American Special Vehicles — RAM 1500, 2500 & 3500 Trucks

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

Some RAM 1500, 2500 and 3500 vehicles may have a defective tailgate latch.

What are the hazards?

The tailgate latch may disconnect whilst the vehicle is in motion. This may result in loss of unrestrained cargo from the truck. Lost cargo can potentially create a road hazard to other vehicles.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles will be notified by mail and are advised to contact their local authorised RAM Truck dealer who will inspect and rectify the vehicle free of charge.

For further information, please phone 1800 649 607 or visit to find your nearest dealer.

Traders who sold this product

Authorised RAM dealers

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2015 - 31 December 2017

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category