On or about February 27, 2014, Chrysler ceased its recall remedy program due to parts quality concerns, and then re-initiated it on or about April 14, 2014. The recall for Mitsubishi started on June 24, 2015. But even the 2500 Laramie Quad Cab 4x4 we drove was still capable of accelerating from zero to 60 miles per hour in about seven seconds. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Slightly raucous on cold starts, the potent diesel quickly quiets down and is always virtually smoke and odor-free.
Each delivers outstanding performance and is available with a choice of transmissions. The recall began on March 27, 2017. The rear doors on Quad and Mega Cab models swing open nearly 90 degrees to facilitate loading and unloading. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. There are two cargo-box lengths, of eight feet with the Regular Cab, six feet, three inches with the Mega Cab and either size for the Quad Cab. .
Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V817 in its entirety. The recall began for Chrylser on June 8, 2015. The Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks offer two different engines for two different kinds of customers. Remedy Chrysler will notify the affected Chrysler and Dodge owners and Mitsubishi will notify the affected Raider owners. Additional shiny bits and chrome wheels are parts of higher trim levels, but no Ram truck includes a locking tailgate. The instruments are legible and most switches and controls well positioned — although the audio system selector buttons and the undersized display for the optional navigation system could use a rethink. The cabin is comfortable and reasonably well isolated and, while the ride on certain road surfaces can get slightly choppy particularly in an unladen 4x4 model , adding passengers or payload settles things down nicely and is a modest price to pay for the Ram's excellent all-around capabilities.
Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Remedy Chrysler notified owners on January 16, 2014 that dealers would inspect vehicles and replace the steering linkage assembly, if necessary. But even with Chrysler's efficiency-enhancing Multi-Displacement System, that can deactivate four cylinders under light-load cruising conditions, real-world mpg will still peak in the mid-teens with either the six-speed manual transmission or the available five-speed automatic. Available on nearly all 2500s and 3500s, this refined, rugged and super-clean diesel develops 350 horsepower with a heady 650 pound-feet of torque at 1500 rpm when backed with its available six-speed automatic or 610 pound-feet at 1400 rpm with the standard six-speed manual transmission. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-7700.
A strong, stiff frame and decently sorted suspension endow the Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks with a good basic foundation. Chrysler's number for this recall is S43. The Allison-supplied six-speed automatic transmission is an equally laudable and smooth operator. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N49. The left tie rod assembly may break. Mitsubishi owners may call 1-888-648-7820. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Chrysler and Dodge owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. However, the Ram does have some advantages of its own — notably the availability of the people-pampering Mega Cab and multiple best-in-class maximum tow ratings — that could figure into any purchase decision. Heavy-duty pickups are a special breed of hauler. Vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's number for this recall is R25.
Chrysler will notify owners of the new recall options in a letter expected to be mailed on August 31, 2015. For those seeking up to 16,500 lb of towing capacity, there's the 6. These inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. These full-size leviathans are built to tote and transfer big-time payloads and pull trailers weighing in excess of 10,000 pounds. Available Mega Cab Quite literally the biggest cabin in the pickup segment, the Mega Cab's additional 20 inches of length yields outstanding accommodations for front-seat and, particularly, rear-seat passengers.
The top-line Laramie trim level includes leather and faux wood in Mega Cabs as well as a power driver's seat, dual-zone climate control, steering-wheel cruise-control buttons, security alarm and more brightwork in Quad Cabs. Mitsubishi owners will be notified by their company. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. . . . .
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