U41 – Loss of Braking due to Brake Hose Corrosion – 2018 RAM 4500 & 5500 Cab Chassis Trucks

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V277
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,457

 

Loss of Braking due to Brake Hose Corrosion

If the ferrules corrode, the brake fluid may leak and cause a loss of braking, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 RAM 4500 and 5500 cab chassis trucks. The primary and secondary brake hoses located between the brake master cylinder and the hydraulic control unit may have been manufactured without anti-corrosion plating on the ferrules, which can allow the ferrules to corrode.

 

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake hoses and replace them if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U41.

 

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

 


Advanced Communication

05/08/2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V277-3407.pdf

RCMN-18V277-3407

 


Recall Acknowledgement

May 21, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V277-8801.pdf

RCAK-18V277-8801

 


 

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