Safety Recall V71 / NHTSA 19V-407 Occupant Restraint Controller - 2019-2020 Ram 1500

May 31, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V407000

ORC May Malfunction and Disable Safety Functions

Disabled air bags and seat belt pretensioners increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V407

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 295,981

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 1500 vehicles. The flash memory of the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) may become corrupted, disabling the vehicle's air bags and seat belt pretensioners.

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V48 - Driveshaft May Fracture and Separate - 2018-2019 Ram 1500

April 25, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V324000

Driveshaft May Fracture and Separate

A fractured rear driveshaft could detach from the vehicle and become a road hazard, or it may result in a loss of drive power, both of which can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V324

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 10,160

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Ram 1500 pickup trucks. 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.

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Safety Recall V53 / NHTSA 19V-348 Power Steering Assist - 2017-2019 Chrysler Pacifica

May 9, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V348000

Engine Stall or Loss of Power Steering Assist

A loss of power steering assist or a stall can increase the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V348

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 198,731

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Pacifica vehicles equipped with engine stop/start systems. A loose battery ground connection may result in an intermittent loss of power steering assist and/or a stall.

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Safety Recall V44 / NHTSA 19V-347 Tailgate Latch - 2015-2018 Ram Trucks

May 9, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V347000

Tailgate May Open Unexpectedly

If the tailgate opens while the vehicle is being driven, cargo may fall out the vehicle and create a road hazard, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V347

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 410,351

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks equipped with an 8 foot truck bed and a power locking tailgate. Chrysler is also recalling all 2018 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks built before April 1, 2018 that are equipped with a power locking tailgate. The tailgate actuator limiter tab may fracture and cause the tailgate to unlatch and open while driving.

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Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate - 2018 B-27 Minuteman

March 28, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V255000

Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate

If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it can confuse other drivers, possibly increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V255

Manufacturer Blanchat Mfg., Inc.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1

 

Summary

Blanchat Mfg., Inc. (Blanchat) is recalling one 2018 B-27 Minuteman vehicle built on a RAM 5500 chassis and equipped with Whelen brake lights recalled under 18E-063. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, these brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal has not been pressed.

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