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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup
3.7L 6-cyl Engine Code [K]
215 bhp. @ 5200 rpm / Torque: 235 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
12 Valves Single Overhead Camshaft
3.7L - V 6-cyl (3701 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 9.1:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2003 Dodge Trucks Ram 1500 Pickup with engine code [K]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  API*
    Above -18C  »  10W-30
    Below 0C  »  5W-30
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, NV3500 RWD  »  GLS [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (5W-30) (MTFQT)

    Manual Transmission, NV3500 4WD  »  GLS [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (5W-30) (MTFQT)

    Manual Transmission, NV4500  »  GL-4

    All TEMPS  »  75W-85 [2]
    Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (75W-90) API GL-4 (MTGQT)

    Manual Transmission, NV5600  »  GLS [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (5W-30) (MTFQT)

    Manual Transmission, NV1500  »  GLS [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (5W-30) (MTFQT)
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Transfer Case

  5. Front Differential

  6. Rear Differential

  7. Power Steering Fluid

  8. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [5]
  9. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [5]
  10. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Mopar part no. 04874464 or equivalent
    [2] Mopar part no. 4874459 or equivalent (synthetic) is
    recommended.
    [3] Synthetic based oil.
    [4] Trac-lok equipped axles require Limited Slip Additive be
    added to the lubricant.
    [5] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3 P/N 04318080AC, meeting MS-4574
    [6] ATF+4 Automatic Transmission Fluid, Mopar P/N
    05013457AA, specification number MS9602

  11. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.7 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  16 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 45RFE RWD Initial Fill  »  5.2 liters
    Automatic Transmission, 45RFE 4WD Initial Fill  »  6.2 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 45RFE RWD  »  14 liters
    4 speed 45RFE 4WD  »  14 liters
    Manual Transmission, NV1500  »  2.2 liters
    Manual Transmission, NV3500 RWD  »  2.3 liters
    Manual Transmission, NV3500 4WD  »  2 liters
    Manual Transmission, NV4500  »  3.8 liters
    Manual Transmission, NV5600  »  4.5 liters
    Differential, 9.25 RingGear Rear  »  2.3 liters [2]
    Differential, 11.5 AA Rear  »  3.6 liters [2]
    Differential, 10.5 AA Rear  »  2.2 liters [2]
    Differential, C205F Front  »  1.6 liters [2]
    Transfer Case, NV271  »  1.9 liters
    Transfer Case, NV273  »  1.9 liters
    Transfer Case, NV241 GENII  »  1.6 liters
    Transfer Case, NV243  »  1.6 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Fill no higher then 1/4 inch below plug hole.
  12. Chassis Lubrication

  13. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  25 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission NV3500
    Fill Plug 14-20 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 14-20 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission NV5600 6-SPD
    Fill Plug 22 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 30 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission NV4500
    Fill Plug 25-35 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 25-35 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 15-25 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 15-25 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter 25, 000-Mile Ea Oil Filter (EAO34) [1]
    Oil Filter WIX 51516 Oil Filter [2]
    Air Filter WIX 42725 Air Filter [3]
    Transmission Filter WIX 58846 Auto Tran Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58843 Auto Tran Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58613 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] 1 (Qty)
    [2] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
    [3] Standard Version
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ATM 10W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ATM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. By combining industry-premier synthetic technology with AMSOIL premium additives...
XLT 10W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLT)

AMSOIL XL Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oils provide better wear control, high- and low-temperature protection and increased fuel economy compared to conventional oils. Extended-Drain Boost Technology Package sizes include: 1-Quart Bottl...
OET 10W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OET)

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Motor Oils help provide better wear control, high- and low-temperature protection and increased fuel economy compared to conventional oils. The oil drain interval recommendations for many of today’s vehicles extend well beyo...
MTF 5W 30 Manual Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (MTF)

AMSOIL Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (MTF) is a premium quality synthetic lubricant designed to surpass the most demanding lubrication requirements of manual transmissions and transaxles where non-extreme pressure fluids are used. Packa...
MTG 75W-90 (GL-4) Synthetic Gear Lube (MTG)

