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Old 06-11-2009, 09:15 PM
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Recall for windshield defroster....

Chrysler has issued a recall for 37,407 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup trucks equipped with manual temperature controls. The software for the heating ventilation and air conditioning module may not work, causing the windshield defrosting and defogging functions to fail. This could become dangerous if visibility becomes impaired while driving.

Dealers will reprogram the module for free. Owners may contact Chrysler at 800-853-1403 or the NHTSA Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236.
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Old 06-12-2009, 12:16 AM
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Chrysler is recalling 72,136 2008 model year light-duty and 2008-09 model year heavy-duty Ram pickups built between April 14-October 24, 2008 to fix a problem that may cause the windshield wipers to fail. The wiper module motor assembly may be susceptible to water intrusion that could result in partial or complete loss of windshield wiping capability. If that happens, visibility will be reduced.
Dealers will replace the wiper module assemblies with vented wiper motor housings free of charge. Owners can contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403 for more information.
The recall is National Highway Traffic Safety Administration campaign ID number 09V084000.

I recieved a notice in the mail from my dealer. Mine were replaced.

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Old 06-12-2009, 12:26 AM
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Got the last one done when I took it in for the mudflap install
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GROUP: Wheels/Tires
DATE: Pending Approval
SUBJECT:
Vehicle Vibration Or Shake At Highway Speed
OVERVIEW:
This bulletin provides information to diagnose vehicle vibration concerns at or during PDI or if the vehicle is stored for a length of time prior to delivery.
MODELS:
2009 (DS) Ram Truck (1500)
DISCUSSION:
Tires used on the 1500 Ram models can develop a temporary flat spot when sitting on the lots and or while being shipped. This condition is more prevalent on 4 x 4 Models with 20" tires and wheels due the additional weight on the front tires from the unique components (i.e., front axle and transfer case). Weather is a critical factor and temperatures significantly above and below normal temperatures can temporarily "flat spot tires when vehicles are shipped by car hauler or rail or if vehicles are stored for an extended period. The vibration may be felt in the steering wheel and I or seat, and may be most noticeable at highway speeds, 60mph (96 kph). This may be misinterpreted as an out of balance tire.
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If the tires are flat-spotted due to shipping or sitting in the lot for an extended period, the vehicle vibration will go away after the tires are warmed up, (normally 10 to 20 miles of highway driving depending on outside temperatures).
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1.Road test vehicle 10-20 miles to allow the tires to obtain operating temperature.
2.If highway driving doesn't resolve the vehicle vibration, follow the procedures outlined on DealerCONNECT>TechCONNECT > Group 22 - Tires and Wheels.
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who wants another set of these oneyear HP's anyway. The last set I had got dry rot in 2 years,if it happens this time I will cause ****, I didn't last time I just let it go.
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I was just thinking, they must have moved my truck around a lot, but it only had like 5 km's when we got it so that's like one test drive, we didn't even test drive this one I don't think, one like it exactly but not this one. What I am getting at is my truck was built oct/08 and I got it in Mar /09 so it sat for 6 months, we had no choice but to hit the highway as soon as we got it because the dealer is 100km's away, there was no vibration, no whistle, I think I got lucky(knock on wood). I don't go for that flat spot thing, I think Goodyear is having problems with bigger tires, I say this because of the large amount of weight on each wheel. I bet those people just have balancing issues because of crappy tires even though they say that is not the case. I would say a vehicle sitting in one spot for 6 months would have a flat spot at least one? Never liked Goodyear, I used to have a delivery business and whenever I put Goodyears on, and I tried different models, and even over kill for weight ratings, I got flat tires occasionally. Never with any other tires. I have found that BFGoodrich have been the best for me so far, I think I will for fun since I have a 4x4 put an aggressive tread design tire for winter.
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Recall for windshield defroster....

...The software for the heating ventilation and air conditioning module may not work, causing the windshield defrosting and defogging functions to fail...
According to the VIN lookup, mine has no open recalls but ...

... for some reason, my A/C seems to go into some sort of "odd" condition on occasion for no particular reason. Can be running A/C in dash or mix dash/floor without recirculation, hear "something" (sort of a hissing sound) toward the lower passenger side of the dash and the blower noise increases as if it were going into recirculate on its own. There's a little difference when it does this and I turn on recirculate, but it doesn't change back to the quieter airflow when I turn it back off.

