Vehicles Affected: Approximately 10,100 model-year 2018-19 Ram 1500 pickup trucks
The Problem: The rear driveshaft may have an incomplete weld fusion between the tube and tube yoke, which may lead to weld cracking or the driveshaft fracturing. A fractured rear driveshaft could detach from the truck and become a road hazard, or it could result in a loss of drive power, both of which increase the risk of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will replace the rear driveshaft for free.
What Owners Should Do: Ram manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will begin notifying owners June 15. Owners can call FCA at 800-853-1403, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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