AMSOIL Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (MTG) is a premium blend of the finest synthetic base oils and advanced, high-performance additives. It is formulated specifically for maximum protection in the most demanding manual trans...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
SVO 75W-140 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVO)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engineered for maximum performance in severe duty applications. These state-of-the-art AMSOIL formulations feature an exclusive blend of high...
FGO 80W-140 Semi-Truck Gear Lube (FGO)

Specifically engineered for extended drain intervals up to 500,000 miles as set by equipment manufacturers for over-the-road trucks and heavy equipment. Provides long life in passenger cars and trucks. Protects against wear and improves equipment li...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today's pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engineered...
FGR 75W-90 Semi-Truck Gear Lube (FGR)

Specifically engineered for extended drain intervals up to 500,000 miles as set by equipment manufacturers for over-the-road trucks and heavy equipment. Provides long life in passenger cars and trucks. Protects against wear and improves equipment li...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engineered for maximum performance in severe duty applications. These state-of-the-art AMSOIL formulations feature an exclusive blend of high ...
AGL 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGL)

High quality replacement for applications specifying SAE 80W-90 conventional gear lube. Synthetic construction provides improved cold flow properties, high viscosity index and heat resistance. Contains an over treat of high quality additives, exceed...
BF3 Series 500 DOT 3 Brake Fluid (BF3)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** AMSOIL now offers Series 500 High-Performance DOT 3 Brake Fluid. AMSOIL Brake Fluids provide superior high-temperature performance in auto/light truck, high-performance, racing and powers...
GLC Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease NLGI #2 (GLC)

AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is qualified against the highest grease standards and designed for multiple-use applications. Composed of premium-quality synthetic base oils and calcium sulfonate complex thickeners, Multi-Purpose Grease provide...
GWR Synthetic Water Resistant Grease NLGI#2 (GWR)

Superior Lubrication and Protection in Automotive and Industrial Applications With Extensive Exposure to Water Package sizes include: 3-oz. Cartridges (not sold individually, comes in a pack of 3) 3-oz. Cartridges (case of 10) 14-oz. Cartri...
GRG DOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease (GRG)

Exceptional High-Speed/High-Temperature Performance. AMSOIL DOMINATOR® Synthetic Racing Grease is engineered to protect high-performance bearings and chassis components in racing applications operated on snow, dirt, water or track. Package siz...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix transmission filter WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.
wix transmission filter WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.
wix transmission filter WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of rubber hoses through which coolant flows from the radiator through the engine and cooling system.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.18
Parts Units:
4.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
22,500 miles (36,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake linings
Interval in Month(s):
18
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: High-friction, heat-resistant material that is attached to the brake shoes in a rear drum brake system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
RWD
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Serpentine belt
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A ribbed drive belt that drives more than one engine accessory.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Serpentine belt
Interval in Month(s):
84
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A ribbed drive belt that drives more than one engine accessory.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Serpentine belt
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A ribbed drive belt that drives more than one engine accessory.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
1400502
NHTSA Item Number:
10000447

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel filter/water separator drain valve restriction. ( nhtsa item number - 10000447 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
1803502
NHTSA Item Number:
10000449

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine throttle control light illumination and / or malfunction indicator light illumination with diagnostic trouble code p2181 - cooling system performance. ( nhtsa item number - 10000449 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-12-01
Bulletin Number:
33
NHTSA Item Number:
10000834

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:torque converter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Customer satisfaction notification - torque converter drain back valve. ( nhtsa item number - 10000834 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01
NHTSA Item Number:
10000913

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:torque converter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Customer satisfaction notification - 3/8" torque converter drain back valve. ( nhtsa item number - 10000913 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
1800503
NHTSA Item Number:
10001176

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transmission shift/speed control improvements. ( nhtsa item number - 10001176 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
1800503C
NHTSA Item Number:
10003540

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transmission shift / speed control improvements / possible malfunction indicator lamp illumination. ( nhtsa item number - 10003540 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-04-01
Bulletin Number:
1800503A
NHTSA Item Number:
10002190

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transmission shift/speed control improvements/possible malfunction indicator lamp illumination. ( nhtsa item number - 10002190 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-05-01
Bulletin Number:
C17
NHTSA Item Number:
10002448

