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27Jul
ram_ms2017 Ram 1500 Recalled Over Potential Fuel Leak

2017 Ram 1500 Recalled Over Potential Fuel Leak

FC Authority – July 27, 2017

2017 Ram 1500 Recalled Over Potential Fuel Leak

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling some units of the 2017 Ram 1500 over an issue that could cause the vehicle to leak fuel.
The defect: the fuel tanks in the affected vehicles may have a broken fuel tank control valve which might leak fuel if the vehicle were to become inverted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, “Fuel System Integrity.”
The hazards: in the event of a rollover crash, leaking fuel in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Affected vehicles: certain 2017 Ram 1500…

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17May
fca_msFCA recalls 1.25 million trucks concerning software error

FCA recalls 1.25 million trucks concerning software error

SpeedLUX – May 17, 2017


FCA recalls 1.25 million trucks concerning software error

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) stated on Friday it is going to recall over 1.25 million pickup worldwide to deal with a software error connected to reports of one crash death and 2 injuries.

The incorrect code might temporarily disable the side air bag and deployment seat of belt pretensioners – which decrease safety belt slack during impacts – during an automobile rollover stimulated by a substantial underbody effect, such as striking onroad debris or driving off-road, the Italian-American automaker stated.

The company will reprogram computer system modules in the affected automobiles to address this error…

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14May
ram_msFiat Chrysler recalls 1M Ram pickups over airbag software error

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1M Ram pickups over airbag software error

Slash Gear – May 14, 2017


Fiat Chrysler recalls 1M Ram pickups over airbag software error

If you drive a recent model from the Ram pickup line, you’ll want to pay special attention to Fiat Chrysler‘s latest safety recall notice. The car maker has announced a voluntary recall program for just over 1 million vehicles that may be affected by a software error that could prevent airbags from deploying when needed. The company’s recall notice posted on its website acknowledges that up to one fatality, two injuries, and two accidents may be related to this issue.

The recall is said to apply to 1.02 million truck models from the 2013-2016 Ram 1500 and 2500, and 2014-2016 Ram 3500 lineups in the US. Also recalled are 216,007 pickups in Canada, 21,668 in Mexico, and 21,530 from outside North America…

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12May
ram_msFiat Chrysler recalling 1.25M Ram pickups to fix rollover air bag, seat belt failure

Fiat Chrysler recalling 1.25M Ram pickups to fix rollover air bag, seat belt failure

USA Today – May 12, 2017


Fiat Chrysler recalling 1.25M Ram pickups to fix rollover air bag, seat belt failure

Fiat Chrysler said early Friday that it would recall more than 1.25 million Ram pickup trucks to fix a software bug that could cause certain airbags and seatbelts to fail in rollover crashes.

The automaker said it had identified two crashes involving one death and two injuries that could be connected to the error.

The company will give dealers detailed instructions on how to reprogram the software that controls the safety systems in the affected vehicles.

The recall covers certain versions of the 2013 through 2016 Ram 1500 and 2500 and the 2014 through 2016 Ram 3500…

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10Apr
ram_msChrysler recalls model year 2016-2017 Ram 1500 trucks

Chrysler recalls model year 2016-2017 Ram 1500 trucks

Consumer Affairs – April 10, 2017


Chrysler recalls model year 2016-2017 Ram 1500 trucks

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling 30 model year 2016-2017 Ram 1500 trucks.

The differential pin retaining screw may come loose during driving, potentially causing the differential to break or lock up.

A broken or locked up differential may result in a loss of motive power and possibly a loss of vehicle control. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash…

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10Feb
fca_ms2009 Dodge Durango And Chrysler Aspen, 2010 Ram 3500 Chassis Cab Recalled Over Front Airbag Inflator

2009 Dodge Durango And Chrysler Aspen, 2010 Ram 3500 Chassis Cab Recalled Over Front Airbag Inflator

Fiat Chrysler Authority – February 10, 2017


2009 Dodge Durango And Chrysler Aspen, 2010 Ram 3500 Chassis Cab Recalled Over Front Airbag Inflator

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling certain units of the Dodge Durango, Chrysler Aspen, and Ram 3500 Chassis Cab over an issue with the vehicle’s front airbag inflator that could cause serious injury or death.

The defect: affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

The hazards: in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s front airbag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death…

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6Jan
fca_msFiat Chrysler recalls 100K vehicles to fix Takata air bags

Fiat Chrysler recalls 100K vehicles to fix Takata air bags

NBC 24 News – January 6, 2017


Fiat Chrysler recalls 100K vehicles to fix Takata air bags

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 100,000 older trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.
The recall includes driver or passenger air bags in certain 2009 Chrysler Aspen and Dodge Durango SUVs, some 2010 Ram 3500 chassis cabs, and certain 2005-2009 Ram 2500 pickups.
Takata inflators can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel into vehicles. As many as 16 people have been killed worldwide and about 180 have been injured.
Dealers will replace the inflators. Fiat Chrysler says parts are now available. Owners will get letters starting Jan. 12…

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13Nov
chrysler_msDodge Charger & RAM 2500: Flame Threats Forces A Recall

Dodge Charger & RAM 2500: Flame Threats Forces A Recall

NSEA Voice- November 13, 2016


Dodge Charger & RAM 2500: Flame Threats Forces A Recall

Both the Dodge Charger and RAM 2500 are two great vehicles from Fiat-Chrysler but they have one common problem. It is a newly identified fire hazard.

An investigation conducted by NHTSA found that the RAM 2500 and Charger are equipped with the same alternator model that happens to be faulty. The alternator can short circuit thus producing heat that can lead to a huge fire.

FCA has acknowledged the issue and they are now ordering a recall on the vehicles that are suspected to carry the fault. The models involve includes the 2007-2013 RAM 2500, the 2007-2013 3500 and the 2011-2014 Dodge Charger Pursuit…

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