The only way to make it normal (quieter) is to turn the control somewhere right of floor so that a "little bit" of defrost is on, leave it for a few seconds, and then turn it back to dash or dash/floor. Sometimes this works, and sometimes it goes back into the "odd" mode within a few seconds.

Anyone having anything similar? Programming issue or one of the HVAC doors acting up? Do these use vacuum or electronic motors on the doors and baffles?
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I just took my truck in a few days ago and got 6 "Service Updates". they replaced my outside air temp sensor, the windshield level fluid sensor, and the plastic cap on the tailgate. And relfashed the parking break system and the ecu
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I just took my truck in a few days ago and got 6 "Service Updates". they replaced my outside air temp sensor, the windshield level fluid sensor, and the plastic cap on the tailgate. And relfashed the parking break system and the ecu
They didnt put the " service update" numbers on your invoice did they? Mine is going back today for the windshield washer, but if im there anyway would like them to check see what else needs to be done. As i have mentioned elsewhere I am not confident my dealer looks things up.
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It is basically in their own interest to check if you need any updates, RRT's, or recalls while you are there since they get paid to perform these. It's not the dealer warrantying the vehicle it's Chrysler and well those little 3 seconds flashes pays half hour each most often. So if your dealer is smart you don't need anything when you leave. Hell mine tried to slip in an oil change that I didn't ask for.
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I have seen in other threads that there are RRT's for squeeky seats and warped rambox top caps.

