DATE: January 09, 2015
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 15-002. ALL APPLICABLE SOLD AND UN-SOLD RRT VIN’s HAVE BEEN LOADED. TO VERIFY THAT THIS RRT SERVICE ACTION IS APPLICABLE TO THE VEHICLE, USE VIP OR PERFORM A VIN SEARCH IN TECHCONNECT. ALL REPAIRS ARE REIMBURSABLE WITHIN THE PROVISIONS OF WARRANTY.
Lower Center Instrument Panel Bracket Fasteners Loose
This bulletin involves tightening the lower instrument panel bracket fasteners to the proper torque specification.
|2015||(DS)||Ram 1500 Pickup|
NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or after November 15, 2014 (MDH 1115XX) and on or before November 18, 2014 (MDH 1118XX).
If a customer’s VIN is listed in VIP or your RRT VIN list, perform the repair. For all other customers that describe the symptom/condition, perform the Repair Procedure.
- Remove the lower center instrument panel close out trim covers. Vehicles equipped with center console, remove both the left and right side trim covers (1) left side shown right side similar or vehicles equipped without center console, remove the single close out cover (2) (Fig. 1).
1 – Trim Cover – With Center Console
2 – Close Out Cover – Without Center Console
- Tighten both the left side (1) and right side (2) lower instrument panel bracket fasteners to 12 N·m (9 Ft Lbs) (Fig. 2).
1 – Fastener Left Side
2 – Fastener Right Side
- Install the lower center instrument panel close out trim covers (Fig. 1).
Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.
|Labor Operation No:||Description||Skill Category||Amount|
|23-11-17-92||Tighten The Lower Instrument Panel Bracket Fasteners (2 – Skilled)||6 – Electrical and Body Systems||0.2 Hrs.|