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: The powertrain control module (pcm) was programmed with errors in the automatic transmission diagnostic information. As a result, the pcm will not detect a transmission governor pressure sensor problem, or illuminate the malfunction indica ( nhtsa item number - 10002448 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
1800503B
NHTSA Item Number:
10003415

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transmission shift/speed control improvements/possible malfunction indicator lamp illumination. ( nhtsa item number - 10003415 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
1802703
NHTSA Item Number:
10003418

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: No throttle response, lack of power while towing and diagnostic trouble codes (dtc) p2638/p0700. ( nhtsa item number - 10003418 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-10-01
Bulletin Number:
10182004
NHTSA Item Number:
10013981

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Added diagnostics for p0421 and p0431. ( nhtsa item number - 10013981 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-04-01
Bulletin Number:
1801705
NHTSA Item Number:
10015060

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Long crank times in ambient temperatures below freezing. ( nhtsa item number - 10015060 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-04-01
Bulletin Number:
05002
NHTSA Item Number:
10015075

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: New water pump for 3. 7l engine - no longer common with 4. 7l. Advanced service information #05-002. ( nhtsa item number - 10015075 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-08-01
Bulletin Number:
2401305
NHTSA Item Number:
10016603

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Air conditioning (a/c) cooling coil odor. ( nhtsa item number - 10016603 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
1900805
NHTSA Item Number:
10017651

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Revised power steering system bleeding procedures. ( nhtsa item number - 10017651 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
08-004
NHTSA Item Number:
10025346

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist:hose, piping, and connections.

Service Bulletin Summary: 2003-2008 (dr) ram truck 1500-steering shudder during parking lot or low vehicle speed maneuvers. ( nhtsa item number - 10025346 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
DODGE
Model(s):
RAM 1500, RAM 2500, RAM 3500
Year(s):
2003
Manufacturer:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
NHTSA ID:
15V312000
Recall Date:
May 27th, 2015
Units Affected:
438,078

Affected Component: Air bags:passenger side frontal.

Summary: Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain model year 2003 dodge ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks manufactured january 1, 2002, to july 25, 2003 to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag inflator which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. This recall addresses both the passenger side frontal air bags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement air bags that may have been installed as replacement service parts. A replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger’s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag, free of charge. The recall began on march 16, 2016. Owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is r26. Note: this recall partially supersedes recall 14v770. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
CHRYSLER, DODGE
Model(s):
300, 300C, DAKOTA, DURANGO, MAGNUM, RAM 1500, RAM 2500, RAM 3500
Year(s):
2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
Chrysler Group LLC
NHTSA ID:
14V770000
Recall Date:
December 3rd, 2014
Units Affected:
250,896

Affected Component: Air bags.

Summary: Chrysler group llc (chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2004-2005 dodge ram 1500, 2500, and 3500, 2004-2005 dodge durango, 2005 dodge dakota, 2005 dodge magnum and 2005 chrysler 300, 300c and 300 srt8 vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity. Specifically, vehicles sold, or ever registered, in alabama, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, texas, puerto rico, u. S. Virgin islands, saipan, guam, and american samoa are addressed by this recall. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger’s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death. .

Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. For vehicles that were sold, or are currently registered, in florida, puerto rico, hawaii, and the u. S. Virgin islands, owners were notified and the recall began on december 5, 2014. For all other vehicles, chrysler notified owners and the recall began on february 3, 2015. Owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is p40 expanded. Note: this recall supersedes the passenger air bag portion of recall 14v-354. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
DODGE
Model(s):
RAM 1500
Year(s):
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
FEDERAL-MOGUL CORPORATION
NHTSA ID:
10E040000
Recall Date:
August 23rd, 2010
Units Affected:
34,604

Affected Component: Wheels:cap/cover/hub.

Summary: Federal-mogul is recalling certain carquest, national, and percision brand wheel hub assemblies, p/nos 515073 and 515073, sold for use as replacement equipment on model year 2002 through 2008 dodge ram 1500 pickup trucks. The inboard roll form used to maintain the hub assembly can fatigue resulting in noise and/or wheel separation on the two wheel drive (2wd) applications. The risk of these issues do not occur on the four wheel drive (4wd) applications, and installation on the 4wd applications are not part of this recall. .

Conequence: A vehicle crash can occur if the wheel separates from the vehicle. .