I will try to get more info when I take my truck to the dealer soon.
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DATE: April 17, 2009
SUBJECT:
Creaking, Clicking Or Squeak Sound From Seat
OVERVIEW:
This bulletin involves applying lube to the rear cross tube for front seats equipped with manual seat tracks.
MODELS:
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NOTE :This bulletin applies to vehicles with sales codes (JP8 or JRT) and built before March 13, 2009 (MDH 0313XX).
SYMPTOM/CONDITION:
The seats may make a squeak, clicking or creak sound when:
i.Stopping and accelerating
ii.Driving around corners
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This may be more noticeable at colder ambient temperatures.
DIAGNOSIS:
If the customer describes this condition, perform the Repair Procedure.
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4.Disengage the plastic J retainer from the back-retainer is sewn into the cover and is a two piece plastic retainer (Fig. 2).
5.Protect floor and surrounding areas from excess lube.
6.Lift the lower section of the seat cover and move aside the foam covering the cross tube to metal bracket joint.
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a.Spray lube (Sprayon S00202 11 oz. Moly Chain Lube and or equivalent) around the entire cross tube to bracket joint as shown in (Fig. 3).
b.Repeat for same joint on other side of seat.
7.Grasp the upper back of the seat being repaired and move side-to-side. If 'subject' noise is still present, repeat
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8.Using a marker draw an X on the cross tube part label to acknowledge the seat has been lubricated (Fig. 4).
9.Reattach the two piece black J retainer.
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This bulletin involves adding Anti-squeak tape to the hood.
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SYMPTOM/CONDITION:
The customer may experience a creaking and or squeaking sound from the hood area when turning the vehicle and or going over rough terrain.
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Inspect the hood, if a squeaking or creaking sound is observed when pressing the front of the hood, perform the Repair Procedure.
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2.Identify the areas where the hood bumpers contact the inner hood on the right and left sides.
3.Clean the mating surface of the hood with isopropyl alcohol or an equivalent cleaner.
4.Cut 1 strip of anti squeak tape pn 05019054AA in half. Each half will measure approximately 45 mm X 77 mm (1.75 in X 3 in).
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SYMPTOM/CONDITION:
Some customers may complain of the idle quaility after the vehicle is warmed up. This condition can happen while the vehicle is in park, neutral, drive or reverse with no additional throttle tip in. A software change has been made to the increase the warm nominal idle speed from 584 rpm to 648 rpm, which corrects the condition.
If the vehicle owner complains of this issue reprogram the PCM with the new software.
DIAGNOSIS:
Using a Scan Tool (StarSCAN(R)) with the appropriate Diagnostic Procedures available in TechCONNECT, verify all engine systems are functioning as designed. If DTC's are present record them on the repair order and repair as necessary before proceeding further with this bulletin.
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REPAIR PROCEDURE - USING THE INTERNET TO RETRIEVE THE FLASH FILE:
1.Reprogram the PCM with the latest software. Follow the detailed service procedures available in DeaIerCONNECT/TECHCONNECT, Refer To 8 - Electrical/Electronic Control Modules/Powertrain Control Module - Standard Procedure PCM/ECM Programming - Gas.
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Using a Scan Tool (StarSCAN(R)) with the appropriate Diagnostic Procedures available in TechCONNECT, verify all engine systems are functioning as designed. If DTC's are present other then the one listed above record them on the repair order and repair as necessary before proceeding further with this bulletin.
If no DTC's are present, perform the Repair Procedure.
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DATE: April 17, 2009
SUBJECT:
Washer Solvent Level Sensor Weepage Or Low Washer Fluid Message
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This Bulletin involves replacing the Washer Level Sensor, Ambient Temperature Sensor and installing a overlay harness.
MODELS:
2009 DS Ram Truck 1500
SYMPTOM/CONDITION:
The Ambient temp sensor reading incorrectly or low washer fluid message lamp is displayed on.
DIAGNOSIS:
Using a Scan Tool (StarSCAN) with the appropriate Diagnostic Procedures available on TechConnect, verify all systems are functioning as designed. If DTC's are present record them on the repair order and repair as necessary before proceeding further with this bulletin. If the vehicle operator describes or experiences the Symptom/Condition, perform the Repair Procedure.
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REPAIR PROCEDURE:
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2.Disconnect neg. battery cable.
3.Remove radiator trim cover.
4.Remove Grill assembly
5.Unbolt washer bottle mounting bolts.
6.Disconnect wiring harness from the Washer Level Sensor, Ambient temp sensor, and Hood Ajar Switch. Cut connectors off and tape back into the main harness.
7.Replace the Ambient Temp Sensor.
8.Replace the Washer Level Sensor and Grommet
9.Connect wiring overlay harness connector to the Sensors.
10.Does the vehicle have a hood switch?
a.YES >> Connect harness to Hood Switch and continue to Step # 11
b.NO >> Tape connector back to harness and continue to Step # 11
11.Remove B+ positive cable from TIPM.
12.Remove the C4 connector from TIPM.
13.Locate and remove pins 3, 10, 14, and 15.
14.Install color coded wires from the jumper harness to the TIPM.
15.Cut removed wires and tape back to harness.
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Vehicle Level Click the image to open in full size. Technical Service Bulletins Click the image to open in full size. All Technical Service Bulletins Click the image to open in full size. Recall 09V084000: Wiper Module Replacement Click the image to open in full size.Click the image to open in full size.Recall 09V084000: Wiper Module ReplacementNotesVEHICLE MAKE/MODEL: MODEL YEAR(S):
Dodge/RAM 2008-2009
MANUFACTURER: Chrysler LLC.
MFR'S REPORT DATE: March 09, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER: 09V084000
NHTSA ACTION NUMBER: N/A
COMPONENT: VISIBILITY: Windshield Wiper/Washer: Motor
POTENTIAL NUMBER OF UNITS AFFECTED: 72136
SUMMARY:
Chrysler is recalling 72,136 M/Y 2008-2009 light and heavy duty RAM pickup trucks. The windshield wiper module motor assembly may be susceptible to water intrusion that could result in partial or complete loss of windshield wiping capability.
CONSEQUENCE:
When the wiper system fails, the operator will have reduced visibility which could result in a crash.
REMEDY:
Dealers will replace the wiper module assemblies with vented wiper motor housings free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
NOTES:
Chrysler recall No. J10. Owners may also contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
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Thanks for posting the actual service sheets for the RRT's Bullraider! Can you possibly get these also?

Here are the RRT's for my vehicle as found and corrected upon request:

(A couple of these may be the same RRT's from above but the numbers do not match correctly?)

09-024 Seat Squeek: Passenger seat makes noises
09-029 Hood Squeek: Hood may emit noise
09-035 Tailgate Spoiler: Spoiler may fall off under normal use or fly off at highway speeds
09-041 ABS Module: Reprogram module for performance reason
09-020 Differential Vent Clip: Unknown reason
09-063 Rambox Locks: Rekey to different for extra security
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