The only annoying thing has been the Blend Door Actuators failing. I replaced my front wheel bearings as well as the heater core this summer. Chrysler's number for this recall is S43. Suspension Type - Front Independent Suspension Type - Front Cont. In order to truly qualify as a pickup truck, it seems like you have to offer a Bible-sized list of features and options.
Three engines power the Ram 1500: a carryover 215-hp 3. Data Unavailable Spare Bolt Pattern Data Unavailable Spare Tire Size Full-Size Interior Passenger Area 2-Wheel Drive Crew Cab 5. A crew cab model was new for the 2009 Dodge Ram, which gave Dodge an entry into the fastest-growing and highest-volume nearly 50 percent piece of the pickup truck market. Both of the bigger cabs use four conventional doors and will seat up to six people. The difference is immediately apparent at highway speeds, where the Ram feels much more stable and planted to the asphalt than any pickup truck we've ever driven. The standard features list on the three-trim Dodge Ram 1500 lineup is impressive.
Height Data Unavailable Length Data Unavailable Min Ground Clearance in. It is used mostly for the long 500 mile drives up to Colorado, and then both Chores Hauling and Towing and Playing 4x4 and Camping and Towing while up there in the San Juan Mountains. Handles were finished in black and featured upgrades such as body color or chrome depending on trim level. Chrysler's number for this recall is U04. Styling Research for developing the 2009 Dodge Ram was centered on direct feedback from truck owners and potential buyers.
For 2009, Dodge has replaced the old, standard rear-leaf springs with a very carlike multilink coil suspension. At a distance of 10 feet, we got the first beep. These were minor issues consider having almost 300,000 miles. The Dodge Ram 1500 pickup has long been Chrysler's best-selling vehicle. The bed is 67 inches in length and 51 inches wide and comes standard with a divider, but also with the option to add the RamBox, which offers 7.
Remedy Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. The recall is expected to begin February 8, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Inside, the design is well-executed with high-quality materials. As the distance closes to a critical level, the beeping becomes a solid tone to alert the driver to stop. All Rams except Sport featured an industry-first two-tone technology, creating an inspired interior at all trim levels; Sport had an all-dark-slate interior with gray contrasting stitching on the instrument panel and seats.
Failed to get data, please try again. I wouldnt want another truck. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Dodge Ram team members heard about real-world considerations that could impact the 2009 Dodge Ram design. In the cabin As much as we hate to keep beating the proverbial dead horse that is the Ram's massiveness, one of the first things we noticed from the driver's seat of the full-size pickup was the commanding view of the road around us. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.
Unique to the Crew Cab is Dodge's new RamBox storage system, which utilizes otherwise empty space in the side of the bed for lockable cargo units. Under the hood One of the most innovative new performance features Dodge has packed into the Ram doesn't live under the hood, but rather beneath the bed. I am the proud owner of a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500, 318 motor, manual transmission, and a 2009 Dodge Ram, 5. This is definitely a great option for the sophisticated truck buyer. In back, there's a heavy-duty solid axle, along with a Hotchkiss design that includes leaf springs for stability during heavy-hauling.
Failed to get data, please try again. Both Ford and General Motors are expanding the use of six-speed automatic transmissions on their full-size trucks, and this is a rare miss for the new Dodge. With almost 125K Miles, it is still going Strong. Radios and video entertainment Four new radios were available. Front doors were a new construction style. The system could hold 240 twelve-ounce cans, or golf clubs, fishing rods, toolboxes, or other gear, while still leaving enough room in the bed for a flat sheet of plywood — in short, it had 7.
Notes Chrysler's recall campaign number is M34. The instrument panel had two speakers for crystal clear midrange and crisp highs. It was struck by lightning back in '12 and the insurance company decided to fix it instead of totaling it. Data Unavailable Third Leg Room in. We are not responsible for any errors or omissions on this page. Reversing slowly, the series of beeps became a solid piercing tone. I purchased a camper shell so I am able to haul my tool without worrying about theft.