VEHICLE RECALL: Certain RAM Pickup Trucks & RAM Cab Chassis

VEHICLE RECALL: Certain RAM Pickup Trucks & RAM Cab Chassis

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Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) Recalling Certain 2021-2022 RAM 3500, 2500 Pickup Trucks & RAM 3500, 4500, and 5500 Cab Chassis Vehicles Equipped With Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel Engines
Safety Risk
An electrical short in the Solid State Intake Heater Grid Relay may cause a vehicle fire with the ignition on or off.
Defect
RAM 3500 (2021-2022) PICKUP TRUCKS – 39,324 AFFECTED VEHICLES

Some 2021-2022 Ram 3500 trucks equipped with the Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine can experience an engine compartment fire originating from the Solid State Intake Heater Grid Relay (“Relay”).

RAM 2500 (2021-2022) PICKUP TRUCKS – 67,597 AFFECTED VEHICLES

Some 2021-2022 RAM 2500 trucks equipped with the Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine can experience an engine compartment fire originating from the Relay.

RAM 3500 CAB CHASSIS (2021-2022) – 7,317 AFFECTED VEHICLES

Some 2021-2022 Ram 3500 Cab Chassis vehicles equipped with the Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine can experience an engine compartment fire originating from the Relay.

RAM 4500, RAM 5500 CAB CHASSIS (2021-2022) – 16,939 AFFECTED VEHICLES

Some 2021-2022 RAM 4500/5500 Cab Chassis vehicles equipped with the Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine can experience an engine compartment fire originating from the Relay.

Remedy

Owners of the subject vehicles are advised to park their vehicles outside and away from structures or other vehicles until the remedy has been performed. The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 3, 2021.

Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at (800) 853-1403. FCA US, LLC’s number for this recall is Y76.  Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

Source:  NHTSA.gov

VEHICLE OWNERS AND LESSEES AFFECTED BY AUTOMOTIVE DEFECTS OR SAFETY RECALLS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT KEHOE LAW FIRM, P.C., [email protected], TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL CLASS ACTION LEGAL CLAIMS.  ALL LEGAL CONSULTATIONS ARE CONFIDENTIAL AND FREE OF CHARGE.
Kehoe Law Firm, P.C.