Safety Recall V98 - Front Brake Calipers - 2019 RAM 2500 & 3500

August 29, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V635000

Front Brakes May Drag

The swollen seals can cause the brakes to drag, potentially overheating the brakes and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V635

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,495

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 2500, 3500 and 3500 Cab Chassis trucks. The brake calipers may have been manufactured with an incorrect assembly fluid, which can cause the caliper's rubber seals to swell.

 

Remedy

FCA US will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake calipers and brake hoses and bleed the brakes, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 18, 2019. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US' number for this recall is V98.

 

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.

 

Check if your Vehicle has a Recall


2 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
RAM 2500 2019
RAM 3500 2019

4 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V635-2521.pdf 244.248KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 09/05/2019 New Safety Recall Advanced Communication – V98

RCMN-19V635-1714.pdf 101.635KB

Download (PDF, 99KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 08/30/2019 New Safety Recall Advanced Communication – V98

RCMN-19V635-4169.pdf 97.823KB

Download (PDF, 96KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V635-9559.PDF 216.385KB

Download (PDF, 211KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V635&docType=RCL


 

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Last update on 2019-12-12 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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