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Chrysler recalls over 140,000 Dodge Ram Trucks because Weld Failure may Reduce Steering Ability

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2014 Ram 2500 trucks and 2013-2014 Ram 3500 trucks and cab chassis manufactured October 9th, 2012, to July 29th, 2014.

The affected vehicles may have inadequate welds securing the front track bar frame brackets, which may result in the bracket components separating from the frame.

2014 Ram 2500 truck is one of the models being recalled.
2014 Ram 2500 truck is one of the models being recalled.

Recall Information

Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Report Receipt Date: August 26th, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V541000
Component(s): Steering
Potential Number of Units Affected: 149,512

 

Vehicle Make / Model Model Year(s)
Ram / 2500 2014
Ram / 3500 2013-2014

Consequence

If the bracket components separate from the frame, the vehicle may be more difficult to steer and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin October 9th, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1.800.853.1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is R46.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1.888.327.4236 (TTY 1.800.424.9153), or go to www.safercar.gov

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