocks may detach from the vehicle at one end and possibly damage other chassis components, the tire or result in reduced braking.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 15956
  • Consequence: Damage to the tire or reduced braking increases the risk of a vehicle crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear shocks and replace any affected ones, free of charge. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P37.
  • Dates of Manufacture MAY 20, 2014 to JUN 04, 2014
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: P37
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V392000
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONRecall Date: 03/31/2014
  • Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2014 Ram 1500 4x4 vehicles manufactured January 24, 2014, through February 5, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the transmission case may have been improperly machined which can result in the park pawl not properly engaging when the transmission is in the 'Park' position.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 125
  • Consequence: If the park pawl does not properly engage, the vehicle may rollaway, increasing the risk of a crash and occupant or pedestrian injuries.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the transmission, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 21, 2014. Owners may contract Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P13.
  • Dates of Manufacture JAN 23, 2014 to FEB 04, 2014
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: P13
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V161000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANELRecall Date: 10/16/2013
  • Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2014 RAM 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks manufactured July 1, 2013, through August 22, 2013. Randomly, the warning lights in the instrument cluster may fail to illuminate as designed.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 8370
  • Consequence: Inoperative warning lights may not properly warn the driver of vehicle problems, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software, free of charge. The recall began on November 25, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N59.
  • Dates of Manufacture JUN 30, 2013 to AUG 21, 2013
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: N59
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V486000

Reliability

There is no reliability data available for this vehicle.

Warranty

The 2014 Ram 1500 comes with a three-year/36,000-mile limited warranty and a five-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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