Recalls for 2013 RAM 1500

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 13V237000

Recall Date: 06/04/2013

Problem Summary: CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 RAM 1500, 2500, AND 3500 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED SEPTEMBER 9, 2012, THROUGH MARCH 5, 2013 AND EQUIPPED WITH OPTIONAL PREMIUM TAIL LAMPS. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE TURN SIGNAL INDICATOR MAY NOT FLASH AT A DOUBLE RATE TO GIVE A NOTIFICATION TO THE DRIVER OF A TURN SIGNAL MALFUNCTION. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence: WITHOUT A WARNING THAT THE TURN SIGNAL IS MALFUNCTIONING, THE DRIVER WOULD CONTINUE TO USE THE VEHICLE, UNAWARE THAT OTHER DRIVERS ON THE ROAD ARE NOT BEING NOTIFIED THAT THE VEHICLE IS TURNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE CENTRAL BODY CONTROLLER SOFTWARE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JULY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403. CHRYSLER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS N35.

Recall Number: 13V177000

Recall Date: 05/07/2013

Problem Summary: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (CHRYSLER) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 RAM 1500 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED MANUFACTURED JUNE 25, 2012, THROUGH DECEMBER 12, 2012. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE COOLANT BYPASS VALVE MAY STICK IN A POSITION THAT DOES NOT ALLOW COOLANT TO FLOW INTO THE HEATER CORE. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL VEHICLE MOTOR SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 103, "WINDSHIELD DEFROSTING AND DEFOGGING SYSTEMS.

Consequence: WITHOUT A PROPERLY WORKING WINDSHIELD DEFROSTING SYSTEM, A BUILDUP OF MOSITURE OR ICE COULD LIMIT THE DRIVER'S ABILITY TO SEE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE REPLACE THE SUSPECT COOLANT VALVES ALONG WITH AN UPDATED CALIBRATION, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JUNE 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-247-9753. CHRYSLER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS N25.

Recall Number: 13V128000

Recall Date: 04/03/2013

Problem Summary: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (CHRYSLER) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 DODGE RAM 1500 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED DECEMBER 17, 2012, THROUGH JANUARY 22, 2013. THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE EQUALIZER WAS SET INCORRECTLY AND MAY NOT HOLD THE VEHICLE ON A 20% GRADE. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE PARKING BRAKE PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 135, "LIGHT VEHICLE BRAKE SYSTEMS.

Consequence: IF THE PARKING BRAKE FAILS TO OPERATE AS DESIGNED, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL WHEN PARKED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL RESET THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE EQUALIZER IF REQUIRED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 22, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-247-9753. CHRYSLER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS N22.

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