Remedy: Federal-mogul will notify owners of record and technicians will replace the affected hub assemblies free of charge. The safety recall began on september 15, 2010. Owners may contact federal-mogul at 1-877-489-6659. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to replacement carquest and national wheel hub assemblies and has no relation to any original equipment installed on dodge ram 1500 vehicles manufactured by chrysler llc. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
DODGE
Model(s):
RAM 1500, RAM 2500, RAM 3500
Year(s):
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
FABTECH MOTORSPORTS
NHTSA ID:
10E013000
Recall Date:
May 3rd, 2010
Units Affected:
1,500

Affected Component: Steering:gear box:shaft pitman.

Summary: Fabtech is recalling certain aftermarket replacement pitman arms, p/nos. Fts93001 and ft44039, installed for use on certain 2003 through 2008 dodge 2500 4wd, 3500 4wd, and 1500 4wd mega cab vehicles. The pitman arm can fracture and break away from the steering box causing total loss of steering control. .

Conequence: Steering loss could result in a vehicle crash possibly resulting in property damage, injury or death. .

Remedy: Fabtech will notify owners and authorized installers will inspect for defective pitman arm and replace if necessary free of charge. The safety recall began on may 24, 2010. Owners may contact fabtech at 1-877-432-2832. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket fabtech replacement pitman arms and has no relation to any original equipment installed on dodge 2500, 3500, and 1500 vehicles manufactured by chrysler group, llc. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
CHRYSLER, DODGE, FORD, HONDA, JEEP, MERCURY, PLYMOUTH
Model(s):
CARAVAN, CIVIC, CR-V, EXPLORER, GRAND CARAVAN, GRAND CHEROKEE, GRAND VOYAGER, MOUNTAINEER, RAM 1500, RAM 2500, RAM 3500, TOWN AND COUNTRY, VOYAGER
Year(s):
1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
SAFELITE FULFILLMENT, INC.
NHTSA ID:
07E104000
Recall Date:
December 11th, 2007
Units Affected:
1,657

Affected Component: Visibility:glass, side/rear.

Summary: Certain curved tempered replacement glass manufactured by hangzhou safety glass ltd and supplied to safelite by auto temp inc. , identified as dot-430, and sold for use on certain domestic and foreign vehicles may not break into small pieces as expected of tempered glass and fails to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 205, "glazing materials. ".

Conequence: In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant(s) may be seriously injured by shattered glass. .

Remedy: Safelite will notify its retail customers and replace the glass free of charge. Retail customers can contact safelite toll free at 1-888-843-2906. Safelite will notify its wholesale customers and reimburse wholesale customers for current inventory and at a specified rate for replacing their customer's glass. Wholesale customers can contact safelite's wholesale division, service autoglass toll free at 1-888-246-6298. The recall began on january 15, 2008. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to certain curved tempered replacement glass manufactured by hangzhou safety glass, ltd. (dot-430) and supplied to safelite by auto temp inc. , and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the vehicles listed above. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
DODGE
Model(s):
DAKOTA, DURANGO, RAM 1500, RAM 2500
Year(s):
1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
K&N ENGINEERING, INC.
NHTSA ID:
06E024000
Recall Date:
March 15th, 2006
Units Affected:
44,386

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling.

Summary: Certain replacement k&n fuel performance kits, p/nos. 57-1509, 57-1511, 57-1511-1, 57-1517, 57-1517-1, 57-1527, and 57-1530. Also, a small percentage of these kits were sold under the mopar performance parts brand name (p/nos. P5007069 and p5007070). All kits were manufactured from april 20, 1999, through september 23, 2004. These assemblies were manufactured as replacement equipment for certain dodge pickup trucks and suvs. A small piece of material from the tube wall could be sucked into the engine throttle body, which could cause the throttle to become jammed in the open position. .

Conequence: A jammed open throttle could cause unintended acceleration of the vehicle, possibly resulting in a crash or increased stoping distances when braking. .

Remedy: K&n will provide owners with a free repair kit along with repair instructions. The recall began on april 20, 2006. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to replacement k&n fuel performance kits and has no relation to any original equipment installed on dodge vehicles manufactured by daimlerchrysler. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

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