EcoDiesel EGR Cooler Leak
The 3.0L EcoDiesel engine's exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler is known to form microcracks that allow coolant to leak and start a fire. Ram recalled the issue in 2019 but a series of delays and backordered parts left many …Continue reading article "EcoDiesel EGR Cooler Leak"
Air Suspension Fails When It's Cold
The optional air suspension in 4th and 5th generation Ram 1500 won't work in colder climates where the air temperature regularly dips below freezing. As you might image, depending on four deflated bags to provide an adequate ride doesn't wo…Continue reading article "Air Suspension Fails When It's Cold"
What Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- steering wheel intermittently sticks in 11 o'clock position in the 2019 1500
- power steering failure in the 2019 1500
- suddenly lunges forward in the 2019 1500
- rear camera and radio cluster not working in the 2019 1500
- will not shift out of first gear in the 2019 1500
What Breaks the Most
Years to Avoid
5th Generation (2019–2020) 1500 Key Numbers
The class action lawsuit includes all Quebec current and former owners and lessees of 2014-2019 Ram 1500 and Ram 1500 Classic trucks equipped with 3-liter EcoDiesel engines.
A Ram 1500 EGR cooler class action lawsuit filed in Canada alleges the 3-liter EcoDiesel trucks are at risk of fires because the exhaust gas recirculation coolers may crack and leak coolant. The coolant may leak into the intake manifolds and send the trucks up in flames.
A Ram 1500 EGR cooler recall allegedly failed to help customers of 2014–2019 Ram 1500 and Ram 1500 Classic trucks equipped with 3.0L EcoDiesel engines and built between June 12, 2013, to October 23, 2019.
Air suspension problems have caused a class action lawsuit in Canada after vehicle owners alleged cold weather damages all kinds of components. The vehicles include 2013-2020 Ram 1500 trucks and 2013-2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs equipped with 4-corner air suspensions that allegedly fail in temperatures below freezing (0 degrees Celsius, 32 degrees Fahrenheit).
A Ram 1500 exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler class action lawsuit alleges coolant leaks cause fires, and a Fiat Chrysler (FCA US) recall has allegedly been practically worthless.
The air suspension in the 4th and 5th generation Ram 1500 doesn't work in cold weather
and that's a pretty big problem if you live in Canada where *checks notes* ... it gets cold.
So it's no surprise that a class-action has been filed on behalf of Canadian Ram 1500 owners who didn't get the vehicles they paid for if the suspension is unavailable for half the year.…keep reading article "Cold Weather Residents Aren't Happy Their Air Suspensions Don't Work in Cold Weather"
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) wants to buy back a small number of Ram 1500 trucks.
Any 2019 model with a 12-inch touchscreen and base-level heating will be unable to defrost or defog the windshield. Apparently the easiest solution is to just buy the 15 affected trucks back from owners.keep reading article "FCA Wants to Buy Back a Small Number of Ram 1500 Trucks"
Ram is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 trucks because the adjustable brake pedals can fall off.
No need to adjust your screen, you read that right. The brake pedal can detach when pushed back too far. For an extra sprinkle of fun it can even happen while driving and, well, that seems less than ideal. Hopefully Ram will hurry up and fix the estimated 220,000 trucks with this problem.keep reading article "The Ram 1500’s Adjustable Brake Pedals Can Just Fall Off"
The 2019 Ram 1500 is being recalled for intermittent power steering loss caused by an open electrical circuit.
keep reading article "An Open Circuit is Causing Intermittent Power Steering Loss in the Ram 1500"
A loose connection can lead to an open electrical circuit that can cause power steering to come and go on an inconsistent frequency. A driver won't lose the ability to steer the Ram 1500 but Chrysler says oversteer and understeer conditions may cause problems.…
The passenger seat track of the 2019 Ram 1500 has a sensor that keeps an eye on how far the seat is from the dashboard.
Using some fancy math it relays information to the airbag control module to make sure that once the airbag is deployed it doesn’t knock you out.
Sounds smart, except when it’s not working.…keep reading article "How a Seat Track Sensor Is Messing With the Airbags in the 2019 Ram 1500"