Safety Recall VB1 - Diesel EGR Cooler - 2014-2019 Ram 1500

October 24, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V757000

EGR Cooler May Crack and Cause Fire

Combustion in the intake manifold can increase the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V757

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 107,979

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2019 Ram 1500 and 1500 Classic Pickup trucks equipped with 3.0L Eco Diesel engines. The Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) cooler may crack and allow pre-heated vaporized coolant to enter the EGR system. This mixture may combust inside the intake manifold.

 

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin December 13, 2019. Owners may contact 1-Chrysler customer service at 800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is VB1.

 

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.


6 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
RAM 1500 2014-2019

4 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V757-4850.pdf 244.456KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Chronology

RMISC-19V757-6098.pdf 123.595KB

Download (PDF, 121KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 10/25/2019 New Safety Recall Advanced Communication – VB1

RCMN-19V757-9478.pdf 97.499KB

Download (PDF, 95KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V757-7573.PDF 213.75KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V757&docType=RCL



 


 

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